Category: Using WordPress
WordPress Spam: Everything You Need to Know
A WordPress website provides a means to create community and communicate with your customers. Whether you’re a business, non-profit or an individual blogger – this is invaluable. But it’s not without its downsides. Among the biggest is in dealing with the inevitable WordPress spam that can arise from all corners of your website.
How to Edit the Author Slug in WordPress
“Author archives” are one of a number of names you might call the page where WordPress shows your (as opposed to other authors’) posts. And by default WordPress will put the /author/ URL segment into your slug. Personally I think that’s a good name for it. But not everyone agrees, and that’s where the Edit Author Slug plugin comes in. In this Quick Guide we’ll explain how you can change your author page URL from example.com/author/david to example.com/this-person-rocks/david. If you want, of course. The point is that the whole middle section can be anything writer, ninja, queen-of-the-world.
How to Create an Excerpt From a Post Without an Excerpt and Limit It by Character Count
WordPress posts have two types of texts associated with them: the post’s content, and its excerpt. The content is the main part of the post, and the excerpt is either filled out in its own field or generated by WordPress by extracting the first part of the content.
How to Change WordPress Post Types with Post Type Switcher
From time to time, you’ll need to change the post type of one or more of your WordPress posts. In this Quick Guide, we’ll explain how to change a WordPress post’s post type using a handy plugin called Post Type Switcher.
Beaver Builder Accessibility: What You Need to Know
How to Quickly Duplicate a WordPress Post or Page
In this text and video Quick Guide, we’ll walk you through the easiest way to duplicate posts and pages in WordPress, using the free and aptly named Duplicate Post plugin.
How to Require a Featured Image for Your WordPress Posts
If you want to require a featured image before your WordPress posts will publish, then we’ve got the perfect plugin for you. Actually, we wrote it! In this Quick Guide, we’ll cover using our Require Featured Image plugin to make a featured image required on all your posts.
The 4 Best Cloud Hosts for WordPress: An Honest Review
Searching for the best cloud hosting for WordPress sites?
How to Schedule Post and Page Updates in WordPress
In this text and video Quick Guide, we’ll cover how to schedule a post update or a page update, so that your scheduled post revision is automatically set to go live at a particular time.
An Honest Guide to the Best SEO Plugin for WordPress
This article identifies the best WordPress SEO plugin, and explains how we made our decision. Just as importantly, it’s designed to educate you on exactly what any SEO plugin can and can’t do for you—and what features to look with regardless of the SEO plugin you ultimately choose.