Category: Using WordPress
How to Remove the “Category” from a WordPress URL
Categories have been in WordPress as long as I have. They have important organizational value: they tell you what’s related to what—and they give your visitors a good way to browse your site. But what do you do when it’s not serving your URL structures?
Control Your Widgets with Code with Widget Logic
How to Link to Page Content from a WordPress Navigation Menu
Sometimes you might want your WordPress navigation menu items to link directly to a page section that sits in the middle of a larger page, rather than simply to the top of the page. For example: instead of creating a nav menu link to a Contact page, how do I create a menu link to the Contact section of my homepage?
How to Create a WordPress Dynamic Front Page
So, you want to not have your ten most recent blog posts on your front page in WordPress? “Dynamic front page,” “custom home page,” and “WordPress static front page template” all kind of mean this same thing: I want to better control the marketing message that my WordPress site presents on the homepage. That’s our goal in this quick guide—to teach you the meaning of the “WordPress blog page template.” We’ll need that for this process, in addition to learning how to set your static home page.
How to Install or Update a WordPress Plugin from a ZIP File
This Quick Guide will show you how to both install and update WordPress plugins from a ZIP file.
How to Create Pages in WordPress in Under a Minute
It’s an important part of coming to grips with the platform to create a new page in WordPress. In this Quick Guide we’ll explain how to create pages in WordPress, why you’ll want to do that, and what it means to have done so.
How to Use Simply Schedule Appointments, a Free Online Booking Calendar for WordPress
Today, we’ll cover a free online booking calendar for WordPress called Simply Schedule Appointments. We’ll also cover why, and how to use the powerful appointment-scheduling WordPress plugin.
How to View the Full-Sized Version of Any Image on a WordPress Site
Viewing the full-sized version of any image on a WordPress site is quite a bit easier than you may think. If you’re looking at a resized image on a WordPress site and want to see the full-sized original image, today’s Quick Guide is for you.
How to Change a Username on WordPress
How to change username on WordPress seems like an easy question, but WordPress has never really supported the ability to change a username. Changing your admin username in WordPress is possible via three different kinds of work-arounds, and it’s just really a question of which you prefer. The easiest one is to create a new user account, but you might also want to use the “Username Changer” plugin, or do the queries yourself. Any and all of the options will solve for you the idea that WordPress usernames cannot be changed.
How to Create a WordPress Website, for Beginners
To create a WordPress website can seem daunting, but the basics are really approachable. In particular, to create a WordPress website from scratch puts the power in your hands to make all the choices that will make your site what you want it to be.