Tag: free tools
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. One common need is to change a Post to a Page, when you realize a piece of previously published content is more “evergreen” than “blog.” You could create a new Page, cut-paste the Post’s content and title, and delete the Post—but doesn’t it make more sense to just change the one thing that’s the actual problem, which is the Post’s post type?
Generate Customizable PDFs from Your Posts with WordPress PDF Templates
I have a client who needs to be able to create PDFs of his WordPress posts, including for custom post types that he specifies. I tried a few solutions, and WordPress PDF Templates is definitely the best I’ve found.
Open source illustrations for your projects
How to Set Up File Downloads for Your Site
I recently found myself hunting for a solution that would allow a visitor to click a button to automatically download a free ebook. If you need to allow your users to download files from a WordPress site, today’s post will help.
Discord: Heavily Branded But Cool Slack Alternative
There’s a good chance you know about Discord already. Especially if you’re one of the many n00bs I had to pwn in my long climb to Gold elo in League of Legends. (Hints: one-trick Xin Zhao, learn to farm the jungle efficiently, countergank top level 3.)
Simple Lightbox: A Better Image Viewing Experience in WordPress
I installed Simple Lightbox on WPShout a few weeks ago, and it’s something I wish I’d done long before.
Fix Mixed Content Warnings and Blocked Content with HTTP/HTTPS Remover
Awesome Color Inspiration with ColorHexa
Color inspiration is a big, practical part of web design, and ColorHexa is the best tool for it I’ve seen in a bit.
Unsplash: Beautiful, Free, Unrestricted-Use Images
I should spend more time talking to designers. An excellent designer I’m working with on a few projects noticed me Googling for a sample image to put into a new site design, and told me about Unsplash. It’s a major step up.
Cool New Plugin: “Admin Menu in Frontend”
Here’s one of the coolest, and most literal, plugin ideas I’ve seen in a while. Admin Menu in Frontend is a new plugin that simply puts the left-side menu from the wp-admin area onto the frontend of your site when you’re logged-in, saving you lots of clicks.