Want to password protect WordPress to keep your site safe from prying eyes? Whether you want to add a password to your entire WordPress site or just a specific post (or something in between), WordPress gives you the flexibility to set up access exactly how you’d like.
As the old adage goes, a picture is worth a thousand words. Imagine how valuable a collection of pictures would be.
We live in an era where infotainment is incredibly popular. Be it a product or service, a travel vlog, or a random video, you can watch as many videos as you’d like on any number of sites. From a marketing perspective, it has opened up a whole new venue for communication between sellers and consumers.
Have you ever tried to upload a large media file to your site’s Media Library? Chances are you ended up getting an error message saying that the file exceeded the WordPress upload limit.
WordPress has made a great deal of progress as far as user friendliness goes. But the fact remains that you still might run into some snags in your time using WordPress. And when those situations arise, you’ll need a place to get WordPress support.
You’re new to WordPress and your site doesn’t seem to be working the way it should. The first thing that crosses your mind is: How do I fix this? You start searching different variations of your query on Google and posting questions on support forums but still aren’t able to find a fix.
Thankfully, there are a number of high-authority sites and forums where you can get support for your theme, plugin, or general WordPress query. Since WordPress is an open-source platform, most of the people behind the scenes helping you out aren’t part of an official WordPress support team.
Need to disable automatic updates in WordPress? If you’ve ever used Windows 10, you’re probably familiar with how frustrating automatic updates can sometimes be.
And while I don’t think WordPress’ automatic updates are quite that bad, there are definitely some situations in which you might prefer to go at things manually.
Have you heard about this whole Google AMP for WordPress thing? You may have seen the AMP icon in your Google search results, or maybe you’ve seen it mentioned in posts talking about how to speed up the mobile version of your WordPress site.
Catching a site visitor’s attention the minute they click on your website is crucial for increased site engagement. After all, if a visitor is not impressed from the start, you cannot expect them to want to continue reading your killer content, subscribe to your newsletter, or purchase your products.
However, do you realize that your WordPress website’s most visited page is typically the About Us page?
Working together with team members and clients on a project can be difficult. In most cases, a design or development team ends up getting stuck in lengthy email correspondences instead of focusing on the project itself. This is where collaboration tools come in.
Collaboration tools are designed to help smooth out project workflows and make it easier for the team to coordinate with their clients and with one another. In this post, we’ll round up some of the best collaboration tools for both web designers and web developers and highlight their key features.
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As an online business owner, web developer, or blogger, you may have needed to set up a countdown timer on your WordPress website at some point. Regardless of whether it is meant to create hype for an upcoming product, let visitors know when your site will be ready, or keep track of a public event, a countdown timer can be pretty handy to have.
If you’re like most people, you intuitively know that when something’s broken… it ain’t good. A broken TV? Bad. A broken car? Worse. But what about broken links in WordPress?
One of the best ways to deliver more value to your readers is by linking out to high-authority resources from your articles. It allows you to direct your readers to quality blog posts that cover topics that are out of your article’s scope in more detail. What you might not know is that whenever you link other blog posts, WordPress automatically sends them pingbacks.
You need to speed up WordPress. No matter what your site is about, you need to care about page load times because a faster WordPress site means more conversions, happier users, and even better search rankings.
The WordPress template hierarchy is an intricate system that dictates how the WordPress CMS associates a template file with a content type to render your website’s pages. If you’re thinking about creating your own WordPress theme or using a child theme on your website, then you may have to dig into it to get the effects you want on your site.
In this post, we’ll explain everything you need to know about the WordPress template hierarchy, from what it is to how it chooses templates, and we’ll also give you some examples to follow along. By the time you’re done with this post, you’ll have a better understanding of how you can use the template hierarchy in your next project.
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Want to learn WordPress… better? Whether you’re a total newbie or a seasoned WordPress pro, there are plenty of educational resources out there to help you get more from the world’s most popular content management system.
You know how every blog post you write displays the author’s name, the date it was published, and its category on your feed and article page? What if you wanted to add more custom fields there? Well, you’re in luck! WordPress custom fields lets you do that.
WordPress custom fields are simple bits of blogging functionality that are built into the core software. They allow users to bind custom metadata with their content to enhance its readability and make it more functional. In this post, we’ll show you how you can get started with managing and using custom fields in WordPress.
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As your WordPress website continues to grow, you may notice that its page loading time gradually starts to increase. This can lead to a lower search engine ranking and loss in your website’s traffic. Fortunately, you can install a WordPress caching solution to improve your site’s loading time manifold. Caching allows you to store a static version of your website in the visitor’s browser so that your site loads faster the next time they decide to visit it.
With this in mind, in this post, we’ll cover everything you need to know about WordPress caching and suggest some tools that you can use to leverage caching to its full potential. By the time you’re done reading this post, you’ll hopefully have a better understanding of how WordPress caching works and why it’s a good idea to install a caching plugin on your site.
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As a savvy WordPress user, you’ve probably heard of WordPress slugs. They’re simple bits of the core WordPress software that have a huge impact on your site’s search engine optimization. And since they’re so seemingly simple, it’s easy to miss out on the benefits they have to offer.
In this post, we’ll cover everything you need to know about WordPress slugs – from what they are to why they’re important. We’ll also go over some of the best practices you should keep in mind when implementing WordPress slugs to get the most out of them.
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Finding out that your WordPress website has been hacked is stressful. It can potentially affect everything from your site’s reputation to the traffic it receives – and more. Worse yet, if you’re running an online store or a membership site, you could risk compromising your users’ sensitive data.
Fortunately, there are a few steps you can follow to minimize the impact of the malicious hacking attempt and clean up your website.
With this in mind, in this post, we’ll take a look at some things you can do to recover your WordPress site after it’s been hacked. We’ll also cover some preemptive steps that you can take to make sure your site doesn’t get hacked again.
Let’s put everything into context before we begin.