For me, WordPress is the best CMS I have ever came across. in 2015 it powers about 23% of the websites in the world. It’s easy to use, flexible and can be modified in any way. The WordPress has gained more popularity because of its custom fields. Before WordPress custom fields were introduced WP was just a blogging platform. After the introduction of custom fields, it has been widely used as Content Management system. So how to use custom fields? Let me first give you little introduction to custom fields. Read: Why WordPress is best Blogging platform 5 alternative CMS solutions to WordPress What are WordPress Custom Fields? Custom Field in WordPress are additional data you can add to your posts and pages. For a good start you can check “Custom Fields”. It’s a basic tutorial but will give you little idea about custom fields. The page doesn’t contain much use of custom fields that’s why many people don’t know what to do with it, but the … [Read more...] about How to Use Custom Fields in WordPress Blog
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1 Have you ever thought of creating a widget which will be visible only on homepage? Or only on posts or Category pages? If yes then read on the post. Before getting on to controlling widgets visibility methods, let's see why you should do this or what can you do with this functionality - You can show widgets only on Homepage. You can show widgets only on posts (or certain posts). You can show widgets only on category pages (or certain category pages). You can show widgets only to logged in or logged out users. etc etc Now let's check out how to show/hide widgets on specific WordPress posts or pages. How to Show or Hide any Widget on Certain Pages Showing or hiding widgets on certain pages is quite easy. You can get this done by using two plugins. Let's check out these plugins. 1. First one is called Display Widgets. Controlling Widget visibility is easier with this plugin. You can download it from here. When you install the plugin, it'll add options to show/hide with every widgets. … [Read more...] about How to Show or Hide any WordPress Widget on Certain Pages
Any Blog, Website or service is incomplete without a contact page. A contact page is basically, where your readers can use to contact you. When it comes to WordPress, there are many contact form WordPress plugin and one of the most simple and smart one is, Contact form 7 plugin. This plugin, is more like activate, copy, paste and ready to go plugin. CF7 plugin is a WordPress Email form plugin which is useful to add contact form on WordPress contact or service pages. WordPress contact form 7 plugin, comes with multiple contact form options and you can add additional field, for example if you need to get phone number of the sender, you can add another field into your form easily. WP contact form 7 Plugin features : Multiple contact form Spam prevention Bot prevention with CAPTCHA Customization enabled Must read: 10 Surprisingly Useful WordPress Plugins Every Blog Should Use 7 Smart Ways To Reduce Your WordPress Blog Loading Time Go to WordPress plugins folder and install … [Read more...] about Contact Form 7: WordPress Plugin for Contact Pages
When we talk about Google penalties under SEO, Content duplicity is a critical issue which demands special attention. Google remains very careful while indexing various web pages, and if you have not paid enough attention towards this field, you must get ready to be penalized for spamming. If the similar type of content has been posted on your website in 3 to 4 pages, then Google would get confused on which page to index for a particular keyword, and this is the reason it penalizes you. Most of the bloggers among us remain careful in selecting a unique topic for every post, but unknowingly or unwillingly, even they can become the victims of content duplicity across different pages. According to Google, duplicate content refers to the availability of the same content on two different web pages, on the same website. It might arise due to any of the following reasons: 1. The First reason for content duplicity is a non-optimized website URLs. If you have a same post, which is available … [Read more...] about How to Fix Duplicate Content Issues in WordPress Blog?
So you want to be a blogger? That’s great! Blogging is simple and fun but not easy. Definitely not easy. Even though you can set up a WordPress blog in less than 10 minutes, it takes countless hours of focus and patience to make things look the way you want. When I wrote the blog post You Can’t START A Blog In 10 Minutes. Period., I not only wanted to highlight that it’s not easy to start a blog but also wished to create a series of posts to list everything you need to take care of while starting a new WordPress blog. First things first. What’s your story? Why do you want to start a blog? Over the years, I have noticed that almost all full-time bloggers have published a “How To Start A Blog In 10 Minutes” kind of tutorial and they make the entire process sound so simple. Since starting a blog seems easy, almost everyone today wants to have a blog without really thinking about its purpose. In reality, it doesn’t work that way. So before you do … [Read more...] about 27 Things Before Starting A WordPress Blog