As is so often the case with WordPress, making a change to your website is really simple but doing so could have major consequences on your traffic or the way your site performs. In the case of switching a document type from Post to Page (or vice versa) you must first take into consideration the … [Read more...] about How to Convert a WordPress Post into a Page (and Vice Versa)
Have you spent hours creating a killer blog post to later realise there's a spelling mistake in the URL? Me too. The big question is - what do you do about it? The first choice is to leave it alone and to forget all about it. The second choice is to fix the spelling mistake. But doing that could … [Read more...] about How to Fix a Spelling Mistake in a WordPress URL
The default language on a self-hosted WordPress website (or blog) is United States English. If you're from the UK, for example, and prefer using words like "bin" instead of "trash" or "hi" instead of "howdy", or you're in another part of the world where the predominant language isn't … [Read more...] about How to Change the Default Language on Your WordPress Website
In this short guide, I'm going to show you how to use a plugin to pin a post to the top of a category page on a WordPress website or blog. By default, posts in the archives appear in reverse chronological order (from newest to oldest). Which is fine most of the time - you want your readers to see … [Read more...] about How to Pin a Post to the Top of a Category in WordPress
A typical WordPress website uses posts and pages to display content – if you’re confused by the two, read In WordPress, What is the Difference Between a Post and a Page? Posts typically make up the blog area of a site (if used), while pages create the static areas – sales pages, legal … [Read more...] about How to Create a Brand New Post in WordPress
When you first start using WordPress, you may get confused by the terminology and jargon. Even for something as simple as Posts and Pages. You obviously understand the meaning of the words, but within WordPress, each behaves differently. After you've read this post, you'll have a clear … [Read more...] about In WordPress, What’s the Difference Between Posts & Pages?
I love a good WordPress plugin. I’m not so keen on the shitty ones though, are you? You don’t have to answer that, of course you’re not. I don’t want to sound ungrateful for all the hard work plugin developers put into their products, as I have no plugin coding skills at all, and writing a plugin … [Read more...] about The Trouble with (Some) WordPress Plugins
WordPress plugins are small scripts/programs that add extra functionality to the core system. For a more detailed explanation, read the post What is a WordPress plugin? There are two ways to install a WordPress plugin without the need for additional software; from within WordPress or by uploading … [Read more...] about How to Install a WordPress Plugin