WordPress Tutorials

How to Make WordPress Sidebar Widgets Sticky

A lot of WordPress websites use a sidebar on the left or right-hand side of their pages. The content in the sidebar varies from site to site and reflects the goals of the owner. Some sidebars display lots of advertising, while others contain links to products, services or popular content. Many sidebars contain a mix of the two. …

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How to Stop Search Engines Indexing Your WordPress Website

Sometimes it makes sense to block search engines from indexing your website. For example, you might buy a brand new domain name and build your WordPress website on a live server to save the hassle of moving it once it’s finished (make sense for beginners), or you might want to redesign an existing site on …

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Beginner’s Guide to WordPress User Levels

One of the features that makes WordPress so attractive to businesses is the different user levels, from administrators to authors to subscribers. This enables any number of people to contribute to the site, from anywhere in the world. Users with administrator rights have complete control. They can wreak havoc if they don’t know what they …

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How to Change the Default Post Category in WordPress

On your WordPress blog, you must assign every post to at least one category. There’s nothing you can do about this – it’s the way WordPress works. For this reason, WordPress uses a default category called Uncategorized. It’s not a particularly nice word, but the description fits the purpose because you’ve published a post and …

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In WordPress, What’s the Difference Between Posts & Pages?

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 understanding of the major differences between WordPress Posts …

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About WordPress Categories and Tags

WordPress uses categories and tags to organise related content. In the WordPress ecosystem, they’re called taxonomies. You only use categories and tags on posts. You can’t use categories or tags on pages. If you don’t understand the difference between posts and pages, read this: In WordPress, What’s the Difference Between Posts and Pages?. Categories cover very broad topics …

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