Online blogs are growing exponentially. And many people are using a publishing tool called WordPress to make blog publishing easier. While WordPress is terrific, it can overwhelm some users. If you are just starting WordPress and want to learn something about this platform, keep reading.
Clean up long titles in the permalink. For instance, an overbearing or difficult URL would be along the lines of “Top Tips For Parents of Unruly Children.” Rather, try to shorten permalinks while retaining the same meaning.
Learn everything you can about WordPress choices to use it most effectively. For example, clicking on KITCHEN SINK gives you many more choices in formatting and importing that set your posts apart. Also, notice SCREEN OPTIONS on your administrator pages. This can control many different formatting elements.
Take special characters out of your URLs for your blog posts. They make life hard for search engines when they spider the site, so get rid of them. Use short URLs that don’t baffle and confuse your readers.
Make sure that your work is saved at all times. That is probably not the case. Try solving this problem by clearing the browser cache. When you refresh your browser, hold the “shift” key.
Unless otherwise specified, your posts will appear chronologically. First you must modify the date, then you can rearrange the list. First, open the posts and look for the date in the top-right corner. Change the date after clicking on it to get it moved from the original position.
Are you getting as many comments as you’d like? If you do, scanning through every comment can be hard on you and on your other readers. A plugin can separate your comments into pages. This way, navigation will be simpler, and you can organize your site better.
Security is key to a WordPress site, so be sure to keep passwords to yourself. Before installing plugins, make sure to read reviews. If your site becomes compromised, you will have to begin again; therefore, it is important to do everything you can to keep your site secure.
Hopefully, you now understand what you need to know about WordPress. It truly is a platform that people have trouble figuring out. The tips in this article can help you go a long way, and keep them in mind next time you start posting on WordPress.