If you want to share code snippets in a website that is powered by WordPress then one of the finest plugin that you can use is titled: Syntax Highlighter Evolved. This is a powerful plugin that allows you to present code snippets within blog posts or pages. The syntax of code snippets will be automatically highlighted and color coded along with the display of line numbers. Continue reading “How to Share Code Snippets in WordPress Using Syntax Highlighter Evolved”
Having an XML sitemap makes it easier for search engine crawlers to access all the contents of a website. It allows for the discovery and caching of content in multiple search engines like Google, Bing and Yahoo. When all the links are submitted to Google, there is a high chance that every one of them will be listed in the search results. When articles are listed—if they are good enough to rank high—they will bring in users to a website. Continue reading “Google XML Sitemaps Plugin – Make WordPress Site Accessible for Crawlers”
Comments are very important in a blog. By default, it is disabled in WordPress. But one of the first things that are done is enabling comments along with a comment spam fighting plugin like Akismet. Comments add the interactivity to a blog. Users will be able to give feedback or discuss directly below the articles. Users can also interact and help each other out with the help of comments. Continue reading “How to Disable Automatic Linking in WordPress Comments”
When changing the domain name of a WordPress powered website, WordPress settings should be modified to reflect the new name. The changes will allow WordPress to actually use the new domain. The links, images and attachments which refer to the old domain name should also be updated. Remember, that the domain name change means changing something like blog.com to newsite.com. Continue reading “Changing WordPress Site Domain”
A number of themes these days have a magazine or parallax design. Instead of just displaying the list of articles, these themes display a number of elements on the home page. We can have different sections on the front page. Continue reading “Can’t Find “Front Page Displays” Option in WordPress Reading Settings?”
If you want to detect the plugins installed by a WordPress website, then there are a number of ways to do so. You can analyze the source code or you can use external tools that provide information on the plugins. Not all plugins can be detected. Those that do not impact the user interface are not easily detectable.
Permalinks are the full links used to access the content of a blog. They are the URLs to posts and pages that are created. In WordPress, there are choices between different permalink structures. The best one should be chosen so that they are friendly for visitors as well as search engines.
Having a live website means that content is added to it regularly. With regular update comes the need to back-up the website frequenly. In their simplest form, backups are done by archiving the directory the site is in along with MySQL or other database. This method is automated by some web hosts to allow people to have backups. The same technique can be used for WordPress.
Sometimes, along with text content, there will be a need to embed videos in posts. Depending upon where they are hosted, videos can be embedded using different methods. If the video is hosted internally in your server and there is a direct link to it then it can be embedded using simple HTML5 Video tags.