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How To Auto-delete Attached Media Files When WordPress Post Is Deleted?

WordPress allows you to upload and embed a variety of media file types like images, music and videos etc. But when a post is deleted, all attached files are left orphaned in your media library and since they are of no more use, they cause unnecessary load on your website.

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How To Bulk Create WordPress Categories & Other Taxonomy Terms?

Now you know how to create multiple posts or post types at once in your WordPress site. We have also discussed about bulk posting videos from YouTube, Vimeo & DailyMotion etc to WordPress. In this lesson you will learn about creating terms & taxonomies like tags, categories etc in bulk on your WordPress installation.  Continue reading How To Bulk Create WordPress Categories & Other Taxonomy Terms?

Displaying Custom Author Profile Box After Posts In WordPress

There are many author box plugins that allows you to automatically display post author’s profile at the bottom of the content. This lesson is about Custom About Author plugin that allows you to show author profile at the end of the post and also provides you an option to display the author’s user profile or a custom profile.

Great for multi author WordPress sites where unregistered authors submits posts for publication. With this plugin you can create multiple custom profiles in order to take preference over website user profiles.  Continue reading Displaying Custom Author Profile Box After Posts In WordPress

Set Limit For Maximum Number Of Tags In WordPress Posts

Tags in WordPress provides you an easy way for grouping related posts together in your blog or website. You can show it in menus, after posts, in a tag cloud widget etc. By default WordPress allows authors to add as many tags they want to add in their posts.

In this lesson we will show you how to easily set maximum number of tags for posts in your WordPress site.  Continue reading Set Limit For Maximum Number Of Tags In WordPress Posts

Set Link Relationship To No-referrer In WordPress Based Website

Earlier we have discussed about a service that hides referrers to anonymize all external links in your WordPress website. The service works by prefixing its own domain address before your domain name and hence all tracking services counts that service as referrer instead of counting your website.

In this lesson you will learn about doing same thing with link relationship technique. This is also a good option as it doesn’t take any work from external services.

A link relation is a descriptive attribute added to any hyperlink in order to define the type of the link i.e. the the relationship between the source and destination resources.  Continue reading Set Link Relationship To No-referrer In WordPress Based Website

Export & Sync Comments Between WordPress And Disqus Comment System

Earlier we have discussed about installing and configuring Disqus comment system in your WordPress site. We have also discussed about resolving the width and CSS issue that shows up on some WordPress themes when used with Disqus.

Now the next big issue experienced by new Disqus users is exporting old WordPress comments made with native WordPress comment functionality to Disqus commenting system.

So in this lesson we will show you how to export WordPress comments to Discus comment systeom. We will also talk about snycing comments between Disqus and WordPress so that you can download your Disqus comments and store them locally in WordPress.  Continue reading Export & Sync Comments Between WordPress And Disqus Comment System

Fixing Up Disqus Comment Form Width On Twenty Fourteen WordPress Theme

Disqus, the popular comment system we have discussed about sometimes causes a common display issue. Sometimes on some WordPress themes Disqus comment form appear wider than rest of the content. This can easily be fixed by inserting custom CSS under ‘disqus_thread’ CSS id.

First, you will be needing to figure out the width of the content area of your WordPress theme and then use custom CSS

How to insert custom CSS? One can insert custom CSS with some custom CSS inserter plugin or with Jetpack by WordPress.com’s edit CSS module that shows up on Appearance -> Edit CSS screen or by overriding custom CSS on your website’s child theme.

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In this lesson we will show you how you can align your Discus comment box on Twenty Fourteen WordPress theme.  Continue reading Fixing Up Disqus Comment Form Width On Twenty Fourteen WordPress Theme

New WordPress Quick FrontEnd Editor With AJAX Based Process

WP Quick FrontEnd Editor is the new WordPress plugin that lets you edit all website contents containing posts, pages and other custom post types using an AJAX based interface from front end, without going to the admin area dashboard.

You may also use this plugin in addition with ‘Remove Dashboard Access‘ to completely hide dashboard from your website users. Great for static client websites when you just want to allow your client to update content without accessing the admin section.  Continue reading New WordPress Quick FrontEnd Editor With AJAX Based Process

Easily Insert Smilies From TinyMCE Visual Editor (WYSIWYG) In WordPress

Smileys, also known as “emoticons,” are glyphs used to convey facial emotions in your text. WordPress provides you option to create smilies inside your text content.

You can easily enable smilies option by visiting your admin area dashboard Settings -> Writing screen and ticking ‘Convert emoticons like :-) and :-P to graphics on display’ under formatting section. When this option is enabled, you may start creating smilies with traditional way of typing two or more punctuation marks.

Some examples are;-) is equivalent to smile emoticon :-) is equivalent to smile emoticon :( is equivalent to sad emoticon :-? is equivalent to confused emoticon

But not everyone knows all emoticons & smilies, it is hard to remember smilies like ragg, roll, oops, evil etc. Hence, by adding a smiley inserter TinyMCE button, you will sure be making things easy for yourself and for other users on your website.  Continue reading Easily Insert Smilies From TinyMCE Visual Editor (WYSIWYG) In WordPress

Easily Set Expiration Date For Sticky Posts In WordPress

By default you have to manually make posts unsticky by unchecking the sticky posts check box from WordPress admin screen. Wouldn’t it be easier if sticky posts i.e. featured posts go automatically unsticky after a set interval of time?

Before to start, first thing you should know is what actually a sticky post is? Sticky Post is a WordPress feature introduced in 2.7 update, the features allows you to make any post featured by sticking it to the top of the page. It is a check box option on WordPress admin area dashboard Posts -> Add New screen (In the Publish panel under Visibility).

When checked, the post is placed on the top of the front page of posts, it gets fixed there, no matter how many new posts are published.

Earlier we have discussed about turning posts sticky and creating sticky posts for category pages in WordPress. Now today, in this lesson you will learn about automatically expiring sticky posts after a set interval of time.  Continue reading Easily Set Expiration Date For Sticky Posts In WordPress

Rebuild Permalinks Based on Post Titles In WordPress

Permalinks with post name are considered more SEO friendly. Earlier we have discussed how you can change your website’s permalink structure and then redirect old permalinks to new ones.

This works great while switching to new permalink structure from WordPress admin screen of permalinks (Settings -> Permalinks) but what if you have used permalinks of words other than your post’s title, in such case you can use another plugin for regenerating post permalinks based on your post’s title.  Continue reading Rebuild Permalinks Based on Post Titles In WordPress

Using ‘Quick Edit’ Option With Bulk Actions In WordPress

You can enable new custom fields to quick edit panel in order to apply quick edit actions to multiple posts at once.

Custom Bulk/Quick Edit is a WordPress plugin that allows you to add custom fields on edit screen bulk for posts, pages and other custom post types. This way you can you can perform quick edit actions in bulk on your WordPress site. Continue reading Using ‘Quick Edit’ Option With Bulk Actions In WordPress

Bulk Converting Post Formats By Category In WordPress

WordPress post formats is a post presentation feature introduced with WordPress version of 3.1. It is a block of meta information used by theme to customize the display of post.

Post Formats are set from post edit screen, you can easily select a post format using ‘Format’ metabox on ADD NEW/EDIT screen. It provides you a standardized list of formats that works on supported themes.

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In this lesson you will learn how to easily convert post formats by category. For instance: Suppose you have a category VIDEO where you have posted all video posts on your website.

And now you want to make use of WordPress post formats and display your videos in a better way, using a good presentation indeed. So the problem is how to convert that video category’s general blog posts into posts in video post format.

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Inserting Special Characters In WordPress

WordPress supports special characters and now its update of 4.2 has made writing in WordPress much better. It supports a host of new characters out-of-the-box, including native Chinese, Japanese, and Korean characters, musical and mathematical symbols, and hieroglyphs.

And even if you don’t make use of any of such characters then you can have fun with popular emoji, the ideograms and smileys 😃.

In this lesson you will learn about using special characters in your WordPress posts, pages and other custom post types using native visual editor of WordPress.

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