XML sitemaps can be added quickly with plugins. In this post, you’ll find recommendations for the two best sitemap plugins and how to use them on your site.
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Learn how to block ALL outgoing emails from your WordPress site with a free and simple WordPress plugin. No complex settings or configuration required.
Stop using lame automatic excerpts. Learn how to write entirely unique excerpts for your posts with WordPress’ custom excerpts. No plugins or code required.
Are you getting unwanted emails every time someone registers on your site? Learn how to easily and immediately disable these emails.
WordPress lists exactly 20 posts in your admin dashboard Posts menu. Did you know you can actually change this value? And it’s easy too. Here’s…
Linking images in your posts and pages is easily done with WordPress. Learn how to link new and existing images to custom URLs in this short tutorial.
Want to try a theme before you activate it? Discover the two ways of previewing themes on your WordPress site. Neither requires a plugin.
Gravatar makes it easy to display your avatar and commenter avatars on your site. Find out how to integrate Gravatar with your WordPress site now.
Redirects take visitors from one page to another automatically. Here’s an example of a redirect I’ve used on this site, and why you should use them too.
Everybody loves reading captions. Learn how to add captions to new and existing images in your posts, as well as Featured Images.
Install any WordPress theme in the next 5 minutes. Don’t have a zip file? Simple, you can create one in seconds. Learn it all in this quick tutorial.
You’ve seen “permalink” used in your WordPress dashboard, and there’s an entire settings page for “permalink structure”. So what the heck is a permalink!?
Changing the post author is easy if you know where to look. Here’s where to find the option to switch post authors and some extra tips for doing it fast.
Need to change a page’s URL? Here’s how to easily change the URL for a post or page in WordPress without installing any new plugins.
Yoast SEO is great, but it makes a mess of your posts list. Here’s an easy way to remove the columns it adds to the posts list (without touching any code).
Widgets are sometimes included in plugins. They are not a type of plugin or separate extension for WordPress. Keep reading to get the full explanation.