If you need to keep your website down while you perform an upgrade or solve some problem, there are plenty of WordPress plugins that allow you to activate the maintenance mode and show a “Down for Maintenance” message to visitors. However, you can do this even without adding to the clutter of plugins on your WordPress site.
Shortcodes are pretty cool way of formatting content as well as doing a lot of other things. However, common users can often have problems when they have to remember and type the shortcodes to achieve the desired results. Even if you are a pro at WordPress, you can still forget some shortcode exists in your WordPress theme. It would have been easy if all shortcodes were available for selection in a dropdown media button in the text editor.
Do you want to remove the theme editor from your WordPress blog/website? There can be various scenarios when the theme editor is not required at all in the WordPress dashboard. For instance, you are creating a website for your client who does not need to make any changes to the theme. You might have multiple administrators for your website, but you do not want them to have access to the theme edit panel. Then there is the risk of an accidental change to the theme.
WordPress automatically adds a rel=”nofollow” attribute to external links in comments, but it doesn’t happen automatically within post content. If you want to automatically add rel=”nofollow” attribute to external links in your post content without using any plug-in, here is a simple WordPress hack.
Automatic Post Tagger is a free WordPress plug-in that automatically tags your WordPress posts with pre-defined tags. It can make posting convenient for those who blog frequently and hate the tagging part. This plugin will add relevant tags automatically when a post is published or updated.
By default, the WordPress dashboard shows only 20 comments at once. How do you increase the number of comments to be displayed in your WordPress dashboard for moderating comments faster?
Whatever your reason, you can easily have your visitors confirm their age before viewing the content of your site using the Age Verify WordPess plugin. It is an easy-to-use plugin that allows you to specify a minimum age and add an age-gate between a potential visitor and your site.
If you are looking for an easy way to integrate Google custom search in WordPress, here is a plug-in WordPress Google Search that makes it happen in a few clicks. All that you need to do is activate the plug-in and add a widget to the desired location on a sidebar.
Each WordPress website uses a theme to create the user interface or the front-end look. Generally, themes do not have a built-in feature to allow use of custom HTML page. You can use a custom HTML template/webpage in WordPress by adding the same as a template.
How many times have you been through the boring task of deleting hundreds of spam comments in your unapproved/pending comments list? You can use WPCommentCleaner plugin to quickly delete unapproved comments, spams or approved comments in one click.