WordPress Short Instructions (Part 01)

Things you may need when using WordPress

1. How to insert code into WordPress Header and Footer

You can insert to Header.php – Footer.php or use Insert Headers and Footers Plugin.

Go to Appearance > Editor > Theme Header (header.php) or Theme Footer (footer.php)

  • Header.php: before </head>
  • Footer.php: before </body>

If you want to use Insert Headers and Footers. Just install and activate. Then go to Settings > Insert Headers and Footers > Paste your code into Scripts in Header or Scripts in Footer.

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2. How to Turn off User Registration

Settings > General > Membership

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3. Limit number of posts on Homepage

Settings > Reading > Blog pages show at most

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4. How to create XML Sitemap for WordPress

Just install and activate Yoast SEO Plugin. Sitemap will automatically create 🙂

5. How do I add Google Analytics to WordPress

Add Google Analytics Tracking Code to Theme Header (header.php) or Scripts in Headers. See Question 01.

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or

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6. How to Hide Featured Image in WordPress Post

Install and activate Hide Featured Image plugin

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Edit Post > You will see an option to hide the image created by the plugin

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7. Remove Category in URL

Just install and activate No Category Base (WPML) Plugin. No need to do anything.

But if you use Yoast SEO Plugin. Go to SEO > Search Appearance

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Click Taxonomies

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Click Remove > Save Changes

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8. Delete Uncategorized Category

Uncategorized is the default category in WordPress. You need to take some steps to delete this category.

Create a New Category

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Then go to Settings > Writing > Change default post category > Save changes

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and delete Uncategorized Category

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9. How to Insert Image into WordPress Post/Page

Edit Post/Page > click (+) icon > Image

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You can insert image into WordPress Post/Page by Uploading Image, Choose in Media Library or Paste Image URL

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Then Update Post!

10. Remove Block Border When Writing Post

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Click Three Dots icon > Then click Spotlight Done

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11. Add a Page Break in WordPress Post or Page

Place the cursor where the page break will be inserted

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Press Shift Alt P > the page break is inserted

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12. Delete comments in WordPress

Click Comments 

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Tick on small box > Bulk Actions > Move to Trash

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13. How to Create a User Account

Go to WP-Admin –> Users –> Add New

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Enter user information > Add New User. If you want to edit an User account in WordPress, follow these steps:

Hover over an User account and select Edit

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14. How to Create Post Category

Go to Posts > Categories

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Enter Name, Slug, Description, then click Add New Category

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15. How to Rename Post Category?

Hover on Category > Quick Edit

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Enter New Name > Update Category

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16. How to Delete Post Category?

All post in the category will be move to Uncategorized Category.

Hover on Category > Delete > OK

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17. How to Add a Link to Post

Highlight the text you want to add Link

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Paste the link

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18. How to Add a Button to WordPress Page/Post

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Enter Button Text & Link. You can also change text style, alignment,…

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Look right. You can change Button Styles (Styles) , Background Color, Text Color (Color Settings) and add Custom CSS (Advanced)

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Button Styles

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Button Text Color & Background Color

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