There’s a drastically-improved feature coming in WordPress 3.6 that I honestly believe could change how we blog. Seriously. Take a moment to learn a bit more about post formats and why I think they’re so great..
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WordPress makes it gloriously easy to embed videos, photos, tweets, songs, documents, and other types of media from popular social media sites by simply pasting the URL into the post editor. Quickly learn the simple but powerful ins-and-outs of media embedding in WordPress.
I use WordPress a lot, and so I have strong opinions about it. I’ve watched people do amazing things with it and watched people struggle to add a single menu item to their site. So here’s me putting out an idea of how to improve a part of WordPress. What do you think?
Because there are too many WordPress tips posts out there already, I tackled today’s tip—How do I get rid of the “-2″ at the end of a post slug (e.g. “example.org/about-us-2/”)—in verse. I apologize in advance.
It’s a big scary world out there, full of monsters, ghosts, faceless multinational corporations, and WordPress plugins THAT HAVEN’T BEEN UPDATED IN TWO YEARS!!! OH THE HUMANITY! Take a moment and review why you need to be careful about what plugins you use.
WordPress plugins are amazing. They’re one of the biggest reasons I use WordPress: Every time you install WordPress, you have a world of free and cheap plugins that make WordPress better—as long as you use good plugins, that is. But even the most amazing things are best in moderation.
It must be plugin month on the blog. (“Plug-vember?”) Last week, I showed you what plugins I use on this site. Next week, I’ll be talking about how to wrangle your plugins and keep them under control. But this week, I’m happy to announce the release of my second WordPress plugin, Feature a Page Widget.
If you know me, you know that I’m a maven. The one thing I like more than an easy-to-use tool is sharing that tool with someone else who needs it. And so in that spirit, check out the list of plugins that power MRWweb.com. You’ll get an idea of what powers this site, and, if you have a WordPress site of your own, hopefully you’ll find a useful plugin..