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Why You Should Never Upload a Video to WordPress

Images, audio, and video make the web rich. Adding videos to your website certainly adds value to your content and increases the likelihood that your audiences would react to it. However, you would notice that most people using WordPress prefer to use a third-party video… Read More »

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Feb 15, 2013
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How to Regenerate Thumbnails or New Image Sizes in WordPress

Recently, a WPBeginner reader asked for our help regarding an issue with images on their website. It all started when the user switched to a new theme, and the theme displayed thumbnails next to the excerpt of the post. The problem was that all new… Read More »

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Feb 14, 2013
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How to Add Menu Descriptions in Your WordPress Themes

WordPress menu system has a built-in feature where you can add descriptions with menu items. However, this feature is hidden by default. Even when enabled, displaying them is not supported without adding some code. Most themes are not designed with menu-item descriptions in mind. In… Read More »

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Feb 13, 2013
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How to Make Text Widgets More Colorful and Less Boring in WordPress

Text widgets allow you to add extra information to your blog’s sidebar or any other widget area. Mostly people use text widgets in WordPress to add a little introduction about themselves, the website, or they use it to add shortcodes inside widgets. Text widgets are… Read More »

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Feb 12, 2013
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How to set a Default Featured Image in WordPress Using a Plugin

It is not easy to find a perfect image to be the featured image for a blog post. Complicated license restrictions, and over-used stock images make it even harder. If you set up a theme that uses featured images and has no fallback option then… Read More »

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Feb 11, 2013
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How to Track Links in WordPress using Google Analytics

Earlier, we wrote about how to install Google Analytics in WordPress, and we have received tons of questions from our users. One of the most commonly asked question was how to track links in WordPress using Google Analytics? Well in this article, we will show… Read More »

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Feb 7, 2013
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How to Remove the Inactive Widgets in WordPress

One of our users asked us if it was possible to remove inactive widgets in WordPress. Once you have tried out different themes and played along with many plugins, you will notice that a number of inactive widgets would start accumulating in your inactive widget… Read More »

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Feb 6, 2013
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How to Stop Spam Registrations on your WordPress Membership Site

For most blogs, comment spam is the biggest issue they have to deal with. This is why you will find numerous articles floating around the web on how to combat comment spam in WordPress. Rarely do you find anything about preventing spam registration in WordPress.… Read More »

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Feb 5, 2013
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Why Can’t I Add or Install Plugins in WordPress?

One of the most common questions we get asked by WordPress beginners is: “Why can’t I add plugins in WordPress?”. It usually follows up with a long paragraph saying how the user could not find the plugins menu in WordPress, and they have been trying… Read More »

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Feb 4, 2013
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How to Add a User Interface for Post Formats in WordPress 3.5

Post formats were introduced in WordPress 3.1 to offer micro-blogging functionality in WordPress. Despite it being there, most beginners have no clue on how to use it. Reason: Because it is not as prominent as it is in on Tumblr. WordPress has a user interface… Read More »

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Feb 1, 2013
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