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Often beginners get confused when trying to pick the best WordPress plugins amongst so many that are available. We frequently get questions like what is the best WordPress plugin for SEO, Social Media, Performance, etc. Unlike other sites, WPBeginner test and review the best WordPress plugins and offer step by step installation guides to make your life easier. We know that everyone hates Top 10 WordPress plugins list, so we have taken a different approach. We do the research, so you don't have to.

How to Add Buttons in WordPress Without Using Shortcodes

How to Add Buttons in WordPress Without Using Shortcodes

Most people are not familiar with HTML/CSS. This is why WordPress plugins are so useful for adding tables or buttons. There are lots of plugins out there which allow you to add buttons to your posts and pages using shortcodes. But those shortcodes are difficult… Read More »

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Apr 23, 2014
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How to Add Disqus Comment System in WordPress

How to Add Disqus Comment System in WordPress

Disqus pronounced “discuss” is a popular third-party commenting system for WordPress. If you’ve been browsing the web for more than a week, then you’ve probably come across a site that’s using Disqus. A lot of popular sites including CNN, The Next Web, Bloomberg, CNBC, The… Read More »

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Apr 22, 2014
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How to Change Author URL Slug and Base in WordPress

How to Change Author URL Slug and Base in WordPress

WordPress comes with built-in support for SEO friendly URL structure, also known as pretty permalinks. This feature allows you to choose URLs for your posts, pages, and categories by editing their slugs. However, WordPress does not allow you to choose a slug for author pages.… Read More »

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Apr 18, 2014
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How to Display Social Media Followers Count as Text in WordPress

How to Display Social Follower Count in WordPress

Have you come across a site that shows their social media followers count along with the icons? Recently, one of our users asked us if there was an easy way to show their social media follower count as text in WordPress without writing any code.… Read More »

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Apr 14, 2014
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How to Block Spam Comments in WordPress with CAPTCHA

How to Block Spam Comments in WordPress With Captcha

Comment spam can be a very annoying issue for WordPress beginners. There are may ways to combat comment spam, but if you do not have time to deal with the ever increasing number of spam comments, then there is always an option to block spam… Read More »

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Apr 10, 2014
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How to Find and Insert Creative Commons Licensed Images in WordPress

WP Inject - Finding Images

Finding images for blog posts is a challenge that every blogger must face. Previously, we shared some of our favorite sources to find royalty free images. One of the sources is creative commons search which uses, Flickr, one of the biggest resource of creative commons… Read More »

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Apr 9, 2014
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How to Add Post Attachment as Featured Image in WordPress

How to Add Post Images as Featured Image in WordPress

Some WordPress themes work better with featured images or post thumbnails. Previously, we showed you how to set a default featured image in WordPress and how to set a fallback featured image based on post category. However, default fallback images can be too generic. Wouldn’t… Read More »

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Apr 3, 2014
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How to Turn Off or Disable Comments in WordPress Pages

How to Turn Off Comments For Pages in WordPress

When you create a new page in WordPress, it has comments enabled by default. This could be a little annoying if you create a lot of pages and sometimes forget to uncheck the enable comments box. Recently one of our users asked us if there… Read More »

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Apr 2, 2014
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