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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 Expire Posts or Partial Post Content in WordPress

Expired Posts

Have you ever wished that you can set an expiration date for your blog posts? Perhaps you have timely content such as deals or giveaways that have been outdated which you want to automatically expire? In this article, we will show you how to expire… Read More »

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Mar 20, 2015
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How to Create a Video Slider in WordPress

Video Slider in WordPress

Have you seen popular sites using videos in their slider? Do you want to add a video slider in WordPress? In this article, we will show you how to easily create a video slider in WordPress. Why Use Soliloquy to Create Video Slides in WordPress?… Read More »

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Mar 16, 2015
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How to Limit Authors to their Own Posts in WordPress Admin

Limited Access

If you run a multi-author site, then you know that the post screen can get a bit crowded. Recently one of our users asked if it was possible to limit the WordPress posts screen to only show authors their own post. In this article, we… Read More »

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Mar 11, 2015
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5 Best Contact Form Plugins for WordPress Compared

Best WordPress Contact Forms

Are you looking to add a contact form on your WordPress site? Not sure which one of the 1625+ WordPress contact form plugins to use? In this article, we have hand-picked the 5 best contact form plugins for WordPress and compared their pros and cons,… Read More »

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Mar 10, 2015
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How to Add an Audio Music Player Widget in WordPress

Music Player WordPress

Do you want to add an audio player on your WordPress site? Recently one of our users asked if there was an easy way to add a music player widget with song details in WordPress. Since WordPress is a popular choice among podcasters and musicians,… Read More »

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Mar 6, 2015
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How to Set Custom Avatars for Users in WordPress (Gravatar Alternative)

WP First Letter Avatar

Have you ever wanted to set custom avatars for users who leave comments with no Gravatar? Or want to get rid of gravatar altogether and speed up your page load time? In this article, we will show you a gravatar alternative that allows you to… Read More »

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Mar 3, 2015
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How to Moderate New User Registrations in WordPress

Moderate User Registration

Allowing users to register on your WordPress site can open the door for spam user registrations. While you can fight spam user registrations just like comment spam, wouldn’t it be better if you could just moderate user registrations like comments? In this article, we will… Read More »

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Feb 27, 2015
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How to Stop Users From Sharing Passwords in WordPress

Stop Users from Sharing Passwords

By default a WordPress user can login to an account from multiple locations at the same time. This may compromise security of your multi-author WordPress site, and it can definitely hurt your profits if you run a membership site. In this article, we will show… Read More »

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Feb 26, 2015
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How to Archive Posts Without Deleting Them in WordPress

Archive Old Posts in WordPress

Have you ever wanted to hide older posts from your blog without deleting them? Wouldn’t it be nice if you can just archive a post similar to archive emails? In this article, we will show you how to archive posts without deleting them in WordPress.… Read More »

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Feb 25, 2015
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How to Add Facebook Style Autocomplete for WordPress Posts


Do you like the autocomplete functionality in Facebook that lets you easily mention people, places, and pages that you want to tag? Wouldn’t it be nice if you could easily mention your older articles with a simple @ mention? In this article, we will show… Read More »

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Feb 23, 2015
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