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How To Switch/Convert Custom Post Types in WordPress

Convert Post Type

WordPress comes with five default post types, which are posts, pages, attachments, revisions and menus. Users can also create their own custom post types. This gives them power to create different types of content and display them differently on their websites. Recently we found a… Read More »

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Feb 22, 2013
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How to Notify Users Only On Replies to Their WordPress Comments

Notify when someone replies to my comment

In the past, we showed you how to allow users to subscribe to comments in WordPress. Subscribe to comments is a fairly standard functionality that you will see on numerous blogs. The biggest complain we hear with that feature is that it emails you every… Read More »

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Feb 20, 2013
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How to Allow Users to Report Inappropriate Comments in WordPress

Flag Comments

WordPress is a community software, and it is used by many online communities to run their websites. Great thing about communities is that people work together against challenges for the betterment of the whole group. Comment moderation is one such challenge. Despite the number of… Read More »

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Feb 18, 2013
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How to Regenerate Thumbnails or New Image Sizes in WordPress

Regenerate Thumbnails

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 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

Thumbnail Fallback

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 Remove the Inactive Widgets in WordPress

How to Remove 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

Stop SPAM Sign

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?

I can't install plugins

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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