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How to Easily Create Responsive WordPress Image Galleries with Envira

Envira Gallery

Have you tried creating an image gallery in WordPress just to find that the built-in functionality is lacking some important features? Yes there are several WordPress gallery plugins promising to deliver, but most of them are difficult to use and make your website very slow.… Read More »

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Feb 17, 2014
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How to Manage Content Progress on Multi-Author WordPress Blogs

Content Progress

Managing a multi-author blog can be difficult. We know this first hand from our experiences of running List25. Recently one of our readers asked if there was a quick and easy way to see content progress and give feedback. On our sites we have a… Read More »

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Feb 13, 2014
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How to Avoid Accidental Publishing in WordPress

How to Avoid Accidental Publishing in WordPress

Have you ever accidentally published a post on your blog? It can happen to any of us. Even the most experienced bloggers have accidentally hit the publish button. Recently one of our readers reached out to us asking for a good way to avoid accidental… Read More »

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Feb 11, 2014
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How to Add a Simple User Ranking System for WordPress Comments

How to Add a Ranking System for WordPress Comments

Do you want to increase user engagement on your site? Gamification has been a proven method to boost engagement. Recently one of our readers asked us for an easy way to add a user ranking system for WordPress comments. This idea is borrowed from online… Read More »

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Feb 10, 2014
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How to Add a Stripe Donate Button in WordPress

How to Add a Stripe Donate Button in WordPress?

Previously we showed you how to add a PayPal donate button in WordPress. Due to the increase in popularity of the Stripe platform, one of our users asked us how to add a Stripe donate button in WordPress without editing any theme files, or worrying… Read More »

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Feb 6, 2014
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How to Quickly Get System Information for Your WordPress Site

How to Quickly Get System Information in WordPress

Sometimes when working with your WordPress site or asking for support in forums, you may need to find out system information about your WordPress hosting environment. For example, what version of PHP is installed on your server, what is your upload filesize limits, what is… Read More »

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Feb 4, 2014
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How to Check Grammar and Spelling Mistakes in WordPress

How to Check Grammar and Spelling Mistakes in WordPress

One of the biggest complaints that we’ve heard from WordPress beginners about the post editor is that it lacks the ability to spellcheck. This is why many users prefer to use Windows Live Writer and other document processing tools. For those who like the WordPress… Read More »

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Feb 3, 2014
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How to Display Simple Notices in WordPress

How to Display Simple Notices in WordPress

You may have noticed that some popular sites show notices to their users on the front-end? A user can then click on the close button and the notice disappears. These notices can be used to make important announcements, show new features, or to simply greet… Read More »

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Jan 30, 2014
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How to Disable New User Notifications in WordPress

Disable New User Notification Emails

Recently one of our users asked us how they can stop receiving new user email notifications in WordPress. If you have enabled user registration on your site, then WordPress sends notification email to the admin email address every time a new user registers. On popular… Read More »

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Jan 29, 2014
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How to Feature/Bury Comments in WordPress with Featured Comments

Featured Comments

Comments are great for increasing user engagement, but as your site grows in popularity long comment threads can become a mixed blessing. On one hand you love the community and the discussion, but on the other hand you’ll notice that some comments are great while… Read More »

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Jan 28, 2014
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