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Hot Beginners’ Tips for WordPress

Are you a WordPress beginner? If so then you might be wondering how you can design and develop better sites using the website creation tool. Here are some helpful tips:

Display External RSS Feed

Bloggers sometimes display other blogs’ feeds on their sites. You can use this for promotions and more web traffic. There’s code for

Allow users to submit news on website

Several top websites are using this trick to keep a useful resource section in the sidebar. It’s maintained mostly by the website’s audience. You must first download a plugin called TDO Mini Forms. Then follow the instructions.

Don’t fill up the sidebar with stuff

It’s important not to treat WordPress sidebars like a hall closet. Unfortunately, that’s often what the sidebar seems to look like. They have all types of objects including social media icons, ads, links from Facebook fans, etc.

The link that you truly want your websites’ visitors to click might be buried in all the clutter. The problem is if they can’t find it there’s no point in putting it

Display random posts

You can create a page that shows random posts. This feature can be found featuring various content including Read Random Articles. When you click on the link, you go to a page that shows one random page. Every time you refresh the page, you get a new post. You can use a basic WordPress loop that can show X random posts.

Boost impact using targeted titles/descriptions

When you share Facebook, Google+, etc. posts and pages, the services pick up the page title/description to match with the shared link.

When your page shows up in a search engine, the title/descriptions are what people use for deciding if they should click on your particular link. Page titles also are important for search engines.

Making searching your library easy

As when organizing a library of books it doesn’t make sense to put them in buildings based on the month you purchased them. Your WordPress Media Library functions the same way.

It’s better to create one folder to put all your media builds there, so it’s easy to access. You just have to plug in a particular keyword then find the file you want.

Do you want to set up a WordPress site, so all media files are piped into one folder? Just go to Settings & Media then un-check the button beside “Organize my uploads into month/year based folders.

Display Relative Dates

In some blog posts/comments, you might have wondered how a blogger achieves that goal. It’s quite easy! You just have to download a plug-in named WP-Relative Date. After you’ve downloaded the plug-in look for particular code in single.php, index.php, as well as page.php.  You just have to replace the code with a new line of code.

Use a Custom Page as a WordPress Home Page

This is one of the top hacks that many WordPress users want to learn. It’s important to learn how to build a custom page. This involves either duplicating the page.php or building a brand new .php file and add a special line of code at the

You probably work hard to make quality content for your website. For that reason, you’ll want search engines like Google, Yahoo, and Bing to find it. You can do that by using short “road signs” that make it easier for people to find your site’s content.

To do that take some time to learn SEO Copywriting. One quick improvement is to use the WordPress permalink field that’s located at the top of the editing page. That will revise your links before publishing them.

Jacob Gibbs

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