Tag Archives: wp

How to add a YouTube Subscribe button in WordPress

Hello. Today I’m going to show you how to add the YouTube Subscribe button to your WordPress site.

1. Visit the YouTube subscribe button page on the Google Developer website. Click on “Configure a button” in the left sidebar of the page.

2. Enter your channel name and choose the settings you want (for this tutorial I’m using the name of my YouTube channel), then copy the code.

3. In the sidebar of the WP admin dashboard hover over “Appearances” and in the drop-down click on “Widgets”.

4. In the “Widgets” page, drag the “Text” widget to your primary sidebar, paste the YouTube Subscribe button code inside the widget and click “Save” .

5. Now visit your WordPress site to see if the code worked.

Thank you for taking this tutorial and I’ll see you guys later.

How to exclude specific categories from WordPress RSS feed using plugin

Hi. Today I’m going to show you how to exclude specific categories from the WordPress RSS feed using a plugin.

1. Install and activate the following plugin.

2. Now hover over “Settings” and click on “Category Excluder”.

3. In the options page for the plugin, select the category you want to exclude.

4. Now click “Update” and the category you selected should now be excluded from the RSS feed.

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How to show total number of registered users in WordPress using plugin

Hello today I’m going to show you how to show the total number of registered users in WordPress using the “Simple Blog Stats” plugin.

1. Install and activate the plugin.

2. Hover over “Settings” and in the drop-down click on “Simple Blog Stats”.

3. In the settings page, click the “Shortcodes” tab and scroll down to the “number of users” row.

4. Copy the short code or HTML and click on “Save Settings”.

5. Paste the short code or HTML into a WordPress post or page, and it should now look like this:

(The number on the bottom left is the short code.)

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How to paginate comments in WordPress

Hi. Today i’m going to show you how to paginate comments in WordPress.

1. In the left sidebar of the admin dashboard, hover over “Settings” and click on “Discussion”.

2. In the “Discussion Settings” page look for the “Break comments into page” section.

3. Now select the number of comments you want on each page (you can change how you can display them if you want).

4. Click “Save Changes” and your comments should now be paginated.

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How to disable the Screen Options button in WordPress using plugin

Hello. Today I’m going to show you how to disable the Screen Options button in WordPress using the “Adminimize” plugin.

1. Install and activate the plugin.

2. Hover over “Settings” and click on “Adminimize” to go to the plugin configuration page.

3. Click on “Global Options”, which should take you to the following section below:

4. In the aforementioned section, check mark the boxes next to “Screen Options”.

5. Click on “Update Options” and the “Screen Options” button should now be disabled.

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How to add an author info box in WordPress posts using plugin

Hello. Today I’m going to show you how to add an author info box in WordPress Posts using a plugin.

1. Install and activate the Guerrilla’s Author Box plugin.

2. Hover over “Users” and click on “All Users”.

3. In the “All Users” page, click below the user you want to edit.

4. In your profile page, add in your biographical info and such and click on “Update Profile” below.

5. Now go to any one of the WordPress posts you created and your info box should look like this:

Thank you for taking this tutorial and I’ll see you guys later.

How to add the Skype share button in WordPress

Hi. Today I’m going to show you how to add the Skype share button in WordPress using the plugin of the same name.

1. Install and activate the plugin.

2. On the left sidebar in the admin dashboard, hover over “Settings” and in the drop-down click “Skype share button”.

3. In the config page, click the check mark next to “Enable share button”, then select the button size and location of your choice.

4. Click on “Save Changes”.

5. Go to your WordPress site/blog to see the share button in action.

Thank you for taking this tutorial and I’ll see you guys later.

How to change the category base prefix in WordPress

NOTE: the last image in this tutorial may differ from the text.

Hello. Today I’m going to show you how to change the category base prefix in WordPress. This is gonna be a short and simple one.

1. In the admin dashboard, hover over “Settings” and in the drop-down menu click “Permalinks”.

2. Scroll down to the “Optimal” section and in “Category base” enter the prefix you want to use.

3. Click “Save Changes”. Your prefix should now be working.

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How to link a post title to an external link in WordPress

Hello. Today I’m going to show you how to how to link a post title to an external link in WordPress using the Page Links To plugin.

1. Install and activate the Page Links To plugin.

2. Then, create a new post or go to an existing one and you should see the meta box below the post editor.

3. Click on “A custom URL” and add the link of your choice, then save and publish your post.

Your post should now link to your custom URL, which should now look like this:

Thank you for taking this tutorial and I’ll see you guys later.

 

How to list future upcoming scheduled posts in WordPress

NOTE: This won’t work with all themes in WordPress.

Hello. Today I’m going to show you how to list future upcoming scheduled posts on WordPress using the “SOUP – Show off upcoming posts” plugin.

1. Install and activate the plugin.

2. Visit the “Widgets” page under “Appearance”.

3. Scroll down, look for the “Upcoming Posts” widget and add it to your sidebar.

4. Change the widget settings if you’d like and click “Save”.

5. Visit your WordPress site to see if the widget is working properly.

Thank you for taking this tutorial and I’ll see you guys later.