Hidden Wealth in the Rich Text Editor

(5) Whether you favor Gutenberg or are a die hard WordPress Classic user, I have a few tricks and shortcuts for thriving in the visual editor. Don't scream when I utter "Markdown" https://t.co/CtwhULDKTX #PressEdConf19 — Alan Levine (@cogdog) April 18, 2019 The Trick, Said Quick Whether you favor WordPress editing Classic or Gutenberg, I have […]

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Full Control of Tweeted (and Facebooked I Guess) Links aka OpenGraph

(12) Last WordPress trick! Set up your site to publish Open Graph metadata (huh?) that create more stunning shared "cards" in social media (like this one)(I hope) https://t.co/XdbfDLNjle #PressEdConf19 — Alan Levine (@cogdog) April 18, 2019 The Trick, Said Quick Fine tune and craft the way your shared WordPress posts appear as Twitter Cards (and […]

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Randomize Those Header Images

(11) Your WordPress header image is impressive, but WHY MUST WE SEE IT ON EVERY *&%$ PAGE? Make your site more exciting by randomizing header images- explore the Customizer for even more adventure https://t.co/A9ZTirsgLW #PressEdConf19 — Alan Levine (@cogdog) April 18, 2019 The Trick, Said Quick Most WordPress themes make use of an image at […]

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Put That Widget into a Post or Page

(9) WordPress widgets are dandy, but why limit them to sidebars and footers? With a plugin, you can let them loose on pages and posts. You won't believe what happens next! https://t.co/XJRCtWtlym #PressEdConf19 — Alan Levine (@cogdog) April 18, 2019 The Trick, Said Quick Put the capabilities of widgets to work outside of sidebars and […]

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Care for Permalinks

(8) Does anyone other than me actually *read* URLs anymore? With some adjusting of WordPress permalink settings and checking categories, you can avoid publishing those mile long urls with "uncategorized" in them. Prettify your links today! https://t.co/i5Mly8Igx3 #PressEdConf19 — Alan Levine (@cogdog) April 18, 2019 The Trick, Said Quick Avoid creating long unwieldy blog urls […]

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Little Big Trick: Bulk Editing

(7) The littlest WordPress trick does some big lifting – bulk editing of posts for updating MASSIVELY ONE'S ONLINE CONTENT https://t.co/PsxdVhOMwJ #PressEdConf19 — Alan Levine (@cogdog) April 18, 2019 The Trick, Said Quick Make changes to a whole lot of posts, all at once. The Trick, In Intricate Sometimes you just need to do some […]

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Dynamic, Automatic Indices of Pages

(6) Post, post, shmost. Take advantage of the hierarchical structure of WordPress Pages and the Page-List plugin to power dynamically generated indices of outline organized content https://t.co/KRfuxSFOpV #PressEdConf19 — Alan Levine (@cogdog) April 18, 2019 The Trick, Said Quick Use a plugin to display an index of content created as WordPress Pages; if you re-organize […]

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Give Me Random or Give Me…

(3) First WordPress Trick: "Give me Random or Give me… " Impress your friends and colleagues with a simple URL trick to link to a random post https://t.co/OVL4VLOqDw #pressedconf19 — Alan Levine (@cogdog) April 18, 2019 The Trick, Said Quick Create a link on your WordPress site to a randomly selected post with just 6 […]

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