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How to configure Automatic Updates in WordPress

How to Configure Automatic Updates in WordPress

WordPress has released a new feature in 3.7 which provides the ability to roll out updates in background automatically. This would ensure that your WordPress site always has latest updates. Site administrator(s) won't need to keep track of all plugin and core updates and apply them manually.

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How to display a retweet button in your posts in WordPress

How to display a retweet button in your posts in WordPress

Social networking sites such as Facebook, Twitter, etc provide a powerful medium for website administrators to promote their content and in turn increase traffic flow to their website. Retweeting button is a powerful tool to publicise your content on Twitter. Retweet button in your post provides the user with an option to share your content on Twitter, if they find it interesting. When a user clicks on retweet button, a tweet corresponding to your post is automatically posted to the Twitter which helps in bringing targeted visitors to your website.

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How to make website mobile friendly in WordPress

How to make website mobile friendly in WordPress

Nowadays, it’s must to have mobile support for your website. With the upsurge of smartphones and tablets in the market, website administrator can no longer ignore traffic coming from mobile devices. As by design the screen of mobile devices is very small compared to that of computers, it is a better idea to have altogether a different theme for mobile devices. For this we need to detect if a user is using a mobile and then accordingly display a different theme to him/her. Fortunately, there are many plugins available to do this task.

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How to change author attribution on all posts at once in WordPress

How to change author attribution on all posts at once in WordPress

Want to transfer post from one author to another? Perhaps you initially created all your posts with the administrative user as author and now you want delegate them to another user. Transferring posts is very easy in WordPress and can be done on post management page. Say initially all your posts were authored by default admin user.

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How to display a login form in the sidebar in WordPress

How to display a login form in the sidebar in WordPress

If you have a login form on the sidebar of your WordPress blog, then it becomes easy for visitors to be able to log on to your blog and this in turn increases the visitor interactions with your site. By default, WordPress doesn't provide login form on the blog but we can use Sidebar Login plugin to add this useful feature to our blog. Upon logging on to your blog via this plugin, it takes you to the post you were reading earlier instead of backend. Also, it provides password reminder and new registration links.

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How to create SEO friendly URLs by changing permalink settings in Wordpress 3.3

How to create SEO friendly URLs by changing permalink settings in Wordpress 3.3

While doing search engine optimization for your website, it is important to ensure that the title and URL of webpages contain relevant important keywords which have been used in content. If your article has clean and user friendly URL, then it increases the chance of your webpage to appear at top in search results. By default, the URLs generated by WordPress are not SEO friendly and appear like this:

WordPress default generated URL

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