Improve Organization with WordPress Content Tabs

Poorly formatted, badly organized content is really off-putting to potential readers. If you want to organize your content more effectively, have you considered using tabs? Tabs are a great way to break down longer content into organized sections. This can make your content feel more structured, which is proven to make it easier to digest. Tabs are useful for long-form content publishers, too — they break up a post so it looks less intimidating, and this will increase the number of visitors reading it in full. Today I’m going to show you how to add content tabs in WordPress. Adding…

3 Simple WordPress Security Tips

WordPress has been hit with a number of security vulnerabilities recently. This highlights the importance of taking website security seriously. Unfortunately, security is not a primary concern for many webmasters. If you read the Pagely 8 Questions series, though, you’ll know that WordPress experts regularly stress the importance of security. So why aren’t we listening? I can’t answer that question, but I can drive the point home: security matters. A lot more than you think. Today I’m going to provide you with three simple, quick-to-implement WordPress security tips. (If you want to know more about website security, I recently discussed…

See you at WordCamp Buenos Aires

We will be attending WordCamp Buenos Aires this year to meet some of our customers and to help shine light on the vibrant South American WordPress scene. The event is May 30th from 9am to 6pm at the San Martin Cultural Center, located right in downtown Buenos Aires. As a sponsor we will be giving away t-shirts and other schwag on a first come first serve basis. We have had a team of professional translators assist us in translating some of our various collateral and will be looking to add new clients to our already booming data center location in Sao…

Pop-Up CC: Add Responsive Email Opt-in Pop-Up Forms to Your WordPress Website Today for Free

Creating an email subscriber list for your website is an essential task that everyone should undertake. However, when your website is in its infancy, you might not be able to justify the expense of signing up with an email marketing service to manage your subscribers, or a premium list building WordPress plugin. Thankfully, this no longer means you have to miss out on building your email list of subscribers. By choosing a free plugin, you can add attractive, mobile-responsive, and highly customizable pop-up email signup forms to your website. By using the free Pop-Up CC WordPress plugin, you can choose…

DW Question and Answer Plugin: Add Interactive Q&A Boards to WordPress

There are a few good reasons why you might want to add a question and answer section to your website. One might be to build a community around your brand, while another might be to provide support to the users of your product or service. While a static frequently asked questions (FAQ) page can be a valuable resource for your visitors, a communal, user driven question and answer section can take things to the next level. By using a free plugin, such as DW Question & Answer, you can create a space on your website where your visitors can ask…

How to Disable Comments in WordPress

Just a few years ago, all bloggers would’ve agreed: blog comments are good. Recently, though, more and more websites have switched their comments off — forever. So what’s changed? Well, it’s mostly an issue of time — moderating blog comments is a time-consuming process. The increase in spam comments hasn’t helped, either. So should you turn comments off? It’s a good question, and one I want to look at today. In this article, I’ll be covering the good and bad points of blog commenting. If you do decide to disable comments, I’ll be showing you how, too. Pros of Blog…

8 Questions with WPKube Founder Dev Sharma

Regular Pagely blog readers will know that every week we interview a big name in the WordPress community. Today it’s the turn of Dev Sharma, one of the most notable young members of the community, and founder of the excellent WPKube resource. Dev has been involved in the WordPress community in some form since the age of 15.  Still only 18, Dev is a well-known community name, having contributed to many well-respected blogs, as well as his own WPKube. Dev is also active on Twitter, so be sure to follow him, @devesh. As always we’ll be asking the same 8…

Starbox: The Easy Way to Display Attractive Author Boxes After Each Post on Your WordPress Blog

If you want a fool-proof way to display functional and attractive author profile boxes after each post on your WordPress blog, then the free Starbox plugin is a great choice. The plugin gives you a good amount of control over where the other box is displayed on your site, such as before or after the article, and whether to display them on posts or pages. You also get a few different themes to choose from which affect the appearance of the author box. Another nice feature of Starbox is that your author box can include a ‘recent posts’ tab. This…

Comments Not Replied To: Quickly See Which Comments Haven’t Received a Reply

WordPress post comments can be a great way to add interactivity to your blog and find out what your readers have to say about your content. However, keeping on top of the comments left on a busy blog, and finding a moment to reply to them, can quickly become very time consuming. A while ago we looked at free plugin that gives your visitors the ability to subscribe to your comments by email. By doing so, your readers will then be sent an email notification each time any of the comments they’ve left on your blog receive a reply. This can…

Upgrade the WordPress Theme and Plugin Editor with WPide

Although you can edit the files that make up the themes and plugins on your WordPress website through the admin area, the plugin we are going to be looking at today gives you an easy way to upgrade the core WordPress file editor to make editing those files easier. If you’ve ever wanted to make a quick change to the code of one the themes or plugins running on your site, then the free WPide plugin is a tool that can help you to do so. It’s always a good idea to test out any changes you plan to make to…