WordPress Basics

How to Add Categories in WordPress

How to Add Categories in WordPress A category in WordPress is a way of organizing content/posts into nice and neat sections. Whenever developers create a category a corresponding page is created with all posts that fall under that category. Posts are assigned categories individually via the post editor or in bulk via All Posts. Adding Categories in WordPress Adding categories in WordPress is a simple four step process. Step One: Login to WordPress First, log into the WordPress dashboard. In order to create a category sufficient permissions will need to [...]

What is a Slug in WordPress and How to Edit Slugs

What is a Slug in WordPress and How to Edit Slugs What is a Slug? A slug within web terms can be defined as the editable part of the URL. The slug is located at the end of the url after the base domain prefix and often contains relevant keywords with hyphen separators. Permalink structures can also influence the slug by including date, time, author, post id, etc. which can be changed via Settings. By default the slug takes the title of the page or post, however this can be changed. Think about the slug as [...]

How to Change the Permalink Structure of Posts in WordPress and Why

How to Change the Permalink Structure of Posts in WordPress and Why A permalink is what is supposed to be the permanent address of a piece of content on the internet. WordPress lets developers specify the structure of said permalinks natively within the settings of the site. This should be done with caution and will only affect the permalink structure after the domain but before the post title. If post permalinks include things like the date, category, etc. then they can have these structures altered. For example the permalink structure would only affect the 2021/10/25/sample-post/ section [...]

How to Upload a Theme in WordPress

How to Upload a Theme in WordPress As we have previously covered, a theme is a very fundamental part to a WordPress site build and lays further structure to the foundation of the WordPress platform. Themes can be added via upload directly to WordPress. This can be done for reasons such as updating a troublesome theme, or installing a theme not found on the theme hub. How to Upload Wordpress Themes In order to upload a theme, simply follow these steps. Step One: Download the Theme Download whatever theme you [...]

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