How to add anchor link in WordPress

I will be guiding you on how to add anchor links in WordPress. There are a few reasons and probably going to be the most common form of using it. The most used method will be linking it to another page of yours or someone else blog or site.

To add affiliate of yours could be a great way of monetizing your content without using banner ads which could give a bad user experience

FIRST, Make sure you are login or sign in and click on posts

SECOND, create a new post like you usually do and enter or work on your content. You can include words or sentence just for that but just make sure it flows naturally or flows

OR,

You can also go back to your already published post look for words or sentence where you can add them



LASTLY, After finding places where you can or want to add. It could be a word or a sentence.

Left-click, hold it and drag it along the word or sentence. Once it is marked you will get a toolbar and click on chain symbol for it to pop-up to enter your URL.

After that don’t forget to click on the crooked arrow next to it

How to edit a blog post in WordPress

This is a post about how to edit a blog post in WordPress. It can be any post which you have to publish only days ago or years ago which you might want to edit for errors or mistakes but updating your old content by editing to make it relevant can help it for SEO (Search Engine Optimization). Which is why I would suggest you do it. I know I was scared too before I knew about it

FIRST, Make sure you are login or sign in to your dashboard and click on posts which will be in the upper part of the options

SECOND, Move your cursor around the post which you want to edit and you will have multiple options shown from among them choose and click on the first option from the left which is an edit button

LASTLY, You can work on your content in this page after you are done just as when you did it before click on published which is on the upper right corner of the interface

How to create a post in WordPress

This post will be about how to create/make a post in WordPress. It might be a little daunting to move in this platform at first but trust me it’s not that difficult if you have any prior experience in blogging even if it’s in blogger.

Yes. there is a little difference. I bet you that you did learn about your previous blogging platform while using it you can consider it the same thing for this platform as well

FIRST, Login to your WordPress blog and click on posts which will be in second from top

SECOND, You will see or have a few options from among them click on Add New

OR

If you look at the top part of the same page you can also find or see Add New next to Post and click on it

LASTLY, Start writing or entering your content with a title and meta tag vice versa after you are done making your content you can click on published which will be on the upper right side of the page

How to download WordPress XML file

Do you want to know how to download WordPress XML file. Your hosting provider does back up content weekly or monthly. I won’t blame you if it makes you feel better by having a backup or exporting the file for your website personal save keeping.

Really! Are you considering moving it to another platform? I know your worried a bit about the cost but it’s one of the best platforms if not the best.

To be honest, as of writing this I am a bit worried for my next renewal too but positive that I’ll figure out something by then : )

FIRST, Login or sign in and click on Tools from the editing options

SECOND, It will expand with multiple options from among them choose export

LASTLY, By default setting, you are going to download all the contents in your blog or you can also do it for specific contents as well

How to delete category in WordPress

Let me guide you on how to delete a category in WordPress. It is beneficial for the website owner as well as the visitor where both can navigate through the contents and can expect to find what kind of posts is in which one.

By default, it will give you one when you create a new site. The name can be changed but not deleted

The visitor can expect what to find or see in that specific category whereas it makes it easier website owner when one needs to edit, update, etc.

FIRST, Login to your dashboard and click on posts

SECOND, It will expand with a few more options and from among them choose and click on categories

LASTLY, You will find yours on this page, tick the box, select delete and click on apply.

TICK THE BOX > DELETE > APPLY

By doing this, your blog post will not get deleted only the category

HOW TO MAKE CATEGORY IN WORDPRESS

The steps required on how to make a category in WordPress. It is not that complicated to make one. You can learn it right with some experience with blogging

Just follow the first and second steps on the above post where you will be in categories

Under add a new category, enter a name for your category and at the bottom part click on the add new category button to make one

I think you already know how to name yours

How to delete WordPress user profile

In a website/blog, here is how to delete the WordPress user profile/admin. You need to be or have access to the admin for that specific website/blog only then you have the authority to delete or remove someone who have roles such as admin, author, contributor, editor and subscriber

For test or information purposely I created a new email address and add it to my website/blog and try to delete/remove myself but it didn’t work on my WordPress blog

FIRST, Login to your blog dashboard and choose Users option from the left side of your interface

SECOND, It will expand with a few options and choose all users if not by default

THIRD, Move or put your cursor to the name or ID you want to delete/remove and click on the delete option from the option shown

Another option, Tick on the box before the name or ID, expand the bulk actions option then choose delete and click on the apply button

LASTLY, A page Delete users will be shown and click on the Confirm Deletion button for confirmation

How to manually install plugin in WordPress

Let’s go through on how to manually install plugin in WordPress. There are two reasons I can think of one will be to customize your theme in the way you would like and the other would be for ads

I would not recommend doing this for your blog or website unless it is from a reputed company or individual because you’re risking your site to hackers or scammers

FIRST, Login to your blog and click on plugin from your dashboard

SECOND, It will expand with a few options and choose and click on installed plugins

THIRD, Click on Add new which on the top part of the page

FOURTH, It will load a new page with upload plugin button and click on it

FIFTH, Click on choose file and browse through your computer to upload the .zip format file or you can do a drag and drop of the file

LASTLY, After it’s done loading the file and click on activate the plugin

How to add image in WordPress posts

A guide on how to upload an image/photos in WordPress. There are different ways but the one I am covering is the simplest one of them all. If you are a blogger who is a newbie or experienced. You would know that it helps you with your ranking one way or another

if you can or have access to infographic image or animation I would suggest you to use it explain your content or you can just use .jpeg image or photo but make sure they are in KB (kilobyte) not in MB (megabyte)

Just, for example, I use a screenshot image or picture to make a certain task easier or simpler.

FIRST, I will skip all the process of login, create a new post, and everything in between. While you are working on your content, every time you go to a new paragraph a symbol will be shown on the right side.

The one on the left end where you can find/see a square with a plus (+) in it and click on it

SECOND, A pop up small page will be shown and click on the image option which has the avatar and text

FINISH, A rectangular box with three buttons or options will be shown.

UPLOAD button will be to use from your PC or Computer by navigation through your save files

MEDIA LIBRARY button will be used if want to re-use images which have been uploaded before for your other contents

INSERT FROM URL button will be useful if you really want to use other works or image which have copyright and to link it back to its the source. Click on the crooked arrow to apply or activate the link

How to delete a post on WordPress

A post is or was published but for some reason, you want to know how to delete a post on WordPress blog. The reason can be different for every person but something most likely be it’s outdated I mean it is no longer relevant. There is no way of refurbishing it

FIRST, Go to your dashboard and click on posts to get to all your contents

SECOND, Put your cursor in and around the post you want to delete and multiple options will be shown from among them choose and click on the Bin

THIRD, after the page is refreshed you can find the Bin option in the toolbar and click on it

LASTLY, You just need to put your cursor around the post again and click on delete permanently button option when it shows up

How to delete unused WordPress themes

Have a website/blog, A guide on how to delete unused WordPress themes. When you first set up or create your own website/blog using WordPress it will provide you 3 free themes including the one applied to your site

The pros of doing this to make your site a light as possible. Yes, I know it would not make a big difference but every little bit you can do to make your site load faster helps because you will have to add some plugins whether you like it or not

FIRST, Login to your dashboard and click on appearance option from the left side of your interface

SECOND, It will expand with multiple options and by default, it will choose themes if not click on it

THIRD, It will show you all the themes you have for your WordPress site. Move your cursor on the ones you want to delete and click on the theme details

FOURTH, A popup page of the theme will be shown and click on the deleted text which is on the lower right corner

LASTLY, Click on the ok button to confirm on the small popup page