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How To Convert Text to Superscript or Subscript in WordPress (No Plugins)

A superscript part of the text is typically smaller than the regular and written above the baseline. Most commonly, the usage of letters such as st, th, rd, etc., is employed following a number to indicate that a text is in superscript — for instance 1st, 5th, 3rd, and more. But of course, there are other purposes

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A Straightforward Guide to Adding Jump Links in WordPress (No Plugin)

Many publishers have seen jump links or anchor links in action that take them to a specific heading, section, or a spot on the same page after a click — and have wondered how to emulate the same for their WordPress site. The good news is that inserting jump links inside a WP blog post

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How Do I Check My WordPress PHP Version?

Without using any tools, uploading any files, or installing any third-party code, one of the quickest and most reliable methods of checking your WordPress PHP version in usage is straight inside the WordPress Dashboard. Checking Which WordPress PHP Version Is in Use — Directly Inside WordPress WordPress has an in-built feature called “Site Health.” This

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How To Change PHP Version in a GoDaddy Managed WordPress Plan?

There has been a frenzy of WordPress users wanting to update their PHP version to 7.4, ever since it was proven that this stable release brought along significant performance improvements. Thankfully, when it comes to website owners leveraging GoDaddy Managed WordPress, the process to update or change the domain to a specific PHP version is

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How To Install WordPress Themes (Free and Paid/Upload Method)

WordPress themes are a collection of files and code that govern the overall appearance, styling, look, and feel of a website. There are plenty of WordPress themes to choose from — both free and paid, so if you’re worried about not having many choices, that won’t be the case. Which begs the question: When you

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Three Methods for Undoing Changes in WordPress

Undoing changes in WordPress are primarily and commonly categorized into three methods. They are: Leveraging the revisions feature in WordPress pages and posts. Using the undo option directly within a page or a post. Utilizing backups. Undoing Changes in WordPress by Taking Advantage of the Revisions Feature Characteristically, WordPress will autosave your pages and posts

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How To Update a WordPress Theme

Updating a WordPress theme comes with benefits such as being less vulnerable to security attacks, getting up to speed with the latest coding best practices, performance optimizations, possibly some enhanced functionality, and more. Being less at risk to security breaches & hacks is perhaps the primary motivation behind theme developers coming out with new versions,

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A Visual Guide to WordPress Menus

If your inclination is to reduce the usage of plugins on your WordPress site, you’d be happy to know that most themes, on their basic level, intrinsically offer a variety of menu options for a fantastic visual appeal. For reference, this site is built on the WP Twenty Twenty theme using WP version 5.8.1, and

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How To Remove Dates From WordPress Posts (Without a Plugin)

Usually, one of the two straightforward methodologies is employed to remove dates from WordPress Posts without a plugin. Follow along to learn how. Methodology 1 for Removing Dates From WordPress Posts: Modify Date Format Within the General Settings As easy as it sounds, implementing this technique is a matter of a few clicks. To successfully

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GoDaddy Managed WP Plan: Creating & Accessing a Staging WordPress Site

A purpose of a staging site is to test changes and verify if doing so doesn’t break your site or critical functionalities. You can think of a staging site as a clone of your website, except it adds a layer of protection by preventing making direct updates to the live site. The advantage here is

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How To Insert HTML in a WordPress Page or Post

Depending on the level of customization — outside of what the default WordPress blocks offer and the coding flexibility you’re looking for, there are three common methodologies for inserting HTML in a WordPress Page or post. So let’s jump right in! Methodology 1: Adding HTML in WordPress via the Custom HTML Block As straightforward as

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What Is APO by Cloudflare and How To Confirm It’s Working?

While it has been only less than a year since Cloudflare announced its APO (Automatic Platform Optimization) service, it has rightly earned high praises, both from technical & non-technical users of the service. As of right now, APO is only available for eligible & compatible WordPress sites — which account for 38% of all websites

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How To Edit CSS in WordPress (Without Any Plugins)

There are 2 primary ways of managing and editing CSS in WordPress without plugins. They are: Using the Theme Editor, which lives under the main “Appearance” Menu in the WordPress Dashboard. Utilizing Additional CSS, which also is navigable from the “Appearance” menu; however, it lives 1 level deeper. The full path to get there is

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How To Change Permalinks in WordPress

Maintaining & retaining permalinks are indispensable for optimal SEO performance and related ensuing tasks management. Yet, there might be scenarios where one might need to change either the default WordPress (which is typically the case) or existing permalink structures. How To Change Permalinks in WordPress Note that you do not require any plugins to adjust

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How To Add Links in WordPress

Links are the essence of the internet. Beneficial to both search engines and end-users, they can provide meaning, context, relevancy, credibility, citation, and a lot more. WordPress, being one of the most utilized platforms, makes it easy to insert links/hyperlinks to various resources — be it a page, post, another site, or even linking buttons

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New to WordPress? Take Note of a Few Smart Tips To Build Your Site

What separates this post from the many existing articles is that it assumes you’ve already figured out your hosting, WordPress plans, etc., and that you have some degree of understanding about what themes, plugins, posts, tags, etc., are. The nucleus of this article is to provide you with a few insightful & smart tips that

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How To Find Your Page and Post ID in WordPress

WordPress assigns ID numbers to every page and post, even comments, categories, and more. Part of the reason is quite rudimentary that has to do with storing and fetching information in & from the databases. Knowing ID numbers can also help you tweak things from a coding perspective, and for some intents & purposes, even

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What Are Widgets in WordPress?

In WordPress, Widgets are special elements, be it links, content, etc., that you can apply/add sitewide or perhaps, by site section. What I mean by sitewide is the presence of that element everywhere (all pages), or based on logic, different site sections. A simple example can be a footer link to a contact us page

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How to Change Headings and Paragraphs Font Sizes in WordPress

To change font sizes for WordPress headings & paragraphs — in its posts & pages — without any plugins, there are two methods you can employ. The first involves digging into the individual posts or pages and making adjustments to the desired block (heading or paragraph). However, if you’re constantly finding yourself doing so every

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How to Add Google Analytics to WordPress (Without a Plugin)

To add Google Analytics to WordPress, without a plugin, you’d need to access two different areas — based on how things are typically implemented. The first, is the tracking code inside Google Analytics. The second, is the header.php within WP. Let’s tackle both one by one. Step by Step Instructions for Accessing the Google Analytics

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How to Tell if a Site Is Using WordPress

To be able to tell if a site is using WordPress, there are a couple of different methods you can employ. In this post, I will discuss 3 such common methods. My advice would be to use all to confirm. Method 1: Go to The Site’s Page Source (Screenshot for Visual Reference to Follow After

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What Version of WordPress Do I Have?

To either diagnose an issue or general curiosity, you can employ multiple easy methods for knowing your current WordPress version. This post will go over them by breaking the methods into those requiring a WordPress login and those that don’t. Checking the WordPress Version by Using Methods That Require Login In this section, I’ll cover

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Where Is the Head Tag in WordPress?

The head tag in WordPress is located inside the theme editor section. Specifically, the header.php file is where both your <head> and the <body> tags would be (in most cases). How to Access the <head> Section in WordPress Step 1: The first & foremost step is to navigate yourself to the theme editor. To get

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How to Edit Categories in WordPress

To edit categories in WordPress, the very first step is to navigate to the main “Categories” section from your WordPress dashboard. To get there, hover your mouse over the main “Posts” menu to get more options. From those, click on Categories. Alternatively, you can click on Posts first, and subsequently, click on Categories. Editing Categories

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How to Change the WordPress Excerpt Ellipsis to Read More (or Similar)

No doubt that WordPress is perhaps the most commonly used CMS; however, despite all of its unique upgrades, functionalities, and features, there are a few default behaviors that many may not take a liking to. One of those, is the excerpt ellipsis for blog posts. Preferably, users would like to change the WordPress ellipsis to

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