How to Update WordPress Plugins via FTP

WordPress comes with an integrated system to manage plugin upgrades. All you will need to do is click on the update link, and it’ll update your plugins however sometimes these updates can fail due to incorrect host configuration variables which can break your website. The only way to resolve those errors and continue using the most recent version of the plugin is by manually updating the plugin via FPT. Let’s take a look at how to manually update WordPress plugins via FTP. Manually Updating WordPress Plugins via FTP Firstly, you need to download the latest version of the plugin you are attempting to update. If it is a free plugin, then you may download it from the WordPress.org plugin page. If it is a premium plugin, then you can download the most recent version from the website of the specific plugin. You will need to login into your account and download the plugin. All plugins come in . zip files so you need to extract them.   Note: In this example we’ll be using FileZill, but you can use any FTP client you like.   You’ll have to enter your site name from the hostname with your FTP username and […]

How To Merge Two Websites Together

Many users want to merge two website so that they can spend less time. Instead of building multiple WordPress website they want to merge websites later. They don’t need build a big website as begin time. It’s advance of this problem, is it interesting? Why do you want to merge two websites together? You can merge a website to a destination website will all contents with less time.  If your blog doesn’t work well, you can merge content to your primary blog website. Instead of updating, running, marketing, keeping for two website or many websites, you only need pay attention and develop for a website. 2. Exporting content from old website The core version of WordPress (i.e. with no plugins installed) has export functionality built-in. You will find the export feature in the main WordPress admin menu in the Tools section. There are three options available. The first option backs up all content including posts, pages, comments, custom fields, categories and tags.          

How to Add an Image in WordPress Sidebar

How to Add an Image in WordPress Sidebar

Do you want to add an image to a sidebar widget in WordPress? Now we will show you 3 ways to easily add an image in your WordPress sidebar widget Using “Image” From WordPress vesion 4.8, you can use the “Image” widget to add any image to your WordPress sidebar. It is recommended in most cases, especially if you are not that technical, and just want something basic. Using “Text” widget or “Custom HTML” The WordPress text widget or custom HTML widget for those who understand basic HTML code and/or would like more advanced control. Using a WordPress plugin could be beneficial for a number of specific use-cases. Image slideshows, image lightboxes, etc. I’ll talk about a few good options later on in the article. Using WordPress Image Widget The easiest way to add an image in WordPress sidebar is by using the default ‘Image’ widget. Goto Appearance -> Widgets page and add the ‘Image’ widget to your WordPress sidebar. When the widget expands, You can setup for its options. Click on the ‘Add Image’ button to upload your image or select an image you have previously uploaded. Then provide a title/ALT text for the image, add a description, select […]

5+ BEST FREE WORDPRESS POLL PLUGINS 2018

5+ BEST FREE WORDPRESS POLL PLUGINS 2018

Users’ feedbacks are really important to make you WordPress website enjoyable for your visitors. WordPress poll plugins provides a wide variety of options to get any informations and display it. If you are planning to go in the similar line, 5 best WordPress poll plugins below can help you create a poll and interact with your users on your blog. Polls can be easily added anywhere including posts, pages, or sidebar widgets and do not affect website speed or user experience WPForms WPForms is the best WordPress contact form plugin, and their pro plan includes a powerful surveys and polls addon. It allows you to easily create online polls, embed them anywhere on your site, and display results with beautiful charts. You can drag and drop multiple form fields allowing users to select multiple or single answers. WPForms allows you to use images as poll choice along with text. Poll results can be displayed automatically on the same page after getting the vote from users. WPForms offers you the ability to export poll results for a later date to include in your PowerPoint presentation or other offline modes. YOP Poll YOP Poll plugin allows you to easily integrate a survey […]

HOW TO UPDATE WORDPRESS AUTOMATICALLY

HOW TO UPDATE WORDPRESS AUTOMATICALLY

Have you ever wonder how can keep your site’s theme, plugins, and WordPress core updated? It’s one of important jobs you need to do for your site but it’s also something that’s easy to overlook. In this article we’re going to show you the easiest way to to update WordPress automatically using a free plugin. How Is Importance of Keeping your WordPress Website Updated? The WordPress.org Codex recommends that you should always update WordPress to the latest version because in each new often include: Security Improvements Bug Fixes New Features Better Compatibility with Themes, Plugins and Other Tools Upgrading to the newest version of your site will not only enable you to access any new features, it will keep your site safe and secure, improve its speed and performance, and provide a smoother user experience. Apart from that,  there’s a major correlation between a lack of updates and which sites get hacked. How to Update WordPress Automatically The easiest way to update your WordPress site automatically is using Easy Updates Manager, this free plugin lets you configure all the updates on your site, including: WordPress core updates Plugin updates, including different settings for different plugins Theme updates, including different settings for […]

Upload Images in WordPress Comments

Upload Images in WordPress Comments

Comments with media allows to boost user engagement on your site. In this article, we will show you one easy way is to allow your visitors to insert both videos and images into their comments on your WordPress website. Install and activate the Comment Attachment plugin: https://wordpress.org/plugins/comment-attachment/ This plugin allows your visitors to attach files with their comments, such as documents and images. It uses only built in wordpress hooks, and provides you with multiple settings in you admin. Go to your admin area and select Plugins -> Add new from the menu. Search for “Comment Attachment”. Click Install -> Activate. Go to Settings -> Discussion page in your WordPress admin area and scroll down to Comment Attachment section. Comment Settings From here you can setup options to display image attachment field in the comments section of your WordPress posts and pages. These options include the position of comment field, field title, required option, file types, image attachment size, etc. You can also allow your users to attach a document, PDF, powerpoint presentation, excel spreadsheet by checking the file type options in the comment attachment settings. Once all options are setup, click on the Save Changes button to store your settings. […]

WordPress and Wix Comparison

WordPress and Wix Comparison

Nowadays, Self Hosted WordPress.org is the most popular website builder but is not the only option. Wix is another popular platform that allows you to easily create a website. Both Wix and WordPress allow you to create websites without learning to code. In this article, we will review and compare the pros and cons  between Wix vs WordPress. Hopefully that you will be able to decide which platform meet all your needs. Categories Wix WordPress.org Cost Wix offers a basic website builder for free. However, there are 3 major downsides to it. 1.     It adds Wix branded advertisements on the top and bottom of your website. 2.     You cannot use a custom domain name for your site, so your site address will be: username.wix.com/sitename 3.     To remove ads and get additional add-ons (Google Analytics, Favicons, eCommerce, etc.), you’ll have to upgrade to one of the premium plans they offer. Apart from that, Each Wix premium plan has different storage and bandwidth limitations. You can pay monthly or choose a yearly plan. The WordPress software is available for free for anyone to use. 1.     There are flexible plans available from a variety of web hosting companies. The cost depends on how […]

How to Clear Cache on Browser/Plugin/Server

How to Clear Cache on Browser/Plugin/Server

Sometimes issues that should not normally exist on your webpage are simply because of your own cache and can be quickly removed by clearing the cache out. There are three types of caches that may affect how your website is performing. These caches are Browser Cache, Plugin Cache and Server Cache. Please read below to learn how to clear each type of cache. Browser Cache – this is cache stored by your browser to allow your page content to load faster. Plugin Cache – this is cache specifically from a 3rd party WordPress plugin. Server Cache – this is cache imposed by your hosting company directly from your server. ➤  Clear Browser Cache For Each Browser Your browser cache, also called Temporary Internet Files for some browsers, serves as a folder where some items such as images, photos, or even entire websites are stored or cached. This is so visiting frequent websites takes less time and allows them to load much faster. There are times when simply refreshing the page is not enough, and you have to clear your browser cache to solves some issues. 1.  Mozilla Firefox Step 1 – Cllck the Open Menu icon found on the upper right corner of the browser. The icon will […]

How to Fix Blank White Screen

How to Fix Blank White Screen

The WordPress Blank White Screen (white screen of death) is one of those extremely annoying problems like error establishing a database connection. In this instance there will be no error messages, no hint as to what the issue is and no way to tell for certainty how to fix it. When attempting to diagnose a white screen condition consider what you did before the condition occurred: Did you install an upgraded version of WordPress, and did you check to see if the white screen occurred before you installed and activated your theme? Did you install any plugins prior to installing the theme? A blank screen in WordPress can be caused by many reasons. It can show up on an admin page while the rest of the website works perfectly. You may even experience a blank screen on one post while the others are flawless. In most instances, the blank white screen is caused by an exhausted memory limit for WordPress. Having too many plugins running simultaneously or a faulty plugin could be taking up the memory. Here are list of the most common and easy fixes to try before you start delving into some of the more deeper issues. Let’s start! Fix 1: […]

How to clear your DNS cache

How to clear your DNS cache

Your DNS cache stores the locations (IP addresses) of web servers that contain web pages which you have recently viewed. If the location of the web server changes before the entry in your DNS cache updates, you can no longer access the site. If you encounter a large number of HTML 404 error codes, you may need to clear your DNS cache. After you clear your DNS cache, your computer will query nameservers for the new DNS information. DNS cache on your local computer stores IP addresses of hostnames you have recently visited. From time to time IP address changes. You might wait a couple of hours until your DNS cache refresh automatically or clear the DNS cache manually with the following commands. Windows Clearing DNS is very simple. To clear your DNS cache if you use Windows, perform the following steps: Windows 8 On your keyboard, press Win+X to open the WinX Menu. Right-click Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator. Run the following command:

If the command succeeds, the system returns the following message:

Windows 7 Click Start. Enter cmd in the Start menu search text box. Right-click Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator. Run the following command:

  If the command succeeds, the system returns the following message:

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