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What Is The Difference Between Posts Vs. Pages In WordPress?

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Many times, some of our enthusiastic trainees used to get confused with questions like – why I should use post or why I should use page?, Both are displaying content then what is the difference?, Why two things are given for same purpose?, etc… These are the good questions to have. That says you are an enthusiastic learner. Thus, in this tutorial we will understand one of the most common question What is the difference between Posts vs. Pages in WordPress?

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Some of the important differences between WordPress Posts and WordPress Pages  are listed here:

Usage:

  • Posts: are generally used for dynamic content such as blogs, news, etc..
  • Pages: are generally used for static content such as Contact Us, About Us, etc…

Categorization:

  • Posts: You can categorize posts and list them category wise.
  • Pages: You can not categorize pages. They can not be listed together as well by default. You can create parent-child hierarchy however in pages.

Templates:

  • Posts: Posts do not have templates.
  • Pages: Pages have templates. You can add your own templates as well.[LINK]

Post Format?

  • Posts: Posts have different formats in which you can add content.
  • Pages: Pages do not have formats

RSS Feed?

  • Posts: Posts get included into RSS feed.
  • Pages: Pages do not get included into RSS feeds.

Time Stamp?

  • Posts: Posts have Time Stamp. Usually using this date/time posts are being ordered on category pages and other places.
  • Pages: Pages also have Time Stamp. This is not being used but generally on front-end of the website.

Social:

  • Posts: Posts have social media sharing buttons. You can use plugins too to have social media buttons.
  • Pages: Pages do not have social media sharing buttons.

If you want to know more about WordPress Posts, read this – What is Posts in WordPress?.

 

Further Reading:

 

How to make a wordpress theme from scratch?

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Create a WordPress theme in just few minutes with this tutorial. We know how tough it is to make a WordPress theme. Thus, we are trying to help you make a WordPress theme with a basic structure easily.

Understand website basic structure

A website basically has these sections:

  • Header
  • Footer
  • Main Content
  • Sidebar

WordPress has different files for these sections and we need to simply understand the structure of them and start using them.

Note: We recommend you to start coding for this on local server and then when theme is ready, install it on live site.

How to create a WordPress theme Folder?

Once you have installed WordPress, Go to your WP-content/Themes/ folder.

Create a folder with the theme name. Let’s say “WordPress_Tutorial”.

How to make a WordPress Theme

Add Files for your first theme

Download this WordPress_Tutorial.zip file and upload the files to the folder you have created. Path of the Index.php file will be something like this:

WP-content/Themes/WordPress_Tutorial/index.php

Add, Edit and understand WordPress coding files:

Here is the list of the files with their purpose:

Style.css: CSS style is being coded in this file as well as the first file required to create a WordPress file.

Header.php: Header.php file contains code for navigation menus and header part which includes logo, header buttons, header advertisements, etc…

Footer.php: This file contains footer menu, links and credit links coding.

Index.php: This file contains code for the home page. Various other files can be loaded from this file as per the requests made.

Functions.php: You can call various functions, filters, actions, etc… from this file.

 

Understand or Edit code of these files:

Style.css:

First and most important file to create a theme. Style.css has some of the text at the beginning of the file. This text gives basic information to WordPress about Theme and theme developers such as Theme name, author name.

Note: Theme name you choose for the theme should be unique in all the WordPress themes existing. Otherwise it may create conflict at WP-admin >> Appearance >> Themes screen.

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With having theme information in comments, Style.css also has the styling code which makes the theme design/layout look good.

 

Header.php:

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Above screenshot displaying coding of Header.php file. Title tags are used to display title of the page in browser. It is being used for SEO as well. You can also specify page’s meta tags and description in this file.

After Title tags there is below code which loads style.css file on the site.

<link rel="stylesheet" href="<?php bloginfo('stylesheet_url'); ?>">

Next, we have added the beginning of a “div” with class wrapper which will be the main container of the website. We have set class for it so we can modify it via the style.css file.

After that we have added a simple label HEADER wrapped in a “div” with class “header” which will be later specified in the stylesheet file.

Footer.php:

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Footer.php file contains the code simply that is being executed at the bottom of your page. You can give here some of the credit links, agreement links, partner links, etc…

It by default contains the closing tags which are being opened in to the header.php file.

Index.php:

Finally the index.php file comes in to the picture. After style.css, index.php is the most important file. Without index.php WordPress theme can not be created. Let’s see how to call the header, footer files.

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The first like invokes header.php file:

<?php get_header(); ?>

Same way last line invokes footer.php file:

<?php get_footer(); ?>

Div with id “Main” invokes middle content on the Home page and sidebar.

Functions.php:

Functions.php file is a file where you can add different functions, filters, action hooks, etc…for the theme. This file gets loaded at both places in WordPress admin panel as well as in site front-end. Below is a sample file we have provided which you can use as a reference.

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In the above screenshot we have added a new function “wordpressTutorial_wp_title”.

add_filter( ‘wp_title’, ‘wordpressTutorial_wp_title’, 10, 2 );

Using add_filter action like above at the end of the file, this function is being invoked. It also also overwrites WordPress default wp_title() function.

 

So, you have created a theme in WordPress this way. This way you can create a basic theme in WordPress. Are you looking for any advanced tutorials in WordPress? Let us know in comments below. We will try to add tutorials for an interesting or most frequently asked topics for sure. Let us know how it helped too!

 

What is Post in WordPress?

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What is Post in WordPress? – One of the First question a beginner has.

WordPress has the feature to hold and display many types of contents including Posts and Pages. The post is a type of content which is being displayed and listed in reverse chronological/sequential order by time on a Blog i.e., WordPress (Newly updated Posts are being displayed at the beginning followed by older posts).

Posts are being inserted with respective categories and tags, so are called dynamic in nature. Dynamic property of posts helps to prevent losing older posts. Posts are used in creating feeds, which helps in accessing a site automatically.

In a post Categories and Tags play an important role. Let us discuss these terms and their role in WordPress websites in brief.

Why are Categories and Tags required in a post?

  • Categories and tags are generally used to describe a post in more detail.
  • Categories and tags are beneficial to increase the traffic/visits on a website through a search engine.
  • Categories and tags play a vital role in fetching a particular post’s contents by sub-dividing and grouping the older updates.

Categories

Categories provide a helpful way to group related posts together, and to quickly tell readers what a post is about. Categories also make it easier for people to find your content. Multiple categories can be assigned, and categories can be organized systematically.

A WordPress post without category will be considered as uncategorized post automatically. More details…

Tags

Tags provide a useful way to group related posts together and to quickly tell readers what a post is about. Tags also make it easier for people to find your content. Tags are similar to, but more specific than, categories. The use of tags is completely optional.

Steps to add post in WordPress:

  1. Log in to your WordPress ADMINISTRATIVE PANEL (Dashboard).
  2. Hover over the POSTS tab to view different Sub menus listed like All posts, Add new, Categories and Tags.What-is-Post-in-wordpress
  3. Click on the ADD NEW option. A page with different fields to add a post will get loaded.What is meant by Post in wordpress - Add-A-Post-Page
  4. Name the post required to be updated in the block “Enter title here”
  1. Write the contents of the post accordingly.
  2. Select relevant category(s) from the “Categories” block on the right hand sidebar of the dashboard.
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  1. To add a new category, name the category to be added and then click “Add New Category” button.
  2. On the right hand sidebar of dashboard, Press the Publish button.
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  1. New Post and its category will be published and displayed on the site.
  1. Publish Block which is on the right hand sidebar is also used after modifying a post. It has the options like Preview changes, Status whether it is either being published, in draft or pending. It is provided with the visibility of the post and its options. And lastly, it has provided with the time the post was published.

The Update button is clicked after modifying the post. Well, this is how you can add and manage a post in WordPress. Let us know your any queries you have regarding posts in comments below.

 

While understanding “What is post in WordPress”, you must be interested in knowing “What Is The Difference Between Posts Vs. Pages In WordPress?” also. Click here to know more!

 

How to enable WordPress cache?

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Benefits of enabling cache in WordPress

Enabling cache can dramatically affect the performance of your website. Enabling caching will allow you Caching enables your website to load faster.

Cache in WordPress increases the response time. It saves HTML copies of your pages in cache folder under “wp-content” folder. Thus, when a page is loaded, it loads the cached HTML copy instead of the original version from the server. Thus, it saves time of loading the site.

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How to enable WordPress cache?

Most popular way to enable WordPress cache is to install WP super cache or WP Total cache plugin. If these plugin’s do not work with the theme you can try searching for other similar plugins as well.

To install these plugins, download them from the above given link and follow these steps:

Go to your WP-admin >> Plugins >> Add New >> Upload Plugin.

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Browse the caching plugin and click on “Upload”.  Click on “Activate Plugin”.

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Plugin is activated!. Make sure that caching is enabled in to the plugin’s section.

 

Limitations: If you are on development stage of website, it is advisable to disable caching plugin. So that changes you are making will affect on the site immediately.

Do not forget to read our “How to speed up your website” tutorial.

 

How to hide admin bar in WordPress?

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Admin bar is quite a useful functionality of WordPress. It lets you to quickly access some important areas of your site like dashboard, profile, add new post/page, widgets, menus, etc. So instead of going to WP-admin first, and then clicking on the desired option, one can directly use the admin bar if he is logged in to the site.

At the same time it does not look good to the site end users who are visiting site. First of all it gives potential hackers info that the website is a WordPress website. A big information to hack the website. Right? Another important thing is it does not make a good impression to show the back-end links to the end users to whom it is not relevant at all. Thus in this tutorial we will show you – How to hide admin bar in WordPress easily. You also have three options. So that you can hide it as per your requirements.

 

How to hide admin bar in WordPress – for a specific user

By default, admin bar appears for all the users that has WordPress back-end access but if you do not want it then you can turn it off from WP-admin -> Users-> Your Profile by simply unchecking the option “Show Toolbar when viewing site”.

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How to hide admin bar in WordPress – for all users

Similarly, being an admin, if you want to permanently remove the admin bar then locate functions.php file of your current theme in your active WordPress directory. Path of the theme directory will be something like this: WP-content/Themes/Theme_Name.

Open the functions.php and add this code:

 show_admin_bar(false);

Save your file and refresh your browser to see the effect.

 

How to hide admin bar in WordPress – for All Users Except for Administrators

A last but not the least option – showing admin bar in WordPress to only site administrators. If I would be site owner I will keep the admin bar enabled for site administrators for sure. It gives easy access to WordPress backend from all pages on site front-end.

Locate functions.php file of your current theme in your active WordPress directory.  Path of the theme directory will be something like this: WP-content/Themes/Theme_Name.

Open the functions.php and add this code:

add_action('after_setup_theme', 'remove_admin_bar');

functionremove_admin_bar() {

if (!current_user_can('administrator') && !is_admin()) {

show_admin_bar(false);

}

}

Save your file and refresh your browser to see the effect.

Note: Clear the cache of the website if you have any caching plugin activated. After that only the changes you make in to the functions.php file will be affected on the site.

How to add categories in WordPress and manage them?

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SEO Benefits of using Categories in WordPress

If you are using URLs having category names, then your URL will look like this.

//example.com/category/news

This is much more meaningful and helps search engines and users understand what your page is about. You also get a chance to add keywords into your URL. Keywords help people find content on search engines.

How to add Categories in WordPress

In order to add categories in WordPress, log in to the your website’s WordPress admin area and go to Posts > Categories. To add a category, simply type its name in the Category Name field. If you wish, you can also type a category slug, description and choose a parent item. Then click Add Category and your new category will be created.

All four fields are explained here:

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Name: As said, This is a category name. Keep it relevant with your content.

Slug: Slug is used to make your category URL user friendly. It is optional but if you use it properly, it can help your site improvising SEO.

Parent: If a category is a sub-category of one category, then this field can be used. While adding sub-category you can choose main category.

Description: There are two usages of this: First, is it will let your site visitors know what you are going to show them on the category page. Second, is it will help to fetch some traffic through SEO as well if used properly.

Manage Categories

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Edit Category: To edit any existing category, hover over it and then click the Edit button.

Delete Category: To delete any existing category, hover over it and then click the Delete button.

Note: All the posts assigned to the deleted categories will be assigned to “uncategorized” category automatically.

Remove “category” from WordPress URL

You can get rid of the ‘category’ prefix from your category URLs by installing some plugins such as FV Top Level Categories plugin or Custom Permalink plugin or and it will remove category base from URLs of your category archive pages. You will get your category archive page like this:

//example.com/news/

Note: Please make sure that existing theme’s permalink structure does not get disturbed by using any plugin for customizing category permalinks. Advanced themes generally have their own structure which does not allow a plugin to change the URL structures.

 

We hope this article helped you learn how to add categories in WordPress and how to manage categories more properly. For any queries, let us know in comments below.

 

 

 

Enable WordPress Debug Mode

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Why to enable WordPress debug mode?

Sometimes, the white screen of death appears for mysterious reasons. Neither you were modifying any plugins, nor were you rewriting your theme’s code. How can you troubleshoot the issue when there’s no obvious cause for it? It’s situations like this when WP_DEBUG really comes in handy. WP_DEBUG provides a handy way to troubleshoot problems when something goes wrong with your site.

Enabling debugging also turns on WordPress notices, which is important because that’s how you’ll know if you’re using any deprecated functions. If you see that you are using a deprecated function, it’s best to find its replacement and use that instead.

How to enable WordPress debug mode?

By default, WordPress debug mode is turned off. So to enable WordPress degub mode, follow these steps:

  • Go to your active WordPress folder and open wp-config.php file using FTP
  • There will be a WP_Debug definition code like this:
  • define(‘WP_DEBUG’, false);
  • Just write true in the place of false. See the screenshot below.
  • Refresh your site’s front end.
  • This will activate the debug mode & then you will be able to see the exact error in the exact file in your browser screen by refreshing the site.
  • Also, you can add the code “error_reporting(E_ALL);” in php file in your particular Theme folder for the same above purpose.

Enable WordPress Debug Mode

 

If you will replace the above WP_Debug  single line of code with the following code, it will fully enable debug mode on your site. That said, it will show each and every small notice, warning, message, etc… on your site. It is useful if you are not getting any clue for how to resolve particular problem / blank screen issue.

// Turns WordPress debugging on

define(‘WP_DEBUG’, true);
// Tells WordPress to log everything to the /wp-content/debug.log file

define(‘WP_DEBUG_LOG’, true);
// Doesn’t force the PHP ‘display_errors’ variable to be on

define(‘WP_DEBUG_DISPLAY’, false);
// Hides errors from being displayed on-screen

@ini_set(‘display_errors’, 0);

 

Here’s an example of a notice that got logged to /wp-content/debug.log for using a deprecated function:

PHP Notice: get_usermeta is deprecated since version 3.0! Use get_user_meta() instead. in C:CodePluginswordpresswp-includesfunctions.php on line 3237

Small alert before you enable WordPress debug mode

It’s important to keep in mind that WP_DEBUG should not be used on a live site. While it’s a useful feature during development, it can be dangerous on a live site because text in the PHP notices can reveal details about your code, paths and other information to visitors to your site.

 

Further reading: Increase your WordPress website performance by enabling WordPress cache. Check out the next article – How to enable WordPress cache?

 

 

Easy steps to disable comments on page in WordPress

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What are comments in WordPress?

Comments provide a way to discuss or provide your thoughts on the topic with the post owner as well as other visitors.

In WordPress all comments are getting listed at WP-admin > Comments section. You  can Approve, Spam, Trash the comments depending on the content of the comments site visitor have provided.

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How to disable wordpress comments on a specific post/page in WordPress?

This is useful when there is a special post / page where discussion is not required. For example, Submit Listing in Directory based sites or Contact Us page.

To do so, edit the page/post from your WordPress admin. Scroll down until you reach “Discussion” section. Uncheck the options: Allow comments and Allow trackbacks and pingbacks on this page.

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Don’t see “WordPress discussion settings”?

If you don’t find “Discussion” section, click on the “Screen Options” at the top right corner of the screen and make sure that “Discussion” option is enabled there.

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Was this tutorial helpful? We would love to hear your feedback and queries in comments below.

 

Find your WordPress login URL quickly

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Having difficulties in finding your WordPress Login URL?

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We will help you find it. There are two different URLs using which you can access your site’s WordPress login. Both are given below:

Yoursite.com/wp-admin

Yoursite.com/wp-login.php

If WP-admin does not work, adding wp-login.php to the site URL will work for sure.

 

Sub-folder

Is your site installed in a sub-folder? Your site is said to be installed in a sub-folder when it has homepage URL like this:

Yoursite.com/wordpress

OR

Yoursite.com/folder-name

 

WordPress Login URL for site having sub-folder will be like this:

Yoursite.com/ folder-name/wp-admin

Yoursite.com/ folder-name/wp-login.php

OR

Yoursite.com/wordpress/wp-admin

Yoursite.com/wordpress/wp- login.php

Sub-domain

Is your site installed in a sub-domain? A website is said to be in a sub-domain when site URL is like this:

Sub-domain.Yoursite.com

WordPress Login URL for site having sub-domain will be like this:

Sub-domain. Yoursite.com/wp-admin

OR

subdomain.Yoursite.com/wp-login.php

Exception

Many times people change the backend URLs to something else using plugins or editing coding files. At that time the WordPress URLs can be known from the site admin only. :)

How to build a business website using WordPress?

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Why WordPress?

There are so many reason when you have a question, Why I should choose WordPress to build my business website. It is one of the easiest CMS, it is SEO friendly ans easy to configure SEO, More than 23% websites around the world are built using WordPress, and many more. More detailed information you can get from our Why WordPress Themes article.

Requirements to build a WordPress Website

First of all, I should clear a myth that you need to be a computer literate to build your WordPress website. Not at all. Do you shop online? Do you manage your email account? Do you manage your social media account like Facebook, Flickr, Twitter? That is it! If you know these things, you can learn easily to build your business website.

What all you need is have an email address where you will get some usernames/passwords. I recommend not to store the passwords on every other place which can make them unsafe. However, at initial stage you can save them on your email or some online tools like LastPass. Thus you will have access to these details easily and from all the places.

Let us start here for – How to build a business website using WordPress?

I will not say it is easy to build a website. However It can be easier to build a business website if you are choosing WordPress open source for your business websote. Learn here, Why WordPress?

Today, we will see here how to build a business website using WordPress. These are main steps required to build a business website using WordPress

Choose a domain

As I say, A domain name for me is an address to search a store, business or anything on web very quickly.

What is Domain Name
It is wise to choose a domain that suits your business most. If you have a business name already you can choose the same as your domain name. There are so many domain providers available now a days. Such as:

You can understand in more details here for what is domain?

Choose a web hosting

Now that you have your domain you need to find a host for your website. A host is a company you pay to store your website on a server that is made available to the world. You can call a Host as an agent of a property who gives his property to you on rent for some period. Difference is these properties are virtual. :) To know better how to  choose a web host plan, this article will help you more.

Choose a Template

There are so many ready-made business themes available now a days which can suit your business. There are free as well as premium themes available. Free themes might save some of the dollars but it might cost more in future when you will be having any trouble with free themes. At that time you might need a developer which costs you more than a premium theme price.

Benefits of choosing premium themes are:

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Updates: Premium theme providers maintain themes and update them with later WordPress.

Support: Customer Support is one of the most important advantage.

Customization: Most of the premium themes comes with options which allows you to change colors, settings as per your need. So that you can have a personalized website like it is being built by your own IT team.

Low Cost: Well, Premium themes of-course come with a lower price compare to what you will have to pay to an IT developer, designer team who make a custom website for your business.

Easy to make changes: As it is WordPress, you have all the benefits of choosing WordPress themes. In future if you want to expand your business, you can easily add stuff inside. You can edit the information as and when your business information/requirements get changed! For example, when you are starting a new service in your business, you do not need to call any developer and pay him for that. You can simply open the WordPress Login and add your services inside to showcase them on the site.

 

How to choose a theme for WordPress that will suit your business most?

Theme section is very adventures task in the whole process. There are many WordPress themes available. Thus to select the theme that suits your business most, create some checklist and the theme that matches the list at maximum level can be the best fit for you. Here are some of the check points you can consider:

 

Mobile Friendly: Mobile friendly is a must thing to have when you are selecting a theme. However if most of your visitors are going to visit the website through computer, laptop then this can be an optional feature to look. Most of the theme providers call them as Responsive themes. We have around 50 responsive themes which you can find here.

Theme type: You like one of the Directory design so much but it might not suit your needs if you are going to have a portfolio website. Some of my recommendations that might help you while choosing a perfect template for your website:

Theme Support: Again customer support is an important factor. Specially when you are building a website for the first or second time. Make sure to select a WordPress Theme which provides Technical Support.

Browser Compatibility: Always make sure that the theme you choose is compatible with latest browsers. If you ask me – Which browsers and operating systems do you test the themes on?

Answer: We test the theme on the latest versions of Firefox, Chrome, Safari, Opera and two latest versions of Internet Explorer. Regarding the operating system, the theme should work in any operating system, as long as WordPress is installed correctly.

If you still don’t have idea which theme to choose, Do not worry! Let our pre-sales team know your requirements. They will help you best to choose the template that suits your requirements best.


Install & activate the template

Once you select the theme, you can install a theme in WordPress easily by using this “How to install theme in WordPress” tutorial.

Templatic themes come with a single button click auto install sample data. Thus site gets as same as Templatic demos in just 5 minutes.

Add/Edit WordPress site content:

Once the sample site is ready you all need to do is:

  1. Website Set up
  2. Add/Edit content

 

1. Website Set up

Generally people get in hurry to start adding content and make them look proper on their website as soon as they install the WordPress theme. Well, I say do not do that ever. You need to make the showcase ready of specific size before you place showpiece inside. Same way, you need to set up website first before you add content inside. I prefer to take you step by step guide to set up your website easily. Thus when you start adding/editing content it will not look messy all of sudden.

As Templatic themes comes with in built sample data, it configures all the things as same as demo site with one click. It is a great time saver when we think to set up the site and create a basic structure of it, Isn’t it?

 

Configure Site Title & Tagline: Go to WordPress >> Settings >> General Settings. Set the Site Title and Tagline that suits your business most and attracts your visitors. I guess, it should be more towards attracting potential customers than suitable to your business. Click on “Save Changes” button once changes are made.

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Configure Permalinks:  Go to WordPress >> Settings >> Permalinks.  Check the radio button next to Post Name and hit Save Changes at the bottom. This gives the URLs for your pages and posts a nice user friendly name. It is best for SEO as well.

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Configuring Home Page and Blog: From your WordPress >> Settings >> Reading Settings you can set up the Home Page and Blog Page. Select a page under “Front Page Displays” >> A Static Page option.

To set the Blog page, select a page under “Front Page Displays” >> Your latest posts option.

 

How to build a business website using WordPress- Configure Home Page

Set up Widgets: Usually, themes like Templatic themes will come with sample data installed. Thus widgets will be there already. However, you might need to make changes into existing configuration. Thus you can make changes from your WordPress >> Appearance >> Widgets. You can set up the widgets using this – What is Widget in WordPress? article.

 

Note: Unless you add content to the site, some of the widgets might not display on the site right away. So once you set up widgets, your next move would be to add content on the website.

 

2. Add/Edit content

 

Once you have set up the website, ultimate step will be to add the content on the site which represent your business and bring revenue. To add/edit content on your WordPress websites easily also we have some tutorials which will help you to get the things faster. Checkout below tutorials one by one:

 

  • Add Pages: Go to WordPress >> Pages >> Add new. Add different Pages as per the site requirements. Common pages you will be required to add to the site are: About us, Terms and Conditions / Agreements, Contact Us, etc…
  • Add Categories: Once pages are added, you can add the categories as per the products/services/blogs you are going to publish on the site. Purpose to add categories before adding content is your site will get a good structure from start. You will also not require to edit the content afterwards to make them category wise. More details on categories can be found in our How to add / manage categories article.
  • Add Posts in WordPress: If you are providing different services, you can add different services in to the posts to showcase on the site. Same way if it is online store, add products that you are selling. You can also bulk import/export products and services using different tools. Most of the Templatic themes comes with in build bulk import/export feature. At the same time if any theme does not have this feature, you can also use plugins like Import CSV with Ultimate CSV Importer. Here is a tutorial in brief for How to add Posts in WordPress.
  • Create Menus: Menus provide navigation to your site visitors. Using it they can surf the site easily. It is most important to decide which part to provide in your menu. It can wholly affect the user experience of the site. For example, your most popular category must be there in to your menu on prioritized level. You can provide About us page at the end of the menu as it affects less to the site revenue compared to the other services / products pages.

Keep your WordPress Business Website up to date

 

Once you create a website, it requires some maintenance as well. Such as updating your website with the new services,products you have started. You can update your contact details,e tc… as well if it is changed.

There are also some of the plugins required to maintain your website properly. I will say these are the “Essential plugins to have on a WordPress Website”.

 

  • Caching plugin: We recommend either WP Super cache or W3 Total cache plugin on the site. More details
  • WP Optimize: Enables you to optimize your WordPress website database. Thus it increases site performance.
  • WordPress SEO by Yoast: A nice little SEO Plugin that shouldn’t take much setup.
  • Akismet: A default WordPress plugin that protects spam comments on your posts.

 

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