WordPress:- Managing Categories

Background I use categories quote a bit in WordPress. Wanted to determine whether there are workarounds for adding categories that have commas in their names. Outline Using the Classic Editor, In the Post Enclose category in double quotes Enclose category in single quotes Category Category Screen Exercise Post Use Double Quotes Within the post, add … Continue reading WordPress:- Managing Categories

WordPress:- Code Syntax Highlighting

Background Unfortunately, people with good intentions still lag trying to share code snippets via WordPress.   HTML Code Block If we use the pre-tag, here is how it plays out. Powershell Code Image   Code Output #Get Current Windows User #$currentUserObj = [System.Security.Principal.WindowsIdentity]::GetCurrent().Name; $currentUserObj = (whoami); #Split User into array $currentUserArray = $currentUserObj.Split("\"); #Get second … Continue reading WordPress:- Code Syntax Highlighting

WordPress:- WordPress Admin Area ( WP-Admin ) – Remediation

Background Let us quickly provide a workable option for accessing "WP-Admin" options via WordPress.   Lineage Here are previous posts:- WordPress:- WordPress Admin Area ( WP-Admin ) Link   Tasks Enable WP-Admin Options Outline Access your Account Settings ( https://wordpress.com/me/account  [ Link ] ) In the Account Settings window, access the "Account Settings" panel Within … Continue reading WordPress:- WordPress Admin Area ( WP-Admin ) – Remediation

WordPress:- WordPress Admin Area ( WP-Admin )

Background WordPress continues to "declutter" its interface. WordPress Admin Area ( WP-Admin ) GUI To access the WP-Admin Area, one will typically first access "My Site".  And, then choose "Admin" from "My Site". Unfortunately, as of this morning, 2021-March-30th, the Admin option is no longer available through "My Site". There are screenshots below that show … Continue reading WordPress:- WordPress Admin Area ( WP-Admin )

WordPress:- Search Engine Optimization ( SEO ) Tools

Background This morning I received an email. As I looked through the email, it was difficult to address the issues cited.   WordPress As I reviewed the issues more, other issues came to light.   Remediation For our particular hiccups, the plainest pathway to identify and evaluate remediation choices is to install WordPress plugins. RoadBlock … Continue reading WordPress:- Search Engine Optimization ( SEO ) Tools

WordPress – Editor – Classic Editor – Accessing

Background For a while now, the default editor in WordPress is the "Block Editor". While in development its code name is Gutenberg.   Preference Some of us old-timers still prefer the classic editor.   Accessing the Classic Editor Unfortunately, WordPress has made the classic editor a bit hard to get to.   Options Here are … Continue reading WordPress – Editor – Classic Editor – Accessing

WordPress – Copying Posts with Categories

Background A week and a half ago, I opened up a support ticket with WordPress. The exact date was August 28th, 2020. The instigator was that when I copy posts, the categories were not copied over. Lineage WordPress:- Classic Editing Date Posted:- 2020-August-19th Link WordPress – Copy Posts – What is copied? Date Posted:- 2020-August-28th … Continue reading WordPress – Copying Posts with Categories

WordPress:- Categories Versus Tags

Background Will like to share transcripts from an issue that WordPress Support is working on my behalf.   WordPress - Support Take - Categories Versus Tags WordPress - Norman @ Sep 2, 2020, 6:14 AM UTC Text   Hi there, Thanks for your patience. I did a quick check of your site and found that … Continue reading WordPress:- Categories Versus Tags

WordPress – Copy Posts – What is copied? ( Follow Up )

Background Quick Follow up to our last post.   WordPress Support Joshua G. ( Automattic ) Image Text Joshua G. (Automattic) Aug 28, 2020, 9:13 PM UTC Hi there! Recently, we were chatting about the issues you noticed regarding the copy post function. Specifically, it wasn't copying over categories. As we discussed, it appears there's a … Continue reading WordPress – Copy Posts – What is copied? ( Follow Up )

WordPress – Copy Posts – What is copied?

Background In WordPress, sometimes a new post is similar to a previous post, and so it is sane to consider using an existing post as the basis for a new one. Copy Posts These last few days, I have accessed the copy posts functionality via the Editor's and Admin Console. Copied Posts The posts copied … Continue reading WordPress – Copy Posts – What is copied?