WordPress:- Security Awareness

Background Family, you like to write and so you think to yourself, I enjoy writing and I will like to blog. You have more to say than just loitering around Facebook. WordPress So here you go, you set up a free WordPress site. And, you post one or two things. You are happy, you drew … Continue reading WordPress:- Security Awareness

WordPress:- ShortCodes – Escaping – pInterest

Background As I noted previously, WordPress allows bloggers and developers to consume various forms of media. Internally, WordPress engineers write very complex code to make it easy for bloggers to use the smallest of code to request the rendering of media.   CSS We will be using a couple of CSS. Using CSS will help … Continue reading WordPress:- ShortCodes – Escaping – pInterest

WordPress:- ShortCodes

Background WordPress is an actual platform. As a platform, it provides tooling to consume data and media from various sources.   Outline Music YouTube SoundCloud Image Sharing Pinterest Code Sharing GitHub Gist   Contents Music YouTube Outline Link Paste the link Embed with a Short Code Use youtube tag Link Paste the link https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JDb3ZZD4bA0   … Continue reading WordPress:- ShortCodes

GitLab:- Snippet Sharing

Background In this post, we will cover how to embed GitLab's code snippets on a web page.   GitLab Snippet - Sharing - Embedding Code Outline Here are some of the options for sharing GitLab code snippets. HTML Script Block Options HTML Script Block Outline Get Embed Code Use Embed Code Render HTML Page Step … Continue reading GitLab:- Snippet Sharing

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