Work More Efficiently With The WordPress Visual Editor By Using Shortcuts

A while ago WordPress introduced in Version 4.3 a new feature for the visual text editor. So now it’s possible to use some Markdown-like (similar to Markdown) shortcuts.

If you write an article in the visual editor of WordPress, you can now format your text by typing in shortcuts.

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How To Manually Deactivate A WordPress Plugin

A while ago I installed a WordPress Plugin, which I was using with another installation before. After activating the plugin nothing in my WordPress seemed to work the way it had been working before. Or in other words: all I saw was a white browser-screen 🙁 “So, keep calm…”, I thought to myself. Then I … Read moreHow To Manually Deactivate A WordPress Plugin

How To Limit Post Revisions In WordPress

When I write a post in WordPress, I always push the “Save Draft” button in between. WordPress then stores the article in the database as a separate revision. So each time I save my draft, a new record is added to the database.
The revisions for a small article like this are stored in several records in my WordPress database. Altough only one of them is published. This mechanism gives you some kind of versioning of your articles, but it also produces a lot of overhead in the database, because the records remain in the database and “inflate” it unnecessarily.

Fortunately, you can configure how WordPress handles the revisions. It is possible to completely disable revisions, or limit to a maximum amount of revisions per post.

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How Can I Change The Autosave Intervall In WordPress?

WordPress has an “Auto Save” mechanism, which stores your changes of a post every 60 seconds. So if you write a new post in WordPress, this is saved every 60 seconds. It’s a cool feature and makes perfect sense. Anyone who has ever lost a longer text e.g. by a system crash while writing, knows … Read moreHow Can I Change The Autosave Intervall In WordPress?

WordPress Plugin Detects Broken Links

What would be the internet without links? If you run a wordpress blog, you’ll most likel ylink to other pages in the web. Unfortunately, these links can change. To avoid broken links on your wordpress blog, you could manually check all the links within your blog posts. Not very funny, hm. But there is another alternative.

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How To Blog With WordPress – Hosting And Installation

WordPress is a great tool if you want to publish your thoughts on the internet. It is easy to use and administrate. It works “straight forward”.

Today I want to give you a little overview about your first steps with WordPress, especially about WordPress installation and hosting.

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