Does it matter how many words you write on a topic?
Some books are famously short. “The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde” barely reaches 60 pages, but it has inspired movies and TV shows for decades.
Some books are famously long. “Moby Dick” is over 700 pages, but it has also been enormously popular for over 100 years.Continue Reading
Tags and Categories are the two ways you can categorize your WordPress content.
There’s often a debate about the right way to use Tags and Categories in order to optimize your sites for search engines.
Let’s take a look at advice on how to use Tags and Categories …Continue Reading
Throughout 2017, this site ran at PressShack.com.
“PressShack” seemed like a good idea at first. We also run a site called “Joomlashack” which has been a really successful business for over a decade.
So when starting a WordPress site, why not give it a similar name?Continue Reading
Over the last few weeks, we’ve been working hard to improve the Notifications area in PublishPress.
The Notifications feature makes sure your WordPress team members get the content updates they need.
There are a lot of setting in there, so our challenge was to make sure the user interface is very easy to use. Finally, we think we’ve succeeded.Continue Reading
WordPress is no longer a simple blogging platform it once was. Out of the box, it can be molded into a sophisticated content management system that handles complicated back-end requirements. However, your site may have requirements, that can’t be easily met with just the WordPresss core.
The PublishPress plugin meets one of such requirements. It enables teams to use WordPress as a collaborative publishing platform. It features a calendar for planning content creation, a content manager, and notifications to keep members of the team informed of the publishing workflow updates.Continue Reading
The Gutenberg editor is making all the headlines in the WordPress world. That new editor is due to arrive in WordPress 5.0.
However, the WordPress team are moving ahead in other areas too. One very cool new feature has just been added to WordPress 4.9, which is due for release in mid-November.
This new feature allows you schedule design changes inside the Customizer.
Let’s see how this new feature will work …Continue Reading
By default, WordPress does not allow you to see a list of your own draft posts.
This can be frustrating if you want to see your work in progress.
The image below shows the filters on top of the “Posts” screen in WordPress. As you can see, there are a lot of available filters. However, you can’t use more than one of the top row of filters. You can either click “Mine” or you can click “Draft” … you can’t choose both at the same time.Continue Reading
Since WordPress 4.7, it has become easier to add custom CSS to your WordPress site.
The best part is: this doesn’t require extra plugins at all. This feature is already part of the core.
You can insert your CSS in a three step process. In this post we’ll show you how.Continue Reading
The slogan of PublishPress is “WordPress for Teams”.
PublishPress is a fork of Edit Flow, and we’re working hard to add new features that your team members will love.
The latest version of PublishPress is available today, and it provides big improvements to the design and functionality of some older Edit Flow features.
There are two big changes that you’ll see immediately:
- A new editorial calendar design
- An improved notifications system
The slogan of the PublishPress plugin is “WordPress for Teams”.
This week’s new add-on is the perfect example of what that slogan means.
By default, WordPress allows you to set only one author for your posts. But, many teams write content together. The Multiple Authors add-on allows you to assign multiple authors to one content item.
You can get access to all the Add-Ons with the PublishPress Everything Club.
This image shows a post that’s using the Multiple Authors add-on:Continue Reading