Tag: Broken Links

If you write a lot of WordPress posts, it’s easy to make mistakes including broken links. That’s why we built the PublishPress Checklists plugin. It automatically catches many of our errors before we publish. The Checklists plugin will scan all your URLs. This feature won’t check the destination URL, but it will check the link format to make sure you haven’t used URLs such as htpps// or .nt.

Control the Size of Featured Images with PublishPress Checklists

Featured Image Height Width

When you use the PublishPress Checklists plugin, you can define tasks that content creators must complete before their posts are published.

For example, you can make sure your posts have a minimum or maximum number of words. Or you can require that all the images in the post have ALT text.

One of the most popular options allows you to force all posts to have a featured image. PublishPress Checklists Pro now takes this one step further: you can require a specific height and width for all your featured images. This feature is useful because many themes only look good if your featured images are the correct size.

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How to Limit the Excerpt Length In WordPress Posts

Limit Excerpt

This question came across the PublishPress support desk this week:

Do you know how to set a maximum character length on the excerpt field? I need to be the point of entry, rather than when displaying it on the frontend. I want to force the user to write an excerpt of a certain length.

Yes, this is possible with the PublishPress Checklists plugin. If you need more details, check out our beginners guide to excerpts.

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How to Get Client Approval for WordPress Posts

Client Approval

We had a really interesting question from a PublishPress user:

We have many clients who we write posts for. We write the posts 6 months in advance, and get them approved by the clients. Is this possible with the PublishPress plugins?

The answer is “Yes”, you can do this. In this tutorial, I'll show you how to set up an approval process for WordPress posts.

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Easy Publishing Teamwork on WordPress with PublishPress

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 WordPress 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.

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Say Hello to the Content Checklist for WordPress

Update: this plugin is now called PublishPress Checklists.

The slogan of PublishPress is “Professional Publishing Tools for WordPress”.

Before you publish WordPress posts, do your authors have things you always check for?

  • A minimum number of words?
  • Yoast SEO green check marks for SEO and readability?
  • A certain number of categories and tags?
  • A featured image?

These checks are really useful if you publish a lot of content. Without a checklist like this, it can be hard to make sure all your content has the features you need.

Today, we're releasing an add-on to PublishPress that helps you with these checks.

The “Content Checklist” add-on is perfect for anyone who wants to create a consistent experience with their WordPress content.

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What’s On Your WordPress Pre-Publish Checklist?

Update: Our new and improved plugin is now live! The new plugin is PublishPress Checklists!

These tutorials will give more details on what PublishPress Checklists can do:

Before you publish WordPress posts, do you have things you always check for?

  • A minimum number of words?
  • Yoast SEO green check marks for SEO and readability?
  • A certain number of categories and tags?
  • A featured image?
  • Scan for broken links?

PublishPress is possibly the best editorial calendar in WordPress. To keep making it better, one of the things we're adding to PublishPress is a pre-publish checklist.

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