This week, one PublishPress user asked us about an interesting WordPress problem. They could not see the “Author” dropdown option when they were writing posts. This screenshot below shows how the Author dropdown normally appears:
If you write blog posts in your browser, you have probably had the gut-wrenching experience of losing content. Maybe your browser crashed. Perhaps your internet connection dropped. But when you went back to your post, your content was missing. Ouch! Fortunately, autosaves are a WordPress feature that can help you avoid losing your content.
The PublishPress Blocks plugin just got a big upgrade! This plugin now features the best content block in WordPress. If you think that’s hyperbole, you should give it a try. PublishPress Blocks is free on WordPress.org. The block I’m talking about is called “Content Display“. This block allows you to show posts, pages and other content…
By default, WooCommerce products don’t show the default “Authors” feature in WordPress. The WooCommerce developers made this choice for a good reason. Posts, Pages and other content normally need an “author”. However, eCommerce products might have a “Vendor” or “Manufacturer”, but not often an “author”.
This week, one PublishPress customer was in a situation where they needed to create Tags based on the Authors of a post. The goal was that when someone writes a post, their name was automatically added as a Tag. Once this was done, the customer could use the Tags to trigger other functionality. For example,…
A large number of PublishPress users have sites with custom post types. Sometimes this is done using custom code. Sometimes it’s done with a theme. Sometimes it’s done with a plugin. However, although these methods can provide many features, they rarely deal with permissions. This can be important … these custom post types often hold…
WordPress developers use the “custom post type” feature for many different features, including some that are a million miles away from traditional “posts”. For example, in WooCommerce, post types are used for Orders, Coupons, Products, and more.
The Advanced Slider block in PublishPress Blocks lets you create image sliders (carousels) to present them on posts, pages, or even custom post types on your WordPress site. After finishing this tutorial, you will be able to insert an image slider in the Gutenberg editor, and configure all its settings. Let’s start!
There are new versions available for both PublishPress Revisions Free and Pro. The Revisions plugin is very helpful when you want to copy a WordPress post, edit it, and then publish the update. PublishPress Revisions Pro is now at version 2.3.7 and has support for the LearnDash and Pods plugins.
Update: this plugin is now called “PublishPress Capabilities”. Capability Manager Enhanced is one of the most popular permissions plugins for WordPress. We acquired the plugin in February and are working hard on improvements. Our goal is to create a suite of powerful publishing plugins for WordPress. Capability Manager Enhanced is key to that goal.