Tag: Featured Image

A Featured Image represents the mood, or theme of your WordPress post. If you’re writing a post about apples, the featured image should probably be an image of apples.

Both Posts and Pages have a Featured Image option.

If you’re new to WordPress, you will find the “Featured Image” box on the right-hand side of the screen when creating posts.

Click on the “Set Featured Image” link and this will open the WordPress Media Uploader. You can use that to upload an image from your computer or use an existing image from your Media Library.

Create Beautiful and Flexible Layouts for PublishPress Series

Series Blocks

PublishPress Series is a plugin that we acquired last year.

The Series plugin allows you to collect WordPress content together into a series. This is ideal for magazines, newspapers, short-story writers, teachers, comic artists, or anyone who writes multiple posts on the same topic.

Over the last few months, we've been working to modernize the plugin and make it easier to use. We're happy to say that you can now easily create beautiful layouts with PublishPress Series. This is possible thanks to a new integration with the PublishPress Blocks plugin.

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PublishPress Blocks Pro Supports Google Fonts in Gutenberg

Blocks Google Fonts

PublishPress Blocks is one of the most popular plugins for Gutenberg blocks with over 30,000 users.

In the latest release of PublishPress Blocks Pro, you'll find some really cool new design options, including these:

  • Google Fonts: You can choose from over 1,000 fonts to use in your blocks.
  • Content Display block: This block is the best way to showcase your content in WordPress, and there's now a ton of new customization options.

In this guide, I'll give you an introduction to all these major new features in PublishPress Blocks.

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PublishPress Capabilities Can Hide Metaboxes, and Any Editor Feature

Hide Metaboxes

Back in June, we released “Editor Features” in the PublishPress Capabilities plugin. This allowed you to hide almost any feature on the post editing screen.

Why do I say “almost”? Because the first release of Editor Features could not hide metaboxes.

I'm happy to say that you can now use PublishPress Capabilities to hide metaboxes. This means that when users are writing a post, you can hide ANYTHING that you don't want them to see.

Why would you want to hide features from your users? Some people do this so that the post editing screen is cleaner and less confusing. Other people do this for security and to prevent users from changing some key settings.

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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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What is the Excerpt for WordPress Posts?

Excerpt

Many WordPress themes rely on Excerpts, but they can be a mystery to many users.

In this post, I'll explain what an Excerpt is, how you create them, where they appear, and how you can get more control over how they're used on your site.

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What Post Details Are Stored in WordPress Revisions?

Post Revisions

We develop the PublishPress Revisions plugin that allows you to submit, moderate, approve, and schedule revisions.

This plugin is built on top of the core revisions feature in WordPress.

Our Revisions Pro plugin is able to capture all of the data that has changed in your WordPress posts. However, that is not true of the normal revisions feature. People often tell us that their revisions are missing data.

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PublishPress Checklists 2.4 Has New Approval and Link Features

Approval 24

PublishPress Checklists is a plugin that we've been working on throughout 2020. With this plugin, you can define tasks that users must complete before content is published.

For example, you can make sure your posts have a minimum or maximum number of words. Or you can ensure that all your posts have a featured image.

After working on PublishPress Checklists all year, the plugin is finally at a point where honestly I can say, “This is awesome!”

Version 2.4 of Checklists is now available with new features that I've been looking forward to for a long time.

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