How to set up native cron on WordPress in Digital Ocean

Recently, I faced a really bad situation (which could have been much worse) – my WordPress backups stopped without any notice. I have been using an UpdraftPlus Backups plugin, and it was all fine until it stopped. Since I did not know the reason (and there were no evident signs of any abnormalities, broken plugins […]

How to stop /feed/ folder in WordPress from indexing by Google?

Firstly, you just do not have to do that (unless you are a website with a couple of millions sessions per month). Secondly, you have to ask yourself: Am I optimizing too much? Am I doing the work I need to do? Thirdly, if you are not agree with previous statements and still want to […]

How to copy a post or a page in WordPress in 5 steps

1. Duplicate a Post or a Page manually Copying a page in WordPress is an easy process. Here are the steps to follow: 1. Log into your WordPress dashboard and select “Pages” from the left menu. 2. From the list of pages, locate and click on the page you want to copy. This will open […]

How to hide a page in WordPress

Making a page hidden to visitors in WordPress is relatively simple. The first step is to log into your WordPress dashboard. Once you are logged in, navigate to the “Pages” section of your site, and find the page you want to make inaccessible. Hover over it and click “Edit”. This will bring up an Editor […]

How to delete a WordPress theme?

Deleting a WordPress Theme via the Administrator Panel Deleting a WordPress Theme via File Manager How to Delete a Child Theme A child theme inherits styling and functionality from parent theme but gives us flexibility of making customizations without touching original codebase of parent them thus helping us keep our changes intact even when we […]

How to Disable Pingbacks in WordPress

Pingback is a WordPress feature that automatically notifies other WordPress blogs that you have linked to them. This is done by sending a pingback XML-RPC request to the other blog’s pingback URL. If the other blog accepts pingbacks, it will display a link to your post. Pingbacks can help build backlinks, raise your domain authority […]

How to add Github Gist to a WordPress post

In order to show your Github Gist, you need to add a Custom HTML block in your WordPress editor, then paste the javascript embed link that you’ve got from Github. Your WordPress editor area: You can also make sure that everything is OK by switching to Preview option: Enjoy!