Top 5 WordPress Tricks
Add Author Bio on Every Blog Post
Adding the bio of each author at the bottom of their posts is a nice way to provide information to the readers that who has written the blog post without referring to the about me page. Download the plugin that performs the function WP About Author.
Using custom page as homepage
Instead of showing your blog entries WordPress has a cool feature that will use your any page as its home page.
The first step is to create a page that will serve as your home page. Create the page and enter the content you need to be displayed at the home page. After creating follow these steps:
- In the Settings panel select Reading.
- In Reading Options subpanel you’ll see:
- Front page displays your latest posts, select “A static page” for Front page displays.
- Select the page you created from the Front page drop down menu.
- Click Save Changes.
Use WordPress as Social Network
This is another cool feature of WordPress and the difficult one also. There is a WordPress plugin know as BuddyPress which performs the job.
Place a login form in the sidebar
It is simple just install this plugin Sidebar Login and add it to your sidebar.
Custom Login Page
This makes login page very much pretty and colorful. Binary Moon Custom Login is really a good plugin. It gives you freedom to customize your old boring login page to awesome one. Click here to download the Binary Moon Custom Login Plugin now!.