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How to create XML sitemap in WordPress
XML Site Map is something you must have if you want to rank on Google. The earlier statement was very rude and straightforward, Isn’t it? But that’s the only truth. XML Site Map acts as an indirect vital ranking factor. Having a Site Map of a Website is as essential as Updating your website regularly to maintain its worth. In this article, you will understand How essential it is to have an XML Site Map of a website? How to create a Site Map? However, before that let’s know, What actually is an XML Site Map is? XML Site Map acts as a path for google so that it can reach your website. Among Billions of Website, you need to make yours stand apart so that Google can recognize it and can nominate for its searches. XML Site Maps will be acting as a bridge between your website webpages and Google. Through this bridge, your web pages will be ranking in google more efficiently. In XML Site Map of your website, all web pages, website media will be displayed that are available your website. This will encourage Search Engines to crawl your web pages. Why XML Site Maps are Important?

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How to create a private post in wordpress
Creating a private page on WordPress will allow you to hide all the information published on it form your website visitors. Private Page of a WordPress website will only be visible to those users who have access to WordPress of that particular website. Here, we will be providing you all the required steps and instructions so that you can easily create a private page on WordPress for your site. But before moving towards the procedure of creating a private page, we must know what Private page is? And how it works? What is Private WordPress Page? Private WordPress Page is not very different from the normal WordPress page. You might have noticed the visibility option on the right side of the WordPress while writing a post on your website or creating a page. By default, the visibility option is set to public that means that anything (post or page) that you are going to publish on the website can be seen to any of the views. If in case you want to add some restriction on particular information then you need to shift that information to a private page. Thus, a private page is a segment that has some restrictions

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How to stop Search engines to index wordpress website
Everybody wants search engines to crawl their website as quickly as possible. But sometimes a situation arises when you don't want search engines to crawl your website, for example, your website is under construction or you are working on staging website. So under these conditions, you may don't want search engines to index your website. Because it will show your incomplete website in search results to the people who are searching for content related to your website. In this article, I will show you how to stop search engines from indexing your WordPress website. Method to stop search engines from indexing or crawling your website WordPress has an inbuilt feature which tells search engines not to index website. So In order to do this, you just need to go to Settings >> Reading and then you need to check to Discourage search engines from indexing this site. And then click on Save Changes button. Look at the image below for reference. Now search engines will not be able to crawl or index your website but if in future you want search engines to index or crawl your website again, all you need to do is just uncheck above checkbox then

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How to disable gutenberg in wordpress

WordPress 5.0 has been released and Gutenberg is the default editor in this version and it will be default editor for upcoming versions of WordPress as well. But, most of the WordPress users are still not ready for this editor as they are more familiar with WordPress classic editor. They enjoy creating blog posts and pages using WordPress classic editor. So, many people are looking for ways and solutions to disable Gutenberg to use the WordPress classic editor as their default editor. Read more

add contact form in wordress website
Every website should have a contact form on it so that people can contact you. They can have any purpose to contact you like they are looking to send your inquiry for your products or they want to setup a meeting. So you can understand the importance of contact form on your website. In this article I will show you that how can you add a Contact form on your website: Step 1: Install Contact Form 7 Plugin In order to install contact form plugin you need to go to Plugins >> Add New from your WordPress dashboard. Now you will be redirected to a page where you need to search for Contact form 7 plugin. So just write Contact form 7 in the search box and hit the enter button. You will see Contact form7 plugin. Click on Install and then Activate button. Step 2: Create a new Contact form After installing contact form 7 plugin you will see a Contact tab on your WordPress dashboard. Click on Contact >> Add New.   After clicking Add new link, you will be redirected to a page where you will see a contact form created with some default form fields. At

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how to create staging website in wordpress
WordPress powers nearly 25% of all the websites across the world. It is the first choice when it comes to creating any website whether it is e-commerce, business website, blog, educational website or online community website. Once you make your WordPress website live, you know that you have to keep up with the trend of the web development world and make changes to your website almost every year. It could be adding new features, changing the design for SEO compatibility, modification to solve issues and much more. But making changes to a live WordPress site is as dangerous as playing with fire. It may suffer downtime, face configurational issues, give rise to additional issues and all these will contribute towards bad user experience and lower SEO rank. That is where the concept of staging website in WordPress comes into play. What is Staging website in WordPress and How is it Beneficial? If you want to make changes to your WordPress website, instead of doing it on your live website, you can do it on an alternate website called staging website. A staging website is a replica of your live website that is tailor-made to implement the changes you want to

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how to change wordpress password from phpmyadmin
Do you want to change your WordPress password from database or PHPMyAdmin? In this article, I will explain to you that how can you reset or change your WordPress password from the database. Step 1: Login to your Cpanel and you will need to click on PHPMyAdmin. you can see PHPMyAdmin under DATABASES section. Step 2: It will take you to PHPMyAdmin from where you need to select your database. Step 3: After selecting your database, you need to select wp_users table. Step 4: Once you will click on the wp_users table it will show you the list of users. You need to select the user for which you want to change the password. Click on Edit to select the user for which you want to change the password. Step 5: After clicking edit link it will open a form. Here you need to change your wordpress password. You need to remove the value of user_pass field and replace it with your new password. You can see I have written newpassword but you can choose any password and after this, you need to select MD5 from the dropdown under Function column. MD5 is used to encrypt password using MD5 hash.

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remove website url from wordpress comments form
You can remove website URL field from comments form in two different ways: Method 1: Remove website URL field using functions.php Method 2: Remove website URL field using plugin Method 1: Remove website URL field using functions.php You just need to write this below code in functions.php file. function websoft_disable_comment_url($fields) { unset($fields['url']); return $fields; } add_filter('comment_form_default_fields','websoft_disable_comment_url'); After adding this below code you will see that URL field will be removed from comments form. Method 2: Remove website URL field using plugin In order to remove URL field from comments form, you need to install Remove Comment Website/URL Box plugin. After activating this plugin you will see that URL field will be automatically removed from comments box.
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add password to wordpress post or wordpress page
If you will publish a post or page in WordPress then it will be visible to visitors right away but sometimes you want to show content to specific people. So you can do it very easily in WordPress by adding a password to your post or page. After entering that password, the visitor will be able to see post or page content. These are the steps to add password to your post or page: Step 1: On the right side of the page editor you will see Publish section. There you will see Visibility option. You need to click on Edit link after Public label. Visibility is set to Public by default but we will change it to Password protected. Step 2: After clicking Edit link you will see other two options Password Protected and Private. Please see below image: You need to click on Password protected and then you need enter your password in password box and then click on ok button. Step 3: Now you will see that your page or post visibility is changed to Password protected. Now you need to click on Publish button but if you are adding a password to the existing published post

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change wordpress admin login URL
In WordPress, if you want to login to your WordPress dashboard then you need to add /wp-admin or /wp-login.php at the end of your domain i.e www.yourwebsite.com/wp-admin or www.yourwebsite.com/wp-login.php then it will take you to WordPress dashboard login page. But sometimes it can affect your website security because of some reasons like anybody can come to know that you are using WordPress or hacker can try to guess your username and password and can try to hack your website. So we should change our website login page URL in order to make our website secure. We will use WPS Hide Login plugin to change URL of our login page. These are steps to change WordPress login page URL: Step 1: Firstly we will go to Plugins >> Add New. Step 2: We will search for "WPS Hide Login" plugin and then you will see this screen. Please check this image: You need to click on Install button and then Activate. The plugin is activated now we can use this plugin to change our admin page URL. Step 3: In order to change admin page URL we will go to Settings >> General tab and then scroll down. Step 4: After

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