Custom headers is a WordPress theme feature that allows you to make changes to your header and header image. Your website header appears at the top of each page on your WordPress site and is the first thing your visitors will see. There are many ways website owners can use this space to give a better first impression and make it more useful for their website visitors. Depending on your theme, you can make changes to your header using the WordPress theme customizer or the WordPress full site editor. You can also customize your website’s header using a plugin or code. What Is a Header in WordPress Your website header is the top section of every page on your WordPress website , and the first thing your visitors will see. A custom header can make a good first impression on your users. The header usually displays your website logo and title, navigation menus, and other important elements that you want users to see first. Here’s WPBeginner’s custom header. Why Customize … [Read more...] about What is: Custom Headers
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As the WordPress block editor adds more site editing features, we have been asked if it is meant to be a replacement for drag and drop WordPress page builder plugins? The WordPress block editor is quite intuitive and can be used to create beautiful content layouts. However, it is still no match for the powerful page builder plugins. In this article, we’ll compare WordPress block editor vs page builder plugins to help you understand the difference. WordPress Block Editor vs Page Builders (Explained) The block editor is the default editor in WordPress. It uses blocks for common website elements (hence the name, Block Editor). When creating posts and pages on your WordPress site , you can use the block editor to add and edit your content. The block editor is also used for all your widget areas. And now, some themes called ‘block themes’ even support using the block editor for every area on your website. Since the block editor allows you to use blocks for creating content … [Read more...] about WordPress Block Editor vs Page Builders: What’s the Difference?
Have you ever wanted to reduce the number of WordPress plugins you’re using on your website? Wouldn’t it be nice if there was an easy way that allowed you to add future-proof WordPress customizations through code snippets WITHOUT breaking your website? If you’re like me and most other smart website owners, then you have at least wished for this solution a couple times in your WordPress journey. Today, I’m excited to share the launch of my free WPCode plugin which will transform the way you think about WordPress customization. We built this tool to help you save time and hassle when managing your website customizations. This is like the ultimate Swiss-Army knife tool that will help you replace dozens of existing WordPress plugins while making your website faster. Background Story In 2012, I created a free plugin called Insert Headers and Footers . The goal of this plugin was to make it easy for me and other WPBeginner readers to add code to our WordPress site’s … [Read more...] about Introducing WPCode – Easy WordPress Code Manager to Future-Proof Your Website Customizations
Do you want to start a WordPress blog the right way? We know that starting a blog can be a terrifying thought specially when you are not geeky. Guess what – you are not alone. Having helped over 400,000+ users create a blog, we have decided to create a step-by-step guide on how to start a WordPress blog for beginners without any technical knowledge. The process is easy to follow whether you are 20 years old or 60 years old. However if you need help, our expert team will help you setup your blog for free. → Click Here to Get Your Free WordPress Blog Setup! ← What do you need to start a WordPress blog? There are three things you need to create a WordPress blog: A domain name idea (this will be the name of your blog i.e wpbeginner.com) A web hosting account (this is where your website live on the internet) Your undivided attention for 30 minutes. Yes, you read it right. You can start a blog from scratch in less than 30 minutes, and we will walk you through the whole … [Read more...] about How to Start a WordPress Blog in 2022 – Beginners Guide (UPDATED)
Do you want to create an author website? Making an author website allows you to connect with your readers directly and grow your personal brand to sell more books, create online communities, sell premium courses, find more speaking gigs, and more. In this article, we’ll show you how you can easily create an author’s website in WordPress without hiring a developer. Following is the list of topics that we’ll cover in this guide. Why Build an Author’s Website What Do You Need to Build an Author Website Getting Started with Your Author Site Author Website Examples Choosing a Theme for Your Author Site Setting Up Your Website Layout and Pages Selling Books on Your Author’s Website Promoting Your Author Website Ready? Let’s get started. Why Build An Author’s Website? Many authors rely heavily on promoting their works on social media platforms or through their publisher’s website/marketing channels. However, at the end of the day, you don’t own … [Read more...] about How to Create an Author Website in WordPress (Step by Step)