Control Block Visibility using Conditional Blocks in WordPress

Each visitor and customer who visits your site is unique. You will want to make the content dynamic and hide certain blocks for the type of screen the user is accessing your site from.

The simple solution is to use the Conditional Blocks plugin to change the visibility of certain blocks as well as determine the minimum and maximum size of the screens. While there is a premium version, it is not necessary to achieve the basic conditionals of showing blocks based on screen sizes or users logged in.

Conditionally Display Blocks using Block Visibility in WordPress

Each site is unique to its visitor. There are times when an editor will want to hide certain blocks from visibility depending on the user role, the type of user, or the screen size the website is viewed from.

A solution to adding conditions to content blocks is to install the Block Visibility plugin, which gives visibility control to many types of blocks and additional features to schedule content visibility.

How to Manage Images and Files in WordPress

WordPress has one centralized location to manage all the media on your site – Media Library. This is where you can add, change, and view any media including documents, images, and videos to be used throughout your site. It allows you to organize and filter your uploads, edit images, attach media assets to certain pages and posts, as well add additional information such as alternative text and captions to assets.

In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to manage media assets in WordPress.

Navigate Backend pages using Admin Search in WordPress

Sometimes when working on a site, there is a lot of jumping between backend pages. One may want to know if a plugin is currently used, cross checking content for a certain keyword, or even searching terms in taxonomies.

The Admin Search plugin brings up results from your whole site in a single interface that integrates to your admin interface. One keyboard shortcut allows you to search for anything from post types and comments to taxonomies and admin pages.

Debug Performance issues using Query Monitor in WordPress

The Query Monitor plugin is a developer toolbar that sits at the bottom of the WordPress site. Developers like to see more information about their site to help identify errors, elements on the page, calls, accessing database queries to see if JavaScript and CSS tools are loaded, and other useful information of their site. Query monitor assists in presenting information about elements of the site while it is being built.

Create URL Redirects in WordPress using Redirection

A redirect maps one webpage to another and is a useful way to keep site visitors interacting with your site. Creators benefit from redirects mainly from traffic retention whether there was a typo in a URL, content had been removed from your site and it returns with a 404 error, or if you deal with moving or managing multiple domain names.

The redirection plugin provides a redirection manager for managing 301 redirects, logging 404 errors, migrating permalinks, and general clean up of loose ends.

Getting Started with Gutenberg (Block Editor) in WordPress

Previously, the Classic Editor was the default editor for WordPress. It lacked the ability to format individual content elements, and it required additional plugins and some coding knowledge to achieve the desired outcomes. However, this was not beginner friendly to many individuals who wanted to create a site without much technical knowledge.

In an attempt to enhance the experience, the Gutenberg editor was developed and introduced as a DIY, beginner friendly editor. Through the use of drag and drop content blocks, Gutenberg allowed for the creation of rich content with a simpler interface and easier execution of added elements.

Gutenberg does not require installation for WordPress sites 5.0 and later as it became the default editor for increased user experience. Further information can be found on the plugin page for Gutenberg by Gutenberg Team.

In this tutorial, you will learn how to create pages using the Gutenberg editor.

Create Draft Revisions using Yoast Duplicate Post in WordPress

Content creators may want to repurpose old content or simply update it. A great solution is to use the Yoast Duplicate Post plugin. It allows for the duplication of posts and pages.

A user can create a draft revision of an existing page or post and later republish this content when they are done modifying. Republishing overrides the previous post. Another way to repurpose content is to edit previous content and publish it as new posts.

In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to use the Yoast Duplicate Post plugin.

How to Create a Table of Contents in WordPress

Including a table of contents on your site’s posts allows you to see the structure of long posts and helps with Search Engine Optimization (SEO). This addition will improve user experience by allowing the readers to quickly navigate to relevant sections of your post without having to scroll.

Incorporating a table of contents may be achieved through full-blown plugins such as Easy Table of Contents, Table of Contents Plus, and LuckyWP Table of Contents or by incorporating Gutenberg block plugins such as Ultimate Addons for Gutenberg or Ultimate Blocks.

In this tutorial, we’ll look at how to use each of these plugins.

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