August 21st in Wordpress Plugins by Wordpress Jedi .
All bloggers make spelling and grammar mistakes. That’s why many of them edit their posts multiple times to remove errors and produce more professional content. Spell and grammar checkers can help with the process. They are not always perfect but can catch obvious mistakes. Here are 4 plugins / tools you can use to catch grammar and spelling errors:
Jetpack: this plugin is used by many top WordPress webmasters. It has plenty of useful modules, including the After the Deadline proofreading service. [click to continue…]
July 10th in Wordpress Tips by Wordpress Jedi .
We are all familiar with top user-generated content sites. While these sites provide hosting, various tools, and other useful services to their visitors, they mainly rely on their users’ contributions to survive. Starting and growing a user-generated content site is not easy. You need to have a great web host and a solid strategy to get people interested in your site (gamification tactics are worth trying). Knowing a bit of coding to handle content submissions securely is ideal. Here are 5+ themes/plugins you can use to handle content submissions on your site:
Frontend Uploader: lets you accept, moderate, and publish user-generated content (posts + media) on your website. All of the submissions are held for moderation. [click to continue…]
May 14th in Wordpress Plugins by Wordpress Jedi .
Have you ever had to migrate your WordPress site from one location or domain to another? The process is not that hard as long as you have your files and database backed up. Developers who develop code on a local machine before pushing it to a production server have to deal with the process all the time. There are scripts that could make the migration process a whole lot easier. Here are 3 plugins you can use to migrate your WordPress files and database from one location to another:
Duplicator: enables you to migrate your site from one location to another in 3 steps. Just create your package, download it, and install at your desired destination. A useful tool for pushing local installs to a production server. [click to continue…]
April 13th in Wordpress Plugins by Wordpress Jedi .
Most webmasters know the importance of paying attention to their site visitors’ questions and concerns. Gathering feedback on the content you create could give you a better idea how to create even more useful content in the future. We have already covered plenty of user feedback themes and plugins here in the past. Document Feedback is another simple tool use you can use to gather feedback on your pages.
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April 12th in Wordpress Plugins by Wordpress Jedi .
Having strong passwords is very important if you want your WordPress community to stay safe against brute force hack attacks. Just hoping for your community members to choose strong passwords won’t cut it though. As a responsible webmaster, you should enforce strong passwords, especially for folks who will have important roles in your community. Here are 3 plugins you can use to enforce strong passwords:
Better WP Security: it is a powerful plugin that helps you protect your site against hack attacks. It can detect hack attempts and offers backups too. As far as passwords go, it enforces strong passwords for all accounts of a configurable minimum role. [click to continue…]