Displaying a read more link in WordPress custom excerpts

Excerpt is a short text of a your post. There are cases when displaying an excerpt in a post is very useful. It allows you to slim down long posts by showing short and custom summaries. WordPress provides a built-in function which makes it easier for you to decide what summary you want to show for your post. In this post, we are not going to focus primarily on the excerpt but rather on a read more link which comes after this excerpt.

Moving jQuery to the footer in WordPress to eliminate render-blocking resources

If you’ve ever used Google PageSpeed Insights to analyze your site’s speed then you’ve probably seen an advice to eliminate render-blocking resources. One of the reason why you might see this advice is because of jQuery which comes from WordPress core. In this article, we would like to show you how to move jQuery to the footer to eliminate render-blocking resources in your WordPress site.

Adding a category page link to a WordPress menu

If you have a blog or an online magazine then there is a high chance that your posts are organized by categories. By doing so, you improve a navigation of your site. Usually, category links are shown in the post itself but there might be cases when you need to show these category links in your site menu. So this is the reason why we have created this quick guide of adding a category page link to a WordPress menu.

Comments are not showing up in WordPress. Why?

There are some cases when a comments section is not showing on some posts and pages. Sometimes, a missing comment box can lead to the communication problems between you and your site readers. If the comments section is missing then they will not be able to leave comments on your pages. Let’s explore some reasons why the comments box is not showing up on your WordPress site.

Disabling CSS styles of WooCommerce blocks

WooCommerce is one of the most popular eCommerce plugins for WordPress. By default, it provides various blocks for the Block editor. WooCommerce also provides styles for these blocks. Styles are loaded in a front-end and a back-end of your site. There might be situations when you need to disable these WooCommerce block styles.

Creating email links in WordPress site using the Editor

There may be situations where you would want to provide your email address information on the site, so the site visitor can contact you. Would it be nice if the site visitor could send you an email even if the contact form is not provided on the site? Actually, it is possible to accomplish on your WordPress site using email links.

Images affect a performance of your WordPress site

Humans have used images to tell stories for thousands of years. It help to illustrate a point without using any words. Nowadays, we still use images to better present the content on a webpage. There is one downside of using the images on the site — they can negatively affect a performance of your site.

Displaying an author bio in a widget area without a WordPress plugin

Displaying an author bio section can be a very beneficial thing for a site because it allows the visitors to establish a connection with the author or the owner of the site. In this article, I am going to show you how use a default WordPress functionality to create a simple bio section in your sidebar or in any other widget area.