WordPress is a well-known and popular blogging platform which is used by most of the developers. It has its root as a blogging platform but now it is one of the best Content management system. With its immense themes and plugins, anyone can design elegant websites. Currently, it has more than two thousand WordPress templates. But, when you are working with WordPress you have to be aware of all its features and available options. So, in this article, we are taking a glimpse at 12 built-in WordPress options.
1. Convenient Tweet embedding:
It is just a simple copy and paste work. You can embed any of your’s post tweet just by copying the URL into the WordPress editor. Need not use embedded codes and screenshot, you can add active links and follow buttons easily.
2. Visual and HTML Editors:
You can augment the appearance of your posts and blogs with the use of visual editor and HTML editor. The visual editor is much simpler in use just as same as the ordinary Word Processor.
3. Forbid Comments:
You can disallow comments on a particular post. This can be done by selecting the discussion screen option and then unchecking allow comments and you are done. There is also an option of ‘trackbacks and pingbacks’.
4. Read more:
It will allow you to show just only a chunk of your post on WordPress. It will publish the whole write-ups and gives a reader the option of clicking a link or selecting ‘open’ to see the full post.
5. HTML incorporation in image captions:
HTML in Image captions allows you to add a link to a caption that is attached to an image. You can directly link an image to its original source and can illustrate from where it was taken.
All the versions of your posts are saved or not, you can ensure it by enabling this option. In the post edit page, you can see the time stamp of all the previous changes that you have done.
7. Live theme preview:
You need not apply a theme to a website to test how it looks and need not spawn a dev site. In the manage theme page there is a link provided ‘Live Preview’. You can see a preview of your theme just by clicking on that option.
8. Theme Customizer:
It made you available with a quicker way of editing and previewing a number of WordPress options at once. Some of them are static front page, background image, colors navigation, site title, and others as well.
If you want to split long blogs or posts to make them available on multiple pages. Then you need not quest for a plugin. You can enable the Page break option by pasting: <!–nextpage–> into your HTML editor.
10. Screen Options:
You can find this option in the post edit page, it is located on the upper right-hand corner. When you click this button, a drop-down menu is shown where you can activate the provided options by checking or unchecking them.
11. Size of Post Box:
When you switch from visual to HTML, the size of post Box does not tweak. For this you have to go to Settings->Writing->’Size of Post box option’. You can select the number of lines as per your convenience.
12. Youtube video incarnation:
Same as that of tweet incorporation, you can also embed Youtube videos. And, the steps are also the same. You just have to copy the URL and paste it into WordPress editor.
You can use WordPress more effectively by using all the above options. All will make your work easier to an extent. With the use of WordPress templates and all these options you can easily develop websites. Hope you enjoy reading this article.