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How to create a local link on HTML page? [WordPress]

If you have a long post, then you can create links to different sections on the same page to improve the user experience. These are called local links. If you add local links at the beginning or end, users can quickly jump to the section by just clicking on those links. Below are the simple […]

WordPress theme similar to thisiswhyimbroke.com

If you want to create a affiliate site like thisiswhyimbroke website , then you need a wordpress theme that thisiswhyimbroke has. You can get a similar theme having required features from ThemeCountry Theme name is Wiral. It is a premium theme. You can go to below link to buy the theme https://themecountry.com/themes/wiral/

WordPress Author page redirecting to homepage [Fixed]

Yoast settings to fix author page redirect issue

Problem: WordPress Author URLs are redirecting to home page. Bad for SEO. Root Cause: It is observed that Yoast SEO plugin’s Author archives settings are causing this issue. Fix: 1. Goto WordPress Dashboard 2. Goto SEO -> Search Appearance (See pic) 3. Click on Archives tab 4. Goto “Author archives settings” 5. Set “Author archives” […]

WordPress: Change Category or Tag base URL prefix?

By default, WordPress adds /category/ prefix to category base URL, and /tag/ prefix to tag base URLs. This article shows you how to change them to some meaningful name and get SEO benifits. Ex: example.com/category/CategoryName, example.com/tag/TagName For example if you want to change category LRU base name from /category/ to /topics/ and tag LRU base […]

Remove category base prefix from URLs in WordPress?

remove category prefix option in yoast seo

By default, category URLs in WordPress contain a prefix, usually /category/. Example: http://example.com/category/wordpress. Here /category/ is called category prefix or base. Category URL after removing the prefix is http://example.com/wordpress Many believe that removing category base adds SEO benefits Short and better URLs. Better user experience. Easy to parse, copy and paste Follow below simple steps to remove […]

Checklist: 5 Things To Do before installing a wordpress plugin

plugin's details section on wordpress plugin's advanced view page

Goto plugin’s page on wordpress plugins directory, click on Advanced view (see below pic) and check below things before installing a WordPress plugin. 1. Check plugin version On right side of the plugin’s advanced view page, plugin version appears. If the plugin shows Alpha or Beta version, it means it is still in development or […]

How to increase PHP memory in WordPress?

increase php memory limit in wordpress

When PHP memory consumption exceeds the allocated memory, you will get “Allowed memory size of xxxxxx bytes exhausted” or “500 Internal Server Error” .You can increase the PHP memory allocation using WP_MEMORY_LIMIT option. By default, WordPress increases the allocated PHP memory to 40MB for a single site and 64MB for multisite. You can check the […]

Fix “Error establishing a database connection” in WordPress [simple steps]

“Error establishing a database connection” is one of the common WordPress errors while installing/updating WordPress. There are many reasons for this. Following are few reasons and fixes. Incorrect wp-config.php Information Most of the times, the main reason for this issue is incorrect data base details in wp-config.php file. To fix this, a.  Open your site’s […]

How to enable debug mode in wordpress? [using wp-config.php]

Enabling debug mode in wordpress displays the PHP errors, notices and warnings throughout the wordpress site. Developer can easily debug the code errors on wordpress site once the errors info is displayed on error pages. When wordpress is not in debug mode, PHP displays only fatal errors or sometimes it displays nothing (White Screen Of […]