Hide the WordPress Login Page

 

In this Tutorial I’m I’m going to show you how to hide the WordPress admin login page.

One of the primary ways a website is hacked is by robot hacking machines guessing your admin password by what is known as a “brute force attack” – where the robot tries tens of thousands of times to enter random user names and passwords not he admin login page but there’s an easy win when it comes to WordPress Security – which is simply hiding the the admin login page.

The Plugin we’re using for is WPS Hide Login – a coupe of minutes and a few clicks and one of the major opportunities for hacking of your site is removed from the equation – it’s a no-brainer.

Download from the WordPress Plugin Directory here: https://wordpress.org/plugins/wps-hide-login/

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The Best WordPress Anti Spam Plugin

 

In this WordPress Tutorial I’m I’m going to show you how to stop WordPress Comment Spam forever!

It’s a given that as soon as your blog goes live you’ll get a ton of spam comments on your WordPress website – but you can block comment spam quite easily, and for free, with the many anti spam plugins available on the plugin director

After years using the Akismet plugin from Automatic, I’ve now swapped to “Anti Spam” by Webvitality – and this baby is unbelievably simple to set up.

Install, activate and your work is done – and you’ll never see WordPress Spam again!

Download from the WordPress Plugin Directory here: https://wordpress.org/plugins/anti-spam/

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How to Add An Image Gallery in WordPress – The Best WordPress Photo Gallery Plugin

 

In this Tutorial I’m going to show you how to add an image gallery to WordPress.

I’m going to show you how to add an image gallery to WordPress using the best WordPress photo gallery plugin. The Envira Gallery is my weapon of choice these days when it comes to free gallery plugins – it’s just ao amazing.

It’s mega easy to set up and is by far the most responsive WordPress Gallery out there.

You can download form the WordPress Repo here: https://wordpress.org/plugins/envira-gallery-lite/

And the guys form Envira are here: http://enviragallery.com/

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Save Contact Form 7 to the WordPress Database

Adding a Contact Form to WordPress couldn’t be easier! And this WordPress Tutorial I’ll show you how with the legendary Plugin Contact Form 7.

Contact Form 7 is on the WordPress Plugin Repository here: https://wordpress.org/plugins/contact-form-7/

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How to Add a Contact Form to WordPress

 

Adding a Contact Form to WordPress couldn’t be easier! And this WordPress Tutorial I’ll show you how with the legendary Plugin Contact Form 7.

Contact Form 7 is on the WordPress Plugin Repository here: https://wordpress.org/plugins/contact-form-7/

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How to add an XML Site Map to WordPress

Having an XML Site Map on your WordPress site will help the Search Engines like Google, Bing and Yahoo index your site and help them understand what pages (URLs) you have, when they were updated last and how each URL relates to another.

It’s a good idea to have a n XML Site Map on your website and with WordPress it’s a breeze with to do with a plugin.

In this WordPress tutorial I’ll show you how – the tutorial is a little over 5 mins because I’ve explained a lot of the settings, but in reality it should take you around 1 minute as “Google XML Sitemaps” can installed, activated and live in exactly 3 clicks!

Google XML Sitemaps plugin is here on the WordPress Plugin Directory: https://en-gb.wordpress.org/plugins/google-sitemap-generator/

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How to Add a Pop-Up Opt In for Free in WordPress

Adding a Pop Up Opt-in email sign up form with a free digital give away is a great way to encourage your website visitors to subscribe to your mailing list / news letter.

There’s a few ways to add a Popup Opt-In to your website. One of the many subscription services will do the job quickly and easily but you’ll be paying a monthly sub ongoing. There’s also some excellent premium plugins that will as good a job if you want to spend a few dollars, but you can also do it for free with a couple of plugins form the WordPress Repository.

In this full length WordPress tutorial I’ll show you how to combine the ace “Pop Up Maker” plugin and the classic WordPress form plugin “Contact Form 7” to create a Popup that captures your visiter’s email address and sends them a Free e-book as their reward – easy!

Popup Maker is on the repo here: https://wordpress.org/plugins/popup-maker/
Contact Form 7 here: https://wordpress.org/plugins/contact-form-7/

My tutorial for SiteOrigin CSS plugin in here.

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How to Add a Custom Function to Your WordPress Website

Sometimes you’ll want to add some functionality to your WordPress site by adding some custom php code – and likely the blog post or tutorial where you found this glorious snippet of code tells you to “paste the code into your functions.php file” inside your theme – don’t do it!! You see the functions.php file is part of your theme so if you ever update the theme you’ll lose the function and potential wreck your site.

You can however use a WordPress plugin to add custom functions to your WordPress site, and in this tutorial I’ll show yu how super easy it is with the “My Custom Functions” plugin by Arthur Gareginyan.

My Custom Functions is on the WordPress Plugin Directory here: https://en-gb.wordpress.org/plugins/my-custom-functions/

And Arthur is here: https://www.arthurgareginyan.com

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How to Create a Custom 404 Page in WordPress Tutorial

When someone goes to a page on your website that doesn’t exist, you get a 404 error – and if you’re lucky your theme will have a 404 page template that you can customise.

Editing the WordPress 404 Page template file needs a little knowledge of HTML and CSS but, in true Jakson style, we can use a WordPress Plugin to take care of it in a matter of minutes!

In this WordPress Tutorial I’ll show you how to make a a great custom 404 page with the “404page – your smart custom 404 error page’ plugin.

Plugin is on the WordPress Plugin Directory her: https://wordpress.org/plugins/404page/
Author Peter is here: https://petersplugins.com/

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Page Specific Menus – Conditional Menus WordPress Tutorial

It happens, you need a different menu on a different page on your WordPress Website. Well, you can have Page Specific Menus quite easily with a WordPress Plugin.

In this Tutorial I’ll show you how with a great plugin calked, strangely enough, “Conditional Menus”, and it works alike a charm.

The Plugin is on the WordPress Plugin Directory here: https://wordpress.org/plugins/conditional-menus/

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