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How to install and set up Jetpack in WordPress

Thursday, June 14th, 2018

How to install and set up Jetpack in WordPress

Now Let’s learn How to install and set up Jetpack plugin in WordPress.

Jetpack secures your wordpress website and helps in increasing the website traffic.

Point the mouse on Plugins and then click on Add New menu.

In Search Plugins window, search Jetpack.

We have searched the plugin here.

Now , Click on Install Now button.

That’s it! You have successfully installed the Jetpack plugin.

Click on Activate button in order to activate the plugin

This tutorial assumes that you have a registered account with wordpress.com.

This tutorial assumes that you are already logged in to the WordPress admin panel as the admin user.

Sign up for a new wordpress account or use existing registered account.

Type in your email address , desired username and password in respected fields.

Then click the Sign Up and Connect button.

In order to finish the connection process , click on Approve button.

Your Jetpack plugin is now activated and connected with WordPress.

You can subscribe for a plan that’s best suited for you.

Let’s click on Activate recommended features button.

The features are activated now.

Let’s configure the plugin.

Click on Settings button.

Under the writing settings, enable the WordPress.com toolbar if you’re comfortable using it.

Under Composing section keep the Write Posts or pages in plain-text Markdown syntax option disabled.

Keep the Check your spellings, style and grammer option enabled.

Configure the media options as per your requirements.

Set your desired Color scheme.

Click on Save Settings button.

Under ‘Custom Content Types’, turn on the Testimonials if you want to add and show them to your customers.

Turn on the Portfolios option if you want it to be displayed on your website.

Configure the Theme enhancements options as per your requirements.

Disable the Publish posts by sending an email option.

Scroll up and click on Sharing tab.

Configure the Publicize connections option as per your requirement.

Click on Connect your social media accounts option to connect all your social media profiles to Jetpack.

Enable/disable the sharing buttons option as per your requirement.

Click on Configure your sharing buttons option to add or remove various sharing buttons on your website.

Scroll up and click on Discussion tab.

If the comments option is enabled the readers will have an option to comment on your posts using their social media profiles.

Configure the Comments option as per your requirements.

Choose the Color scheme Light or Dark as per your website theme.

Click on Save Settings button.

Keep the Subscriptions options enabled.

In order to view your email followers click on View your Email Followers option.

Scroll up and click on Traffic tab.

To view and configure the website traffic stats click on the dropdown button.

You can use the opensource version of Jetpack by clicking on Skip button at bottom.

Configure the other sub-options as per your requirements.

Configure the options as per your requirements.

The Related posts option scans all of your posts, analyzes them, and lets you show contextual posts your visitors might be interested in reading.

Configure the options as per your requirements.

Enable/disable it as per your needs.

Sitemaps option helps to generate a Sitemap of your website.

In order to verify your website and manage the multiple search engine services, Activate the Site Verification Tool.

Scroll up and click on Security tab.

Keep the Brute force attack protection option enabled.

To whitelist your IP or other IPs click on dropdown button.

You can see your current IP here.

Click on Add to whitelist button

You can whitelist a series of IP addresses or specify a IP range in Whitelisted IP addresses box.

Keep the WordPress.com log in options disabled.

That’s it , You have successfully configured the Jetpack plugin.

This is the end of this tutorial. You now know how to install and set up Jetpack plugin in WordPress.

How to install and set up Yoast SEO in WordPress

Thursday, June 14th, 2018

How to install and set up Yoast SEO in WordPress

This tutorial assumes that you are already logged in to the WordPress admin panel as the admin user.

Now Let’s learn How to install and set up Yoast SEO plugin in WordPress.

Point the mouse on Plugins and then click on Add New menu

In Search Plugins window , search for Yoast SEO.

We have searched the plugin here.

Now , Click on Install Now button.

That’s it! You have successfully installed the Yoast SEO plugin.

Click on Activate button in order to activate the plugin.

The Yoast SEO plugin is activated now.

Click on Settings option.

Yoast SEO helps in improving the SEO of your website.

Click on General tab.

In Configuration Wizard section, click on Open the configuration wizard button .

On Yoast SEO welcome page, click on CONFIGURE YOAST SEO button.

The Yoast SEO Dashboard will display the Website Problems and Notifications, and fix them accordingly.

On Environment page , select the current status of your website.

Select the correct radio button according to your site type.

Select the right radio button between Company or Personal for your website.

On Social Profiles page ,Add the relevant URLs of your social Appearance.

Configure the Post type visibility options as per your requirements and click on Next button.

On google search console page, Enter your google authentication code and click on Authenticate button.

Type in the website name in website name window.

Click on your desired Title Seperator to select it.

You can sign up for Yoast SEO Newsletter by providing Name and your email address.

You can view SEO training videos on this page, just click on Next button.

You are done with configuring general settings, click the CLOSE button.

Click on Features tab.

Enable/disable the features as per your requirement.

Enable/disable the options as per your requirement.

Click on Save Changes button.

Click on Your info tab.

Type in your Website Name and Alternate Website name for your website in respected windows.

Choose the correct option, either Company or Personal from dropdown window.

Click on Save Changes button.

Add the meta code that you received from the search engines in the respective fields.

Click on Save Changes button.

Click on Security Tab.

Configure the security settings.

It is highly recommended that you leave this option disabled.

Click on Save Changes button.

Click on Webmaster tools tab.

Select the correct website authors option and click on NEXT button.

That’s it, You have successfully configured the Yoast SEO plugin.

This is the end of this tutorial. You now know how to install and set up Yoast SEO plugin in WordPress.

How to install and set up MailChimp in WordPress

Thursday, June 14th, 2018

How to install and set up MailChimp in WordPress

This tutorial assumes that you are already logged in to the WordPress admin panel as the admin user.

Now Let’s learn How to install and set up Mailchimp plugin in WordPress.

This tutorial assumes that you have an active account with MailChimp.

Mailchimp plugin helps you to add subscribers to your website using various method by creating good looking forms.

Point the mouse on Plugins and then click on Add New menu

In Search Plugins window, search for Mailchimp.

That’s it! You have successfully installed the Mailchimp plugin.

Click on Activate button in order to activate the plugin

The Mailchimp plugin is activated now.

Click on Settings option.

We have searched the plugin here.

Now, Click on Install Now button.

In MailChimp API Settings, provide the API key.

Click on Save Changes button.

You are now connected with your Mailchimp account.

Now Click on Forms menu under Mailchimp for WordPress option.

On the Edit form page, enter the title of your sign up form.

In the Form Fields section, click on the option that you want to add to your sign up form.

In order to add dynamic variables like Date and Time to your form click on Form variables button.

To add custom fields to your form, click on Add more fields button.

Click on Save Changes button.

Click the Messages Tab.

The Forms Message section helps to configure the messages that to be shown to visitor on certain incidents while filling the Sign up form on your wordpress website.

You can configure these options as per your requirements.

Click on Save changes button.

Click on Settings tab.

The Settings tab helps you to configure options for your website subscribers.

Configure the Form settings as per your requirements.

Let’s configure the Mailchimp plugin.

Form behaviour options helps you to configure post sign up behaviour of your website.

Select the radio button in Hide form after a successful sign-up option as per your requirement.

Fill in the URL that you want to show your visitor after successful sign-up.

Click on Save Changes button.

Click on Appearance tab.

Click on Form Style drop down window to select the Form style in Form Appearance section.

Click on Save Changes button.

To Preview the form click on Preview this form button.

Now, click on Integrations menu.

Enabled integrations section helps you to integrate other form plugins.

In order to use these forms, install and activate the corresponding plugin.

Click on Other menu.

In Miscellaneous settings section, configure Usage Tracking option as per your requirements.

Configure the Logging options as per your requirement.

Click on Empty Log button to clear the Debug logs whenever you want.

Click on Save Changes button.

That’s it, You have successfully configured the Mailchimp plugin.

This is the end of the tutorial. You now know how to install and set up Mailchimp plugin in WordPress.

How to install and set up Ninja Forms in WordPress

Thursday, June 14th, 2018

How to install and set up Ninja Forms in WordPress

This tutorial assumes that you are already logged in to the WordPress admin panel as the admin user.

Now Let’s learn how to install and set up Ninja Forms plugin in WordPress.

Ninja forms helps in creating forms like contact us, sign up forms for your wordpress website.

Point the mouse on Plugins and then click on Add New menu.

In Search Plugins window, search for Ninja Forms.

We have searched the plugin here.

Now , Click on Install Now button.

That’s it! You have successfully installed the Contact Ninja Forms plugin.

Click on Activate button in order to activate the plugin.

The Ninja Forms plugin is activated now.

The plugin activation has created a new menu for Ninja Forms.

Point the mouse on Ninja Forms Option and click on Dashboard menu.

In order to add a new form, click on ADD NEW button.

You can edit the existing Forms by clicking on the Wheel Icon.

Let’s setup the Ninja Forms plugin.

Click on Apps and Integrations menu.

This page shows the applications that can be integrated easily with Ninja forms.

Click on Memberships menu.

You can subscribe yearly with your best suited plan or continue with using the open source version of Ninja Forms.

Click on Submissions menu.

View the visitor details who have filled up the form on your website on this page.

To view the submissions, click on Select a form dropdown window and then click on Filter button.

Click on Import/Export menu.

Import/Export page helps to Import and Export the existing Ninja Forms of your website.

In order to Import an existing form, click on Choose file button, select the file of the form.

Once the File is selected, click on Import Form button.

In order to Export an existing form, click on Select a form drop down window, and select the form.

Once the Form is selected, press the Export Form button.

Ninja Forms Form exports will have the .nff extension.

Click on Favorite Fields tab.

You can Import/Export particular form fields using Favorite Fields tab.

In order to Import an existing field, click on Choose file button, select the file of the form.

Once the file is selected, click on Import Fields button.

Click on Settings menu.

In General Settings section, keep the Date Format configuration set to default.

Configure the currency as per your requirement by clicking the Currency dropdown window.

Scroll down a bit.

Secure your website form from spam and abuse using reCAPTCHA settings.

In the reCaptcha Settings section, put in the reCAPTCHA Site Key and Secret Key in respected fields.

The reCAPTCHA Language setting sets that language that the reCAPTCHA will be shown in.

Configure the reCAPTCHA Language as per your requirement.

Set the reCAPTCHA Theme Light or Dark to match your Site’s theme.

Configure the Advanced Settings as per your requirement or leave them as it is.

The Rollback option can be used to rollback to the older version of Ninja Forms.

Click on Save Settings button.

Scroll up and click on Licenses tab.

Install and activate your extensions. Add your license codes into this area.

Click on Add-ons menu.

This page shows all the available Add-ons that can be integrated with Ninja Forms.

That’s it, You have successfully configured the Ninja Forms plugin.

This is the end of this tutorial. You now know how to install and set up Ninja Forms plugin in WordPress.

How to install and set up Really Simple SSL in WordPress

Thursday, June 14th, 2018

How to install and set up Really Simple SSL in WordPress

This tutorial assumes that you are already logged in to the WordPress admin panel as the admin user.

This turotial assumes that you have installed a SSL Certificate on your domain.

Now Let’s learn How to install and set up Really Simple SSL plugin in WordPress.

Really Simple SSL plugin automatically detects your SSL certificate and configures non secured items of your website to run with SSL.

Point the mouse on Plugins and then click on Add New menu.

In Search Plugins window, search for Really Simple SSL.

We have searched the plugin here.

Now, click on Install Now button.

That’s it! You have successfully installed the Really Simple SSL plugin.

Click on the Activate button in order to activate the plugin.

The Really Simple SSL plugin is activated now.

Now lets set up and configure the plugin.

Click on the Settings option.

The Really Simple SSL plugin has detected the installed SSL Certificate.

Go ahead and hit the Go ahead, activate SSL! button.

You have successfully activated and configured the plugin.

You can now browse your wordpress website with SSL Certificate i.e. with https.

This is the end of this tutorial. You now know how to install and set up Really Simple SSL plugin in WordPress.

How to install and set up Tawk.to Live Chat in WordPress

Thursday, June 14th, 2018

How to install and set up Tawk.to Live Chat in WordPress

This tutorial assumes that you are already logged in to the WordPress admin panel as the admin user.

Now Let’s learn How to install and set up Tawk.to Live chat plugin in WordPress.

Tawk.to live chat plugin lets you monitor and chat with visitors on your WordPress site.

Point the mouse on Plugins and then click on Add New menu.

In Search Plugins window, search for Tawk.to live chat.

We have searched the plugin here.

Now, Click on Install Now button.

Great, You have successfully installed the Tawk.to live chat plugin.

Click on Activate button in order to activate the plugin.

The Tawk.to live chat plugin is activated now.

Now lets set up and configure the plugin.

Click on Settings option.

You are on Tawk.to plugin settings page.

Click on Visibility Options option.

Keep all the settings as it is and then click on Account Settings option.

This tutorial assumes that you have a registered account with Tawk.to.

Type in your Registered email address and password.

You are now logged in to your Tawk.to account.

Click on Dashboard for further configuration of your Tawk.to account.

Click on Sign In button.

Finally Click on Save Changes button.

That’s it, you have successfully activated and configured the Tawk.to live chat plugin.

This is the end of this tutorial, you now know how to install and set up Tawk.to live chat plugin in WordPress.

How to install and set up Updraft Plus in WordPress

Thursday, June 14th, 2018

How to install and set up Updraft Plus in WordPress

This tutorial assumes that you are already logged in to the WordPress admin panel as the admin user.

Now Let’s learn How to install and set up UpdraftPlus plugin in WordPress.

UpdraftPlus plugin helps to simpliy the backup and restoration process of your wordpress website.

Point the mouse on Plugins and then click on Add New menu.

In Search Plugins window , search for UpdraftPlus.

We have searched the plugin here.

Now, click on Install Now button.

That’s it! You have successfully installed the UpdraftPlus plugin.

Click on Activate button in order to activate the plugin

The UpdraftPlus plugin is activated now.

Click on Settings option.

To restore an existing backup click the Restore button and follow the process.

You can even create a copy / migrate your website using Clone/Migrate button.

Click on Existing Backups tab.

Use this tab to view the existing backups.

Use the Upload backup files link to upload the existing backup files.

You can even rescan local folder or remote storage for the backup files.

Click on Settings tab.

Configure the backups schedule as per your needs by clicking on the respected dropdown window.

Configure the number of scheduled backups that you want to keep.

Configure the remote storage where you want to store your backups as per your needs.

Let’s configure a FTP remote storage to store the backups.

Click on FTP icon.

Configure the FTP storage details accordingly.

Use the Test FTP Settings button to validate the details.

In the include in files backup option, select the items that you want to backup as per your needs.

Click on Advanced Tools tab.

The Site information option,shows all the information of your wordpress website.

In order to create a backup, click on Backup Now button and follow the process.

Click on Lock settings option.

Lock settings is available with PAID version of UpdraftPlus plugin.

Click on UpdraftCentral option.

Search/replace database option is available with PAID version of the plugin.

Click on Site size option.

This option shows the size of Plugins and other mentioned items on the page.

Click on count link to view the size of each item.

Click on Export/Import settings option.

In order to export the settings of the plugin click on Export settings button.

Use the Import settings button to use the existing UpdraftPlus plugin settings from the other website.

Click on Wipe settings option.

As the option says, it will delete all the plugin settings.

That’s it, You have successfully configured the UpdraftPlus plugin.

This is the end of this tutorial. You now know how to install and set up UpdraftPlus plugin in WordPress.

How to install and set up W3 Total Cache in WordPress

Thursday, June 14th, 2018

How to install and set up W3 Total Cache in WordPress

This tutorial assumes that you are already logged in to the WordPress admin panel as the admin user.

Now Let’s learn How to install and set up W3 Total Cache plugin in WordPress.

W3 Total Cache improves the SEO and user experience of your site by increasing website performance.

Point the mouse on Plugins and then click on Add New menu

In Search Plugins window, search for W3 Total Cache.

We have searched the plugin here.

Now, Click on Install Now button.

That’s it! You have successfully installed the W3 Total cache plugin.

Click on Activate button in order to activate the plugin

The W3 Total Cache plugin is activated now.

Click on Settings option.

Let’s configure W3 Total cache plugin.

Enable Preview Mode if you’re adjusting W3TC settings on a live website.

In Minify section, click on the check box to enable Minify option.

Keep all other settings as it is under Minify section.

Leave the Opcache code settings as it is.

In Database Cache section, click on the check box to enable the option.

In Opcode Cache section , click on the check box to enable the option.

In Object Cache Method select the option as per your hosting environment.

In Browser Cache section,click on the check box to enable the option.

In CDN section, click on the check box to enable the option if you have subscribed for CDN services.

Reverse Proxy section, to use this option you will need to install Varnish on your server and go through some advanced server configuration steps.

If you have the varnish server’s IPs , enable the option and configure the IPs in Varnish Servers Window.

The Monitoring section is used to integrate New Relic server monitoring with W3TC.

We will leave this option as it is.

In Fragment Cache Section select the Fragment Cache Method by clicking on dropdown window.

Verify your W3TC premium license key in License Window.

In Miscellaneous section, Enable the Optimize disk enhanced page and minify disk caching for NFS option.

Leave all of the other settings in the Miscellaneous section as it is.

Debug Mode should remain disabled unless you are actively using it.

Import/Export Settings option helps in duplicate plugin settings between multiple sites.

To copy the settings from other website, click on Choose file button in Import Configuration option and then click on Upload button.

Click on Download button to export the current settings in Export Configuration Option.

if you want a fresh start configuring W3TC plugin, click on Restore Default Settings button.

Now, click on Save all Settings and Purge Caches button.

Keep the Toggle all caching types on or off (at once) option disabled.

Keep the Page Cache and Page Cache Method options enabled.

Set the Minify mode to Manual.

Keep the Database Cache Method settings as it is.

Click on CDN type drop down window and select the CDN service which you have subscribed.

Configure the the Fragment Cache Method as per your hosting environment.

That’s it, You have successfully configured the W3TC plugin.

This is the end of this tutorial. You now know how to install and set up W3 Total cache plugin in WordPress.

How to install and set up Wordfence Security in WordPress

Thursday, June 14th, 2018

How to install and set up Wordfence Security in WordPress

This tutorial assumes that you are already logged in to the WordPress admin panel as the admin user.

Now Let’s learn How to install and set up Wordfence Security plugin in WordPress.

Wordfence Security plugin helps you in detecting and protecting your WordPress installation from intrusions and security risks.

Point the mouse on Plugins and then click on Add New menu.

In Search Plugins window, search Wordfence Security.

We have searched the plugin here.

Now, Click on Install Now button.

That’s it! You have successfully installed the Wordfence Security plugin.

Click on Activate button in order to activate the plugin.

The Wordfence Security plugin is activated now.

Point the mouse on Wordefence option and then click on Dashboard menu.

Fix them accordingly.

The Dashboard shows the recent issues and the update notifications.

Since we are using free edition of the plugin not all features are available.

To upgrade to the paid edition of the plugin , click on Upgrade to Premium button.

Click on Scan menu.

To run a security scan of your current WordPress installation click on START A WODEFENCE SCAN button.

Once the scan has completed, you’ll be notified of the results.

Click on Scheduling tab.

Scan scheduling option is available only with Premium version of the plugin.

Click on Options tab.

Configure the scan options as per your needs or keep them as it is.

Click on SAVE OPTIONS button.

Click on Firewall menu.

Click on Optimize the Wordefence Firewall button.

Wordfence plugin has scanned and selected the server configuration automatically.

you can also use the dropdown menu to select an alternative setup.

You can select the set up as per your server configuration.

Let’s configure the plugin now.

Click on Continue button.

Click on Download.htaccess button to download the file as a backup.

Click on Continue button.

Now, click on SAVE button.

At the bottom of the page , configure Whitelist URLs (which will not be tested by the Firewall) and configure Advanced Settings.

Click on Bruteforce Protection tab.

Configure the Brute Force Protection settings as per your requirements or keep them as it is.

Click on SAVE OPTIONS button.

Click on Rate Limiting tab.

Configure the options as per your needs or keep them as it is.

Click on SAVE OPTIONS button.

Click on Blocking menu.

In order to remove the blocked IPs, click on Clear all blocked IP addresses link.

To remove the locked out IPs click on Clear all locked out IP addresses link.

To block an IP fill it in Manually block IP window and click on the button near the window.

In order to view the blocked IPs and locked IPs, click on respected windows.

Country Blocking option is available in Wordfence premium version only.

We will skip the Country Blocking option.

Options under Advanced Blocking tab helps to block IP ranges, hostnames, user agents and referrers.

Configure the options as per your needs.

Click on Live Traffic menu.

The Live Traffic menu helps to view real-time updates on IP addresses accessing your website and IPs that are being blocked by Wordfence.

Click on Advanced Blocking tab.

Click on Tools menu.

Password Auditing is available for Premium Members only so we will skip it.

Click on Whois Lookup tab.

Whois Lookup tool helps to view domain/IP owner’s details.

Type in a domain name or IP in window and then click on Look up IP or Domain button.

Click on Cellphone Sign-In tab.

We will skip this tool as its available for only Paid version of Wordfence.

Click on Diagnostics tab.

The Diagnostics tab helps to identify any configuration, permissions issues in your WordPress installation.

Click on Options menu.

The Wordfence Options page shows all the options plus other additional option from the other menus that we have already configured.

Once you are done with configuring the options, scroll down to the bottom of the page.

Click on SAVE OPTIONS button.

That’s it, You have successfully configured the Wordfence Security plugin.

This is the end of this tutorial. You now know how to install and set up Wordfence Security plugin in WordPress.

How to install and set up WpSmush in WordPress

Thursday, June 14th, 2018

How to install and set up WpSmush in WordPress

This tutorial assumes that you are already logged in to the WordPress admin panel as the admin user.

Now Let’s learn how to install and set up Wp Smush plugin in WordPress.

WpSmush allows you to easily optimize the website images to improve your website performance.

In Search Plugins window , search for Smush.

We have searched the plugin here.

Great, You have successfully installed the WPSmush plugin.

The WpSmush plugin is activated now.

You are now on WpSmush settings page.

Automatically smush my images on upload – This option would automatically optimize your uploaded image and images that are created by WordPress. Keep it enabled.

Smush will detect the uploaded images and will optimize it.

Preserve image EXIF data – If you need information about your image such as time and location then you can enable this option.

Resize original images If you want to save disk space and do not want to store huge images on your server then you can enable this option.

Now, Click on Install Now button.

Point the mouse cursor on Plugins and then click on Add New menu.

Click on Activate button in order to activate the plugin

Finally, click on Update Settings button.

That’s it, you have successfully activated and configured the WpSmush plugin.

This is the end of this tutorial, you now know how to install and set up WpSmush plugin in WordPress.

How to install and set up AutOptimize in WordPress

Thursday, June 14th, 2018

How to install and set up AutOptimize in WordPress

This tutorial assumes that you are already logged in to the WordPress admin panel as the admin user.

Now let’s learn How to install and set up the Autoptimize plugin in WordPress.

Autoptimize allows you to easily optimize all of the CSS and JavaScripts of your website .

Go to Plugins and then click on Add New.

In the Search Plugins window, search for Autoptimize.

Here it is!

Now, click the Install Now button.

Great, you have successfully installed the Autoptimize plugin.

Click Activate to activate the plugin.

The Autoptimize plugin is activated now.

Now lets set up and configure the plugin.

Click the Settings option.

Click the Show advanced Settings button to start configuring the plugin.

Use the Exclude scripts from Autoptimize option to exclude the scripts from Autoptimization.

If your .js returns a script error, you can try enabling Add try-catch wrapping as well.

Keep the Generate data:URls for images option disabled if you are using CDN services for the website images.

Enable the Inline all CSS option.

Use the Exclude CSS from Autoptimize option to exclude the CSS from Autoptimize.

Enter your CDN URL in the CDN Base URL field option, if you have purchased CDN Services.

Enable/Disable the Miscelleaneous options as per your requirements.

Click the Save Changes button.

That’s it, Your settings have been saved.

You have successfully configured the Autoptimize plugin.

This is the end of this tutorial. You now know how to install and set up Autoptimize plugin in WordPress.

In the HTML Options section, enable Optimize HTML Code and Keep HTML comments.

In the Javascript Options section, enable Optimize JavaScript Code and Force JavaScript in head.

In the CSS Options section, enable Optimize CSS Code. You can also inline your CSS so pages load faster.

How to install and set up Contact Form 7 in WordPress

Thursday, June 14th, 2018

How to install and set up Contact Form 7 in WordPress

This tutorial assumes that you are already logged in to the WordPress admin panel as the admin user.

Now Let’s learn How to install and set up Contact Form 7 plugin in WordPress.

Contact Form 7 helps you to create, manage and customize multiple contact forms for your website.

Point the mouse on Plugins and then click Add New.

In the Search Plugins window, search for Contact Form 7.

Here it is!

Now, Click the Install Now button.

That’s it! You have successfully installed the Contact Form 7 plugin.

Click the Activate button to activate the plugin

The Contact Form 7 plugin is activated now.

Click the Settings option.

Let’s add a new contact form and configure it.

Click Add New under Contact option.

Type in the Title for the Contact Form.

Select the additional fields that you want to add to Contact Form and click on it.

Edit the default form fields as per your requirements.

Click on the Save button.

Now click the Mail tab.

Let’s setup the Contact Form 7 plugin.

You can edit or duplicate the existing Contact form.

Update the To field to the email address where you want the form to send.

Update the From address to an email address with the same domain name as the hosting.

Update the Subject as per your requirements.

Point the mouse on Contact Form 1 and select the option as per your requirements.

Add additional headers like CC, BCC, email addresses.

Update the contents of the Message Body field as per your requirement.

Configure the Message body behaviour accordingly.

When finished, click Save.

Click the Messages tab.

Here you can configure the messages that are to be shown while filling the form and submission of the form.

Update the messages accordingly or keep the defaults.

Click the Save button.

Now click the Additional Settings tab.

Include additional settings to each contact form by adding code snippets in the specific format into the Additional Settings field.

Click the Save button.

Next, click the Integration menu item.

Secure your website form from spam and abuse by adding reCAPTCHA service.

Click the Configure Keys button.

Configure the Site Key and Secret Key in respected fields that you have received from google.

That’s it, You have successfully configured the Contact Form 7 plugin.

Click the Save button.

This is the end of this tutorial. You now know how to install and set up Contact Form 7 plugin in WordPress.

How to install and set up Duplicate Post in WordPress

Thursday, June 14th, 2018

How to install and set up Duplicate Post in WordPress

This tutorial assumes that you are already logged in to the WordPress admin panel as the admin user.

Now Let’s learn How to install and set up Duplicate Post plugin in WordPress.

Duplicate Post plugin allows users to clone posts of any type, or copy them to new drafts for further editing.

Point the mouse on Plugins and then click on Add New menu.

In theSearch Plugins window , search for Duplicate Post.

We have searched the plugin here.

Click the Install Now button.

That’s it! You have successfully installed the Duplicate Post plugin.

Click on Activate button in order to activate the plugin

The Duplicate Post plugin is activated now.

Now lets set up and configure the plugin.

Click on the Settings option.

Keep the Post/page elements to copyoptions as it is or you can enable/disable them as per your requirements .

In Title prefix window type your desired prefix.

In Title suffix window type your desired suffix e.g. dup.

Leave the Increase menu order by window blank.

In the Do not copy these fields window type in the Comma-separated list of meta fields that you dont want to be copied while duplicating a post/page.

Leave the Do not copy these taxanomies option as it is.

You can customize all these options as per your requirements.

Now click on the Save changes button.

Scroll up and click on the Permissions tab.

Permissions option lists all the roles that can edit the posts.

Configure Roles allowed to copy settings as as per your requirements.

Enable for these post types option lists the post types which have a default user interface to add and manage items.

Then click Save Changes.

Now click on the Display tab.

Show links in options control where to show the links added by the plugin to the WordPress user interface.

Configure the settings as per your requirement.

Click Save Changes.

That’s it, you have successfully configured the Duplicate Post plugin.

This is the end of this tutorial. You now know how to install and set up Duplicate Post plugin in WordPress.