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How to center align YouTube video in WordPress 0

When you are a blogger and writing about solving any specific issue or a creating a tutorial its always a good idea to embed a video to it. The alignment of a blog is essential as it represents the writer’s skils. Whether it’s a simple text or a video the alignment should be to the point and must be aligned with the whole content. On this blog, I will show you how you can center align a youtube video in WordPress
Step 1: First, you need to go to the backend of your WordPress website. To do that you need to add /wp-admin after your website’s URL. Suppose if your website’s URL is www.example.com then you need to type www.example.com/wp-admin. This is the universal login for every WordPress website.
Step 2: After you log in, you need to make sure you have logged in as admin. As I mentioned earlier there are different user role on WordPress. The admin has access to all type of information and functionalities, including adding and removing ones also. To centre align a Youtube video in WordPress you need to edit the blog post so make sure you login with your admin account or any account which has admin access.
Step 3: On your dashboard, you will find a tab called posts. This tab has all the posts you have published or drafted on your WordPress site. Click on the posts tab.
Step 4: Now you need to select the blog post. When you are posting a new blog you need to embed a video. If you don’t know how to embed a video make sure you read how to embed a youtube video. If it is an existing post you just need to select a blog post which has a video embedded with it.
Step 5: When you select a blog and click on it the new window will take you to the backend of the blog. You can either code it from the backend or just do it using the text editor. I use visual composer for editing text which has the capability to embed a video from the frontend. Click on the frontend. 
Step 6: When you are on the frontend click on edit video players option. When you place your mouse on the video player the edit option will appear. Click on edit.
Step 7:  The video player settings have a section called alignment now set the alignment from left to center and click on save.
Step 8: You will find an update option at the top of your blog. Click on update and this will set the alignment change live.
Everything is easy when you are using WordPress and that’s why millions of people use WordPress. If you have any more confusion please feel free to comment below.

How to prevent authors from deleting posts in WordPress 0

WordPress is one of the most user-friendly platforms for blogging. WordPress supports multi-user capabilities which means you can assign different roles for different users. There are different users roles in WordPress like the admin, author, editors and so on. The author of the post has the capability of deleting the post he or she created but with the help of a plugin you can restrict the authors from deleting posts. On this blog, I will show you how you can prevent authors from deleting posts in WordPress. 
Step 1: First, you need to go to the backend of your WordPress website. To do that you need to add /wp-admin after your website’s URL. Suppose if your website’s URL is www.example.com then you need to type www.example.com/wp-admin. This is the universal login for every WordPress website.
Step 2: After you log in, you need to make sure you have logged in as admin. As I mentioned earlier there are different user role on WordPress. The admin has access to all type of information and functionalities, including adding and removing ones also. To prevent authors from deleting posts you need to install a plugin so make sure you login with your admin account or any account which has admin access.
Step 3: As I mentioned earlier you need to install a plugin. To do that you need to click on the plugin tab. This tab has all the information about all the plugin you have installed on your WordPress website. To add a new a plugin you need to click on this plugin.
Step 4: On this tab, you will find an option called add new at the top of your screen. To add a new plugin you need to click on Add New button.
Step 5: A new tab will open and you find few featured plugins. On the right side of your screen, you will find a search option. You need to search for the plugin and install it. Type User Capabilities on the search bar and install and activate it.
Step 6: After you activate the plugin you will find a new tab under the Users tab. To make it simply take step by actions so that you don’t get confused. Click on the user tab. This tab has all the information about the users who are currently on your WordPress website.
Step 7: Now you will see that there are few more tabs under the user’s tab. After you activate the plugin you will find a new tab has been added under the Users tab. The new tab is capabilities. You can control all the user capabilities from this tab. Click on the Capabilities tab.
Step 8: You need to select roles first. You will find a section on the right side of your screen from where you can select a role. Select the role ‘Author’ and click on load.
Step 9: The left side of your screen has all the capabilities you can add to the user.  There are three types of capabilities listed. The first one is editing capabilities, the second one is Deletion capabilities and the third one is Reading. Under the deleting capabilities just uncheck delete and delete published.
Step 10: The author has the deleting capabilities by default. Unchecking the boxes will restrict the authors from deleting the posts. To set this new function live you just need to click on save changes. 
WordPress is an amazing platform which can be customised according to your needs and specifications. If you have any questions regarding WordPress user capabilities please feel free to comment below.   

How to install a WordPress plugin from a zip file 0

A plugin is a software package that contains a set of functionalities that are supplemented by a WordPress website. They can add new functionalities to your WordPress websites or enhance their functions. The PHP programming language is used by the WordPress plugins to integrate with WordPress seamlessly. On this blog, I will show you how you can install a WordPress plugin from zip file. 
Step 1: The official WordPress website has more than fifty thousand free downloadable plugins. Open your browser and search for WordPress Plugin.
Step 2: The first page which will appear on your search result is the official WordPress plugin site. You can also type the URL which is www.wordpress.org/plugins. This is the official WordPress website.
Step 3: You will see all the featured plugin on the first page. You can either select one from there or search for your desired plugin manually. Just click on the plugin to select it.
Step 4: After you click on the plugin you will see a download option. Click on download to download the plugin on your computer. The file will be download as a zip file.
Step 5: Now you go back to your website backed. The backend is known as wp-admin. You need to add /wp-admin after your website’s URL. After you reach your website’s backend dashboard you need to make sure you have logged in as admin. Only the admin has access over all the information on your website including adding or removing any new functionality. I had my user ID logged in.
Step 6: On your dashboard, you will find a tab called settings. The settings tab has all the sensitive information about your website. So make sure you proceed with caution.  
Step 7: On the plugin tab you will find a button called ‘Add New’. To add a new plugin you need to click on this plugin. The button is placed on the top left side of your screen.
Step 8: After you click on the add new button, you will find a new button there which is upload. When we want to install a plugin from a zip file you need use this button. 
Step 9: Click on the Chosen File option and select the zip file which you downloaded from the official WordPress website.
Step 10: This may take 2 to 3 minutes to upload depending on the size of the plugin. After the uploading is done click on the Install Now butto
Step 11: When the installation is over you will be taken to a new page and from there you just need to click on activate the plugin. This will activate the plugin on your website.
The plugin installation process is quite easy when it comes to WordPress website. This is one of the main reason why WordPress is considered as one of the most user-friendly CMS. 

How to add cookies popup in your WordPress blog site 0

The web industry was taken by storm back in 2018 when GDPR was enforced. It’s a new law for European Union Countries which protects the rights of people to manage and control how their personal information is being collected, processed and used. Violating the GDPR measures can be heavy and the penalties can cost you a fortune. A cookie is a portion of the information that a site requests that your browser store on your PC or cell phone. The cookie enables the site to remember your activities or preferences over time. You must let the visitors know that you are tracking their data in order to be GDPR compliant. On this blog, I will show how you can add cookies popup in your WordPress blog site.
Step 1: First you need to go to your website’s backend and for WordPress websites, it is known as wp-admin. You need to add /wp-admin after your website’s URL. For example, if your website’s URL is www.example.com then you need to type www.example.com/wp-admin. This is the universal admin login page for any WordPress website. 
Step 2: After you reach your website’s backend dashboard you need to make sure you have logged in as admin. Only the admin has access over all the information on your website including adding or removing any new functionality. As we will add the cookies popup using a plugin, it is essential that you login with an admin account or use any user which has admin capabilities.
Step 3: As I said we will do it with a plugin, so to do that you need to click on the plugin tab. If you want to add or remove any plugin you need to click on this plugin.
Step 4: On the plugin tab you will find a button called ‘Add New’. To add a new plugin you need to click on this plugin. The button is placed on the top left side of your screen.
Step 5: You will see some featured plugin is there. On the middle right side of your screen, you will see a search box. Type GDPR Cookie Consent Banner on the box and install and activate the plugin. I have already installed the plugin. 
Step 6: On your dashboard, you will find a tab called settings. The settings tab has all the sensitive information about your website. So make sure you proceed with caution. 
Step 7: The moment you activate the plugin a new sub-tab will appear under the setting tab. The new is Cookie Consent. Click on cookie consent.
Step 8: When you click on the new sub-tab this will by default land you on the general settings tab. Now you need to set the setting according to your preference.
Step 9: Now you need to click on content. This section has all the settings about the contents you want to put on your popup like the popup name. Text, button text etc. Select the settings according to your preference.
Step 10: The last tab is the style tab. This has all the setting which will allow you to customise the popup visually like popup background colour, text colour etc.
Step 11: Finally you go back to your website and see if the popup is working ok or not.
Being GDPR compliant is an absolute must if you are operating in the UK or in Europe. If you have any more queries feel free to comment below. 

How to create a private post in WordPress 0

WordPress is one of the most used and customisable platforms out there. Starting as a blogging platform now WordPress has evolved into something extraordinary. Still, most of the bloggers use WordPress as their blogging platform as WordPress is easy and SEO friendly. As a blogger, you may have written thousands of blogs and set it public. You can also add some blogs which you want to keep private and let only your teammates read it. On this blog, I will show you how you can create a private post in WordPress. 
Step 1: First you need to get to your WordPress website’s backend. To do that you need to type wp-admin after your website’s URL. If your website is www.example.com then you need to type www.example.com/wp-admin. This will take you to the backend of your website. This is the universal admin login page for every WordPress website.
Step 2: After you log in, you have to make sure that you log in as admin. There are different users role in WordPress which can be assigned to any users. So when you log in you have to make sure you login as admin. Only the admin as access over all the posts. If you log in as editor make sure you have edit access over the blog.
Step 3: I will show you how you can make a published post private. The process is the same when you trying to post a new blog. To able to do that you need to click on the posts tab.
Step 4: Now select the post which wants to set as private. To able to do that you just need to click on the post.
Step 5: On the right side of your screen you will find the publish section. Under this section, there is a visibility option. When you publish a post the visibility of the post is set as public by default. Click on edit to change the visibility.
Step 6: Now select private from public and then click on ok. This will set the visibility status private.
Step 7: You are all done and now you just need to click on the update button. This will hide the post from the live site.
The post you made private can still be accessed by the logged-in user. You can also define the capabilities of the users and choose who can access private posts.

How to add YouTube subscribe button in WordPress 0

Youtube is the number one video streaming platform in the world with 1.3 billion users. Every minute three hundred hours of video is being uploaded on youtube. Thanks to Youtube, people can learn new things with a click of a button. There are thousands of tutorials out there mostly on blogs which links back yo a youtube video. When you are writing about solving any particular issue or problem it’s a good thing to add a video to it. You can easily embed a youtube video on a WordPress blog and help your channel to grow. On this blog. I will show you how you can add a YouTube subscribe button in WordPress which will help you to grow your channel. 
Step 1: First you need to get to your WordPress website’s backend. To do that you need to type wp-admin after your website’s URL. If your website is www.example.com then you need to type www.example.com/wp-admin. This will take you to the backend of your website. This is the universal admin login page for every WordPress website. 
Step 2: After you log in, you have to make sure that you log in as admin. There are different users role in WordPress which can be assigned to any users. So when you log in you have to make sure you login as admin. Only the admin as access over adding any new functionality. 
Step 3: On your dashboard, you will find a tab called plugins. We will add a YouTube subscribe button in WordPress by using a plugin. To add a new plugin you need to click on the plugin tab.
Step 4: The new window will show an option called ‘Add New’. When you want to add a new plugin to your website you click on add new.
Step 5: The add plugin window has a search option on the middle right side of the screen. Type Youtube Subscriber Bar on the search tab. Now you need to install the plugin and activate it.
Step 6: Now click on the settings tab which is on the bottom left side of your screen. The settings tab has some very sensitive information about your website so make sure you proceed with caution. 
Step 7: When you activate the plugin you just install a new sub-tab will be available. The name of this new sub-tab is Youtube Subscription Bar. Click on this sub-tab.
Step 8: Your youtube channel has a specific id number or you can also enter your Youtube channels name on the shown place. Make sure you provide the accurate one. You can also select the button layout, theme and enable or disable subscribers count.
Step 9: On the second part of the plugin setting you can customize the button’s colour, text, text colour. Make sure you provide the details according to your brand documents.
Step 10: Just make sure you have entered all the details correctly and when done click on the save changes option. This will add a subscribe button under every video you post on your WordPress website.
Adding a subscribe button to you embed youtube video can be a great boost when trying to build up subscribers. If you have any queries please feel free to comment below.

How to Remove a Footer Link from a WordPress Theme 0

Do you want to remove the footer link of your WordPress website, powered by your theme? Yes it is legal to remove WordPress footer links, as wordpress is Free. There are 2 ways that you can remove that footer link. With using plugin and without using plugin.
I will show you both in this post.
Without Plugin

Step 1: First you need to go to your wordpress website backend. As an example your website URL is www.example.com then you have to type www.example.com/wp-admin

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Step 2: After logging in, you need to make sure that you have logged in as an admin, because admin has access to all the type of functionality. 

 

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Step 3: From dashboard, You need to go to appearance then customize.

 

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Step 4: From Customize menu You need to go to “Footer Bottom”.

 

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Step 5: From “Footer Bottom” change copyright, and press publish.

 

change copyright

Step 6: Go to your website and check. Yes! It’s done.

 

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With Plugin

Step 1: First you need to go to your wordpress website backend. As an example your website URL is www.example.com then you have to type www.example.com/wp-admin.

 

admin
Step 2: After logging in, you need to make sure that you have logged in as an admin, because admin has access to all the type of functionality.

 

admin2Step 3: Go to plugin and press add new to add a new plugin. 

 

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Step 4: Search for “Real Time Find and Replace” and install then active.

 

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Step 5:  From dashboard go to tools then go to “Real Time Find and Replace”

 

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Step 6: From “Real Time Find and Replace” Copy the footer text you want to change and replace with What you want to add. Then press “Update Settings”

 

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Step 7:  Done. Your footer link is changed.

 

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I hope this post helped you to remove footer link from your wordpress website. As you can see there are multiple ways to remove the link, so feel free to try other method if one does not work for you. If you still have questions, please feel free to comment below

How to Set Up a WordPress Image Gallery 0

Do you want to build a WordPress picture gallery for your website? 
You can attach pictures in lines and columns in a picture gallery.It is much simpler for consumers to browse in fewer areas and to show more pictures. In this post I will show you how easily an image gallery can be added in a wordpress website.

 

Step 1: To create an image gallery in your website, you have to go to your wordpress website dashboard as an Admin.

 

Login
Step 2: After successfully login to your dashboard go to plugin then press “Add new”

 

add new plugin

Step `3: Search for “Envira”, install and Active Envira Gallery plugin.

 

plugin add

Step 4: Go to Envira Gallery and “Press Add new” to create a new gallery.

 

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Step 5: Put a name of your image gallery and upload  photos to your gallery by pressing select from your computer or simply drag and drop photos to box.

 

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Step 6: Go to “Lightbox” tab and make sure there is a “tick” on “Enable Lightbox?”.

 

Lightbox on

Step 7: After uploading photos and enabling lightbox, press “Publish” to finish creating gallery.

 

Step 8: Create a new Page for your gallery image or add gallery to any of your existing page. I am going to create a new page for my gallery.

 

 

Step 9: Add envira gallery that we’ve created before, and publish it.

 

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Your gallery is added to your website.

 

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I hope this post helped you to create your imagellery in your WordPress website. If you have any questions, feel free to comment below.

How to Create a Photo Slideshow in WordPress 0

The WordPress slideshows are one of those techniques which catches immediate attention to visitors. I’m going to teach you how to build a photo slideshow on your WordPress website. Photo slideshows can be placed on any section of your site.
Step 1: You need to go to your website admin login page. Wp-admin is the universal login for WordPress website. Suppose your website is www.example.com then you need to type the URL as www.example.com/wp-admin.

Step 2: From your wordpress website dashboard go to plugin then add new. And download Slider plugin called “Smart Slider 3”
Step 3: Active the “Smart Slider 3” plugin. And go to “Smart Slider 3” Dashboard.
Step 4: You can make your slider manually or using a template. I am using a template now. And import it to Smart Slider menu.
Step 5: Add photos that you want in your slider. And give a name of your slider. And Save it. You will get a short code, copy it.
Step 6: Add slider to your website page. In my case, I am using Elementor editor to edit page. Open a “Text Editor” block from elementor and paste the shortcode that code that was copied from Smart Slider.
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Step 7: Update the web page to the bottom of the page using the update option, to finish this.
Yes!  Slider is added to your Website

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WordPress is a plugin-based platform that allows you to find a plugin for everything. But the issue is that you have to discover the right one because there are also many defective plugins out there. If you have any questions, please feel free to comment below.