How to add ‘Recent posts’ on Twenty-twenty theme?

20 20 theme allows to display the recent posts on the home page
Recent posts display

Irrespective of how qualitative your content is, it is of no use if it goes out of sight. Though content is considered as the king of SEO, its visibility is important. Even if you keep posting regular content in timely intervals, it needs huge marketing to reach the masses. Keeping the marketing aside, at least the website should display the recent posts as a column on the site.

Many beginners think that the posts need to be posted on the home page regularly. However, it is not so. There is a setting in your theme’s customization to display the recent posts in whichever page you want the content to show up.

Since Twenty-twenty is the newest default theme on the WordPress, let us find out how to add the recent posts display feature to your site.

Dashboard – appearance – Customization – Home page Settings – Your latest posts – Publish

Other way through widgets:

Dashboard – Appearance – Customization – Widgets – Select Footer 1 or 2 to display recent posts – Add a widget – Recent posts – Set the number of posts to show – Publish

Preview the changes as your recent posts start displaying on the home page. If there are no posts yet, you will not see anyone. Make sure you add few posts before you preview the changes.

How to remove “Just another WordPress site” on Twenty-Twenty theme?

customize your wordpress site's tagline by removing the default one
Remove WordPress default tagline

While struggling with the new website customizing, there are some things that make the beginners insane and “Just another WordPress site” is one such thing.  Irrespective of how beautiful the website is decorated, this one phrase spoils the entire ambience.

However, it is not a difficult task to get rid of this. This is set by default and appears on all those sites which are not customized.

Let us see how we can get rid of this annoying phrase on brand new websites:

Login to your site — Dashboard– Appearance — Customize — Site Identity – Tagline  — Remove the default tag line “Just another WordPress site” and fill it with a custom tag line.  

You also have an option not to put anything as a tag line. Just remove it.

Save the changes and click on pre-view to find the new change on your site. You will be thrilled for not finding the phrase that bothered you so far!

How to remove “Powered by WordPress” on Twenty-Twenty theme?

Delete "powered by WordPress while customizing 20 20 theme
Remove Footer credits

While customizing Twenty-Twenty theme, you may find a rigid phrase “Powered by WordPress”.  You may feel clueless to remove it and many keep tolerating it finding no option to remove it from the site.

Though it seems difficult to be removed, it can be removed easily. Let us see how we can remove the phrase while customizing the 20-20 theme.

This is a bit of coding job.  But you don’t need to be a developer to perform this task. Experts suggest webmasters to take a backup before modifying the Cascade Style Sheet (CSS).

Take a backup of your site before you go for this change.

Once the backup is taken, right click on “Powered by WordPress” on the site and click on inspect on the extreme bottom.

Half of the page displays bits of codes that seem to be Greek and Latin to non-technical people. But don’t worry. You don’t have to do much!

Just find the class name for “Powered by WordPress” element in Twenty-Twenty theme.

Copy it and paste it in the Additional CSS. The code phrase will be like as following:

publish the changes and the phrase is immediately removed.

Click on Publish and that’s it! Look at the preview and you will not find it anymore on the footer of your site. It’s all gone…….

There is yet another method to remove this “powered by WordPress” phase. However, this is not a recommended one as it is risky.

People those who are not developers themselves are suggested to take a backup before performing this task.

<p class="powered-by-wordpress">
<a href="<?php echo esc_url( __( 'https://wordpress.org/', 'twentytwenty' ) ); ?>">
<?php _e( 'Powered by WordPress', 'twentytwenty' ); ?>
</a>
</p><!-- .powered-by-wordpress -->

Go to Appearance – Theme Editor – Footer PhP – Select the entire element and delete it. Look out for the code given below to be deleted.

Update the file and that’s it. The annoying phrase is removed just like that!