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.
Just like search engines help users in finding the necessary stuff with the relevant keywords, a search bar of a website helps its visitors in finding the required things on a website. It is not an exaggeration to say that every website requires a search bar. When a search bar is that important, let us find out, how to install a search bar on a wordpress website!
How to add a search bar on your website?
There are three different methods of adding
a search bar to a website.
From the widget panel
Through a plugin
From the widget panel: The first method through which you can add a search bar to your site is through the widget panel in your site’s dashboard.
Tap on Appearance — Widgets — Search widget — Add widget — Set a title
You will find the search widget on the sidebar of your site.
Through a plugin:
We all know that plugins make our lives
simple without having to go for complicated coding. You can also add a search
widget through a plugin and need no technical knowledge to do this task.
is also an automated method. You won’t need coding or technical knowledge at
Go to Plugins > Add New — Ivory Search — Install — Activate — Settings — Select posts and pages on which search bar should appear — Save Form
Ivory Search Plugin: Ivory Search is an advanced search plugin designed for WordPress that allows to create unlimited new search forms in a customized manner.
They can be configured to perform different types of searches for different types of content. Users can display the search bars on different areas of a web-page such as header, footer, sidebar, menus, pages, posts, etc.
Search bar forms crucial part of a web-page on varieties of websites from e-commerce to blog sites to search for products, pages and posts of a site.
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
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!