It seems that JetPack is committed to being the only plugin you may need for almost any WordPress installation, and today you have introduced a new module, in version 2.9, that all or almost all of us use, the related entries .
And the truth is that it is very complete, more than many plugins out there, these are its virtues:
What's up, it works relatively well personally I prefer Related Posts by Zemanta because it allows to customize the appearance and edit the related entries and it's faster, but you have to recognize that the module Related entries of JetPack is fast to load and minimalist in appearance, which will fit most designs .
The main drawback, logically, is the absence of customization possibilities and improvements in the selection of related entries , because it is not always correct with the most related. In any case I encourage you to try it, bad option is not.
shortcodes are a very interesting personalization that WordPress and many plugins and themes offer to have fast functionality with minimum effort.
But they usually have a snag, they can not be used in widgets text
Most of the
shortcodes are ready to be used in posts and pages, but text widgets, with how tremendously versatile they are, are not usually ready to use them.
Fortunately, this has a quick and easy solution, you just have to add the following line of code to your utilities plugin or to the file
functions.php of the active topic:
You save the changes and you already have it, your text widgets ready to take advantage of the simplicity of use of the
There are many ways to leave a WordPress installation clean, but only one way to do it completely and definitively.
If we want to reinstall WordPress we access our site and start the installation of new by choosing a new prefix from the same database.
What we get with this quick method is to start a new site by discarding all of the above, but keeping the tables from the database of the previous site in case in the future we we regret and want to recover, at least, the entries, comments, users, etc.
In this way there is no trace of the previous installation, neither in the hosting nor in the server.
If later you want to reinstall WordPress after this cleaning you must first create a new database (with the same name if you wish) and proceed to the installation of WordPress usual.
Of course, always make a copy before of security of the database and of the folders of the installation, at least of the folder
wp-content and its subfolders and of the main loose files of the root folder:
.htaccess and any other that you have customized.
If you use the plugin Better WP Security you should know that a serious vulnerability has been detected that, to this day, is still unresolved.
reported on the 15th of this month in Packet Storm the Beter WP Security plugin is not living up to its name because in its current version, 3.6.3, it has a serious vulnerability that could allow the non-spoiled disclosure of site information and cross-scripting attacks XSS .
The most serious of all is that a few days have passed and the plugin has not been updated to solve the problem something unacceptable in a security plugin.
My advice, logically, is to uninstall it right now and use another one that has no vulnerabilities, there are a few plugins for WordPress secure .
Surely you've seen a lot of websites that encourage visitors to register and, in this way, obtain additional advantages, of which one of the most visual is highlighted Somewhat of your comments .
This is very easy to do in WordPress because you just have to create a CSS class that uses the WordPress class
byuser which identifies registered users.
In the example code, the comments of registered users will be highlighted with a nice bluish background color.