Publish in WordPress from Google Drive • WordPress Help

There are so many people who use the service of creation and edition online of documents Google Drive ] (or Docs as you prefer), and there are so many websites created and managed with WordPress, that sooner or later someone had to connect both applications to publish in WordPress from Google Docs .

In fact I know of many people who use Google Docs for their publications, which they then copy and paste into the WordPress editor so why not to do it more simply?

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What gets this magic is a Google Docs add-on called Publish to WordPress . And the procedure to get it going is quite simple:

(Note: for some reason the plugin does not appear if you search it from the Google Docs Add-ons menu - that would be your thing - so follow the process that I explain to you then, it works always)

  1. Install the add-on by accessing the same page .
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    Publish to WordPress

  2. Once installed (immediately) it opens Google Docs with a blank document and claims you grant permissions . You accept because otherwise it will not work.
  3. After the swallow of granting permissions returns you to the document and informs you that you already have a new menu to publish in WordPress .
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    Complement activated

  4. The first thing is to access the site manager which opens on one side, to add what WordPress you'll enable to publish from Google Docs. You just have to enter a name, url, username and password.
  5. You just have to open or create a document and when you finish to write go to the menu " Add-ons -> Publish to WordPress -> Publish " and the complement is opened on the side of the document for you to choose if it will be published directly ( Publish ) or save it as draft ( Draft ).
     Publish to WordPress

    Publish to WordPress

  6. At any time you can view the entry from the link that offers the add-on or, if you make changes , you can update it from Google Docs .

The best thing is that, for example, if you insert images in the document it will not be published with links to them, but upload them to your c folder Word files automatically so you will not find differences from a normal publication.

The only thing missing is that you can not choose category or add labels so the mode of use it usually is not to publish directly but save as a draft and then, in WordPress, add what you need: tags, images, etc.

Another advantage of this add-on is that it works in all browsers and connects both with WordPress.com sites as hosted on your own server .

To top off the joys, if you install the add-on from a user, it will be available to everyone you manage from your browser.

Other possible options publish from Google Docs to WordPress would be the following:

But I recommend the one we have seen here, not only is it very intuitive to use and is fully integrated both in Google Docs and WordPress but works in any browser and you do not need to install any plugins in WordPress .

Ea, to try it!

NOTICE : this publication is from two years ago or more. If it's a code or a plugin it might not work in the latest versions of WordPress, and if it's a news story it might be obsolete. Then do not say we have not warned you.

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How to detect which plugins a web uses • WordPress Help

We have already seen how to detect which theme a web uses even a trick to detect plugins but are there more ways to know what plugins a site created with WordPress uses? Well it can be, and with more precision than you imagine. We will see several ways to achieve it.

Know what plugins a web uses by automatic detectors

As with the themes, there are utilities from which you can detect which plugins a web uses, among other things. In fact there are some of these services that also detect the subject. The main ones are these:

  • WordPress Plugin Checker : Specific utility to detect WordPress plugins, a bit slow in its process and not very accurate to say, but as an experiment it's not bad.
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  • What WordPress theme is that? : Something more spartan than the previous one but also very effective detecting the theme and the active plugins. Equally highly recommended.
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  • Build with : Broad spectrum tool, which detects all the technologies used in a web, in what is very effective, although not so much detecting plugins, that identifies through widgets and scripts. It is not the best to detect plugins but save it in your favorites for its multiple utilities.
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Know what plugins a web uses checking the source code

A more manual process, but also very effective – if you know how plugins are integrated in WordPress – is to check the source code of the web you are viewing, since most of them insert code in various parts of the resulting HTML.

All current browsers offer utilities to view the source code of a web, and in all you can right click on a page and choose the option to see the code of it.

And some also offer a web inspector that, In addition to showing the source code, they also offer tools to visualize, identify and modify elements such as scripts, resources or even CSS for testing.

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<p> Using one of these two methods you can identify strings of text or code, including directory routes that give you clues about what plugins the web you are visiting uses. </p>
<p> A common sneak is to search within of the source code of the path of the folder where the plugins <span style= / wp-content / plugins / are installed, since many of them use their own stylesheet and are quickly detected in the generated HTML code.

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Of course this second method requires more knowledge on the part of the "researcher" but you also learn more and deep down, is not that also?

how do you prefer to do it?

NOTICE : this publication is from two years ago or more. If it's a code or a plugin it might not work in the latest versions of WordPress, and if it's a news story it might be obsolete. Then do not say we have not warned you.

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WordPress 4.2.1 security update • WordPress Help

If you read what I announced this morning you already know the reason for the security update from which you will be receiving notice right now. WordPress 4.2 is updated to version 4.2.1 and if you do not update only your site you are already taking it manually.

Part of the beauty of the WordPress community are these things; a vulnerability or failure is detected and in hours it is

Surprising functionality in WordPress 4.2: texts linked with copy and paste

In all versions of WordPress there are hidden functionalities sometimes known as easter eggs and sometimes they are really useful, as is the case of a discovered in the version ] 4.2 .

According to has discovered Ella Van Dorpe if you select a text and paste a URL the text is automatically linked without having to resort to the icon of the editor of WordPress to add links, fast and effective.

I do not know about you but this new hidden functionality – not announced – gives me life, because I've always thought it was a huge waste of time to click in the editor for such basic things.

WordPress 4.2 final already available

Now available for download and update WordPress 4.2 a version that incorporates interesting improvements to our favorite CMS, although perhaps the most powerful are under the hood, that's up to you.

As always , do not update to major versions – and this one is – without first testing the compatibility with theme and plugins which then we get silly dislikes.

Check if you use secure plugins

As you already know, there are several reasons why a plugin can be removed from the official WordPress.org repository and all those reasons are to give you security and that you do not use plugins without guarantees. [19659002] The reasons why a plugin can be removed from the official repository are the following:

Now, how do I find out that a plugin I use has been removed from the official repository? Seeing the reasons it would not hurt to have some system that warns me, and so I can make some decision on this to ensure the safety of my website right?

It exists, in the form of a plugin. Just install the No longer in directory and go through the new submenu in " Plugins -> No longer in directory " to check if any of the plugins you have installed they are no longer in the official repository of WordPress.org and, as a result, your site could be subject to some vulnerability by using an abandoned or problematic plugin .

The screen, after an instant review, will show you a list of those plugins that are potentially dangerous and the reason for danger as shown in the previous example.

If, in addition, there were any specific security alerts on any of they give you a link to the page where it is explained.

It is a great tool, especially for those of us who are fond of plugins.

Important security update: WordPress 4.1.2

If your site has not yet been updated automatically, you are already slow to update to WordPress 4.1.2 since corrects a good number of important security flaws .

that is not just a major minor update to the WordPress 4.1 branch but the push you needed to update if you're still using WordPress 3.9 .

Serious vulnerability that affects plugins and WordPress themes • WordPress Help

Vulnerability takes advantage of misuse of functions add_query_arg () and remove_query_arg () . For years there has been incorrect information in the WordPres Codex s, which although it was modified about a year ago, seems to have led many developers to assume that these functions can do escape ] of user actions at the time of using esc_url () .

400 of the more than 37,000 plugins of the official WordPress.org repository have been audited, finding the vulnerability up to 15 of them, among which are some as popular as WordPress SEO of Yoast, Jetpack, P3, Download Monitor, which is not a very broad sampling but can give a first impression of the scope of the problem . [19659007] The complete list of the plugins in which the vulnerability has been found is the following:

Some such as All in one SEO pack or JetPack have already been updated and do not currently contain the vulnerability but check your installation if you are using some insecure version of one of these plugins.

The vulnerability is not new by far, so if you develop plugins or themes you should review the updated Codex documentation to adapt your code to verify that you are not making undue use of the functions add_query_arg () and remove_query_arg () and that it is not insecure.

Create a button to share on WhatsApp from WordPress • WordPress Help

I know, has given me the Whatsapp but it is used a lot and we should not miss a single opportunity to spread our content do not you think?

Well, nothing simpler. You just have to go to the web whatsapp-sharing.com and create yours in just three steps:

It automatically generates a code that you can place to your liking in the file single .php of the active theme, usually after the loop .

Of course, it's not just for WordPress, you can also use it on any other website, or Blogspot , yourself.

Add button to share on WhatsApp to JetPack • WordPress Help

JetPack is a very reliable plugin, we like it or not and one of the most used modules is Share. However, it has its limitations, such as adding services to be able to share in more sites, for example in Whatsapp, the leading messaging application in Spain .

There is also a good amount of plugins that add the share button in Whatsapp but at the moment JetPack does not incorporate it, I suppose because it is not a service that is used a lot in the USA, but what do you do? [19659002] Fortunately someone has thought of you and has created a plugin that does exactly that, add a new service, JetSpace, WhatsApp, which you can drag and drop on the Share settings page to have your button to share on WhatsApp.

It's very simple, you just have to install and activate the plugin and you will have available the new button with which easily spread your WordPress publications in all those WhatsApp groups in the what do you spend ho ras .

You no longer have excuses for not share on Whatsapp from WordPress .