4 Easy Ways to Re-Order Blog Posts in WordPress (Step by Step)

Do you want to change the order of your blog posts in WordPress? By default, WordPress displays your blog posts in reverse chronological order (newer posts first), but sometimes you may need to move specific posts up or down. While it may feel like there is no way to do this in WordPress, you’ll be surprised to learn how easily you can change post order using multiple ways. In this article, we will show you 4 different ways to re-order blog posts in WordPress. You can pick a solution that looks easier and fits your needs. Why Re-order Blog Posts in WordPress? If you are just starting a blog, then you will not need to re-order your blog posts right away. However as your content grows, you may want to explore different ways to promote content across your website. One...

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How to Add Google Maps Store Locator in WordPress

Do you want to add Google Maps store locator in WordPress? A store locator is a map pointing to your business location. It allows users to locate you on the map, find driving directions, or share the location with friends. Adding a store locator to your business website or even an online store helps you instantly earn user trust. In this article, we will show you how to easily add Google Maps store locator in WordPress. Google Maps introduced a paid API to display maps on websites. They still offer a limited free option to embed Google maps on small websites. Most Google Maps plugins for WordPress use the Google API to retrieve and display maps. If you want to use a Google Maps plugin, then you will need to sign up with Google API platform and enable billing option....

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How to Create Conversational Forms in WordPress (Typeform Alternative)

Do you want to make your forms feel more human? Many of our readers have asked us to write a tutorial on how to create a Typeform-like form in WordPress. Unlike a traditional contact form or survey form that lists all question at once, conversational forms take a one question at a time approach similar to a face-to-face conversation. This makes conversational forms less overwhelming for users and result in higher form completion rate. In this article, we will show you how to create a conversational form in WordPress. Conversational Form Plugin for WordPress (Typeform Alternative) Previously it was hard to create conversational forms in WordPress because there wasn’t a good WordPress-focused solution. Several SaaS applications offered this feature with Typeform being the most popular one, but it had several downsides: Typeform is a SAAS (software as a service) tool...

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How to Check Grammar and Spelling Mistakes in WordPress

One of the biggest complaints that we’ve heard from WordPress beginners about the post editor is that it cannot spellcheck. This is why some users prefer to create their initial drafts using desktop apps like Microsoft Word which have basic spelling and grammar check options. Some users even depend on their browser’s spell check feature. However, using these tools means you may still miss errors while editing articles in WordPress. For those who want to create error-proof articles, we have the solution just for you. In this article, we will show you how to check grammar and spelling mistakes in WordPress. Adding Grammar and Spelling Check Option in WordPress Post Editor There are many WordPress plugins as well as some online tools to help improve your writing. We tried all the popular grammar-checking solutions and finally chose Grammarly as the...

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How to Add a Countdown Timer Widget in WordPress (3 Methods)

Do you want to add a milestone countdown in WordPress? A countdown timer helps you showcase important achievements, anniversaries, upcoming events and more. In this article, we will show you how to easily add a countdown timer in WordPress (even the evergreen timers). When and Why you Need a Milestone Countdown Widget? Milestone countdown widgets are a useful tool to remind your audience about an important milestone in your business, an upcoming event, product launch, or a sales events. This helps build anticipation among your customers and improves user engagement. Following are some common scenarios where you can effectively use a milestone countdown widget: Before launching your website on a coming soon page. During website maintenance to let visitors know when the website will be available again. Before introducing a new product or service. When hosting an event or conference....

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How to Scan Your WordPress Site for Potentially Malicious Code

Often we get asked by our users, is there a way to scan your WordPress site for potentially malicious code? The answer to that question is YES, YES, and YES. There are both free and paid tools available to scan your WordPress site for potentially malicious or unwanted code. Usually, malware and malicious code can go unnoticed for a long time unless you regularly scan your website. In this article, we will show you how to easily scan your WordPress site for malware and potentially malicious code. When To Scan Your WordPress Site for Malware and Malicious Code? The best time to scan your WordPress site for malware and malicious code is now. Many beginners don’t install a WordPress security scanner right away, this means that a malware or malicious code injection can go unnoticed for a long time. Many...

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How to Add Dark Mode to Your WordPress Admin Dashboard

Do you want to add dark mode to your WordPress admin dashboard? A dark mode color scheme makes it easier to work during late hours by reducing white light emitting from the screen. In this article, we will show you how to easily add dark mode to your WordPress admin dashboard. What is Dark Mode and Why Use it in WordPress? If you often work late at night, then the bright screen light of your computer causes strain on the eyes. Many apps, websites, and even operating systems come with a dark mode color scheme as an alternative. Popular websites like YouTube also offer a dark color scheme. This allows users to watch videos late at night with a more comfortable viewing experience. WordPress comes with admin color schemes, but none of the default color schemes reduce white light coming...

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How to Show Google, Facebook, and Yelp Reviews in WordPress

Do you want to display social media reviews on your WordPress website? You may have business reviews from your customers on different social sites like Google, Facebook, etc. These reviews are excellent social proof that you can use to attract new visitors towards your business. In this article, we will share how to display business reviews from Google, Facebook, and Yelp in your WordPress site. Why You Should Display Business Reviews in WordPress? Your customers often leave positive reviews about your business on social platforms like Google, Facebook, or Yelp. These reviews are excellent social proof and can be used alongside customer testimonials on your website. You can show these business reviews on your WordPress site to build trust and boost conversions (Bonus: see 29 more ways to use social proof to increase conversions). Normally, you would need to install...

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How to Add a Currency Converter in WordPress

Do you want to add a currency converter on your blog? A currency converter allows your website visitors to quickly calculate exchange rate of different currencies without leaving your website. In this article, we will show you how to easily add a currency converter in WordPress. What Type of Websites Need a Currency Converter? Whether you have an online store, small business website, or a WordPress blog, as long as you have an international audience, and you’re selling something, then you can use a currency converter. Here are a few examples of the websites that may need a currency calculator for WordPress: Ecommerce stores: If you are running an ecommerce store with WordPress and selling products internationally, then a currency converter can help your users quickly calculate costs in their local currency. Travel blogs: If you own a travel blog,...

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