Weekly Articles for WordPress Admins – Monday 8/15/2022

WordPress weekly articles for august 15, 2022

Are you ready for your weekly dose of hand-picked, reviewed articles covering 5 different WordPress topics? Here you go:

  • How To Add Schema To WordPress (Review, Recipe, Video, HowTo, Others)Opens in a new tab. (Beginner)
    For your website to rank well in search engines, you need to use schema markup to provide additional data about your website and content. This shows you which tools work the best for all the schema types (Rank Math Pro, Schema Pro, and SEOPress Pro) with step by step instructions for Rank Math. To read about the benefits of adding schema markup and how to use the Schema Pro plugin, let me direct you to this article entitled How to Add Schema Markup to WordPress and WooCommerce Sites (SEO Plugins vs Manually)Opens in a new tab.. Or this article if you’re using YoastOpens in a new tab..
  • 13 Best WordPress Appointment and Booking Plugins For 2022Opens in a new tab. (Intermediate)
    A good booking or appointment plugin needs to be mobile-friendly, work with payment providers, and be customizable to match your website’s look and feel. You may be looking for other features too depending on your needs like group bookings, booking overlap management, multiple providers, or multiple bookings. Since there’s a lot more functionality included in these plugins, the prices range from a one-time $19 to $249/year. You can also find more solid recommendations on this article entitled Best WordPress Booking PluginsOpens in a new tab..
  • RSS Feeds for WordPress – Setup and ConfigurationOpens in a new tab. (Intermediate)
    Last week, I shared articles on what RSS is and how to access the feeds on your site. This article has some overlap but also covers how to aggregate RSS feeds externally with Feedburner or on your site through plugins, or with a little extra code.
  • How to Increase the Max Upload Size in WordPressOpens in a new tab. (Beginner)
    Your hosting company will set the default maximum size of files that can be uploaded from your website but you can override that limit. Usually set to at least 4MB, if you have large files like videos that you need to uploaded to the site, you’ll need to update this setting. This article will show you how to check the maximum upload size within WordPress and several ways to update it.
  • The Power Of The WordPress CodexOpens in a new tab. (Beginner)
    When I first started working with WordPress, our main reference was the WordPress Codex – an online wiki that documents all the functionality of WordPress from the developers of WordPress. These days, you can usually find more readable tutorials by simply searching Google, you should still turn to the Codex for a quick reference on how to use and extend WordPress. As a beginner, you’ll probably be more interested in the glossary and lessons. If you’re a developer, you’ll be more interested in the troubleshooting and theme development sections. Either way, it’s an invaluable resource!

So this marks the 26th weekly WordPress picks – that’s a half year of sharing five WP topics each week, 130 articles shared in total!

With that said, I hope that this is helping you out personally as you learn and build with WordPress. If you see a topic that you’d like me to cover, drop me a note! If you like what I’m doing, make sure to sign up to get notified each week.


Aaron Day

Professionally designing and building websites since 2002, I was an early adopter of WordPress and continue to build engaging WP solutions on a daily basis. I'm the CTO of a web development agency and we manage over 700 WordPress sites - so most of what you'll find here on this site, we've used in practice.

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