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WordPress Category : How to make WordPress Category?

Hello Friends,

In this tutorial, I am going to let you know about how to make Category in your WordPress dashboard?

What is a Category?

A category is just a name given which define the flavor of your writing or post.

For example, if you are writing the technical post then the Technical category is a best-suited name for all your technical post.


Why do we need to make a category in our WordPress? what is the benefit of all this?

This is a simple and decent method to represent all our post.

Categorization makes simple for users to search the desired content easily.

The content remains organized and it is simple to make an alteration in the category like an update and delete operation.

It shortens your menu and makes it compact as lots of posts are covered into the different categories. And you can a menu with these categories along with their navigation.


What is the procedure to make a category in WordPress?

It is a very simple procedure, just follow step by step procedure given below.

Login to your WordPress dashboard and then create a new post or edit an existing post.

Go to Post>>Add new post.

Just click on Add new category as shown in the below image.

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Here you need to enter the name of the category you want to add, the category should be relevant to your post.

Here we make a category HTML and you can also select the parent category for this category if applicable.

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Here we are adding CSS category inside its parent category Designing. See the image below.

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There is another option to add a new category, update, edit category and also delete your category.

How to delete a category? Just Go to Posts>>categories

Click on categories as shown in the below image.

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Here you can add a new category.

you can edit and delete the category as shown in the below image.

Uncategorised is the default category and you can not delete default category, though you can rename it.

If you make a new default category with new name then you can delete the previous default category as you have already created a new default category so previous one is no more default and you can easily remove that.

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How to make a new default category?

Go to Setting>>Writing

Here you can change your default category. See the image below.

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In a case of any queries, you can write us at anurag@a5theory.com we will get back to you ASAP.

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wordpress widget area : How to add widget area in WordPress?

Hello Friends,

In this blog post, I am going to let you know about the WordPress widget area.


What is WordPress widget area….?

WordPress widget area is the space available for keeping some important stuff or items like contact form, search option, news feeds.

This space could be a left sidebar, right sidebar, bottom content.


What are these items which we keep in this widget area…?

These are items are nothing but a plugin which is used for performing a specific functionality.

For example, search plugin helps users for finding the content inside the website.

When you install WordPress for the first time then you get few plugins by default like calendar, recent post, RSS, Meta, Archive and etc.


What is available and inactive widgets…..?

Available widgets are those widgets which are installed into your WordPress, they will always be there until you deactivate or delete the plugin.

Inactive widgets are those widgets which are not currently in use but they have all previous setting sustain, and when you will use these plugin for next time then you will not need to make setting again.

For example, I have dragged one item from the available widget and keep it in the widget area and make all necessary setting for that.

Now after few days I remove this plugin from widget area and keep it in the inactive widgets so that when I reuse it next time then I would not need to make the setting again.


How to add the custom widget area…..?

First thing is when you install any theme in your WordPress then you get a widget area of that theme which you can find out in Appearance>>widget.

But when you need to add a custom widget area then you can install a plugin for widget area as there are various plugins available for the widget area.

For example, you need to add some of your details in the widget area like name, address, phone no. then you can use the TEXT widget for the same.


What is the procedure to add WordPress widget area…?

This is a very simple process to keep the items into your widget area. You just to follow the step by step procedure given below.

Login to your WordPress account

If you have not installed the WordPress yet then please go through the below information for the same.

How to install WordPress blog or website….?

If you have not installed WordPress to your system then please go through the below extensive article.

Install WordPress on your system, step by step guide…

After installing WordPress successfully you can log in to your WordPress account with the below-given Login links.

Login link for localhost:    http://localhost/wordpress/wp-login.php

Login to the Live server:  http://yourdomain or website.com/admin


 Install the WordPress theme, free or paid as per your requirement.

If you have done installed the WordPress theme then please follow the below procedure.

How to install the theme in my WordPress?

This is a very simple process to add the theme to your website. You just need to follow the below step by step procedure.

Install WordPress theme….


Once you are done with the basic setup then you are ready to set up your widget area.

Go to Appearance>>widget and then click the widget. See the image below for the same.

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When you click on the widget, you will see a screen as shown below. Here you will find mainly three things.

Available widgets, Inactive widgets, and widget area at the right most corner in the image below.

When you need to keep any plugin item into the widget area then you just drag it simply from the available items or widgets and drop it to the widget area. Once you do this your items start appearing in the widget area.

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Inactive widgets are those widgets which have been removed from widget area but they still sustain the property that they had, and when anyone will again these inactive widgets then they will not need to make any setting again.

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Like this drag and drop, you can keep the items into the widget area. See the image below.

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In a case of any queries, you can write us at anurag@a5theory.com we will get back to you ASAP.

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Install WordPress Plugin

Hello Friends,

In this blog post, I am going to tell you about the WordPress plugin installation.

What is a plugin?

A plugin is a piece of software code written and design for a specific and useful functionality for the website runner.

For example, if you need to add a subscription form to your WordPress website to collect your customer email addresses and send them your newsletters.

Then either you can design this subscription form by coding or you can use various WordPress plugins for subscription form which does not take more than 5 min.

These plugins can save your quality time which you can utilize in some other important stuff.

WordPress provide a large number of plugins for free which can add an extra value to your website.


How to install WordPress plugin?

It is a very simple procedure to add a plugin to your WordPress website.

You just need to follow step by step procedure given below.

Loing to your WordPress account.

If you have not installed WordPress yet then go with the below procedure.


How to install WordPress blog or website….?

If you have not installed WordPress to your system then please go through the below extensive article.

Install WordPress on your system, step by step guide…

After installing WordPress successfully you can log in to your WordPress account with the below-given Login links.

Login link for localhost:    http://localhost/wordpress/wp-login.php

Login to the Live server:  http://yourdomain or website.com/admin


Now Go to Plugin>>Add new in your dashboard. see the image below.

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Here you can search the plugin you need, you can also enter the related plugin terms in the search console if you don’t know the exact plugin name, and it will show you all relevant result.

After this click on the install plugin. See the image below.

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After installing the plugin, you need to activate the plugin. See the image below.

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Where you will see your installed plugin…?

You just need to click on installed plugins as shown in the below image.

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Here you will see all your installed plugins. See the image below.

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This is your installed plugin, you can change it’s setting as per your requirement.

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How to make the changes or customize plugin hard code….?

You just need to click on plugin editor as shown in the below image.

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Here you get the complete plugin code files and if you know the code knowledge then you can optimize it as per your desire. See the image below.

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How to delete a plugin….?

Just deactivate the plugin you need to delete and then you will see the option for delete. See the image below.

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In a case of any queries, you can write us at anurag@a5theory.com we will get back to you ASAP.

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