WordPress for Content Editors

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Want to know how to be a Content Editing-ninja in WordPress? Here are a few must-know tips you need to know!

Want to know how to be a Content Editing-ninja in WordPress? Here are a few must-know tips you need to know!

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  • 1. pixelpillow
  • 2. About me • Online designer • WordPress developer@milanvanbruggenmilan@pixelpillow.nl
  • 3. WordPress forContent Editors
  • 4. 1. Media Upload for ContributorsLet contributors upload media, so they can use images in posts
  • 5. 1. Media Upload for Contributorsfunction changeUserCapabilities() { // Add upload capability to contributor role $contributor = get_role(contributor); $contributor->add_cap(upload_files);}// Call function on init of the WordPress adminadd_action(admin_init, changeUserCapabilities);More at: http://codex.wordpress.org/Function_Reference/add_cap
  • 6. 2. Media Management for dummies Organize your images and other media
  • 7. 2. Media Management for dummies• Media Tags Plugin• Lets you add tags to media• Insert galleries based on these tags [media-tags media_tags=”cats,dogs” numberposts=”10”] Download at: http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/media-tags/Read more: http://www.codehooligans.com/projects/wordpress/media- tags/
  • 8. 3. Apply Editor Styles Putting the WYS in WYSIWYG
  • 9. 3. Apply Editor Styles• Create “editor-style.css” in your theme directory• Add following to “functions.php”: // Add editor style stylesheet (default: editor-style.css) add_editor_style(); Read more: http://codex.wordpress.org/Function_Reference/ add_editor_style
  • 10. 4. New lines and Paragraphs A well kept WordPress secret
  • 11. 4. New lines and Paragraphs• A new paragraph: [Enter]• A new line: [Shift] + [Enter] Download at: http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/media-tags/
  • 12. 5. Plan your content Keep control over your blog
  • 13. 5. Plan your content Use Editorial Calendar to keep control over your postsDownload at: http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/editorial- calendar/
  • 14. 6. Extend your editor Default is dull...
  • 15. 6. Extend your editorNow you can inserttables, the user-friendlywayDownload plugin: http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/tinymce- advanced/
  • 16. 7. Front-end EditorSave as many trips to the back-end as possible
  • 17. 7. Front-end Editor Demo!Download at: http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/front-end- editor/
  • 18. 8. Keep ‘m posted Keep you’re readers up-to-date
  • 19. 8. Keep ‘m posted With Subscribe2 readers get an email when a new post is published.Download at: http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/subscribe2/
  • 20. 9. WordPress SEOUnderstandable Search Engine Optimization
  • 21. 9. WordPress SEO We use the plugin by Joost de Valk, WordPress SEODownload at: http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/wordpress- seo/
  • 22. 9. WordPress SEO Real-time preview of search resultsDownload at: http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/wordpress- seo/
  • 23. 10. Visual Composer Drag ‘n drop your content into place
  • 24. 10. Visual Composer Should we use AdvancedCustom or Visual Composer- like tools?Read more: http://demo.wpbakery.com/vc/
  • 25. So, is something like Advanced CustomFields user-friendly for a Content Editor? What do you think Thomas?