Handy tips and Tools for working with wordpress -Part2?

“The best teachers are those who show you where to look, but don’t tell you what to see.”

1.How to add text-slider in wordpress pages ?
By using the “Text slider plugin

Activate the plugin > Add the Main and Sub text > Configure the settings > add the wp_text_slider();
?> in the code where you want to add this effect.

2.How to send contact email in wordpress ?
By using the “WCP contact” plugin

Activate the plugin > Add the Main and Sub text > Configure the settings > add the ;
?> in the shortcode like [wcp_contactform id=”wcpform_1″] where you want to add this form.

Note for sending the email to your email inbox you need to add the “SMTP plugin” else above plugin will show email messages inthe wordpress itself.

Not able to receive email using WCP contact plugin.

3.How to redirect page not found(404) to home page of website?
Incase you dont want to desing the 404 page, just follow the below code to redirect user to home page.

1.Open your 404.php page  (incase its not present use create one inside the themes folder )
2.Add the below lines of code, publish and you are done

header("HTTP/1.1 301 Moved Permanently");
header("Location: ".get_bloginfo('url'));

4.How to add carousel slider for the featured posts?
1.Using “carosuel slider“, add the plugin and select the option as post.

5.How to add Team member page in wordpress?
1.Using “Team member showcase plugin“, add the plugin and explore the free styles available.

6.How to replace content like http with https in wordpress database?
1.Using “Better Search Replace“, add the plugin and just run the test query and when fine just replace it.

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