This is a very simple tips/snippet. One of the biggest annoyance for first time WordPress user is that WordPress Editor/TinyMCE will produce paragraph tag instead of just simply add a line break. This makes it really hard for newbie switching from other blogging platform/social media to write a new content.
This mostly happen to my client (and my self) when first switching from blogger (google) to WordPress or use social media like facebook, twitter, or forum (vBulletin, etc) which do not do this/have this behavior.
What is <br /> and what is <p>?
In WordPress when we write content and hit “Enter”, we will add new paragraph, and there will be a margin in between text, some people try to hit “backspace” to remove the extra margin, but instead it will go to the previous line. It’s probably easier to explain using picture:
The first (with no margin in every line) is using line break / <br/> tag, and the second one with margin at the bottom is using paragraph / <p> tag.
There’s nothing wrong with WordPress, this is actually a feature in WordPress called auto-p (auto paragraph)
A simple walk-through in how we can host our WordPress site(s) in Digital Ocean (un-manage VPS) Cloud Server. Using Ubuntu and LAMP.
There’s a lot of WordPress hosting out there, and the price is affordable. But recently several developer friend at Theme Hybrid community shared that they move to Digital Ocean because of several reasons:
Better server (response time, ssd storage, bandwidth) than shared hosting
Dedicated IP for each droplet
Simple interface/easy to use (for a unmanaged vps)
Simple backup and we can create snapshot of our server
Easier to scale when we need
Amazing price, start at $5/month
Charged per hour usage, so we can easily create a test site (for clients) and destroy it when we no longer need it.
Despite the WP Editor project being a work in progress, I found the three plugins that are currently available easy to use without needing a manual to get me started. While many themes provide the same functionality through the use of shortcodes, if a user were to switch themes, those styles would disappear. By using a plugin to add these visual elements, users are safe to switch themes without losing the look of their styled content. These plugins are a solid way to easily add visual punch to otherwise boring text.
Content in a site is the main dish, and creating content in WordPress is simple. WordPress uses TinyMCE as content editor, we can also spice up our content with shortcodes to create complex content layout.
Last month I launch WP-Editor.com. A simpler way to create buttons, boxes, even column in WordPress Visual Editor. It’s still very limited in term of functionality, but it’s amazing to know that we can do this in WordPress default content editor.
In WordPress we can separate post/pages using <!--nextpage-->. It’s hard to remember the tag, and you need to add it using “Text” editor, not visual editor. This is how you can add “Next Page” or “Page Break” button in Visual Editor, Just like this: