Sunday, June 28, 2015

How To Remove Broken Links From A WordPress Blog

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Being a blogger or a webmaster is a very tough job, and honestly speaking being a blogger is the toughest,
You will have to look after everything on your blog from SEO to creating blog posts for your website and even managing your social networks. You take care of all the aspects of your website and manage everything on your website like link building, keywords optimization and the most important broken links.
In short, Webmasters and bloggers performs all sorts of SEO to increase their site visibility and to get more traffic. But most of use seems to forget to remove our dead links.
Almost every webpage contains an outbound links and it is natural for some of the outbound links to become dead in the course of time. And whenever a user clicks on the dead link an error page is rendered. Having broken links in your blog can cause serious issues with your blogs SEO. For this a WordPress plugin comes to the rescue, this WordPress plugin can remove all the dead/broken links from your WordPress blog very easily.
The WordPress Plugin is called Broken Link Checker. Broken Link Checker Plugin is completely free.It enables you to check for broken web links on your blog and can remove the links from your blog. Broken Link Checker Plugin can be easily installed on your current WordPress blog from the WordPress plugin directory or you may download the plugin and install it using your FTP client.

Main Features Of The Plugin:-

  1. Monitors links in your posts, pages, comments, the blogroll, and custom fields (optional).
  2. Detects links that don’t work, missing images and redirects.
  3. Notifies you either via the Dashboard or by email.
  4. Makes broken links display differently in posts (optional).
  5. Prevents search engines from following broken links (optional).
  6. You can search and filter links by URL, anchor text and so on.
  7. Links can be edited directly from the plugin’s page, without manually updating each post.
  8. Highly configurable.

Installing Broken Link Checker Plugin Through FTP:-

  1. Download the file to your computer.
  2. Unzip the file
  3. Upload broken-link-checker folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  4. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress

50+ WordPress Keyboard Shortcuts You Must Know

WordPress has got the ability to use keyboard shortcuts and i think many of you might not be knowing about it!
Keyboard shortcuts can make your work simpler and will also save a lot of your precious time.
WordPress keyboard shortcuts allows you to quick and easily moderate and browse comments, approve comments, delete comments and also to format your blog posts. If your blog is large then you will find this shortcuts very useful.
So, how will you activate keyboard shortcuts on your WordPress blog? Well, activating keyboards shortcuts is a really very easy and simple task. Here is how you will activate it…

How to Activate WordPress Keyboards Shortcuts?

WordPress keyboard shortcuts can be activated from your profile. First log-in to your WordPress dashboard.
Now go to Users Tab -> Your Profile -> Now check the keyboard shortcuts box to enable it.

WordPress Keyboard Shortcuts for Navigation.

You can navigate through your comments using the keys ‘j’ and ‘k’. When you first visit your comments section none of the comments will be selected, now all you have to do is to start navigating the comments using keys J and K.
J moves the selection down and,
K moves the selection up.

Keyboard Shortcuts for Comments

The following are the keyboard shortcuts for moderating or approving comments
Ctrl + A – Approves a comment
Ctrl + S – Marks Comment as Spam
Ctrl + D – Moves the comment to trash
Ctrl + Z – Restores comment from trash
Ctrl + U – Unapproves a comment
Ctrl + R – Reply to an comment
Ctrl + Q- Enables Quick edit for editing the comment.

Bulk Actions for Comments:

For bulk action you need to select all the comments for bulk actions first. Then you may use the shortcut keys given below to perform actions.
Shift + A – Approves all selected comments
Shift + S – Marks all selected comments as Spam
Shift + D – Deletes all selected comments
Shift + U – Unapproves all selected comments
Shift + T – Moves all selected comments to Trash
Shift + Z – Restores all selected comments from trash

WordPress Keyboard When Typing at Full-speed

Ctrl+C – Copy
Ctrl+A – Select all
Ctrl+Z – Undo
Ctrl+B – Bold
Ctrl+U – Underline
Ctrl+V – Paste
Ctrl+X – Cut
Ctrl+Y – Redo
Ctrl+I – Italic
Ctrl+1 – Heading 1
Ctrl+2 – Heading 2
Ctrl+3 – Heading 3
Ctrl+4 – Heading 4
Ctrl+5 – Heading 5
Ctrl+6 – Heading 6
Ctrl+9 – Address

More Unknown Shortcut Keys

Use The Following Keys Alt+Shift+ these letter to perform actions.
Alt+Shift+L – Align Left
Alt+Shift+C – Align Centre
Alt+Shift+R – Align Right
Alt+Shift+A – Insert Link
Alt+Shift+S – Remove link
Alt+Shift+M – Insert Image
Alt+Shift+T – Insert More Tags.

Over to You:

Learning those shortcuts would certainly consume your time but it is really worth using.
You can save a lot of time while you are editing your posts or moderating comments. I too spent a lot of time learning some basic shortcuts and I would say that they really saves a lot of my time while creating posts.
So, what is your favorite Shortcut?
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