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How to Install WordPress Plugins

After installing WordPress successfully you need to first understand how to install plugins because it allows you to add more features in your WordPress. Today I wanna show you how to install WordPress Plugins. For this you need to follow some easy steps. Lets start …..

Step 1: Go to your WordPress website Dashboard>Plugins>Add New

Step 2: You will get a “Search Box” in the right side of the page. Search by the Plugins name. Here, I search “WooCommerce Plugin”.

Step 3: Here, you will get an “Install now” button in the right side of the Plugin. Click on install now button.

Step 4: After Installing you will get an “Active” button. Click on “Active” Button.

That’s it. You are successfully installing a plugin in your WordPress sites. Thank you.

WooCommerce Min Max Quantity & Step Control

Are you fed up with the default WooCommerce Cart Quantity? May be you want to override the WooCommerce minimum quantity or maximum quantity. Also you may need to control the step of product increment. Then read this article ‘WooCommerce Min Max Quantity & Step Control’ to control WooCommerce Cart quantity and step.

There are two methods to control the WooCommerce order quantity and step. Customize your WooCommerce plugin on your site or using a plugin. In this article I’ll tell you the second methods. If you are a beginner lets go ahead.

Actually there is scarcity of plugin to override the default cart quantity and the step of products in cart. Here in this article I’ve used WooCommerce Min Max Quantity & Step Control plugin.

Step 1: Purchase and Install the plugin

From CodeCanyon purchase the plugin (link is given above). You can see the installation process in the documentation. Then activate the plugin.

Step 2: Configure the plugin for All Products(Global)

You can set a value, that will work for all products, unless you choose an individual value for specific product. This is global value in WooCommerce Min Max Quantity & Step Control plugin. To set this value navigate to Dashhboard->WooCommerce->Min Max Step Quantity.

 

WooCommerce Min Max Quantity & Step Control Global configure

 

After setting necessary configuration submit the changes by submit button.

Step 3: Configure the plugin for Single Product

You can set a different min/max order quantity and quantity step for one or more specific value for your products. To set a different value for any product, go to the product page.

For instance, if you want to change the value for a product named Belt, go to the product page. You can navigate also Dashboard->Products->All Products->Belt->Edit

Now, from the Product Data section click on Min Max & Step.

 

WooCommerce Min Max Quantity & Step Control Single Configure

Finally, from the Min Quantity, Max Quantity and Quantity Step select the value you want.

You are done. Now publish/update the product.

Customize Messages: Also you can customize the pop-up Cart messages from plugins configure page. Navigate to Dashhboard->WooCommerce->Min Max Step Quantity.

 

WooCommerce Min Max Quantity & Step Control Message Configure

 

 

Related Article: You can try the free version of this plugin from WordPress Plugins archives.

For Global products: WooCommerce Min Max Quantity & Step Control Global

For Single Products: WooCommerce Min Max Quantity & Step Control Single

This is all for today. I hope this will help you to customize your WooCommerce Min Max Quantity & Step Control easily. If you face any problem, leave a comment below.

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WooCommerce Min Max Quantity & Step for Single Products

Are you looking for a easier way to control WooCommerce Min Max Quantity & Step for Single Products? Yes, I’m going to tell you about how to control WooCommerce Cart quantity for single products.

 

Why WooCommerce Min Max Quantity & Step Control Single?

In your WooCommerce store there may some products that customer needs to purchase in bigger quantity. For instance, if you have a Wholesale store customer may purchase 50 pieces of shirt. Then how he increase the number of cart quantity to 50?

Yes, we all know in WooCommerce we increase the quantity in cart one by one. That’s take much time. But you can control the step in cart using WooCommerce Min Max Quantity & Step Control Single plugin. It’s totally free in WordPress plugin archives.

Also you can set the minimum purchase quantity and maximum purchase quantity with this free plugin. If you want to control WooCommerce Min Max Quantity & Step for global products read this article.

Step 1: Install and Activate the plugin

First of all, install WooCommerce Min Max Quantity & Step Control Single. For this, go to WordPress Dashboard of your site. Then navigate to Dashboard->Plugins->Add New and type the plgugin name in the search field. From couple of plugins install the right one.

WooCommerce Min Max Quantity & Step Control Single installation

 

After installation activate the newly installed plugin.

Note: You can also read how to install and manage a WordPress plugin.

Step 2: Configure the plugin

Now, go the the single product page which you want to configure. You can navigate to Dashboard->Products->All Products and edit the products you want.

From Product Data click on Min Max & Step and configure the cart quantity.

 

WooCommerce Min Max Quantity & Step Control Single Configure

 

Min Quantity: From Min Quantity input box give the Minimum number of products customer can purchase for this product.

Max Quantity: From Max Quantity input box give the Maximum number of products customer can purchase for this product

Quantity Step: In Quantity step input field input the increment and decrements step for this single product.

Step 3: Publish the page

After configuration publish the products and view the product. See how does it works below gif file.

 

WooCommerce Min Max Quantity & Step

 

Configure Messages

You can also change the notification messages when customer add products to cart. Just navigate to Dashboard->Products->Min Max Step Quantity

WooCommerce Min Max Quantity & Step

 

So, this is all for today. I hope you have understand how to control WooCommerce Min Max Quantity & Step for single products. If you face any problem leave a comment below.

How to Control WooCommerce Min Max Quantity & Step for Global Products

Do you want to change the default WooCommerce Min Max Quantity & Step for all your products? Then read through this exclusive article. I’ll show you how to change the default value by WooCommerce Min Max Quantity & Step Control Global, a totally free WordPress plugin.

Why WooCommerce Min Max Quantity & Step Control Global?

If you are familiar with WooCommerce, then you noticed that the increment and decrements value of WooCommerce products are one. So when you own a store that are selling multiple items at time, customer has to increment the steps one by one. Suppose you want to order a book of 100 copies. Than you need to click the increment button 100 times.

WooCommerce Min Max Quantity & Step Control Global plugin help you this doing this easily. You can set your increment step 10 and then you can choose 100 books in 10 clicks.

Also you can set a Min & Max number of products to be added to cart at a time.

Remember here: This plugin works for only global products (all products in you store). If you want to customize the min max step and step control for single/variable/grouped products then read WooCommerce Min Max Quantity & Step Control Single product.

Install & Activate the plugin

First of all, head over to plugins directory from your sites Dashboard. You can navigate to Dashboard->Plugins->Add New. In the searchbox type WooCommerce Min Max Quantity & Step Control Global and install the plugin.

WooCommerce Min Max Quantity & Step Control Global Installation

 

After successful installation activate the newly installed plugin.

Related Plugin: How to install a WordPress Plugin.

Configure the plugin:

Navigate to Dashboard->WooCommerce->Min Max Step Quantity Global and configure the plugin.

SETTINGS (UNIVERSAL): Min Quantity, Maximum Quantity and Quantity Step from SETTINGS (UNIVERSAL). Select the value as much as you want.

 

WooCommerce Min Max Quantity & Step Control Global configure

 

MESSAGES: There are some messages when customer add products to cart. You can customize all those messages. You can customize messages for

  • Minimum Quantity Validation Message
  • Maximum Quantity Validation Message
  • Already in cart message
  • Minimum Quantity message for shop page

Note: Don’t change [% ] from message section input field as it works as a variable.

That’s all for now. I hope WooCommerce Min Max Quantity & Step Control Global plugin will help you to customize default min max & step value of WooCommerce.

 

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How to Add Social Media Icons To WordPress

Do you want to increase visitors on your WordPress site? There are many ways to do that. One of them is to add a social media icons to WordPress site. It’s easiest and most important way to increase visitor on your site.

In this article I’ve used Social Media Share Buttons & Social Sharing Icons to create the social media icons. Let’s see how does it work.

Step 1: Install and activate the plugin

First of all, install Social Media Share Buttons & Social Sharing Icons from WordPress plugins archive. You may go through how to Install a WordPress plugin.

 

Social Media Share Buttons & Social Sharing Icons

Social Media Share Buttons & Social Sharing Icons

 

Step 2: Configure the plugin

Please configure the plugin following the sub-steps below.

Select the the social media

After activating the plugin, head over to Dashboard of your site. Then, from the left panel click on Ultimate Social Media Icons.

 

choose which icons to share

Choose which icons to share

 

Then, there will be several settings to configure. Click on the first item saying ‘Which icons do you want to show on your site?’. From there choose the social media icons that you want to show in your site.

 

Choose icons

 

Select the action

Now click on second question from the same page as shown in the picture below. There will be several checkbox from which choose the action you want. For instance, tick the third checkbox from Facebook option if you want to share your your blog with Facebook Friends.

 

share with facebook

Share with facebook

 

Choose the Position

Then from the third option choose your desired position. There are many ways to choose position. You can show the share icon through widget area, define the location on the page, place it via shortcode or show icons after post. Choose your best one.

 

Choose the position

Choose the position

 

Here I’ve marked widget, so I need to select to widget area.

Choose sidebar area to show icon

Choose sidebar area to show icon

Choose widget area to show icon

Choose widget area to show icon


Step 3: Publish the post

At last, publish the post. You are done. See how does it look in the left sidebar.

You may like to read how to Add Click To Tweet Button on WordPress and The top 9 Social Media Plugins of WordPress.

I hope you have got how to add Social Media Icons to WordPress site. If you have any question, let me know that in comment section.

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How to Disable Gutenberg and Keep the WordPress Classic Editor

Do you want to disable Gutenberg and keep the WordPress Classic Editor? Go through the step by step article. WordPress 5.0 has been released. In this update WordPress has used Gutenberg as their default editor. But some users like the old Classic editor. Though Gutenberg is mainly an advanced page builder, it needs some time to fit it completely with core WordPress.

How to Disable Gutenberg and Keep the WordPress Classic Editor?

Following this process your default editor will be classic editor but you can switch to Gutenberg anytime. For this you just need install and activate Classic Editor of WordPress.

To install Classic editor head over to Plugins directory from your Dashboard. You can navigate to Dashboard->Plugins->Add New and here type the keyword Classic Editor in the search box.

 

Install Classic Editor

Install Classic Editor

 

After installation activate the newly installed plugin. For this you can go to Dashboard->Plugins->Installed Plugins

 

Activate Classic Editor

Activate Classic Editor

 

Then click on Activate button of Classic editor as shown in the screenshot.

You’re done. Activating Classic editor will replace Gutenberg from default editor. But you use Gutenberg whenever you want.

 

Notice: If you don’t know how to install a WordPress Plugin, you can go through How to manage WordPress Plugin.

 

How to Switch from Classic editor to Gutenberg?

 

|Following the steps above you can switch to Gutenberg from Classic editor anytime. You can use Gutenberg while writing a Page/Post.

To move to Gutenberg just move to to bottom of a page or post. At the right sidebar of a Page/Post you can see a section named Editor. From there click on Switch to Block Editor.

Switch to Gutenberg Editor

Switch to Gutenberg Editor

 

This will switch your Classic editor to Gutenberg. At the same time you can back to Classic editor.

 

Switch to Gutenberg Editor

Switch to Gutenberg Editor

 

This is all for now. You may also like to read how to replace Gutenberg with Classic editor.

I hope you this will help you to Disable Gutenberg and Keep the WordPress Classic Editor. If you have any questions beyond this article, feel free to leave a comment below.

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How to Replace Gutenberg With Classic Editor

Have you upgraded your WordPress to 5.0? If yes, then you may notice some changes in the upgraded version like in the editor section. Since Gutenberg is set as default editor in the latest version of WordPress, some are trying to back to classic editor. In this step by step guide I’m going to show you how to Replace Gutenberg With Classic Editor.

Do you want to disable Gutenberg and back to Classic editor for your WordPress site? You can use classic editor in two ways.

  • Disable Gutenberg & use only Classic editor
  • Use Gutenberg along with Classic WordPress editor

However, in this article I’m showing how to disable Gutenberg and use only Classic editor. In another article I’ll show how to use Classic editor along with Classic WordPress editor.

Disable Gutenberg & use only Classic editor

Follow the steps below to disable Gutenberg and use only the Classic editor. Remember, you can come back to Gutenberg whenever you want.

Step 1: Install and Activate Disable Gutenberg Plugin

First of all install Disable Gutenberg plugin. To install go to WordPress Plugins directory from your Dashboard. For this you can navigate to Dashboard->Plugins->Add New and in the search box type the keyword Disable Gutenberg.

You will see a couple of plugins. Install the right one like given in the screenshot.

 

Disable Gutenberg plugin

Disable Gutenberg plugin

 

After successful installation Activate the plugin from there. You can also do it from Plugin section of WordPress Dashboard.

 

Notice: If you don’t know how to install a WordPress Plugin, you can go through How to manage WordPress Plugin.

 

Step 2: Complete Disable Gutenberg from Settings

Now head over to Disable Gutenberg Tab from Settings of Dashboard. You can also navigate to Dashboard->Settings->Disable Gutenberg

 

Complete disable Gutenberg

Complete disable Gutenberg

 

From this page tick the Checkbox named for Complete Disable. This will Disable Gutenberg everywhere of your WordPress site. Finally click on the the Save Changes button.

Doing this you will be back to old Classic editor of WordPress.

If you want to switch to Classic editor but keep the Gutenberg read disable Gutenberg and keep the WordPress Classic Editor.

This is all for today. I hope you have got how to Replace Gutenberg With Classic Editor. If you have any issue around this leave a comment here.

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11 Must Have Free WordPress Plugins For Your Website

Creating a website is not a so hard at all today. There are more opensource resources now then before ever it was. one can easily make his website using a CMS without having programming idea. WordPress is one of the most favorite CMS nowadays. Its huge amount Themes and Plugins make it easier to to create a website. But, picking the right themes or plugin may be tricky for the first time. So, today I’ll let you know about the 11 Must Have Free WordPress Plugins For Your Website.

Here are many types of website nowadays. According to the type of a website, some different types of plugin you may need to use. But, there are some common necessary plugins that a blogger/website owner should use for the growth of their website.

There are plugins both free and paid for WordPress site. In this article, I’m going to show you some free plugin that are really useful for the growth of your business.

What are the 11 Must Have Free WordPress Plugins?

Actually there are thousands of plugins over the air. Picking some of them and call to be the best plugin seems insane. Then what’s the key to make a list of best plugin?

In this article, I’ve made the rank upon on the functionality and user reviews.

 

1. Jetpack by WordPress

 

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Jetpack is one of the most favorite WordPress plugin for multitask. From creating and customizing your site you can do almost everything by Jetpack.

Using jetpack you can use lots of stuff in a single plugin. With this plugin you can easily create your site as it comes with a variety of themes.

Again, if you want do create your site SEO friendly then jetpack provide you some SEO optimized feature. For instance, you can optimized your image to load faster. You can use site stats and analytics as well as spam filtering with this single plugin. I’ve made a key features provided by jetpack.

Key Features of Jetpack

  • Free Content Delivery Network (CDN) for WordPress
  • Lazy Load image in WordPress
  • Hundreds of professional themes
  • Site stats and analytics
  • SEO tools for social media
  • Advertising program for various platform
  • Spam filtering

 

 

2. Yoast SEO

 

Yoast SEO

Yoast SEO

 

The most popular SEO plugin for WordPress website. If you want to rank your site in google than, there is no similar alternative to Yoast SEO plugin. Also I’m using this awesome plugin for CodeAstrology.

Yoast SEO is the best plugin to analysis the content of your site. It’s Readability Analysis and Focus Keyphrase section helps to keep the On Page SEO standard. Again there is a Meta box that helps to set your sites Meta info.

In the free version, you can also see the Search Console reports connecting to Google Search Console.

 

3. Akismet Anti-Spam

 

Akismet Anti-Spam

Akismet Anti-Spam

 

Akismet is mainly a spam filtering service for your site. Specially when you runs a blog or have a site that have spam comments. This is the best free tools to filter spam comments on your site.

Akismet check every comments on your site and filters out the ones that look like spam. When a comment is marked spam by akismet then the comment is filtered to spam section.

 

 

4. Contact Form 7

 

Contact Form 7

Contact Form 7

 

Are you looking for a contact form for your business website? Then I’ll recommend using Contact Form 7. It have more than 5M active installation.

It’s user friendly, ease to use and its notable features is much better than other paid plugin for contact form. You can create a contact form in a short time using this free plugin. Besides, you can use text, textarea, number, mail, checkbox, recaptcha and some other stuff with Contact Form 7.

 

 

5. MonsterInsights

 

MonsterInsights

MonsterInsights

Are you looking for a plugin to see the analytics of your site? Then MonsterInsights plugin will be the best for that action. It’s a free tool to use your google analytics data.

MonsterInsights track all the data from your WordPress site and let you show directly from your WordPress Dashboard. For this you can analyze your site without leaving your WordPress site.

 

 

6. WooCommerce

 

WooComerce

WooComerce

 

If you have a Ecommerce site than you might have heared about WooCommerce. It is the best plugin for Ecommerce site. With 4M+ active installation WooCommerce is being used by some popular site. You can see the list in webdev.
With this plugin you can create your Ecommerce site more actionable. You will be able to sell anything from anywhere. It supports product variation as well as you can sell your affiliate products with this free plugin. WooCommerec has a premium version also. If you want some advanced feature you can switch to premium version.

Notable Feature:

  • Support Product Variations
  • Sale Affiliate Products
  • Products Import & Export
  • Shipping options and Shipping rate

 

 

7. Woo Product Table

 

Woo Product Table

Woo Product Table

 

Are you looking for ways to increase sells of your WooCommerce site? Definitely Woo Product Table plugin is made for you. This plugin increase the conversion rate of your WooCommerce site.

Woo Product Table shows your WooCommerce product in a table view that uses a responsive layout. Besides, you can customize your each table differently. Also you can customize your table that assigns products for selected category.

The most important part is the multiple checkbox. Customer can select multiple product through checkbox and checkout once for all the selected items. To know more view Woo Product Table Free – Features
What have in this plugin?

  • Shortcode generator to create table
  • Responsive layout
  • Ajax Add to Cart
  • Multiple purchase by Checkbox
  • Customize each table differently

 

8. W3 Total Cache

 

W3 Total Cache

 

If you want to rank your site to google then it need to faster. Since speed is an important issue for SEO than you should speed up your site.

W3 Total Cache plugin is optimized to speed up your website. Actually it make a cached version of your website into visitors browser. For this, when they switch to another page of your website it takes less time to load the page. Compatible with shared hosting and supports for mobile devices.

Key Features:

  • Transparent CDN management
  • Accelerated Mobile Pages  support
  • Supports caching of feeds
  • Minification of posts and pages and feeds

 

 

9. Google XML Sitemaps

 

Google XML Sitemaps

Do you want to rank your site in SERP like Google, Bing or Yahoo? For this your need to be indexed to search engine.

Actually search engine crawls to different pages to your sites. Since there are millions of website and increasing day sometimes it takes time to crawl your page. But if you have a sitemap of your site than it becomes easier to crawl your site and understand what your site about. This plugin supports all types pages created by WordPress. Meanwhile it notify the major search engine when you create a new Post.

 

 

10. Elementor Page Builder

 

Elementor Page Builder

Do you want to create your site more dynamic? But can’t find an easy way to create your site? Then Elementor Page Builder plugin is for you. You can create eye catching website without knowing coding since it has a drag and drop feature.

Elementor Page Builder is a live page builder that helps you creating high-end pages. It has Custom fonts, Blog post layout widget and many other feature totally free. If you want advanced feature you can switch to pro version.

 

 

11. WP Clone by WP Academy

 

Wp Clone

Wp Clone

 

If you don’t have a backup of your WordPress site, take a backup of your site. Wp Clone is a one click cloning plugin. So, if you are a beginner this is best suit for you.

With this plugin you can take a backup of your site and restore later with a single click. You can move your site from localhost to Live site as well ass the reverse. To use this plugin you need not subscribe any account. You can also like to read How to Clone WordPress with Wp Clone in a Single Click.

 

Related Post: How to manage WordPress Plugin.

 

This is all for now. I hope, some plugins from the list 11 must have free WordPress Plugins will be best suit for your business. If you have any favorite plugin share it with us in the comment section.