How to Get the Image URL from the WordPress Media Library

Many tools, widgets, themes, and plugins for WordPress often ask for an image URL during the configuration steps. Follow along to see how to get the Image URL so you can use it in the configuration. In this tutorial, you will learn: How to upload an image to the WordPress Media Library. How to get […]

How to Use FileZilla with WordPress

In this tutorial, you will learn: How to configure FileZilla to connect to your WordPress web site. How to login to the server via SFTP or FTP. How to upload and download files to and from the server. Common uses for connecting to the filesystem of a WordPress web site.

WordPress Plugin to Allow ePUB file Uploads to Your WordPress Site

WordPress doesn’t allow you to upload ePUB file types to your site using the media library for security reasons. If you try to upload a file with .epub or .mobi file extension, it will just give you a URL to the attachment page (not the direct URL to the file). This plugin will remove the limitation […]

Hiding the Download URL of the File with Simple Download Monitor Plugin

The simple download monitor plugin has an option that you can use to keep the download URL of the file hidden. This can be useful if you are offering some password protected file downloads and you want to keep the actual URL of those files hidden.

Enhancing Site Usability with Toggle Media

WordPress can embed certain kinds of media content into posts and pages; using the oEmbed protocol. But appearance and usability issues can occur, when this capability is rendered on mobile devices; like smartphones. In this example, we see that media embedding can take up much of the phone’s screen, clipping the media horizontally, and that […]

CSS Tweaks for The WordPress Download Monitor Plugin

I will share a few CSS tweaks for the download monitor plugin in this tutorial (a few users have asked for it). You should use the Custom CSS plugin to insert these CSS tweaks in your site if you want to use it. The following code examples will give you a really good idea of how to go […]

How to Show File Downloads in a Nice Grid Display

In this tutorial I will show you how you can easily create a nice grid display and showcase your digital file downloads. This grid display will be responsive and you will also be able to track and monitor the download count of each file. This will be very useful if you want to showcase some […]

How to Create a Password Protected Download in WordPress

If you would like to offer downloadable files on your WordPress site but keep them protected from the general public by way of password protection, this article will bring you through the quick steps. We’re going to be using the Simple Download Monitor plugin for this. There is a password protection feature that is available […]

Guide to WordPress Media Uploader

If you are new to WordPress, you might feel somewhat overwhelmed by the amount of options available in your Dashboard. Chances are, you won’t need a whole lot of these features right from the start, though. What most people need to launch a successful blog is the knowledge of how to publish a basic post […]

How to Use the FileZilla FTP Client for Your WordPress Site

While there are auto-installation tools at many web host providers to get WordPress installed, many people like finer control of the installation process. The best way in that case is to use an FTP tool. FileZilla is one of the more popular tools so in this article I will walk through some steps of using […]