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How to change your password in WordPress

How to change your password in WordPress

This tutorial assumes you’ve already logged in to WordPress, and will show you how to change your password.

Click Users in the left margin.

Then click Your Profile.

Scroll all the way down to the bottom of this page.

Enter a new password here.

Then repeat your new password to make sure you didn’t make a mistake.

Then click Update Profile.

That’s it! Your profile has been updated, and your password changed.

This is the end of the tutorial. You now know how to change your password in WordPress.

How to change your header in WordPress

How to change your header in WordPress

This tutorial assumes you’ve already logged in to WordPress, and will show you how to change your header image.

Click Appearance in the left margin.

Then click Header.

Here we can see a preview of our current header.

To change our header, we can either choose an already uploaded image from here…

… or we can choose an image from our media library or computer.

Let’s upload an image from our computer.

Click Set as Header.

Then crop the image as desired.

Click Crop and Publish.

That’s it! The header has been updated. We can now check our live website to see what it looks like.

This is the end of the tutorial. You now know how to change your header in WordPress.

How to install and set up Yoast SEO in WordPress

How to install and set up Yoast SEO in WordPress

This tutorial assumes that you are already logged in to the WordPress admin panel as the admin user.

Now Let’s learn How to install and set up Yoast SEO plugin in WordPress.

Point the mouse on Plugins and then click on Add New menu

In Search Plugins window , search for Yoast SEO.

We have searched the plugin here.

Now , Click on Install Now button.

That’s it! You have successfully installed the Yoast SEO plugin.

Click on Activate button in order to activate the plugin.

The Yoast SEO plugin is activated now.

Click on Settings option.

Yoast SEO helps in improving the SEO of your website.

Click on General tab.

In Configuration Wizard section, click on Open the configuration wizard button .

On Yoast SEO welcome page, click on CONFIGURE YOAST SEO button.

The Yoast SEO Dashboard will display the Website Problems and Notifications, and fix them accordingly.

On Environment page , select the current status of your website.

Select the correct radio button according to your site type.

Select the right radio button between Company or Personal for your website.

On Social Profiles page ,Add the relevant URLs of your social Appearance.

Configure the Post type visibility options as per your requirements and click on Next button.

On google search console page, Enter your google authentication code and click on Authenticate button.

Type in the website name in website name window.

Click on your desired Title Seperator to select it.

You can sign up for Yoast SEO Newsletter by providing Name and your email address.

You can view SEO training videos on this page, just click on Next button.

You are done with configuring general settings, click the CLOSE button.

Click on Features tab.

Enable/disable the features as per your requirement.

Enable/disable the options as per your requirement.

Click on Save Changes button.

Click on Your info tab.

Type in your Website Name and Alternate Website name for your website in respected windows.

Choose the correct option, either Company or Personal from dropdown window.

Click on Save Changes button.

Add the meta code that you received from the search engines in the respective fields.

Click on Save Changes button.

Click on Security Tab.

Configure the security settings.

It is highly recommended that you leave this option disabled.

Click on Save Changes button.

Click on Webmaster tools tab.

Select the correct website authors option and click on NEXT button.

That’s it, You have successfully configured the Yoast SEO plugin.

This is the end of this tutorial. You now know how to install and set up Yoast SEO plugin in WordPress.

How to install and set up WpSmush in WordPress

How to install and set up WpSmush in WordPress

This tutorial assumes that you are already logged in to the WordPress admin panel as the admin user.

Now Let’s learn how to install and set up Wp Smush plugin in WordPress.

WpSmush allows you to easily optimize the website images to improve your website performance.

In Search Plugins window , search for Smush.

We have searched the plugin here.

Great, You have successfully installed the WPSmush plugin.

The WpSmush plugin is activated now.

You are now on WpSmush settings page.

Automatically smush my images on upload – This option would automatically optimize your uploaded image and images that are created by WordPress. Keep it enabled.

Smush will detect the uploaded images and will optimize it.

Preserve image EXIF data – If you need information about your image such as time and location then you can enable this option.

Resize original images If you want to save disk space and do not want to store huge images on your server then you can enable this option.

Now, Click on Install Now button.

Point the mouse cursor on Plugins and then click on Add New menu.

Click on Activate button in order to activate the plugin

Finally, click on Update Settings button.

That’s it, you have successfully activated and configured the WpSmush plugin.

This is the end of this tutorial, you now know how to install and set up WpSmush plugin in WordPress.

How to install and set up Wordfence Security in WordPress

How to install and set up Wordfence Security in WordPress

This tutorial assumes that you are already logged in to the WordPress admin panel as the admin user.

Now Let’s learn How to install and set up Wordfence Security plugin in WordPress.

Wordfence Security plugin helps you in detecting and protecting your WordPress installation from intrusions and security risks.

Point the mouse on Plugins and then click on Add New menu.

In Search Plugins window, search Wordfence Security.

We have searched the plugin here.

Now, Click on Install Now button.

That’s it! You have successfully installed the Wordfence Security plugin.

Click on Activate button in order to activate the plugin.

The Wordfence Security plugin is activated now.

Point the mouse on Wordefence option and then click on Dashboard menu.

Fix them accordingly.

The Dashboard shows the recent issues and the update notifications.

Since we are using free edition of the plugin not all features are available.

To upgrade to the paid edition of the plugin , click on Upgrade to Premium button.

Click on Scan menu.

To run a security scan of your current WordPress installation click on START A WODEFENCE SCAN button.

Once the scan has completed, you’ll be notified of the results.

Click on Scheduling tab.

Scan scheduling option is available only with Premium version of the plugin.

Click on Options tab.

Configure the scan options as per your needs or keep them as it is.

Click on SAVE OPTIONS button.

Click on Firewall menu.

Click on Optimize the Wordefence Firewall button.

Wordfence plugin has scanned and selected the server configuration automatically.

you can also use the dropdown menu to select an alternative setup.

You can select the set up as per your server configuration.

Let’s configure the plugin now.

Click on Continue button.

Click on Download.htaccess button to download the file as a backup.

Click on Continue button.

Now, click on SAVE button.

At the bottom of the page , configure Whitelist URLs (which will not be tested by the Firewall) and configure Advanced Settings.

Click on Bruteforce Protection tab.

Configure the Brute Force Protection settings as per your requirements or keep them as it is.

Click on SAVE OPTIONS button.

Click on Rate Limiting tab.

Configure the options as per your needs or keep them as it is.

Click on SAVE OPTIONS button.

Click on Blocking menu.

In order to remove the blocked IPs, click on Clear all blocked IP addresses link.

To remove the locked out IPs click on Clear all locked out IP addresses link.

To block an IP fill it in Manually block IP window and click on the button near the window.

In order to view the blocked IPs and locked IPs, click on respected windows.

Country Blocking option is available in Wordfence premium version only.

We will skip the Country Blocking option.

Options under Advanced Blocking tab helps to block IP ranges, hostnames, user agents and referrers.

Configure the options as per your needs.

Click on Live Traffic menu.

The Live Traffic menu helps to view real-time updates on IP addresses accessing your website and IPs that are being blocked by Wordfence.

Click on Advanced Blocking tab.

Click on Tools menu.

Password Auditing is available for Premium Members only so we will skip it.

Click on Whois Lookup tab.

Whois Lookup tool helps to view domain/IP owner’s details.

Type in a domain name or IP in window and then click on Look up IP or Domain button.

Click on Cellphone Sign-In tab.

We will skip this tool as its available for only Paid version of Wordfence.

Click on Diagnostics tab.

The Diagnostics tab helps to identify any configuration, permissions issues in your WordPress installation.

Click on Options menu.

The Wordfence Options page shows all the options plus other additional option from the other menus that we have already configured.

Once you are done with configuring the options, scroll down to the bottom of the page.

Click on SAVE OPTIONS button.

That’s it, You have successfully configured the Wordfence Security plugin.

This is the end of this tutorial. You now know how to install and set up Wordfence Security plugin in WordPress.

How to install and set up W3 Total Cache in WordPress

How to install and set up W3 Total Cache in WordPress

This tutorial assumes that you are already logged in to the WordPress admin panel as the admin user.

Now Let’s learn How to install and set up W3 Total Cache plugin in WordPress.

W3 Total Cache improves the SEO and user experience of your site by increasing website performance.

Point the mouse on Plugins and then click on Add New menu

In Search Plugins window, search for W3 Total Cache.

We have searched the plugin here.

Now, Click on Install Now button.

That’s it! You have successfully installed the W3 Total cache plugin.

Click on Activate button in order to activate the plugin

The W3 Total Cache plugin is activated now.

Click on Settings option.

Let’s configure W3 Total cache plugin.

Enable Preview Mode if you’re adjusting W3TC settings on a live website.

In Minify section, click on the check box to enable Minify option.

Keep all other settings as it is under Minify section.

Leave the Opcache code settings as it is.

In Database Cache section, click on the check box to enable the option.

In Opcode Cache section , click on the check box to enable the option.

In Object Cache Method select the option as per your hosting environment.

In Browser Cache section,click on the check box to enable the option.

In CDN section, click on the check box to enable the option if you have subscribed for CDN services.

Reverse Proxy section, to use this option you will need to install Varnish on your server and go through some advanced server configuration steps.

If you have the varnish server’s IPs , enable the option and configure the IPs in Varnish Servers Window.

The Monitoring section is used to integrate New Relic server monitoring with W3TC.

We will leave this option as it is.

In Fragment Cache Section select the Fragment Cache Method by clicking on dropdown window.

Verify your W3TC premium license key in License Window.

In Miscellaneous section, Enable the Optimize disk enhanced page and minify disk caching for NFS option.

Leave all of the other settings in the Miscellaneous section as it is.

Debug Mode should remain disabled unless you are actively using it.

Import/Export Settings option helps in duplicate plugin settings between multiple sites.

To copy the settings from other website, click on Choose file button in Import Configuration option and then click on Upload button.

Click on Download button to export the current settings in Export Configuration Option.

if you want a fresh start configuring W3TC plugin, click on Restore Default Settings button.

Now, click on Save all Settings and Purge Caches button.

Keep the Toggle all caching types on or off (at once) option disabled.

Keep the Page Cache and Page Cache Method options enabled.

Set the Minify mode to Manual.

Keep the Database Cache Method settings as it is.

Click on CDN type drop down window and select the CDN service which you have subscribed.

Configure the the Fragment Cache Method as per your hosting environment.

That’s it, You have successfully configured the W3TC plugin.

This is the end of this tutorial. You now know how to install and set up W3 Total cache plugin in WordPress.

How to install and set up Updraft Plus in WordPress

How to install and set up Updraft Plus in WordPress

This tutorial assumes that you are already logged in to the WordPress admin panel as the admin user.

Now Let’s learn How to install and set up UpdraftPlus plugin in WordPress.

UpdraftPlus plugin helps to simpliy the backup and restoration process of your wordpress website.

Point the mouse on Plugins and then click on Add New menu.

In Search Plugins window , search for UpdraftPlus.

We have searched the plugin here.

Now, click on Install Now button.

That’s it! You have successfully installed the UpdraftPlus plugin.

Click on Activate button in order to activate the plugin

The UpdraftPlus plugin is activated now.

Click on Settings option.

To restore an existing backup click the Restore button and follow the process.

You can even create a copy / migrate your website using Clone/Migrate button.

Click on Existing Backups tab.

Use this tab to view the existing backups.

Use the Upload backup files link to upload the existing backup files.

You can even rescan local folder or remote storage for the backup files.

Click on Settings tab.

Configure the backups schedule as per your needs by clicking on the respected dropdown window.

Configure the number of scheduled backups that you want to keep.

Configure the remote storage where you want to store your backups as per your needs.

Let’s configure a FTP remote storage to store the backups.

Click on FTP icon.

Configure the FTP storage details accordingly.

Use the Test FTP Settings button to validate the details.

In the include in files backup option, select the items that you want to backup as per your needs.

Click on Advanced Tools tab.

The Site information option,shows all the information of your wordpress website.

In order to create a backup, click on Backup Now button and follow the process.

Click on Lock settings option.

Lock settings is available with PAID version of UpdraftPlus plugin.

Click on UpdraftCentral option.

Search/replace database option is available with PAID version of the plugin.

Click on Site size option.

This option shows the size of Plugins and other mentioned items on the page.

Click on count link to view the size of each item.

Click on Export/Import settings option.

In order to export the settings of the plugin click on Export settings button.

Use the Import settings button to use the existing UpdraftPlus plugin settings from the other website.

Click on Wipe settings option.

As the option says, it will delete all the plugin settings.

That’s it, You have successfully configured the UpdraftPlus plugin.

This is the end of this tutorial. You now know how to install and set up UpdraftPlus plugin in WordPress.

How to install and set up Tawk.to Live Chat in WordPress

How to install and set up Tawk.to Live Chat in WordPress

This tutorial assumes that you are already logged in to the WordPress admin panel as the admin user.

Now Let’s learn How to install and set up Tawk.to Live chat plugin in WordPress.

Tawk.to live chat plugin lets you monitor and chat with visitors on your WordPress site.

Point the mouse on Plugins and then click on Add New menu.

In Search Plugins window, search for Tawk.to live chat.

We have searched the plugin here.

Now, Click on Install Now button.

Great, You have successfully installed the Tawk.to live chat plugin.

Click on Activate button in order to activate the plugin.

The Tawk.to live chat plugin is activated now.

Now lets set up and configure the plugin.

Click on Settings option.

You are on Tawk.to plugin settings page.

Click on Visibility Options option.

Keep all the settings as it is and then click on Account Settings option.

This tutorial assumes that you have a registered account with Tawk.to.

Type in your Registered email address and password.

You are now logged in to your Tawk.to account.

Click on Dashboard for further configuration of your Tawk.to account.

Click on Sign In button.

Finally Click on Save Changes button.

That’s it, you have successfully activated and configured the Tawk.to live chat plugin.

This is the end of this tutorial, you now know how to install and set up Tawk.to live chat plugin in WordPress.

How to install and set up Really Simple SSL in WordPress

How to install and set up Really Simple SSL in WordPress

This tutorial assumes that you are already logged in to the WordPress admin panel as the admin user.

This turotial assumes that you have installed a SSL Certificate on your domain.

Now Let’s learn How to install and set up Really Simple SSL plugin in WordPress.

Really Simple SSL plugin automatically detects your SSL certificate and configures non secured items of your website to run with SSL.

Point the mouse on Plugins and then click on Add New menu.

In Search Plugins window, search for Really Simple SSL.

We have searched the plugin here.

Now, click on Install Now button.

That’s it! You have successfully installed the Really Simple SSL plugin.

Click on the Activate button in order to activate the plugin.

The Really Simple SSL plugin is activated now.

Now lets set up and configure the plugin.

Click on the Settings option.

The Really Simple SSL plugin has detected the installed SSL Certificate.

Go ahead and hit the Go ahead, activate SSL! button.

You have successfully activated and configured the plugin.

You can now browse your wordpress website with SSL Certificate i.e. with https.

This is the end of this tutorial. You now know how to install and set up Really Simple SSL plugin in WordPress.

How to install and set up Ninja Forms in WordPress

How to install and set up Ninja Forms in WordPress

This tutorial assumes that you are already logged in to the WordPress admin panel as the admin user.

Now Let’s learn how to install and set up Ninja Forms plugin in WordPress.

Ninja forms helps in creating forms like contact us, sign up forms for your wordpress website.

Point the mouse on Plugins and then click on Add New menu.

In Search Plugins window, search for Ninja Forms.

We have searched the plugin here.

Now , Click on Install Now button.

That’s it! You have successfully installed the Contact Ninja Forms plugin.

Click on Activate button in order to activate the plugin.

The Ninja Forms plugin is activated now.

The plugin activation has created a new menu for Ninja Forms.

Point the mouse on Ninja Forms Option and click on Dashboard menu.

In order to add a new form, click on ADD NEW button.

You can edit the existing Forms by clicking on the Wheel Icon.

Let’s setup the Ninja Forms plugin.

Click on Apps and Integrations menu.

This page shows the applications that can be integrated easily with Ninja forms.

Click on Memberships menu.

You can subscribe yearly with your best suited plan or continue with using the open source version of Ninja Forms.

Click on Submissions menu.

View the visitor details who have filled up the form on your website on this page.

To view the submissions, click on Select a form dropdown window and then click on Filter button.

Click on Import/Export menu.

Import/Export page helps to Import and Export the existing Ninja Forms of your website.

In order to Import an existing form, click on Choose file button, select the file of the form.

Once the File is selected, click on Import Form button.

In order to Export an existing form, click on Select a form drop down window, and select the form.

Once the Form is selected, press the Export Form button.

Ninja Forms Form exports will have the .nff extension.

Click on Favorite Fields tab.

You can Import/Export particular form fields using Favorite Fields tab.

In order to Import an existing field, click on Choose file button, select the file of the form.

Once the file is selected, click on Import Fields button.

Click on Settings menu.

In General Settings section, keep the Date Format configuration set to default.

Configure the currency as per your requirement by clicking the Currency dropdown window.

Scroll down a bit.

Secure your website form from spam and abuse using reCAPTCHA settings.

In the reCaptcha Settings section, put in the reCAPTCHA Site Key and Secret Key in respected fields.

The reCAPTCHA Language setting sets that language that the reCAPTCHA will be shown in.

Configure the reCAPTCHA Language as per your requirement.

Set the reCAPTCHA Theme Light or Dark to match your Site’s theme.

Configure the Advanced Settings as per your requirement or leave them as it is.

The Rollback option can be used to rollback to the older version of Ninja Forms.

Click on Save Settings button.

Scroll up and click on Licenses tab.

Install and activate your extensions. Add your license codes into this area.

Click on Add-ons menu.

This page shows all the available Add-ons that can be integrated with Ninja Forms.

That’s it, You have successfully configured the Ninja Forms plugin.

This is the end of this tutorial. You now know how to install and set up Ninja Forms plugin in WordPress.