Editor/Writer: Joe specializes in writing about themes and plugins, as well as helping users work more easily with WordPress by providing how-to posts and tutorials. You can connect with him on Google+ or Twitter.

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Display Unique WordPress Headers Wherever You’d Like

Easy customization is the reason so many people choose to go with WordPress in the first place.

As there’s nearly nothing that stands out on your site as much as your header, being able to customize that element according to what category, Page, Post, or even tag page you’re on can make quite a significant impact.

If you’d like that type of control, then it’s easy enough to do.

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A Clever Way to Keep Unsatisfied Visitors from Leaving Your WordPress Site

Recently I came across a site called Contextly. They are essentially a turbo-charged service for related posts. They’re also pretty expensive.

One of the more interesting features they have is the ability to put list of related content in a miniature sidebar stuck directly into the post itself.

Of course most people don’t just land on a blog post and start reading. Most will start scanning first.

If enough of the post catches their interest, then they’ll start reading.

But what if the post doesn’t catch their interest? Many will just hit the back button.

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Focus Your WordPress Front Page and Awesomize Your Archives with Various Post Counts

WordPress makes it easy to control the number of posts you show at a time on your site.

All you need to do is go to the Reading panel under Settings and control the number there.

The problem is that whatever number you put in that spot will apply to your whole site. So if you wanted 5 posts on your homepage, for example, but 10 posts on your category pages, you couldn’t do it.

There is a workaround, however. And so that’s what we’ll go over below.

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15 Must-Have WordPress Multiauthor Plugins

Sites with more than one author often face communication and organizational challenges. If your site runs on WordPress, then there are a number of plugins built to help in those departments.

Below we’ve collected 15 plugins that can help a multiauthor site run more smoothly.

If you know of other good ones, let us know in the comments.

 

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Going Google with WordPress Plugins

Peanut butter and jelly. Bonnie and Clyde. Yin and yang. Horse and carriage.

Some things just seem to naturally go together.

If you run a WordPress site, then unless you’re running a very unusual site in a very unusual way, you probably have it connected to Google in one way or another. Maybe it’s through Analytics. Or maybe it’s with Adsense. Maybe you use Google Maps. Or maybe you’ve embedded a YouTube video or two.

Whatever it is, if you stop and think about it, you’re probably connected.

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