WP Edit WordPress Plugin Guide

Posted OnJul 25, 2015     CategoryPlugins     CommentsNo comment

Hello and welcome to the guide to the WP Edit WordPress plugin, which is a superb plugin designed to help you custom design your WordPress site. The plugin provides you with new buttons, additional options, and extended formatting abilities to the exisiting content editor, so you can easily add images, media and video without studying HTML and CSS.

Step 1) Login to the WordPress Dashboard.

Step 2) On the Dashboard of your website, scroll down the left-hand sidebar and click on Plugins

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Step 3) From the Installed Plugins page, click on Add New at the top of the page. Alternatively, click on Add New from the dropdown menu under Plugins on the sidebar.

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Step 4) On the Add Plugins page, type in the name of your plugin in the search box on the right hand side, at the top of the page.

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Step 5) From the Search Results page, scroll down to your chosen plugin and click the button marked Install Now. If you would like to learn more about your plugin, click the blue link marked More Details

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Step 6) The plugin is now installed and unpacked into your website. The last thing to do now is click Activate Plugin

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Step 7) Once activated, you will be redirected to the WP Edit page. At the top of the page you will find the Settings Toolbar, which begins with Buttons. From here, you can choose which buttons will appear in your post/page editor. Hit the Save Buttons button when you’re finished.

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Step 8) The next section is Global. From here, you can select the JQuery theme for notifications and plugin alerts, and disable the Admin Links and Fancy Tooltips features if you wish.

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Step 9) In the General features, you can control the shortcodes and excerpts that appear throughout your site. Read through the options below and check the boxes of the features you wish to include.

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Step 10) The Posts/Pages section is next up, and is split into three sections. The first one is Posts/Pages Options. From here, you can enter the default field in the Add New post/page (the default is “Enter Title Here”). You can also add column shortcodes and disable the filter responsible for removing the p and br tags.

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Step 10b) The next step in the Posts/Pages settings is Page Revisions. From here, you can set the maximum numbers of Post and Page revisions, and check a box that will delete all revisions once a new one goes up. You can also see the amount of space being taken up by revisions on your database.

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Step 10c) The third part of the Posts/Pages settings are the Hide Posts and Pages options, which are used to hide selected posts and pages from the admin view. Simply ad the IDs of the posts/pages into the spaces provided.

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Step 11) In the Editor settings, you can add pre-defined styles to the Formats dropdown button by checking the box provided. You can also set the Font Size settings using the TinyMCE options to set the Dropdown Editor.

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Step 12) The Extras section of the settings allow you to set the Signoff Text that you can add to your WordPress posts and pages by using the [signoff] shortcode. This is useful if you have a signature you want to use for all your posts and pages.

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Step 13) The User Specific settings can be set and stored to individual users, and include adding ID and Thumbnail columns to posts/pages list views, hiding the TEXT and VISUAL tabs, and more. You can use the Post/Page Highlight Colours to set colours for every post and/or page.

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Step 14) The Database options are where users can Export and Import their plugin options, Reset the options and Uninstall the plugin altogether.

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This concludes the WP Edit WordPress plugin guide.

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