Friday, 23 September 2016

5 Striking Features of WordPress that Offer Enhanced User Experience


The widely accepted CMS platform, WordPress comes with a myriad of superior features which, has been continuously evolving. Irrespective of their extensive utility, some of these features might have achieved lesser attention. In this blog, we would like to talk about these efficient WordPress features as stated and prefered by the WordPress developers of PHPProgrammers, a premier Sydney-based software development company.

Hide/Show things by using the screen options
Well, users must have noticed the Screen option on some of the page of the WordPress admin area. This button of Screen Options helps users to hide or show items present on the admin screen of WordPress which, you have been currently viewing. The WordPress beginners must have been unaware of this exclusive feature which, helps in simplifying the admin pages such as post edit screen for meeting the workflow.

Add, Move or Delete the Dashboard Widgets
By default, the users can be redirected to Dashboard page present in the admin area of this CMS platform when they try to login. This page comes with a set of handy shortcuts which, points to varied sections of the website. All these sections are being divided into boxes which, are being termed as dashboard widgets. You can click on the button of Screen Options for showing or hiding these boxes. You can even drag and drop them for rearranging the items of the WordPress dashboard.

Paste URLs for making links in the Visual Editor
The WordPress 4.5 version have introduced the feature of inline link editing in the visual editor. Instead of using the popup for pasting a link, users can just select the text and press Ctrl+V for pasting the URL. The visual editor converts it to a link in an automated manner.

Accessibility mode for widgets
Many users find it a bit hard to drag and drop the things by using a trackpad or mouse.  Addressing this phenomena, this CMS platform features a hidden accessibility mode for the widgets. This mode helps it easier for users to add widgets.

Editing images
This CMS platform makes it easier for users to add images to the pages and posts. However, beginners might not know that WordPress comes with a set of basic editing features as well. You can simply visit Media and then to the Library page and click on an image. You can click on Edit Image button from the image details.
In the mode of image editing, you can rotate, crop and resize the image. Even, you can flip the image in vertical or horizontal directions.

Knowing about the aforesaid features will certainly help you to deploy this platform at its best and attain a refined user experience. However, seeking assistance of an experienced WordPress developer for seamless development and deployment of WordPress-built websites will certainly be the superior choice to rely on.


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