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The customizer and other settings/options

What the tool does, what to do if it doesn’t work, and why you should do it anyway.

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Gallery attachment pages: navigation links and image links

In almost all WordPress.com themes, gallery attachment pages feature previous/next navigation links; their style varies (thumbnails, text, or icons).
What happens when you click the image on a gallery attachment page also varies (link to real-size original, link to next attachment page, or no link at all). Continue reading

Comments: allowed HTML (2)

https://wpbtips.wordpress.com/ As shown in part 1 of this article, some themes display this as the html you are confined to when commenting: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <pre> <del datetime=""> <em> <i><q cite=""> <strike> <strong> Explanation (for those not familiar with html) All the above are opening tags: … Continue reading

Comments: allowed HTML (1)

https://wpbtips.wordpress.com/ The html you can use when commenting on someone else’s blog is very limited. Strangely, the Support docs are silent on this. So is the comment area in most themes – with some exceptions. In Vigilance you get this (almost useless) notice below the comment box: “Note: You can use basic XHTML in your … Continue reading

Comments Off (2)

https://wpbtips.wordpress.com/ See Comments Off (1) for settings as well as tabs/messages on main page and category/archive pages. This post covers tabs/messages on single posts and static pages. Tabs/Messages 2: when viewing a single post Commenting disabled before any comments were posted In the majority of themes: no message Banana Smoothie, Clean Home, Connections, Coraline, DePo … Continue reading

Comments Off (1)

https://wpbtips.wordpress.com/ Settings/Options 1. Settings > Discussion: “Allow people to post comments on new articles”. As the Support doc on discussion settings says, this is the default for new posts and pages. Take note of the word “new”: enabling or disabling this option will only affect posts and pages created after the change, not already existing … Continue reading

Author and profile displayed or not

https://wpbtips.wordpress.com/ [Post re-written December 2011, after the recent WP updates.] Profile & avatar Normally you upload your avatar image in Users > My Profile; in case this doesn’t work, you can do it directly at http://en.gravatar.com/. Note: avatar or gravatar = user pic; not to be confused with favicon or blavatar = blog pic (shows … Continue reading

The comments tab

https://wpbtips.wordpress.com/ The comments made on a post, as well as the text box for submitting a comment, are shown when you click on the comment tab of the post, or when you land on a single complete post by clicking on a link to it (including the title of the post itself). Beginners sometimes ask … Continue reading

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Announcement 22/03/2012: After WP's latest move, this blog will no longer offer active support and assistance. The blog will remain online but commenting on older posts has been disabled.
✶ All theme-related posts are updated up to and including theme 189 in this list, but will not continue to be updated.

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