Tip: Using Password-Protected Posts

WordPress has the ability to password-protect posts so only those with the password can see the content. You can assign a password to any post you wish to protect. These can be used as a way to keep the public from seeing the content of a post meant for admins, or it could be used as a simple gateway for bits of premium content for a newsletter or social media audience.

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Tip: Using WordPress Writing Revisions To Get Back Text You Deleted Or Changed

Every time you save a draft while writing a WordPress post, it saves a revision for that post. You can go back and view past revisions, though it is hard sometimes to tell what you are viewing since it shows you raw code. But you can easily revert to a previous version, or copy and paste some text you may have deleted from an old version.

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Tip: Using Private/Icognito Windows To Test Your Site

All modern browsers support some sort of private or incognito mode that opens a new browser window and show you pages as if you are a user who has never been to the site before. You can use this to test your WordPress sites and pages without needing to log out of your account to see a completely new-user view of the pages.

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Tip: How to Easily Switch Between the Block and Classic Editors

After you update to WordPress 5.0, you get the new Block (Gutenberg) Editor by default. But you can still add the Classic Editor as a free official plugin. Once you do that, you get the option to assign one as the default editor. You can also allow individual writers to pick their default and easily switch between them while writing a post.

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