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WordPress Tutorial: Switch Sites

Why Switch Sites?

Many user of WordPress will end up creating or contributing to more than one WordPress site. In order for the user to to access each of these sites, they are going to need the  Switch Sites feature.

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Here is what the button to switch sites looks like on your WordPress My Sites page.

How Do I Switch Sites?

When you click this feature, you are now able to select the site you want to work with. This features is found on the top left of your page when you login into WordPress with your username and password. It is important that you login through WordPress and not one of the websites you are trying to access. When you login through a website, you go directly to that websites dashboard and not to your WordPress account page.

All My Sites

WordPress Tutorial All My Sites Function
Here is what it looks like when you click the “Switch Sites” button.

Once you have clicked Switch Site, you now enter “All My Sites” which gives you more options. Here you can select the site you wish to begin to edit or view. After selecting one, you now are able to view the Stats, WP Admin, and View Site functions the site offer. Depending on your clearance on the site, what you can do will be limited. The  last feature that “All My Sites” provides is the “ADD NEW WORDPRESS” Where you can add another site onto the list of current sites you have access to.

 

Another Way to Switch Sites

There is another way to login to access the Switch Sites option from the dashboard of a WordPress site. From the dashboard you go  (My Sites > Switch Site > Site Name > Site Screen ) to get to site that you want.

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Benefits of Switch Site

The Switch Site feature allows you to:

  • By pass logins on individual websites.
  • Save time
  • Switch between sites easier
  • Add sites to your “My Sites”

The Switch Site  is one the many features that WordPress offers for making your job a lot easier. I encourage you to pursue more of these tutorials and gain in your knowledge of WordPress.

 

 

 

 

What is the Perfect Post Length

One of the most popular questions for a beginning blogger is, what is the minimum and maximum length that a blog post should be? When beginning to write or blog on the web, there are a lot of questions on what the do’s and don’ts are in blogging. Don’t allow the title of the article fool you, because there is no such thing as a perfect blog post length.

When you begin to blog, one thing to keep in the back of your mind is that most people who do read blogs typically do not have a lot of patience to read huge posts. A second tip to always remember when blogging is to always be passionate, be unique, and always make you content actionable. It will keep your reader entertain, no matter how many words you end up with in your blog post.

What Does Your Audience Have To Do With It?

Above all, it will totally depend on the type of audience. This is why blogging best practices for word count varies. It shouldn’t matter if it takes you 250 words to get your point across or 1400, as long as you keep your audience entertained and engaged. However, there are a few guidelines to consider when it comes to word count, and
finally publishing the blog to the desired audience.
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