How to use the text editor in your cPanel

I stumbled upon this while trying to create a custom page template on my WordPress website. The solution i found to that had given me quite a number of options so i thought it only fair to explain how to do this as well. Doing this usually depends on your hosting company, however the processes are very similar or rather the same.

Step #1: Log into your cPanel account, locate file manager under files. Once this opens, locate your public_html folder.

Step #2: This next stage depends on what file you want to edit. However, all you need to when you find the file you want to edit is right click and click edit. That’s all.

Watch this example video made by inmotion hosting company to see what it looks like.

How do you connect to your website using FTP

I stumbled upon this while trying to create a custom page template on my WordPress website. The solution i found to that had given me quite a number of options so i thought it only fair to explain how to do this as well. There are numerous ways to do this but the easiest way is to download Filezilla, an open source FTP client.

What you need:

  1. Your website ftp address (usually ftp://example.com if your URL is http://example.com)
  2. Your ftp username
  3. Your ftp password

Step #1: Enter in all the right details and connect to your server. That’s all, you are in.

What you do next depends on what you want to achieve.

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How do you set up a redirect to another page on your WordPress website?

While working on a charity website, i could not change the plugin’s donations form page url to my preferred word. I wanted to keep the page but redirect to another. A quick search and i stumbled on this guide from wpbeginner which totally fixed this headache for me with 3 clicks.

Step #1: Download/install and activate a redirection plugin. We recommend ‘page links to‘ by Mark Jaquith.

Step #2: Go to all posts or all pages, click ‘edit’ on the particular post or page you want to redirect.

Step #3: At the bottom of the post or page, you will see the ‘page links to’ widget. Input the URL you want and save page. That’s all.

To see other options, read more.

How do you embed a typeform in a page/post using an iframe?

This was not a good rabbit hole to enter because i was battling with the full code generated by typeform, forgetting to separate head from body html codes. This link has the easiest answer to achieve that.

What you need:

  1. Your Typeform ID
  2. Your typeform url link

Step #1: simply use both in an iframe, like this:

<iframe id="my_typeform" src="https://yourname.typeform.com/to/abc123"></iframe>

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