Should Blogroll "Links" be removed in favor of WordPress Menus?
The Links menu in your dashboard can be used to create a blogroll. A blogroll is essentially just a list of links that appears in your sidebar. The term “blogroll” was originally used because it was a list of links to other blogs, but you can include links to any sites.
For people who maintain their Web site or blog using the WordPress blog content management system,
blogroll-links is an open source WordPress plugin that uses WordPress’ built-in Blogroll feature and presents links to friends’ home pages and own pages on social networking sites using XFN in the links.
Use the Categories module to organize your links into categories. For example, if you create links to ford.com, toyota.com, and gm.com, you might assign them to an “Automobiles” category. Those links will then display under an “Automobiles” heading on your blog. Read more about managing link categories here.
Ever want to use your blogroll in your pages or posts? Ever wanted to show a list of links in a category without editing your templates or using a sidebar widget? Now you can! Easily add and customize a link list with this easy to use plugin. Simply add the [blogroll] shortcode to your pages or posts and it will automatically convert into a full fledged blogroll!
Go to the Settings > Discussion screen and make sure that Comment must be manually approved is unchecked. With that option selected, all comments are sent to the moderation queue to await approval.
Make sure that Hold a comment in the queue if it contains x or more links. is not blank and contains a number higher than zero. If this value is blank or zero, all comments containing links will be moderated.
If the option mentioned above is unchecked, the link moderation value is higher than zero, and you still have this problem, your Spam Words list probably has blank lines, punctuation marks, or single letters between the information in the list. There should be spaces between the listed items or each item must be on its own line. If you have done this, then upgrade the comment spam plugins you have installed. If this continues to be a problem, deactivate the comment spam plugins one by one to determine the culprit and contact the plugin author for help.
How to Make a Blogroll Showing New Blog Entries on WordPress
Set up the WP Social Blogroll plugin. Click the "Settings" section on the left side of the screen and select "WP Social Blogroll" on the expanded menu. Type a name for the blogroll in the "Blogroll Title for Sidebar Widget" field. Click the "Use Google Feed Discovery" and "Use Google Favicon Discovery" check boxes to have WP Social Blogroll use Google services to automatically find the latest post and favicon for each link. Click the "Blogroll" check box under "Categories." Select the desired appearance for the blogroll widget under the "Display Options" heading. Scroll to the bottom of the page and click the check boxes to indicate which details the blogroll widget should display for each link, such as "Show title of latest post" and "Show icon." Click the "Save Changes" button. Click the "Appearance" section on the left side of the screen and select "Widgets." Drag the "WP Social Blogroll" button to the sidebar area on the right side of the page and click the "Save" button.
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To delete a link, hover over the link name and click the Delete option that appears below it. To delete multiple links, select one or more links using the checkboxes on the left, select Delete from the Bulk Actions menu, and click Apply.
XFN stands for XHTML Friends Network and allows you to indicate the relationship you have with the people you are linking to by defining how you know, or are associated with, them. The following table lists the different relationships you can assign to your links. Link Relationship (XFN) is kind of a silly bookmark-type assignment that indicates how well you know the person whose site or blog you’re linking to by defining your relationship with her. You can find more information on XFN at XFN (XHTML Friends Network).
How to remove menu item link
The menu system introduced in WordPress 3.0 (seems like so long ago now) provides all sorts of easy ways to create custom menus with custom labels. One issue that many people find annoying is removing the link from a parent menu item in WordPress. For example, you may create a custom menu with parent menu items and sub-items underneath the parent items and may not want the parent item to be hyperlinked (i.e. ‘clickable’).
This Manage Blogroll SubPanel is the main SubPanel for blogroll (links) administration. Here you can view all your links, or just the links from a particular category. Upon clicking the Edit button, this pages transforms into a view of just that one link, and you are able to change all of the options for that link.
1. Log in to your WordPress site and open the Dashboard.
2. On the left side navigate to Appearance > Menus
3. You should have at least 2 menu’s listed (Left and Top), but possibly more. Left is the Left menu, Top is the menu bar that runs across the top (Home, About Us, etc.). The menu names should be pretty self explanatory.
4. You have two options for adding links:
a. Custom Links: Type in the URL for the site you want the link to point to (Ex: http://www.google.com) and the Label (Ex: Google).
b. Pages: Select a page you’ve already created on the site from the list. Notice the tabs Most Recent, Search, and View All.
5. Once you have added your page to the menu using one of the above two options you can click and drag it up and down the menu to place it where you would like. If the menu items are indented on this interface, they will indent on the actual site as well.
6. When you are finished with your changes, press “Save Menu”. If you don’t save the changes and navigate away from this page, the changes will not take effect.
This plugin does not match to your site style? Is this script not quite working as it should?
Having trouble installing? Or need some custom modifications that aren’t already included?
Or you want more features on next release? Feel free to get in touch about any of your queries via plugin forum.
4. Paste the URL you copied directly over the highlighted text. You can do this by highlighting a URL, then going to Edit → Paste in your browser’s toolbar, or by using a keyboard shortcut like CTL-V (PC) or CMD-V (Mac).
Nothing on the Internet is static. Just as websites develop and mature with the businesses they represent on the Web, it is only natural that over time you will need to reorganize your WordPress site, adding new pages and removing others from your navigation menus. While updating your website might seem like a formidable challenge, you can easily remove or replace page links on your menus with just a few clicks from the "Menus" sub-section of your WordPress dashboard.