WordPress is one of the best platforms which allow building user-friendly, interactive and eye catchy websites effortlessly. The ample of themes and plug-ins provide an appealing look at the websites. However, it also consists of some annoying features which everybody would like to fix. Thanks to the developers that the code of wordpress is an open source and anyone can easily fix the things they find annoying!
Here’s a compilation of the top 15 annoying things we wish to fix in wordpress:
- Modifying the username
One of the hectic things about wordpress is you have to go through the tedious process of creating the username as once the username is created, you cannot change it. Changing the username is a detailed process which is simply annoying!
- Setting backup
It is very important to set the backup, but this is also one of the most annoying things you have to deal while using wordpress. There’s no built-in backup system and thus, users have to backup data. For saving your data from disasters, you have to face the backup setting disaster daily!
- Tackling spam
It is not easy to handle spam in wordpress. Spam comments can be highly frustrating. When you get hundreds of spam comments, there’s nothing you can try to handle those comments and it’s really irritating!
- Switching between the themes
You enter in the world of changing themes and get lost in the pool of widgets, themes, layouts and such settings. There are certain themes with complex layouts and designs which will annoy you!
- Editing a page
For editing a single page, you will have to go to different places. Either for changing the widgets layouts, menus and different elements in a page, you will have to visit a lot of other pages which can simply turn frustrating!
- Changing the Uncategorized category
By mistake or knowingly, if you publish any post without adding the category, the category will be published under the uncategorized category. To fix this, you will have to edit the category, delete it or create a new one.
- Setting auto-updates
A lot of people still face issues in setting the updates. The auto updates, themes and plug-ins setting is one of the most annoying things.
- Deactivating the wordpress plug-in
When errors occur, users need to deactivate all the plug-ins, as the plug-ins can be the reason of error and that is quite irritating.
- Modifying the database
To change or modify the database is quite irritating and also a huge challenge. Users have to work hard for improving the loading time of page using plug-ins.
- Handling the 404 error
You will be habituated to witness the 404 error screen on your device while using wordpress. However, there are some ways to fix this.
- Not able to login to the Admin panel
This is one of the major issues one faces while using wordpress. When you get locked out at the Admin panel, fixing it comes with a lot of headache!
- Changing password frequently
To ensure security, changing password is highly recommended. Using the cpanel is quite annoying and tough.
- The visual editor mode
Switching between the visual and html mode is one of the hectic processes. If you are looking forward to change the code, click on the visual mode and your brain will be hanged on what to do next!
- Creating efficient image gallery
To create an image gallery which is well organized, you will have to go through a lot of stuff. Simple features like albums, lightboxes and tagging are unavailable which makes it tough to create a gallery.
- Adding format options to post editor
Though there are a number of formatting options available in the post editor, switching between the text and visual editor for formatting will cause disturbance.
These are the top 15 most annoying things about wordpress that give me headaches. Fixing these issues is quite time consuming and very complex for non techies so try to prevent these issues and escape the trouble