How to Add a Table of Contents to Your WordPress Blog Post (with Plugins and with Code)

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In our member-only Live Q&A a few months ago, we got a question about how to add a table of contents to a blog post.

And it was a great question!

And, speaking personally, I love when table of contents are included in the articles and posts I’m reading because it allows me to understand the structure of a post while giving me direct links to sections within that blog post that I can easily jump to.

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4 Ways to Backup Your Computer and Blog

Most people are pretty good at protecting the physical products in their lives. We put insurance on our cars, cases on our phones, and locks on our bikes. But bloggers live in a world where they also need to protect their digital products. Things like blog posts, eBooks, photos, and videos represent huge investments of time and money.

Can you imagine if you woke up tomorrow, typed in the URL of your blog, pressed return, and saw a white screen? Then, in a moment of panic you looked in your computer’s photos folder, only to find that your pictures were missing as well? It’s rare, but it happens. Hence the reason for a blog backup!

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Best Props for Food Photography and How to Use Them

We all know that food photography is an essential component of food blogging. Capturing mouthwatering, beautiful photos of your food is one of the best ways to promote your recipes and get readers to your website.

Plates, forks, bowls, napkins, mugs… the list of potential props in your food photographs goes on and on! These props help to create a story and set the mood in your photographs.

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3 Tips to Improve Your Blog’s Web Accessibility

Did you know that more than 96% of all websites are not accessible to users with disabilities? As food bloggers, it’s so important that we make our websites and recipes accessible and that we share content that everyone, including those with disabilities, can enjoy.

Who benefits from website accessibility? LOTS of your readers. One in four U.S. adults in the U.S. live with a disability, so this list could be a mile long, but a few examples include:

  • People with visual impairments who may require a screen reader
  • People with limited hand motor skills, arthritis, or other mobility issues that make using a keyboard or mouse difficult
  • People with color blindness
  • Non-English speakers who use translation services
  • People with epilepsy who might be triggered by a bright screen, motion, or flashing images

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How to Develop Original Recipes

If you write a food blog, chances are you’ve developed countless recipes over the years. Whether an idea for a recipe has come to you in the middle of the night, during a dinner at your favorite restaurant, or from another recipe, you know that this is just the beginning of developing the recipe to be uniquely yours.

With this process can come many different questions. When is a recipe completely your own? What if you run-out of recipe inspiration? What is considered plagiarism? How do you come up with a brand new recipe? Can recipes be copyrighted? Where do you even begin?!

Let’s start with the basics.

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