The Best Way To Add Inline Related Posts In WordPress

11


Hello dear, have you been struggling on how to add inline related posts in your posts without having to add them one-by-one ? Or maybe, you have been wondering on the best way you can add inline related posts? If yes, then relax and take a sit. I will show you how to add inline related posts in your WordPress site with ease.

Some may be wondering, what is the importance of inline related posts? Or why do people like adding inline related posts in their posts?n

Well, if you want to increase your pageview and boost your SEO, then it is very important for you to be adding “related posts” in your posts. It helps you to keep your visitors for a long time on your site. There are many plugins that can help us add automatically add “related posts” in your blog post in wordpress but we are going to use: Inline Related post plugin.

How to add inline related posts in WordPress

The first thing we need to do is to install the “Inline related post” plugin. Simply login to your WordPress dashboard, hover to plugins and click ” add new”. On the next page search for”Inline Related Post”. Once you see the plugin, click on “install”, and “Activate” the plugin.

Settings For The Plugin

Now, how do we configure the plugin? To configure the plugin, hover over  “settings” and click on “Inline Related Posts”.

We are going to focus on the design of the inline related posts. The first thing to do is to check the “active” field to make the active.

If you are used to many blogs, you will notice while reading a post, you will see something like “Also Read” “People also read” “you might be interested in:” etc … What do you want your related text to be like? In the snapshot below i use “Read also”, you can change it to whatever you want.

In the Theme section, choose the one you want. If you are using the free version of the plugin, you don’t have any other option than the theme “shock”. The advantage with other theme is the  fact you can see the featured image of the post inline.

How to add inline related posts in WordPress

Keep the Opacity  100 and others as default (recommended).

Here you have the option of choosing the color of different part of the inline related post. Follow the example shown in the screenshot above.

Plugin Settings

Basically in this section you will be asked to place the inline related posts in your previous posts or not. Secondly choose the number of related posts you want to be placing in your posts. By default it is three so you can leave it at default.

How to add inline related posts in WordPress

Engine setting and Metabox integration

I recommend you leave everything as default in these sections. But you can also change it if you know what you’re doing.

After setting everything, click on “Save”. Congrats, your inline related posts have been set successfully!

Was this article helpful? Did it help you to add inline related posts in your website? Do you have any other better way to add related posts in WordPress?
Which inline related posts plugin are you using in your website? Please do share with me for future updates.

11 COMMENTS

  1. Heya are using WordPress for your site platform? I’m
    new to the blog world but I’m trying to get started and set up my own. Do
    you require any coding knowledge to make your own blog?
    Any help would be really appreciated!

    • Hello Minecraft,
      WordPress is very easy to setup and to customize.

      I also offer web design services at a very affordable price.
      For further enquiries and assistance, you can mail me with my email address below this page.

  2. Hey There. I found your blog using msn. This is an extremely
    well written article. I will make sure to bookmark it and come
    back to read more of your useful information. Thanks for the post.
    I will definitely return.

  3. Its such as you read my mind! You seem to understand a lot about this,
    such as you wrote the e-book in it or something.
    I believe that you can do with a few % to drive the message house a little bit, but instead of
    that, that is excellent blog. A fantastic read.
    I’ll certainly be back.

  4. My coder is trying to persuade me to move
    to .net from PHP. I have always disliked the idea because of the expenses.

    But he’s tryiong none the less. I’ve been using Movable-type on various websites for
    about a year and am nervous about switching to another platform.
    I have heard fantastic things about blogengine.net. Is there a way I can import
    all my wordpress posts into it? Any kind of help would
    be greatly appreciated!

    • Hello Minecraft,
      What actually are you nervous about? Losing your website contents or what.
      Well, you should create a backup of your site contents before switching to another platform.

      And yes, there is always a way to import your site contents when switching to another platform.
      But I would like to know two things:
      1. Which platform is your site running on currently.
      2. Which platform are you planning on switching to.

      From the two questions, it would be easy to find a way of importing your site contents when switching.

  5. Its like you read my mind! You appear to know
    so much about this, like you wrote the book in it or something.
    I think that you can do with some pics to drive the message home a little bit, but other than that, this is great blog.
    A great read. I will definitely be back.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here