WordPress Has a Number of Scheduled Tasks Which are Overdue

“WordPress has a number of scheduled tasks which are overdue” is a warning you may see from the Updraft Plus plugin.

It’s not an issue with Updraft itself, but it’s reporting an issue with your WordPress site in general. More specifically, it’s letting you know that the WordPress system that handles scheduled tasks, WP Cron, is not running as expected. However, this issue may prevent Updraft’s scheduled backups from running on time.

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Disable Comments in WordPress

If you’re tired of spam, or just find that comments are not appropriate for your site, you may want to disable this WordPress feature entirely.

If you are trying to find a way to remove the “leave a reply” text on your content, disabling comments is also the way to go. If you only want to modify the “leave a reply” text, see this tutorial instead.

Disabling comments for a brand new site is easy enough, but if you have an existing site with published content and comments, you will need to take a few extra steps.

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How to Delete All Comments in WordPress

Comments can easily build up on a WordPress site, especially if you don’t have any anti-spam measures in place. It seems easy enough to get rid of them all, there are tons of plugins for this, but there are some nuances you should be aware of to make sure you’re deleting the right information, and doing a thorough job.

Let’s look at how to clean up this aspect of your WordPress site.

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Back to Top WordPress Plugins

What is a back to top / scroll up button?

On some websites you may see an arrow in the bottom left or right corner. When you click this, it jumps you back up to the top of the page with one click. This is helpful on pages with long form content, or infinite scroll, so that you don’t have to manually scroll back to the top of the page.

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