If you look at a plugin in the WordPress library, you may see a notification or notification on some plugins if the plugin has not been updated for several years by the author. What if you want to display notifications to your visitors on an old article?
If you are an active blogger who has hundreds of old documentation articles, and you are afraid that some of the old articles may not be useful, for example, you have a tutorial article that was already a year ago, maybe it will be different from the latest tutorial at this time, with a notification that the article is old. , visitors do not need to try the tutorial. In this article, I will show you how to automatically display notifications on old articles on a WordPress blog.
How to Display Article Notifications
To display messages or notifications on your old articles, in this tutorial is to use a plugin to automatically display messages on old posts in all WordPress posts by entering the number of days (for example 1 year).
To try it, please install and activate Juiz Outdated Post Message. After activation, please enter the menu Settings »Outdated Post Message to make settings on the plugin.
You can see the settings in the image above, there is a column to enter the number of days for you to determine as an outdated article and below that there is a column to fill in the message you want to convey to visitors about the article.
Under General Settings, you will find Display Settings which allow you to select the type of post where you want the message to appear, whether only in old articles, on pages or in media. For the layout you can put it above the post, below, in the middle or by putting the shortcode as you wish. The setup for this plugin is very easy and there are not too many choices.
You can also disable these messages in the articles that you have updated on the menu on the right entitled “outdate message options“. So that the message will not appear again.
Above is a tutorial on how to display notifications on old articles in WordPress, please try it if you are interested in displaying notification messages to your blog visitors on old articles. Hope it is useful. 🙂