WordPress introduced the Native Menu feature in WordPress 3.0 which allow theme designers to add any number of native menus into their themes. Native menus are useful because it allows users to freely decide which item should appear in their menu, you can mix and match items which include Categories, Pages and Self-defined links.
Getting visitors to your website is one thing. Getting them to do what they want when they get there is something else. Having a nice layout that’s easy on the eyes as well as easy to navigate is essential if you are going to give your users a great experience. Wordpress is the easiest and most efficient way to get your message online. Wordpress is so effective and there are an endless number of Themes to enhance your website’s look. In this article, we’ll go over the top 5 popular themes for Wordpress, both free and paid.
I have been getting spam comments for years. Although I already installed Akismet plugin to block most of the spams, I am still getting a plenty of them everyday. As I can see in recent years, at least 20% of my site comments are “fake” comments with keyword links as the commentor name.
Divine Elemente is an Adobe Photoshop plugin, which can convert a design from Photoshop to HTML / CSS / PHP code without coding. It is a Photoshop plugin (for Windows only) intended to save more than 90% of your time you would spend to create a WordPress theme.
For those who are familiar with WordPress, you might wonder why I blog about this topic since WordPress already added this feature since version 2.9. Although this is not a theme-specific issue, there are still some users who emailed me asking why their youtube video URL are not being converted to embed code automatically.
People run blogs for lots of different reasons. Some are looking to extol the virtues of their personal beliefs, others are doing it for their business, while more still do it to showcase their artistic efforts. But whatever the reasoning for running a Wordpress blog, one thing is certain: traffic is crucial. If you’re a blogger, you’ve very likely been through this very scenario – everything is set up, the blog looks great, content is being added frequently, and so on. But the traffic numbers are simply not as high as you’d like them to be.
Sometimes we need to exclude a few unimportant categories from our main feed or other pages. A quick search through the web, you will arrive at wprecipes’ tutorial, which unfortunately happens to be erroneous because wrong function was used (as of 15 Dec 2011). Anyway, in this blogpost I am gonna show how to exclude categories in RSS Feed, as well as Homepage, Search Page and more.
There are a number of ways to achieve what we want, but the best and cleanest method is to exclude using WordPress Action Hook.
The term “Standalone” here refers to a page that run using WordPress engine but does not display using your WordPress theme. It means that your page can access all PHP functions in WordPress but you get to decide how the page looks like. The good news is, to do this using WordPress is amazingly easy.
If you are a developer, in some cases you need to get all categories and their IDs. You might start referring to wordpress codex but most likely you will end up with no solution, just like me. Rather than counting on wordpress’s built-in function, you can write your own MySQL query to accomplish this.
In some occasion, you might need to add a same piece of codes to your blog posts over and over again, and when you need to make changes to them, you need to manually change all of them. This is very tedious. Not anymore, if you make a plugin that does the purpose.