If you have played with WordPress themes in the past, you know that there are many tutorials sites all around the web gathering and proposing small functions to insert into your theme to make it better/harder/faster/stronger… Here is the new kid on the block: WPfunction.me Careful though: it is sometimes better to create a small […]
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If you use WordPress multisite locally, you know how painful it can be to add a new entry to your Hosts file every time you start working on a new project. That’s why I chose to work with subdirectories instead of subdomains when I work locally. Luckily, Konstantin came up with a simple code snippet […]
When WordPress 2.8 came out, we all discover the wonders of taxonomies, and how we could add extra information to our posts and custom post types really easily. However, it turns out taxonomies have existed for a long time and are not just available for posts, but for all object types. I for one had […]
Theme.fm provides us with a great introduction to the Post Options API, that will make you want to drop custom fields altogether. Flexible, easier to implement, without any needs for custom hardcoded meta boxes, the post options API is a good way to add new options and features on your posts. Check the tutorial and […]
Theme options pages have become increasingly popular in WordPress themes in the past year. There are numerous tutorials that will teach you how to create that page, but not that many of them that explain you how to do it the right way, using the WordPress settings API. Chip Bennett, member of the theme review team, […]
In his latest article, Konstantin demonstrates how to create a shortcode that is going to allow you to add a specific message to your feed readers only. That’s a simple and easy way to customize your posts a bit more, and ask your RSS readers to come visit from time to time! Snippet: A “Feed […]
If you browse the WordPres.org forums from time to time, you wil quickly realize that some questions keep coming back, and the solutions proposed are often similar. “Check your plugins”, “Do you have access to FTP?”, … WPtroubleshooting proposes clear and easy answers to all these questions, through video tutorials.
WPvibe proposes a quick way to exclude categories from your RSS feed, and thus display them only on your site, and not for your RSS subscribers. Careful though, if you use Feedburner, this modification will apply only to your WordPress feed (http://mywordpresssite.com/feed/) How to Exclude Categories from your RSS Feed.
Westi proposes a simple way to show the new 3.1 admin bar to all users, and thus have a log in button and a search bar on all pages. Have a look! Always show admin bar « follow the white rabbit.
We have all grown so used to CMS, blogging softwares and the like, we may have forgotten all the magic that happens behind the curtains, on the server side. Here is a little reminder with a great description and decomposition of how a page request is translated to a MySQL query. Courtesy of ozh, of […]