25 Must Read WordPress Tutorials and Hacks For Beginners
WordPress is most popular CMS among blogger and developers. I think it because of wordpress is free, customizable and have a great support by community or other developers. Each day, many new comers are coming, So, This showcase is dedicated to all new wordpress users who wanted to learn about wordpress.
This is most important for every blogger, and commonly ask question, How to Install WordPress? . There are a couple of ways to install WordPress, and you should do it in a way that works for you. Some hosts have “one-click” installs via applications that install WordPress without you getting your hands dirty. You can also install it manually with an FTP client or Shell access.
If you’ve been following parts one and two of this portfolio website tutorial series you will already know how to design the concept in Photoshop and build a working demo in HTML/CSS. Now let’s take the design and convert it into a basic WordPress theme so you can easily manage and update your website through the popular WordPress application.
Sometimes it’s not easy to find the perfect WordPress theme. There are a lot of WordPress themes out there, but the perfect theme can at times seem like a needle in a haystack.
Somehow, you may notice that there is a new Admin Bar added in WordPress. When you logged into WordPress as User, You can see a Admin Bar on top! It makes the site look too basically ‘WordPress’ or detracts from existing functionality that you may have added, such as search adjustments.
It seems there is an epic, never-ending battle out there in the interwebs between those that argue Search Engine Optimization Matters and those that preach that Content is King. Of course, as in most things, the truth is likely somewhere in the middle.
To help site visitor finding one or two categories, We can use default widget or wp_list_categories to list the categories. In some case, We want to display the categories along with their posts.
This is really useful for everyone. This is a basic guide to attractive post images on blog. How you can improve your readers attraction and receiving some positive comments from your readers.
Comment section in a site is really important. It represent interaction between you and your readers. It also keeps posts alive and is an important indicator of a popular post.
It’s easy to extend the bar to add new links of your own, or to remove links you don’t want (e.g. if the “Appearance” menu isn’t something you often need instant access to). You can see the end result in the image above.
The trouble is that after a day or two of an article being live, the spammers descend and the lovely, informative comment thread descends into “great article, agree with your points, visit my site”. It’s just not cool…
WordPress websites are a lot like young athletes—skillful and full of promise, yet highly unrefined. In order to help your site reach its potential, you must provide coaching and assistance in certain key area.
Here are six htacccess tricks that will help improve the security and SEO quality of your WordPress-powered site.
When building a site using WordPress, you often need to redirect the user to the login page. Today, I’m going to show you how you can easily redirect the user to the current page after login.
If you need to change your WordPress login, the easier is to use PhpMyAdmin and execute a simple SQL query to update it. Here’s a quick recipe to show you how to proceed.
Imagine your blog was named “myblog” and you renamed it “mysuperblog”. Don’t edit your XXX posts to replace every single occurence! This extremely useful tip will do it for you, in just a minute!
The comment live preview feature helps the comment writer to see what they are writing in the comment form as they write. This feature works well to help prevent errors in spelling and grammar by giving the user a chance to see what they are writing before they post their comment.
If you want to be able to easily display only the first X characters of your post title, I git something in store that might interest you. Just read this recipe and enjoy!
Nowadays, most bloggers are using Facebook and Twitter to promote their posts. In today’s recipe, I’m going to show you how you can easily add Twitter and Facebook buttons to the bottom of your posts.
WordPress provides feeds in four different formats: Atom, RDF, RSS, and RSS2. These days, most people are only using the RSS2 format. So what about redirect Atom, RDF, RSS to RSS2? This is what I’m going to show you today.
Add this snippet into the functions.php of your wordpress them then follow step 1. and step 2. to display the number of views for each post.
WordPress 3.0′s Custom Post Types are undoubtedly a valuable feature. They allow you to extend the platform like never before, but also can occasionally cause some problems when developing; most commonly 404 issues.
In this tutorial I will show you how to develop a WordPress Premium Widget similar to the Popular Posts Bars Widget at CodeCanyon.
In this video tutorial you will be learning how to create a very basic slider manager in WordPress. You can use the technique that you will learn from this tutorial to create more powerful slider managers for your WordPress themes or even plugins as I did for both of my themes on ThemeForest Space & Xero. Enjoy!
When coding WordPress themes, especially if you do it regularly, its really useful to have a selection of code snippets in your toolbox to just ‘copy-n-paste’ as and when the functionality needs. Not just your most commonly used code, but also some snippets that can, when required, extend WP even further.
WordPress keeps every single scrap of information that is fed into it in a MySQL database, whether that be posts, pages, comments, blogroll, the plugin settings… everything. Yes, the WordPress admin backend is fantastic and it does allow you to control and edit all aspects of this information with ease. Up to a certain point anyway.