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.

How to install WordPress manually

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.

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How to Build a Basic Portfolio WordPress Theme

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.

How to find WordPress themes, quickly and easily

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.

How to Remove the Admin Bar from WordPress 3.1

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.

Common sense WordPress SEO strategy

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.

How to List Categories along with Their Posts

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.

How to create attractive post images on your blog

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.

Must Read WordPress Tutorials and Hacks For Beginners

How to Add “delete” and “spam” Buttons to Your Comments

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.

Add Useful Links to WordPress Admin Bar

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.

Best Way to Have Quality Comments Only?

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…

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A Beginner’s Guide to Optimizing WordPress Websites

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.

6 .htaccess Tricks for Better WordPress SEO & Security

Here are six htacccess tricks that will help improve the security and SEO quality of your WordPress-powered site.

Automatically redirect to current page after login

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.

How to manually update your WordPress 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.

How to easily replace words in your posts

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!

How to Add Live Comment Preview to Comment Textarea without Plugin

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.

30 Must Read WordPress Tutorials and Hacks For Beginners

Easily display post titles with a custom length

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!

Automatically add Twitter and Facebook buttons to your posts

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.

Redirect feeds to a single format

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.

Track post views without a plugin using post meta

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.

How to Resolve WordPress Custom Post Type 404 Error Issues

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.

How To Create A Most Viewed Posts Widget For WP

In this tutorial I will show you how to develop a WordPress Premium Widget similar to the Popular Posts Bars Widget at CodeCanyon.

Create a Universal Slider Manager in WordPress

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!

20 More WordPress Code Snippets and Hacks

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.

20 Helpful WordPress SQL Queries Snippets

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.

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  1. fashion says:

    very nice and informative post … thanks for sharing.