Tag: wordpress

Installing WordPress on your PC using WAMP

To develop themes and plugins for WordPress, a local working environment is best. You can easily create a local working environment on your Windows computer using WAMP. WAMP is a software package for installation of Apache+Mysql+PHP. It saves you time by combining multiple setups together. In this video tutorial we are showing you how to […]

How to: Increase PHP memory limit for WordPress

If you get memory exhausted fatal errors on your blog, maybe its time to increase memory limit for PHP. In this post, you will find various ways to increase memory limit for WordPress using php and htaccess files. When PHP scripts get complex they require more memory than regular php files. When PHP is lower […]

Remove your unused plugins, NOW! Here is why..

WordPress Plugins are one of the top reasons we love WordPress. You can easily install plugins using WordPress’ search & install system. But that functionality brings one problem; one can easily fill up their blog with lots of plugins, most of them in inactive state. In this post, I will show you top reasons why […]

Get your Halloween countdown ready!

Hallowe’en is coming soon, Pumpkins we must buy. Make a Jack-o’Lantern, Bake a pumpkin pie. Welcome folks! If you have WordPress site and want to get into holiday spirit, why not start with a halloween countdown. Using WordPress Countdown Widget, you can easily create your own Halloween countdown now. Halloween Countdown Here are the steps […]

Facebook meta tags version 1.0 release notes

We have recently updated our Facebook Meta Tags for WordPress plugin to version 1.0. With this new version, you can easily define a default site image and homepage description using plugin options page. New Feature Highlights Default Site Image Facebook meta tags plugin normally uses post featured image as a sharing image. For posts that […]

Shortcode to display content for Mobile or Desktop visitors only

Did you know that WordPress has a mobile detect function already. In this post we will show you how you can use wp_is_mobile function to create a simple shortcode to hide certain parts of your posts from mobile visitors or the other way.

WordPress: Adding column shortcodes to your theme

Adding Column Layout Shortcodes to Your WordPress Theme

WordPress: Hide/Disable Admin bar for all users except admins

Admin bar is the dark bar with buttons to add content, and manage updates, comments. For regular users, this bar sometimes becomes confusing. To easily hide admin bar, add the following snippet to your functions.php file: function remove_admin_bar() { if (!current_user_can(‘administrator’) && !is_admin()) { show_admin_bar(false); } } add_action(‘after_setup_theme’, ‘remove_admin_bar’);

WordPress: Prevent admin access for logged in users

For some webdesign projects, you may need to prevent admin access for logged in users. To do so, simply paste following snippet to your functions.php file: function prevent_admin_access() { if ( false !== strpos( strtolower( $_SERVER[‘REQUEST_URI’] ), ‘/wp-admin’ ) && !current_user_can( ‘administrator’ ) ) wp_redirect( home_url() ); } add_action( ‘init’, ‘prevent_admin_access’, 0 ); This code […]

Removing updates menu from WordPress admin panel

You can use the remove_submenu_page function to remove updates menu from WordPress admin panel. Here is the snippet: add_action( ‘admin_init’, ‘wpse_38111’ ); function wpse_38111() { remove_submenu_page( ‘index.php’, ‘update-core.php’ ); } (ref: http://codex.wordpress.org/Function_Reference/remove_submenu_page)

WordPress SEO Resources

Codex: SEO For WordPress SEO tips from Yoast Top 5 WordPress Permalink Structures for SEO Optimizing WordPress tags Importance of keywords and key phrases in SEO Analysis

Nginx Resources

Nginx Setting up WordPress on Nginx Installing WordPress + Nginx Server (Minimal Configuration)