Did you know that WordPress provides a number of debugging tools for you? These are especially useful for theme and plugin developers. We can also find some plugins which can be helpful in debugging our WordPress code. In this post we take a look at WordPress in-built features as well as some great plugins for debugging.
Today we’ll be taking a look at the different options you have for creating a WordPress-powered website. Your ultimate choice will probably be based on your level of expertise in WordPress and coding in general, as well as the budget you have for developing your site.
Here is a sample theme options page that you can use for creating your own theme options.
Code snippet that checks if a page has any children/subpages.
A handy option to have in WordPress pages is the ability to easily display subpages. The best plugin for this is Subpages Extended. With this plugin you can automatically display subpages list on empty pages, though it’s main power is the [subpages] shortcode.
With WordPress hooks you can easily add default content to new posts, if you are repeatedly entering some content into all your posts this is a great productivity aid.
Learn how to create menus with the new WordPress 3 Menu management system. We also discuss how to create a sitemap and using shortcodes for your menus.
Learn how to group frequently used custom functions into re-usable plugins and check out the magic of the mu-plugins WordPress folder in this tutorial.
WordPress is one of the world’s major blogging tools, and in this post we cover some plugins that help you create better content.
Ever needed to migrate content from one WordPress site to another? Fear not, fortunately WordPress has in-built import and export facilities. The process goes as follows: Log in to the original site you want to export data from. Go to Tools > Export. Arrange Filters as needed, by default WP exports all the content. Hit the ‘Download Export File’ button. When you click the button WordPress will create an XML file for you to save to your computer. This format, which is called WordPress eXtended RSS or WXR, will contain your posts, pages, comments, custom fields, categories, and tags. Log…