By default WordPress doesn’t allow you to execute PHP scripts from within the post and page editors. Exec-PHP is the solution. The Exec-PHP plugin executes PHP code in posts, pages and text widgets.
The load speed of your website is essential, you need a fast site because slow sites annoy users, meaning less visitors to your site. Secondly, search engines also consider the speed of your site when generating their rankings. There are a number of factors influencing the load speed of a WordPress site, so in this post we will examine the top 5 factors that affect WP site load speed.
Want to remove the useless /category/ from your WordPress categories permalinks? If yes, put this code in your functions.php and you’re done!
Backing up your WordPress site or blog is essential, you never know what might happen and you don’t want to lose all the work you’ve put in building your site. Therefore you should plan for backing up your site from the outset. Luckily, there is an excellent WordPress backup plugin that will make the backup process a real piece of cake.
Would you like to create tabbed content in your posts or pages? We have the solution for you, using any of the plugins we review in this post.
WordPress 3 comes with the ability to create Custom Post Types, which makes it very simple for us developers to extend WordPress and use it as a proper CMS for any business need. Apart from the default Posts and Pages, we can now create custom types to better suit our content, and make it easier for users to update the site. In this guide we explore many options for creating custom post types and custom meta boxes to go with them.
Inserting YouTube videos in your WordPress site or blog enhances its stickiness and can be excellent for illustrating a point you are making. With the two plugins we are reviewing inserting a YouTube video in your WP site will be really easy, and you also get loads of options for customisation too.
As time goes by your WordPress database tends to get filled with redundant data which makes the database larger and can potentially slow down your site. An excellent plugin to perform cleaning duties with your database is WP Cleanup.
As we start another year which promises to be very exciting for the WordPress community, here are the top 10 blogs to watch out for. Whether you are just starting out in WordPress or are an experience developer, these resources should be in your feed reader. We also hope you add WPMayor to your favourites!
WordPress Guestbook plugins are very limited, however the DMSGuestbook plugin is a really excellent guestbook plugin with all the features one would expect. It is the leading WP guestbook plugin by far, having practically no competition at the moment. Let’s take a look at the features it offers.