The Ultimate Guide to WordPress Taxonomies

The Ultimate Guide to WordPress Taxonomies

In this post we examine the difference between WordPress categories, tags and custom taxonomies. We also go through the step-by-step creation of a custom taxonomy.

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How to Add Buttons and CSS Classes to TinyMCE

How to Add Buttons and CSS Classes to TinyMCE

Update: Here’s a better way of adding custom styles to the Styles dropdown in TinyMCE. When creating websites for clients, especially those who are not so familiar with website editing or the internet in general, it is always useful to customise the WordPress Admin in order to make it simpler and more intuitive. Once customisation is that of adding functionality to the TinyMCE visual editor. For example you might want to let clients easily select a paragraph of text and give it a particular style, such as increase its padding and make a background for it. As a developer you…

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WordPress System Monitoring Plugins

WordPress System Monitoring Plugins

How do we know that our WordPress system is running well and there are no problems vis-a-vis the hosting account?

Two plugins can help out in this task, let’s take a look at them.

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WordPress Debugging Guide

WordPress Debugging Guide

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.

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Options for Creating a WordPress Website

Options for Creating a WordPress Website

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.

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Creating a Theme Options Page

Creating a Theme Options Page

Here is a sample theme options page that you can use for creating your own theme options.

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Check if a Page has any Children or Subpages

Check if a Page has any Children or Subpages

Code snippet that checks if a page has any children/subpages.

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Best Subpages Listing Plugin for WordPress

Best Subpages Listing Plugin for WordPress

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.

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Add Default Content to New Posts

Add Default Content to New Posts

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…

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The Ultimate Guide to WordPress 3 Menus

The Ultimate Guide to WordPress 3 Menus

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.

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