A very cool infographic showing the new features of WordPress 3.1.
Hooks are very useful in WordPress. They allow you to hook a custom function to an existing function, which allows you to modify WordPress’ functionality without editing core files.
Changing the order of posts is something very convenient within a WordPress blog, and thankfully we’ve always had a few plugins that did the job very well, even providing us with an Ajax interface which made this task really easy and intuitive.
Here are three excellent WordPress infographics that illustrate the crazy rise of this CMS to the very top of the CMS world. Infographic: Jazzy WordPress by Infographiclabs The Power of WordPress by Tech King About Jean GaleaJean Galea is a WordPress developer, entrepreneur and padel player. He is the founder of WP Mayor, the plugins WP RSS Aggregator and EDD Bookings, as well as the Mastermind.fm podcast. His personal blog can be found at jeangalea.com.
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.