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One of the questions we get asked most here at WPMayor is how to build a WordPress multilingual website. Turns out it’s quite straightforward if you have the right WordPress multilingual plugin on your side. Enter WPML. Although having a multilingual website is such an important requirement nowadays, there aren’t many WordPress multilingual plugins that are up to the job. Maybe this is because the WPML came in early and built up such a momentum that it was hard for anyone else to create a better plugin. After all, as we discovered in a recent interview with Amir Helzer, the…
At WPMayor we have recently introduced guest bloggers to our website, in order to continue bringing the best WordPress tips to our readers. When creating such a multi-author blog, a nice touch is that of adding a bio box at the end of a guest post. Basically this is a box containing a photo of the guest blogger and some details about him. Let’s explore how this can be done via plugins and also via manual coding.
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Is WordPress capable of handling the intricacies of Multilingual websites? The short answer is a resounding YES! Let’s explore how to build a multilingual theme and website together in this guide.
Post formats are one of the most interesting additions to WordPress 3.1. In this post we learn how to use them.
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.
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…
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.
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.