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If you are using Custom Post Types or creating plugin option pages, you will need to create menu icons for them. That is, if you want to follow the good practice of making the UI as friendly as possible for your clients.
And we’re back again for the fourth instalment of the VPS setup guide for WordPress! Just to refresh your memories, we are setting up a VPS using the VPS.net service, optimised for faster serving of your WordPress sites. Today we will focus on caching, which is an essential element in speeding up your site. It is important that you follow step-by-step, so if you haven’t completed the previous parts, head back to those posts before starting Part 4.
We’re back for the third instalment of the VPS setup guide for WordPress. Just to refresh your memories, we are setting up a VPS using the VPS.net service, optimised for faster serving of your WordPress sites. In Part 1 we discussed the technologies used, and in Part 2, we set up Ubuntu, PHP, MySQL and phpMyAdmin. It is important that you follow step-by-step, so if you haven’t completed the previous parts, head back to those posts before starting Part 3.
In this tutorial, the second part of our WordPress VPS series, I’m going to walk through setting up a web server using Ubuntu 11.04 Natty, NGiNX, PHP-FPM and MySQL. I use this setup for all of my servers, and this post is my way of remembering the process, and maybe help some others out.
If you want a lot more power and flexibility in capturing and displaying data, check out the recent release of Types and Views WordPress plugins. WP Types and Views are plugins that let you build virtually anything without coding. In a nutshell, the Types plugin defines custom post types, taxonomy and custom fields. Views displays it.
If you’ve read our article about WordPress performance optimisation and our WordPress SEO guide , you know that it’s important to have a fast-loading website, both for SEO purposes and more importantly, for your users’ convenience. In the first part of our WordPress VPS guide, we talk about the difference between shared hosting and a VPS, and get you started in setting up your very own VPS.
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.
DesktopServer creates multiple “virtual servers” for development sites. This product installs and sets up WordPress sites on your local computer in seconds, creating local development test sites right on your desktop.
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.