How to use and attach images to the WordPress native gallery.
Depending on time of the day and number of comments, using WordPress gravatars can cause a significant slow-down in your blog load time. Last week, I noticed a significant slow-down in one of my blogs. Pages were taking about 8-10 seconds to load, when previously they would load almost instantaneously. There are several ways to […]
There are four key steps to making a Spry comment box for a static web page. Extract relevant comment data and output results in an XML format. Display comment data using a Spry region. Display a Spry interface for entering a new comment. Store the new comment data. In this article we will focus on […]
Why would you want to link WordPress comments into a static web page? By linking your static web pages to WordPress comments, you get to utilize all of WordPress’s existing functionalities for moderating comments as well as for detecting spam comments. You also save yourself a lot of effort from writing all the backend functions […]
If you do not yet have a WordPress Gravatar, you can get one at www.gravatar.com. If you have your own blog, it makes sense to get a WordPress Gravatar because your gravatar image will automatically follow you on all websites that have gravatar support. This helps to propagate your online image or online visual brand. […]
How to add new input fields to our Edit Category administration menu. We can then link it to new category meta-data or to the WordPress custom taxonomy system.
Child WordPress themes are a simple way for you to make modifications to any existing WordPress theme. The main advantage of child themes is that it allows you to update the parent theme as often as you want, and still keep all of your theme modifications intact. With child themes, you make all your modifications […]
Widgets are a powerful and necessary part of a WordPress blog. If you want the flexibility to customize and personalize your blog, it is crucial to pick a WordPress theme that is widget ready. Most of the newer WordPress themes are widget ready, so it will not be too difficult to find a widget ready […]