If you mention people in your WordPress posts or link to your own Twitter profile in a post you can use the following code snippet to automatically asd a link around the Twitter username which will link to the Twitter profile. This is a WordPress snippet that you can put into your theme functions.php file or create a plugin out of this code. This function will search the content of
In WordPress by default there are two ways to organise and group your posts, you can either group them by tags or by categories. On both of these taxonomies you can customise the name, slug and description. This makes it really easy to create a category page with a short description of what this category will display and then list all the posts assigned to this category. The problem with
There are different ways colours are defined the two most popular values in web are HEX or RGB. Both of these values have a logical formula to working out what colour each value means, because of this formula we can easy change these values to work out a lighter and darker shade of a colour. There are tools that allow you to do this, for example the Colour shades tool
There are a few differences between using pages or posts, one of the biggest difference between these post types are that pages can be assigned a page template which allow you to completely change the layout of the page. When you assign a new page template to a page this template will be stored onto the post meta data, WordPress will then search for this meta data field and use
Each month the Envato marketplace brings you free premium files. Envato is a web marketplace where you can get premium files for different areas of your website. My favourite marketplaces are the script marketplace CodeCanyon and the theme marketplace ThemeForest. Here are the files which you can get for free for January 2014. Responsive Searchable 3 Level Accordion For WordPress 337 purchases at the price of $11. up to 3
In previous project I had to display a list of categories in a certain order, to get the categories out from WordPress we have a few options we can use the get_categories() function or use the get_terms() function. These will do the same thing as the get_categories() function as it's just a wrapper for the get_terms() function. To use the get_categories() function it's very easy you can just use the
When you are changing the size of an element using jQuery there are two methods that you can use to change the size. First you can use the .css() method passing in the first parameter as height or width and the second parameter being the value. The other option is to use the .height() method and the .width() method.
With WordPress you can use multiple ways to get a list of posts or content items, some of them will allow you to get the default posts and pages so you can loop through them and display these in your theme. The other option is to create a custom query to get specific posts from your content. To create custom queries the best option is to use the WP_Query class.
In version 5.2 of PHP the DateTime class was introduced, in this tutorial we are going to investigate how this can be used and why it's better to use this class over the old date() and time() functions. The date() function can be used to output a string that represents the date/time provided, it takes two parameters the first parameter defines what format the string is returned, the second parameter
WordPress it's not only a CMS it can be used as an application Framework, when it's being used as a framework you will find yourself adding custom data to your database using the $wpdb object and custom tables. When you have this in place within your application you will want a nice way of displaying the data in the admin area of WordPress. This is exactly like the posts edit