How To Create Different Shapes In CSS

While I was crawling around the internet I found this useful post from the land of the web about using CSS3 to create some simple shapes. You can see the cheat sheet here. I started using this cheat...

Kill Your Wordpress Site While Doing Maintenance

When you make changes to your site such as a theme change you need to close down your site so you can make the change without your visitors seeing any bugs or problems you are facing. In this article...

Automatically Insert Post Author Bio On All Posts

As shown in a previous post you can automatically add custom content after all wordpress posts using Wordpress hooks. This is a perfect place to make sure you give your author credit for the post and...

Create Wordpress Shortcode To View PDFs

If your website has some PDF documents which you would like to display to your visitors then it will be usful to the user if they can open it using Google Docs. In the article I will explain how you...

Add Custom Content After All Wordpress Posts

There may be a time when you want to display a message at the end of all your posts on your wordpress blog. This can be for any promotional messages or to even add your social bookmarking content. In...

Change WordPress Login Logo

In this tutorial I will provide you will a small snippet that will allow you to change the wordpress login logo. ## Wordpress Login Screen The Wordpress login screen comes with the same layout on eac...

Create WordPress Widget To Display Twitter Updates

In a previous article I explained how you can use PHP to access the Twitter APIs to get your latest Twitter updates. View this article How To Use Twitter API To Display Your Twitter Updates. In this...

How To Make A Simple Paginate PHP Class With Light & Dark Styles

View Demo Create a simple paginate class in PHP made up of 3 functions. - Constructor - This function is called as soon as the class is initialised so this is a good place to put the functionality th...

Display Breadcrumbs On Wordpress Post Without Plugin

Breadcrumbs are used to show the process to which you would navigate to a page. For posts on your wordpress blog you can use breadcrumbs on your posts to show the categories which this post is in. Dis...

Create Tiny URL Link With PHP Function

Tiny URL site allows you to compress the size of your URLs which is mostly used on the social networking site twitter, because of the limited characters you can use. But to use the tiny URL feature yo...

Display Most Commented Posts In WordPress

A popular feature to add to your wordpress blog commonly in the sidebar is to display your blogs popular posts. There are main plugins that can do this but I prefer not to use plugins as it is quick a...

Add Link Around Wordpress Post Featured Image

Since Wordpress version 3.0 it added a feature that will allow you to add featured images to your Wordpress posts. This can easily by done by using the set featured image link on the right of the post...

PHP Code to Combine and Compress CSS

A couple of Google updates ago they worked on page loading speeds, so if your page loaded faster then your website will be ranked higher. Easy ways to improve on your website speed is: Reduce the siz...

How To Use CSS :nth-child

There is a CSS selector which allows you to select the exactly item that you want from a list. This selector is the :nth-child selector, in this tutorial you will learn what you can do with the :nth-c...

Files Needed To Create A Wordpress Theme

What Makes Up A Wordpress Theme So I decided to build my own wordpress theme for this blog. The main reason for this is so I can make it exactly how I want it and in the future I can change it to exac...