Whats New In WordPress 4.4

WordPress version 4.4 is currently on beta 4 stage with a release to be expected in the 2nd week of December around the 8th. With design and development starting from the end of August let's have a lo...

Disable Emojicons Introduced In WordPress 4.2

As of WordPress version 4.2 WordPress enabled the use of Emojicons in your posts, but in order to do this it will automatically add some javascript to your page. But if you don't use Emojicons then it...

Function For Post Type Labels

WordPress has the ability to have different types of post types, the main post type you will use in WordPress is the post type called post. But there are other defaults such as Pages and Attachments....

Using Namespacing And Autoloaders In WordPress Plugins

One thing I have been experimenting with recently is adding namespacing and autoloaders to new WordPress plugins. What Are PHP Namespaces PHP namespaces was introduced in version 5.3. Namespaces is a...

New Functions Available In WordPress 4.1

In this article we are going to have a look at some of the new features and functions that are available to WordPress developers in version 4.1. Auto-generated Title Tag In previous versions of WordPr...

Change Sortable Columns In WordPress

In a previous tutorial we saw how you can recreate the All Posts table in the WordPress admin area by using the WP_List class in WordPress. It talks about creating your own table and populating it wit...

Taxonomy Page Parent Menu Collapsed

WordPress allows you to create your own menus in the admin area, to do this you can use the function add_menu_page(). <?php add_menu_page( $page_title, $menu_title, $capability, $menu_slug, $funct...

Display A Category Checklist In WordPress

When you have a category hierarchy setup on your WordPress site you will be displayed with a list of checkboxes with parent/child indents on the edit post screen. This will allow you to choose the cat...

Programmatically Assign Menus To Theme Locations In WordPress

In this tutorial we are going to look at how we can programmatically set a menu to a menu location. In WordPress you assign a menu to a location by going to the menu page in the admin area and click o...

Login To WordPress With Email Address

By default WordPress will assign unique usernames to all users registered on the website. As they are unique there could be a possibility that the username the user wants to use is already taken so th...

Migrating WordPress Database To A New Server

When you are developing any website you will always have different environments for your website, the number of environments you need will depend on the size of the project and how many people are inv...

Improving WordPress Shortcode Usability

In this tutorial we are going to talk about WordPress shortcodes and what I think is the missing piece with shortcodes in WordPress. First I'll start by saying I really like shortcodes, it allows you...

Override Theme Template In Plugin

In this tutorial we are going to look at how you can override a theme template file from within a plugin. When WordPress displays a piece of content it selects the theme template by using a hierarchy...

Add Custom Meta To Taxonomies

In this tutorial we are going to learn how we can add additional data to your taxonomies. WordPress comes with the ability to add meta data onto both the posts and user objects. These are stored in se...

Display Submenu Only On Parent Page

The in-built WordPress menu system allows the content author to create a menu by a simple drag n drop interface, it allows you to select existing posts, page or let you create custom links to add to t...