Create Post Tags With CSS

In this tutorial we are going to create post tags using CSS, we will also create a Wordpress widget that will allow you to display these post tags in the sidebar of your Wordpress site. The above ima...

Stop Loading Stylesheets And Javascript In Wordpress

In a previous post I wrote about how you can add stylesheets and Javascript files to Wordpress correctly by using the wp_enqueue_style() function. By using this function you can make sure that you are...

Restrict Admin Area To Only Admin Users

When you create a new user in the Wordpress user manager they will be able to login to your site by going to the default Wordpress login page /wp-login.php. Depending on the role you have assigned to...

Introduce Your Plugin With Wordpress Pointers

In version 3.3 Wordpress released a new feature called pointers. These are little pop-up notification boxes which you can use to point to new information on your Wordpress admin area. This is a great...

Create A Embed Github Gists Shortcode

Github is a popular open source code hosting website, that will use Git to allow you to push code on into their repositories. A sister site of Github is Gist which allows you to store code snippets on...

Set Remember Me To Be Always Checked

The Wordpress login page has a checkbox that allows you to always be remembered when you login to Wordpress. If you check this box and login successfully to Wordpress a cookie will be saved on your co...

Creating Your Own Theme Customiser Custom Controls

In a previous tutorial I wrote about the new theme customiser page and how you can use this to change the styling and functionality of your Wordpress theme. In this tutorial we investigated multiple o...

Using WordPress New Theme Customiser

In a previous tutorial I wrote about how you can create your own theme options page in Wordpress. Well now this tutorial is no longer needed for themes anyway. For years the only way to update and cus...

Create A Widget Area For A Certain Category

In Wordpress you can create a sidebar widget area where the admin user can dynamically choose which widgets are displayed on the website. This makes it very easy for the user to add, edit or delete wi...

Data Validation With WordPress

When building any sort of web application you need to have a focus on security, one area of security that is a must is data validation. Data in your web application can come from many sources the syst...

Add Category RSS Feed Link

When you have a Wordpress site you can assign different posts to categories, this allows you to group your posts together. For example on this site I have created categories for tutorials and snippets...

Get All Categories In Wordpress

There are times when you want to get a list of all the categories of your Wordpress site, this is commonly found on a archive page. But I've recently created a mobile version of a site where a dropdow...

Twitter Stream WordPress Widget

In a previous article last year I wrote a tutorial about how to Create WordPress Widget To Display Twitter Updates, since then I have learnt a lot more about Wordpress development. For this reason I...

Handling WordPress User Roles

Wordpress comes with an inbuilt user manager to allow you to have full flexibility on the users of your Wordpress site. The security system it uses has users, roles and capabilities. A user can have m...

Using The Wp_Editor() Function On Theme Options

In previous tutorial you would of learnt how you can create a themes options page for your Wordpress theme, I have also wrote tutorials on how you can create a colour picker and a date picker in your...