Automatically Set Post Featured Image

A post featured image was introduced in Wordpress version 2.9, it is a thumbnail that can be set to the post as a featured image of your post. It will not be displayed on the page but it's up to the W...

Create Custom Image Sizes In WordPress

When you upload an image to Wordpress it will automatically convert the same Image to multiple sizes while still keep the best quality. The default image sizes are setup on the settings -> media sc...

Change The Enter Title Text For Custom Post Types

Since discovering Wordpress custom post types I've always wanted to customise the Wordpress dashboard area. Your able to do this to a certain level by using labels on your custom post types. This will...

Creating WordPress Custom Page Templates

In Wordpress you start off with 2 default types of posts you have the standard posts and you also have pages. For these types of posts Wordpress will use different PHP files to display the content, t...

Add Additional Links To The Wordpress Plugin Admin

Here is a useful snippet submitted by SHelfinger.EU. When you activate a plugin in Wordpress the author can place links in the plugin dashboard screen to show the users of the plugin links back to the...

Change The Amount Of Wordpress Post Revisions Stored

Wordpress has a autosave feature which will automatically save a revision of your post as you are typing. But the problem with this comes when you have a Wordpress blog with hundreds of posts. Each on...

Display The Number of Database Queries In Wordpress

When you are preforming maintenance on a Wordpress blog one of things you need to check for is the speed of your Wordpress database. You need to make sure that the amount of queries is down to a minim...

Creating Wordpress Shortcodes For Envato Marketplace API

If your a regular reader here then you will know every month I display a list of Free items that you can get from the Envato marketplace. The Envato marketplace is a set of different websites which ar...

Add Search Form To A Wordpress Menu

Wordpress comes with the functionality to create menus in the dashboard area, from here you can select pages or custom custom menu items to make up your menu. Menus are normally going to be display a...

How To Exclude Posts From Wordpress Search

There may be times when you have a little rant of make a mistake in a post and want to exclude this from the in-built Wordpress search functionality. There is a way you can intercept the Wordpress se...

Secure wp-config.php File With htaccess

Your wp-config.php file stores all of your config variables for your Wordpress site. If someone has access to this file they will be able to see your database username and password. When you first in...

Automatically Create Meta Description From Content

Meta description tags are still very much used by search engines, they provide the default text to be displayed in the search results. The Meta description tags should have relevant keywords to the ar...

How To Create A Pinterest Scroll To Top Button Wordpress Plugin

In a previous tutorial you would of learnt how you can use jQuery to create a scroll to top button on your website so when you click the button it will scroll you back to the top of the page. This is...

Display The Post Date In Wordpress

If you are building a Wordpress theme then there will a time when you want to display the date for the current post, luckily for you this is very easy with a Wordpress function the_date(). The the_dat...

Display Text To Only Logged In WordPress Users

You can use this to post advice or reminders to logged in users when they need to perform different tasks. All you have to do is add the following anywhere in your theme you want to display the messa...