Creating A Custom Post Type In WordPress

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....

Force SSL On Certain Wordpress Pages

There are going to be certain pages that you want to force SSL, so that the browser will redirect you to this page using a HTTPS connection so the data that is posted from this page is encrypted and s...

Add Custom Post Meta Data To Post List Table

One of the best thing about WordPress is that you can customise almost anything. In the admin area you can see a list of all the posts you have added in WordPress. Within this table it shows the basic...

Add A New Color Picker To Wordpress

In version 3.5 Wordpress changed a lot of features, they improved the design of many of the existing features. One of the changes was the new color picker, changing from the default color picker farbt...

Check If A Sidebar Has Widgets Assigned

To display a sidebar in your Wordpress site you first need to register the sidebar so that Wordpress can assign widgets to it. When a sidebar is registered it will appear in the widget dashboard so th...

How To Create Custom Queries In Wordpress

All the data you enter into Wordpress will get stored in the database, depending on what page you are on Wordpress will query the database in a different way. If you are on the index page then Wordpre...

WordPress Reset The Post Data

If you are developing a Wordpress theme then you would understand all about the Wordpress loop. This is the code that is used to display the posts on the correct screen that you are currently on. The...

Adding A Help Tab To WordPress

If you are new to Wordpress then you might be used to visiting the help tab in the top right corner of the page. This is a tab that can be customised on any page in the admin area and should give your...

Create Your Own WordPress Login Page

In Wordpress you can create your own users and user roles, you can even do this programmatically which means that you can create a register form so that visitors to your site can register to your site...

Useful WordPress Utility Functions

In this article we are going to look at some of the utility functions that you can take advantage of if your website is built using Wordpress. If you have a look at some of these functions you will un...

Add Custom Image Sizes Into Media Library

In a previous code snippet we found about how you can define new custom images sizes to use on your Wordpress theme. This will use the Wordpress built in function called add_image_size(). add_image_s...

Using The New Twitter API V1.1

From March 5th 2013 Twitter are removing there current API and it will be fully replaced with the new API V1.1. This means that any application that is currently using the old API will stop working on...

Alert Theme Users To Required Plugins

One of things that I've said about premium Wordpress themes before is the amount of features that are included in the theme options panel page. Most of these theme options have so many settings which...

Create A Custom Background For Wordpress

Custom backgrounds is a Wordpress theme feature that allows the users of the theme to change the style of the background. It allows the users to pick a new color or a new image for the background. Whe...

Create A Page Template For Logged In Users

There are times that you would want a page only to be accessible for users which have logged into your the Wordpress user manager. Such as if you have a members only area of your website which is only...