30 Best WordPress Tutorials of September 20123rd Oct 2012 | Posted by Eko S. | 4 Comments
Why wordpress is one of the most popular CMS and blogging platform around? I think it because wordpress is free, customizable and have a great support by community or other developers. And as wordpress users, we should keep updated with the new development, tips and tricks shared by other developers. So every month we tried to collect the best of wordpress articles around the world.
In this article we are going to share very useful wordpress tutorials for September 2012. We hope this post will help you in solving problems on your wordpress site and as a source of inspiration to develop your wordpress site.
Add Lazy Loading Social Sharing Buttons to your WordPress Blog
by Ahmad Awais
One of the most common and important parts of every blog is a collection of social media buttons i.e. Facebook’s Like button, Twitter’s tweet button, Google’s +1 button etc. In this tutorial you will learn how to add this “lazy loading” social sharing buttons to your WordPress blog.
Displaying Posts in a Carousel
by Carina Javier
A great tutorials to create yourself fro recent posts carousel on your blog. Also a great way to make it more interactive for your visitors.
6 Easy and Efficient Ways to Combat Spam Comments
by Barış Ünver
One of the downsides of running a successful WordPress blog is that some people want to take advantage of your success by posting “spam comments” on your blog and trying to get more visitors.
In this article, we’ll go through 6 easy and efficient methods to have a spam-free WordPress blog.
How Compatible Is Your Theme With WordPress?
by Ciprian Turcu
We are going to try in this quick tip to cover some of these answers and help you understand how to check your WordPress website for weaknesses and loose ends because of the plugins or themes you are using.
Quick Tip: How to Do a Podcast From WordPress
by Michael Brown
This WordPress tutorial will give you all the guidance you would need in order to transmit podcasts successfully from your WordPress blog whenever you want.
Child Themes Basics and Creating Child Themes in WordPress
by Abbas Suterwala
In this article we are going to see how one can create child themes for other themes to leverage on the code provided by the parent theme.
How To Become A Top WordPress Developer
by Jonathan Wold
First, let’s set a few things straight: becoming a top WordPress developer is hard work — very hard work. It’s going to take a lot of time, energy and determination. If you’re looking for an easy checklist or some “fast pass” to the top, you’re going to waste your time. Being one of the best is hard, and statistically speaking, the odds are stacked against you.
How to Create a Daily and Weekly Email Newsletter in WordPress
In this article, we will show you how to create a daily and weekly email newsletter in WordPress using Aweber or MailChimp.
How to Create a “Sticky” Floating Footer Bar in WordPress
In this article, we will show you how to create a sticky floating footer bar in WordPress.
How to Redirect your 404 page to the Home Page in WordPress
In this article, we will show you how to redirect 404 page to home page in WordPress.
How to Effectively Attract and Manage Guest Bloggers in WordPress
In this article, we will show you how to effectively attract and manage guest bloggers in WordPress.
Beginners Guide on How to Add Twitter Cards in WordPress
In this article, we will show you how to add twitter cards in WordPress.
HotFix: How to Get Bug Fixes in WordPress Before the Next Core Update
In this article, we will show you how to get bug fixes in WordPress before the next core update using a plugin called HotFix.
How to Fix White Text and Missing Buttons in WordPress Visual Editor
In this article, we will show you how to fix the white text and missing buttons issue in WordPress visual editor.
How to Deactivate All Plugins When Not Able to Access WP-Admin
In this article, we will show you how to deactivate all WordPress plugins when not able to access wp-admin area.
How to Increase or Decrease WordPress JPEG Image Compression
In this article, we will show you how to increase or decrease WordPress JPEG image compression.
How Many WordPress Plugins Should You Install on Your Site?
The goal of this article is to better educate the beginners and power users alike in hopes of clearing up some misunderstanding that may have existed previously.
How to Fix the WordPress White Screen of Death
In this article, we will show you how to fix the WordPress white screen of death by looking at a few possible solutions.
How to Setup Secure Media Uploads
by Jeff Starr
In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to use .htaccess to secure WordPress’ /uploads/ directory or just about any other directory, WordPress or otherwise.
How to hide theme editor from WordPress dashboard
If you’re a freelancer who often install WordPress on your clients websites, chances are that you don’t want them to be able to edit their theme. Here is a simple code snippet to hide the Theme Editor link from the dashboard so you can be sure that your clients won’t destroy their theme.
How to prevent WordPress from asking FTP credentials
If you often install, delete or upgrade plugins or themes, you might be annoyed that WordPress asks for your FTP credentials every time. Here is a simple code snippet to change the filesystem method and make sure WordPress won’t ask for your FTP login and password again.
7 Lessons Learned from 7 Years of using WordPress
I started using WordPress back in 2005 (version 1.5 I believe) when I acquired a web design blog, I then went on to build that blog into a huge site – At it’s peak it was serving up millions of page views per month to over half a million unique visitors, I attribute at least some of the success of it to WordPress.
Here’s a few tips for the smooth-running of a WordPress site, most of these are common sense but worth mentioning…
How To: Backup Your WordPress site to Google Drive
Today’s Tutorial is about “How to backup WordPress to Google drive” before we go through the tutorial we need to know what is Google’s latest amazing service ” Google Drive“.
How To: Make Your WordPress Themes Retina Display Ready
by Noumaan Yaqoob
WordPress developers and designers have already started responding to this new technology by providing Retina Display ready themes and plugins to do that. “Do I really need to make my site Retina Display ready?” is the question that most website owners are asking themselves. I hope that this post will help people decide whether or not they should optimize their websites for Apple’s Retina Display.
A Closer Look at WordPress Password Hashes
by Scott Miller
Like many web applications, WordPress stores user accounts in a MySQL database, including administrative user accounts with their associated password hashes. A closer inspection of the method chosen for hashing passwords in WordPress offers an critical view of how secure or insecure the hashing methods in place are for such high profile and widely used software.
Understanding How to Best Employ Taxonomies within WordPress
by Vladislav Davidzon
For years, WordPress website owners have stressed over how to properly implement taxonomies within the software; that’s because WordPress includes support for categories, custom fields, and tags, and all of these classification methods are both utilized and encouraged. Even more advanced WordPress users are not sure how to best employ these methods of tagging posts with relevant information, and they’ve largely stuck to categories as the primary way of filing new content into relevant containers.
Citing Sources: How to Bring Footnotes into a Typical WordPress Installation
by Vladislav Davidzon
Unfortunately, including footnotes with a post is something that WordPress itself actually does not support by default. To overcome this distinct shortcoming of the WordPress software, many users have turned to plugins that enable traditional footnotes within posts and pages.
How to Integrate Paypal With WordPress
by Vladislav Davidzon
For those who are new to this type of integration, or those who are transitioning form other methods of passing and processing payments, this tutorial will cover the best ways to bring the world’s most popular payment processor into WordPress in a few easy steps.
Ultimate WordPress Custom Post Type Tricks Roundup
by John Pratt
Being a big fan of “roundup” resource posts, I’ll present you with all kinds of custom post type goodies you can use in your WordPress website today.
Use Dropbox to Backup Your WordPress Website
by Nathan Weller
Now, with the Dropbox plugin for WordPress, the same service that allows you to keep your files or even your whole computer backed up in the cloud can quickly and easily backup your WordPress site too.
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