WordPress adding google fonts the right way

Most of the time we need some different font than provided by theme developer or default html fonts, and adding them to WordPress the right way is important. These days lot of theme developers include options panel or some way or the other to let you select google fonts from a list of pre populated […]

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Adding custom featured image

You are creating your own template page and you would want to display featured image, with custom size. Solution: if ( function_exists( ‘add_image_size’ ) ) { add_image_size( ‘slider’, 991, 328, true );} Add this code to your functions.php file And than go to your custom template page and add this code if (has_post_thumbnail()) { echo […]

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wordpress the_content not working on page template

Many a times i have come across queries from developers or first time theme developers about not able to show the_content() on their custom template page. The issue is that the_content() function runs inside the WP loop so for example if (have_posts()) { while (have_posts()) { the_post(); the_content(); } } ?> This will work, but […]

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Creating custom widget

The best option is to first create a child theme for your main theme. And than call the functions.php file in it and First Step is to register your sidebar register_sidebar( array( ‘name’ => __( ‘Main Sidebar’, ‘themeName’ ), ‘id’ => ‘sidebar-1’, ‘description’ => __( ‘some useful info’, ‘themeName’ ), ‘before_widget’ => ‘<aside id=”%1$s” class=”widget […]

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Webinar by conversologie on SEO and CopyWriting

Conversologie a New Zealand based company is bringing two great Webinars on SEO (Search Engine Optimisation) and Copywriting, they will be held on 21st of February at 9pm New Zealand time. For other timezone, click here: http://bit.ly/seoworldwidetime Steve Knight an SEO expert and consultant will be taking the search engine optimisation webinar and Lillian Leon […]

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A quick guide to your custom widget for WordPress

Today in one of the support forums someone asked for a tutorial on adding your widgets to a static page on your WordPress CMS, and i couldn’t find a good straight forward tutorial to help him guide, so thought about writing it myself. The problem? You need a custom widget on your static homepage of […]

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Dynamically populating href using jquery – WordPress

Create a Anchor element which you want to dynamically populate using jquery Giving a class name is important as in your jquery you would refer the href using this class Now time to add some jquery code (this was done for a WordPress theme) – it has by default the jquery added, if you are […]

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Removing links from admin bar (WordPress)

Always a good option to have a child theme so you can mess around with the css and functions to your hearts content. In one of my recent projects i had to totally custom design/re-develop the WordPress admin bar and over the top we were using buddypress on a mulitisite installation. So from my 2 […]

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