Today’s Updates

WordPress.org Now Have Reviews for Plugins and Themes Earlier this month, we wrote an article on our vision for a better and more engaging WordPress plugin directory. This weekend, we are at Tybee Island, GA for the first ever annual WordPress Community Summit organized by the WordPress foundation. Otto (@otto42) finally unveiled the… Read More » Read More …

Today’s Updates

How to Prevent Imposter Comments in WordPress One of the issues we started noticing on our site was a group of spammers were commenting using our registered user’s username and email. It’s fairly easy to find both specially if a person has exchanged emails with you. This allowed a random user to… Read More » How Read More …

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What is a WordPress Theme Framework? Pros, Cons, and More Recently, one of our users asked us the question what is a WordPress theme framework? Before answering her question we did a quick search, and the results were surprising. There was not a single comprehensive article that explained what is a WordPress theme framework. Majority… Read Read More …

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How to Add Rich Contact Information in WordPress Web search engines like Google or Bing are trying to pull more and more semantic from the content of the websites they index every day. Specific markups like microdata and microformats have been created to help search engines understand the meaning of your content. Search… Read More » Read More …

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How to Add Custom Meta Boxes in WordPress Posts and Post Types Just last week, we showed you how to add custom meta fields to custom taxonomies in WordPress. That article brought our attention to another important topic of how to add custom meta boxes in WordPress posts and post types. We wrote about a Read More …

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What To Do When You Are Locked Out of WordPress Admin (wp-admin) This past weekend, we had a user who was locked out of WordPress Admin panel of their site. While we had written numerous articles covering each specific issue, we realized that we should combine all of them at one place to make it Read More …

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How to Add Custom Meta Fields to Custom Taxonomies in WordPress By default WordPress taxonomies (categories, tags, etc) have the fields name, slug, parent, and description. Recently while working on a client’s project, we found a need to add custom meta fields to custom taxonomies. We needed a way to add custom text on each Read More …

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How to Add Tooltip Testimonials in WordPress Themes In the past, we have shown you how to add rotating testimonials in WordPress. While creating the new landing page for WPBeginner WordPress Videos, we took inspiration from something that we have seen StudioPress doing for some time. That is displaying testimonials in a tooltip… Read More » Read More …

Today’s Updates

How to Add New Default Avatars in WordPress About 3 years ago, we showed you how to change the default gravatar in WordPress using the code method. In this article, we will show you how to add new default avatars in WordPress using a plugin, so you can do so without editing a… Read More » Read More …