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How to Display Only Certain Categories in a Menu

In many cases, users only want to display certain categories in their navigation menu at the top of the page. There are limited spots,...

How to Highlight Author’s Comment

This is a simple and easy trick. First you need to open your style.css in your template folder and add the following: authorstyle...

Link to External Links from Your Post Title

This trick will allow you to link to external links from your post title in WordPress. First open your functions.php file and add...

Create a Page that Displays Random Posts

Have you ever been to a site and saw this cool feature? They have a link in their top navigation to something like Stumbe! or Read...

How To Display Screenshot Of Any Website Using Shortcode

You can make your blogging faster using a shortcode to add screenshot automatically. Copy-paste the following code snippet to the functions.php...

How To Create a Drop Down List For Posts On WordPress

Adding this snippet to your wordpress theme will display a list of all your posts within a dropdown menu. You can adjust the number...

How To Add The Google +1 Automatically

This tip can be applied to any other content you’d like to dynamically add to the end of your posts, but here’s how to add a Google...

When profile updates send email notification

I got a few emails asking about sending an email when a user simply updates the profile. Well here it is, adding this snippet to the...

How to add CSS class to next and previous post_link

These two functions add a custom CSS class to next and previous post_link. Add this snippet to the functions.php : function add_class_next_post_link($html){  ...

Increased height of the excerpt field

Adding this code to the functions.php of your wordpress theme will increase height of the excerpt field within your post editing screen. add_action('admin_head',...

How to show an author’s avatar within posts or pages

Adding this snippet to your wordpress theme within the loop will display the current authors avatar. echo get_avatar( get_the_author_email(),...

Show the comment count using a shortcode

Use this shortcode to display a specific post’s comment count. function comments_shortcode($atts) { extract( shortcode_atts(...
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