WordPress Theme Customisations

How to add widget area to WordPress theme


WordPress widget in the admin panel

Have you ever asked yourself what the WordPress widgets and widget areas are? If the answer is yes, then you are at the right place. We will explain what the widgets are and how to effectively use then. In the following tutorial we will learn how to add widget area to our theme. If you are familiar with theme options, then you know that WordPress offers a great number of options and features that help developers to create flexible solutions and extend the standard functionalities. In the following tutorial we will learn how to add widget area or areas to Read More

WordPress related posts without plugin


Wordpress related posts with custom function

WordPress related posts basics If you are reading this post, then perhaps you are wondering how to display WordPress related posts without a plugin. That task is actually not that hard to be accomplished. In the following guide I will show you two approaches to find and display related posts with just little pieces of custom code. Before starting this training session, I would like to take a moment and explain that related articles are extremely useful for the visitors. This way they find more and valuable information. If the landing page offers related posts on the matter, then you Read More

WordPress wp_query or how to customize the loop


Wordpress wp_query or how to customize the loop

As you may know WordPress uses loop mechanism to find and output content to the pages of your website. It is based on URLs which determine what to pass into the loop. If you are browsing category page, then depending on the number of the articles per page, that loop will generate an output for you. In many cases however, the site owners need a custom wordpress loop. Standard wordpress loop In this tutorial we will learn how to work with the_query and customize its default behavior in order to fit our needs. Now let’s look at the default structure Read More

How to add a menu to custom WordPress theme


How to add a menu to custom WordPress theme

The menu in a custom WordPress theme is perhaps the most important feature that allows visitors to navigate through pages and return to home page. Depending on its type, the menu could either be static or dynamic which is also known as mobile. Today I am planing to explain in details how to add a custom wordpress menu. Before starting the tutorial, let’s see what we have done so far. In the previous two tutorials we have created a basic structure of a custom WordPress theme and added breadcrumbs to it. We have also modified a bit the main loop Read More

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Easy WordPress automation

Switching from human control to automation is an essential step in increasing the efficiency of website development or maintenance. During the past decade, WordPress advanced a lot and became a fully functional Content Management System. Thanks to some of its internal features a large portion of its functionality could be easily automated. The following articles give ideas on how to apply successful automation:

Speed up WordPress

Speed is an important matter when it comes to website success. In order to appear on the first page except for applying the well-known SEO techniques, you will also have to pay special attention to the performance of your website. We have reviewed a number of options and prepared articles for the most important aspects that include database management and dealing with different types of content:

Extend WordPress features

Extending the standard WordPress functionality by building new features was always a hot topic. Developing themes that provide next-level User Experience could also be described similarly. Thanks to the established standards WordPress developers could create standardized extensions that can be downloaded from the official repository. In the following articles, we described some simple techniques that would help start developing your own extensions:

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