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How to Move HTTP to HTTPS on WordPress

March 2, 2018
This is a guide to move a WordPress site from HTTP to HTTPS. This is a detailed step by step comprehensive guide and this is based on my experience moving my site phppot.com and also by providing consulting for a couple of high volume traffic blogs. I have made sure that, I have not even […]
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Show Related Posts in WordPress using YARPP Plugin

February 15, 2018
Showing related posts is one of the best ways to increase the page views of your website. Presenting related articles will logically encourage the users to continue the reading and eventually increase the Click-Through rate (CTR).  There are many WordPress plugins to show related posts on a WordPress blog. YARPP is the popular plugin to show […]
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How to Add Avatar Defaults in WordPress

July 17, 2017
Avatar is used to represent a person by using an icon which will generally have a profile photo image. It is catchy to use images instead of names and also images register easily that a textual name. WordPress supports the avatar images to represent the author of a post or the users who add comments. […]
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How to Create WordPress Widget

February 28, 2017
Widgets are used to add content to a WordPress page programmatically without disturbing theme templates. The sidebar is the default area to add widget content. Also, we can register our own widget area and add widgets to it. WordPress contains some default widgets Search, Category, Tags and more. In WordPress admin, we can see Widgets […]
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How to Create Shortcode in WordPress

February 21, 2017
In WordPress, Shortcode is a feature to insert content into a post or a page programmatically. Shortcode will work if it is specified inside a page or post content. Otherwise, we have to add the do_shortcode hook to use a shortcode outside the content. In a previous WordPress tutorial, I have used shortcode feature to insert advertisement banner […]
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Adding Custom Field to WordPress Post

December 5, 2016
In WordPress there some default fields in add new post form. These are the title, HTML description, category, tags. If we want to add more information to our post, WordPress provides an option to enable custom fields. This additional information added with the custom fields are called as post meta. This metadata is stored in […]
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How to Create Custom Taxonomy in WordPress

March 3, 2016
Taxonomy is a feature to group content like posts, links in a structured way. For example, category and tag are the inbuilt taxonomies in WordPress to group posts. The category is a hierarchical taxonomy and the tag is an example of non-hierarchical taxonomy. WordPress allows us to create custom taxonomies. It can be either hierarchical […]
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WordPress Custom Walker

February 11, 2016
WordPress Walker class helps to parse a formatted result generated by the functions like wp_nav_menu(), wp_list_categories(). WordPress allows creating custom walker class to do changes with these formatted result. In this tutorial, we are going to see how to make changes in category list displayed by wp_list_categories(). We are creating a custom walker and sending […]
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How to Get WordPress Categories

February 2, 2016
In WordPress there are many in-built functions to get all categories. These are, wp_list_categories(), get_categories(), wp_dropdown_categories() and wp_terms_checklist(). These functions are varied based on the output format of the category result they return. These WordPress functions accept a list of optional parameters to filter categories. These parameter lists can be an array or a query […]
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WordPress Featured Image

January 7, 2016
In this WordPress tutorial, we are going to see what is featured image and how to add this to a post. Featured images are used to have a rich look and feel. They can be used to display posts like a gallery. For adding featured image to the posts we have to let the theme […]
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