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WordPress Theme Customize with Basic Controls Sample

WordPress Theme Customize with Basic Controls Sample

The theme customizer was introduced in WordPress version 3.4. It allows for an editing environment where theme options can be tried by the administrator before being applied to the live site. In this tutorial, we will look at exactly how this feature can be added to a theme. The WordPress theme we will use for […]

How to Display Popular Posts by Views in WordPress without a Plugin

First thing we need to do is create a function that will detect post views count and store it as a custom field for each post. To do this, paste the following codes in your theme’s functions.php file or better in a site-specific plugin: function wpb_set_post_views($postID) { $count_key = ‘wpb_post_views_count’; $count = get_post_meta($postID, $count_key, true); […]

Adding Multiple Custom Excerpt Lengths In WordPress

By default WordPress excerpts are set to 55 words and there is an excerpt_length filter which allows you to change this default value to your length of choice. But what if you wanted a different excerpt length on your portfolio then those on your blog archives? Well, I recently stumbled across a really great function […]

Something About WordPress

WordPress was started in 2003 with a few number of users as an open source blogging tool and CMS or content management system. What initially started as a blogging system to enhance the typography of regular writing, has now become a full fledged online content management system. Built on the core systems of PHP and […]