Picking a good WP theme or template

There’s many cool looking WordPress themes (templates) out there. One of the most important factors is whether your theme will be supported out into the future. A free theme author is likely to not have the resources to continue with security updates. This eventually leads to an outdated looking and hacked WordPress site. The premium […]

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WordPress file permissions and webserver suEXEC configuration

from: https://codex.wordpress.org/Changing_File_Permissions Changing File Permissions Languages: English • Español • Français • Português do Brasil • 日本語 • 中文(简体) • (Add your language) Contents 1 Permission Modes 1.1 Example Permission Modes 2 Permission Scheme for WordPress 2.1 Shared Hosting with suexec 3 Using an FTP Client 3.1 Unhide the hidden files 4 Using the Command […]

Suggested file permissions for wordpress for an apache server

Please reference this URL for your WordPress sites: https://codex.wordpress.org/Changing_File_Permissions See section “Shared Hosting with suexec” In such an suexec configuration, the correct permissions scheme is simple to understand. • All files should be owned by the actual user’s account, not the user account used for the httpd process. • Group ownership is irrelevant, unless there’s […]

Making WordPress Theme Atahualpa Mobile Ready

PLEASE go to the true source of this nugget of knowledge, it is here only to serve as a note for us and another way to find the true source: from: http://easttexasdesign.com/2013-04-19/making-my-atahualpa-theme-mobile-friendly-on-wordpress/ Caveat: the @media query here can be fooled into rendering non-mobile version to many smartphones with high resolution. Making my Atahualpa theme mobile-friendly […]

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Responsive google maps

from: http://www.labnol.org/internet/embed-responsive-google-maps/28333/ How to Make Google Maps Embeds Responsive It take two easy steps to embed Google Maps in your web pages. While you are on the Google Maps website, zoom-in to an area that you wish to embed, click the Gear icon in the lower left corner and choose the Embed Maps option from […]

Adding a widget to any page

from: https://codex.wordpress.org/Widgetizing_Themes What is Widgetizing? Widgetizing is a pseudo word that describes the process of implementing Widgets and Widget Areas into your Theme. How to Register a Widget Area The following should be added to your Theme’s functions.php file: <?php /** * Register our sidebars and widgetized areas. * */ function arphabet_widgets_init() { register_sidebar( array( […]

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Anchor images in WordPress

Anchoring an Image doesn’t work, try creating a caption or creating an id like this: from: http://helen.wordpress.com/ Why is the anchor link not working? The anchor link relies on the ID that WordPress automatically generates when you insert an image with a caption. If you inserted the image manually or without a caption, the anchor […]

Turn off Uploads to Year Month folders on WordPress and WP Multisite

0 = No (uploads will go to /wp-content/siteid/files/) 1 = Yes (uploads will go into the growing and bewildering folder structure of year/month) Click here to read exactly how to change year/month in WordPress and WP MU

WordPress User levels

from: WPMUDev.org The Change Role to drop down menu lets you change the roles of a user. The five roles a user can be assigned in decreasing level of responsibility are: Administrator – can do everything including complete power over posts, pages, plugins, comments, choice of themes, imports, settings, assign user roles and are even […]