The first and arguably most important step in creating a WordPress Plugin is choosing a name for it. If you plan to share your plug-in with others it should obviously be catchy, but more importantly it should also be unique for two very good reasons explained below. Make Your Plugin Stand Out WordPress has a vast [...]
In my last post I talked about installing WordPress themes. Themes help you quickly change the look and feel of your website. But what if your site needs a feature that isn’t built into WordPress? Well today we’re going to learn how to add features to our blogs by installing WordPress plugins. What the Heck is [...]
This article provides a list of 4 core features you should look for in a WordPress backup plugin and recommends two plugins to try out.
There are fewer things more annoying about the WordPress platform than watching your carefully-crafted markup go straight to Hell. If you’ve used WordPress for more than 10 minutes you probably know what I’m talking about. The primary culprit is a filter called wpautop that automatically applies to post and page content. The wpautop filter converts [...]