Category: WordPress

WordPress: How to insert data programmatically

by Jean. 38 Comments

Recently, a client of mine asked me to write an article importer for his WordPress powered site, which was a very interesting project for me. In this article, I’ll show you how you can easily add data (posts, comments, categories, etc) to your WordPress blog, without any manual effort.

How to create a side blog with WordPress 3.0

by Jean. 63 Comments

Finally! WordPress 3.0 was released last week. Among other exiting features, custom post types are bringing lots of new possibilities to bloggers. In this tutorial, I’ll show you how to create a side blog listing products using the WordPress 3.0 custom post type feature.

Thematic WordPress Theme Toolbox: 10 extremely useful hooks

by Jean. 23 Comments

Do you like WordPress Theme Frameworks? To be honest, I’m a Thematic addict. Using this theme, I’m able to create any kind of site extremely fast. To help you getting started with Thematic child theme development, I have compiled 10 useful WordPress hooks in this article.

Top WordPress hacks of early 2010

by Jean. 45 Comments

The first months of 2010 have been extremely prolific in terms of WordPress hacks. In this article, I have compiled 10 new WordPress hacks that you should definitely add to your library.

8 useful code snippets to get started with WordPress 3.0

by Jean. 97 Comments

WordPress 3.0, scheduled to launch May 1st, 2010, will be a real revolution for the blogging system. With new functionalities such as custom post types, developers will be able to create more complex and more powerful sites based on WordPress. In this article, I have compiled the most useful resources to get you started with WordPress 3.0.

Best practices for WordPress coding

by Jean. 44 Comments

Coding a WordPress theme or plugin can seem to be an easy task at first, but if you want to produce work that is more professional, you have to worry about things such as internationalization and security. In this article, I’m going to show you the best practices I have learned in 3 years of developing with WordPress.

WordPress : 10+ life saving SQL queries

by Jean. 65 Comments

Although there’s lots of things that you can do in WordPress, sometimes you may need a quick fix for a specific problem. In those cases, working directly on the database can be a real life-saver. In this article, I’m going to show you 10+ extremely useful SQL queries for WordPress.

10 WordPress dashboard hacks

by Jean. 118 Comments

The dashboard is a very important part of a WordPress blog. In fact, it allows you to control your posts, your blog design, and many more things. When building a site for a client, it is especially important to be able to control WP’s dashboard. In this article, let’s have a look at 10 extremely useful hacks for WordPress’ dashboard.