Whether you know it or not, you'll probably use the_excerpt on your website. At its simplest, the_excerpt will display the last 70 odd words from your posts on the homepage, or a couple of words explaining what the post is about, as it is on CatsWhoCode. But say you wanted to display 200 words and images. Without editing the core Wordpress files, there is no way you can do that, without installing a plugin, like the_excerpt_reloaded.
I have read many "tutorials" which told users to modify WordPress core files. This is a really, really, bad idea. Why? Simply because you'll have to modify that file again when you'll upgrade your blog. Here's how to overwrite WordPress core function without modifying any core file.
Do you ever wanted to get great SEO results? If yes, you should definitely read this list of 8 WordPress tips to enhance your blog SEO.
A few days ago, I decided to start a new blog which focus on WordPress recipes. To celebrate this newcommer, I have compiled a list of the 6 best WordPress recipes I have published at WpRecipes.
In terms of SEO, the title tag is one of the most important things: In fact, the title appears as a link in search engines results and social bookmarking sites. Unfortunely, most WordPress themes displays the title tag in a non-optimized way. Let's see how we can change that to obtain a really SEO-friendlt title tag.
When creating a premium WordPress theme, it is really better to use a pagination instead of the good old "previous page" and "next page" links. Sure, there's plugins, but what about embeding a pagination without asking the user to install a plugin? In this tutorial, I'll show you how to directly integrate the Wp-PageNavi plugin in your WordPress theme.
A lot of bloggers enjoys the magazine WordPress themes. Even if there's a lot of Magazine themes availables, in my opinion nothing is better than creating your own. I have compiled 6 excellent tips and tricks to help you to create a killer WordPress theme.