Author Archives: Michael (aka alchymyth)

81 | Injecting Multiple adsense Ads into a WordPress Loop

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The versatile code injects for instance adsense ad codes several times into the posts of an index or archive page, starting with a pre-set post, and then repeated in regular intervals (up to a set limit of ads per page). … Check the whole post »

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78 | A Real ‘Full Width Page’ Template for Twenty Fourteen

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To create a real full width page – with no sidebars whatsoever – in your WordPress site while using a child theme of the default theme Twenty Fourteen, program this page template file with the file name real-full-width.php (important as … Check the whole post »

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77 | Featured Image in Header of Archive Pages in Twenty Eleven

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To show the ‘featured image’ of the top post as header image in an archive page in the Twenty Eleven theme, edit header.php in the child theme; change this section: to:

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76 | Alphabetize Category Posts Using ‘pre_get_posts’ Action

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Occasionally you want to have a different sort order in some of the category archives, for example, you want to output the posts of a specific category in alphabetical order. Instead of having to create a category template for each … Check the whole post »

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75 | WordPress Changing Pluggable Functions Without Child Theme

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A new concept (?) – to change a pluggable function of a WordPress theme without creating a child theme. Example – to remove the  post tags output from the posts of Twenty Twelve. Often, these things can be done by … Check the whole post »

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74 | Linking or Enqueuing Stylesheet in WordPress Themes

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There are several ways of adding a stylesheet to a WordPress theme; examples: A: linking the stylesheet (in the head section of header.php) – linking the main stylesheet style.css: or – linking another stylesheet custom.css: B: enqueuing the stylesheet (in … Check the whole post »

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73 | Integrate Pagination Plugins into Twenty Twelve

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The ‘next/prev’ posts links are done with a function in Twenty Twelve; twentytwelve_content_nav(). That function is pluggable, which makes it easy to change it in a child theme of Twenty Twelve. To integrate for instance the plugin ‘wp_pagenavi’, you would … Check the whole post »

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70 | Comments on the ‘Posts Page’ in WordPress

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If you are using a static home page and have set one of your other pages to be the ‘posts page‘ [Codex], then there is no direct way to allow comments on that page. You will need to do some … Check the whole post »

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68 | Title Attribute for Post Thumbnail

Title Attribute for Post Thumbnail
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The ‘featured image’ in WordPress automatically outputs the image alt attribute, but no title attribute. Those two attributes are used for different reasons: – the alt attribute is used to output alternative information if the image is inaccessible, for instance … Check the whole post »

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