Category Archives: Tips & Tricks

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89 | Showing the Content of the ‘Posts Page’ before all Posts

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If you have set a static front page, and defined a ‘posts page’, WordPress will use the index template to show the list of posts. This also means that any content you might have entereed into the ‘posts page’ will … Check the whole post »

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88 | Adding Widgets Between Posts in the Index Page

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For a child theme of the (current) default theme Twenty Fifteen – a way to add a new sidebar aka widget area to show after the first post in the index page; making use of the action hook ‘the_post’. you … Check the whole post »

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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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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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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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71 | Mark Comments by Current User

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To highlight comments of the currenly logged-in user, add this plugin: Add a file with the above code into the /wp-content/plugins folder; activate the plugin under ‘appearance – plugins – installed plugins’; and add a corresponding style to the stylesheet … 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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