Category Archives: Tips & Tricks

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29 | Automatically Shorten the Manual Excerpt

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Limit the length of all excerpts – including the manual written one. A code on how to use filter hooks to do this. The code also opens more possibilities for further customisation of the_excerpt() wordpress function. Check the whole post »

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27 | Adsense in Content of Posts and Pages for wp3

Adsense in Content of Posts and Pages for wp3
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A flexible way to add google adsense into posts and pages in your wordpress blog. This appraoch uses shortcodes which are an underused technique of increasing the functionality of themes. Through the formatting options in the shortcode, the text can … Check the whole post »

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25 | Advanced styling of the prev/next post links

Advanced styling of the prev/next post links
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when you use the ‘previous/next post’ navigation in single posts, you will have noticed that these links appear empty when there is no previous or next post, as for the latest and the first article. to keep your page design … Check the whole post »

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24 | Defining the writing area of the dashboard editor

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the first of my upcoming ‘tips and tricks’ – a handy function to style the editor area of your self-hosted wordpress blog or cms: if you are working on a modern widescreen monitor, but want to restrict the wordpress editor … Check the whole post »

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23 | Highlight the post’s categories in the category list

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highlighting the categories of a post in single post view is a useful trick to allow the viewer to find related posts. there are plugins available which extend the functionality of the standard category widget to do this. sometimes, however, … Check the whole post »

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