Tag Archives: WordPress

61 | Insert the Featured Image into the Post Content with Shortcode

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Somebody asked today, how to insert a ‘featured image’, aka post thumbnail, into the content of a post. Obviously this cannot be done with the usual WordPress function ‘the_post_thumbnail()’ as the php code would not get rendered in the post’s … Check the whole post »

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60 | Sidebar on the Left – Twenty Twelve

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A quick fix to move the sidebar location in a child theme of Twenty Twelve; add these styles to style.css of the child theme: caveat: this simplified set of styles has some problems with the formatting of the widgets in … Check the whole post »

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59 | Show Page Title and Content of the ‘Posts Page’ in WordPress

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When you set a static front page and at the same time set a Posts Page, WordPress will automatically use index.php (or home.php *) to display the Posts Page; as described in the Codex, you’ll lose the output of the … Check the whole post »

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58 | Show Description for Header Images in Twenty Eleven

Show Description for Header Images in Twenty Eleven
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This code is for a child theme of Twenty Eleven, because the direct editing of the default theme is not recommended. Since wp3.4, the function get_custom_header() takes care of some of the information of the header images, such as width, … describe it all … »

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57 | Advanced Filter for Tag Cloud Widget Css Classes

Advanced Filter for Tag Cloud Widget Css Classes
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The default tag cloud widget does not offer a lot of formatting possibilities, partly because it only outputs one css class with a reference to the tag ID. It uses an inline style, which outputs the font-size, to distinguish the … Check the whole post »

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55 | Adding a Custom Widget Area to a WordPress Template

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The Codex has a chapter on how to add new widget areas (commonly referred to as ‘sidebars’) to a theme’s template: ‘Widgetizing Themes‘ This example here is to give you the direct code to add to functions.php and to the … Check the whole post »

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50 | WordPress Post Thumbnails with Caption

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This is a tidying up of a WordPress support forum topic – nothing really that I came up with myself. The question is how to post the caption with a post thumbnail, aka featured image, in an ordered way. This … capture it all … »

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47 | Styling the First Post Different

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How to style the first / last / latest / newest post in a WordPress site different? The default advice usually is to use a counter variable and a conditional statement to check for the first post in the loop; … Check the whole post »

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43 | Posts in Columns – A New Twist on an Old Problem

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To organize posts into three columns (edit: semantically more correct would be to call it ‘three posts per row’ as this is the way the posts are organized), you first need to generate a column dependant css class for each … Check the whole post »

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42 | The Death of Mystery Man

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Are you fed up with the little grey mystery man or his little weird monster brothers and sisters? You know what i mean – showing up in your comments for all those without a gravatar? Give them the push and … the mystery solved … »

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