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How-to Tricks Wordpress

Remove unused shortcodes from post content

If you have installed some plugin that adds shortcodes like [shortcode id=1] (for example [nggallery id=4], [tweeetmeme id=4 section=Name] etc), one you remove that, this pieces of text will appear in your post content unprocessed (just appear like they are in backend). WordPress has it’s own Shortcode API, so managing them is very easy. So […]

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How-to Tricks Wordpress

Changing post count on home page in WordPress template

Some professional WordPress websites usually have custom post roll layout and different post count on homepage. So this means when you go to second page of post roll you should’t see repeating items as a consequence of another post count than set in ‘Blog pages show at most’ setting in Reading section of Settings in […]

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How-to Wordpress

How to enable multi user support in WordPress 3.0

Since version 3.0, regular WordPress and WordPress MU are merged into WordPress 3. All betas of WP 3.0 had Site Admin section in backend (even if upgraded from regular WordPress), but since RC and final release this option disappeared.┬áIt is a hidden part of WordPress 3.0 and has to be activated manually with a a […]

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How-to Wordpress

Disable default WordPress search query

If you’re going to implement your custom wordpress search (not wordpress native) on search.php template – for example using Google Custom Search or Bing – you might have everything working ok, but wordpress is still performing search queries to database which can slow down your site. This is because wordpress treats search.php template as search […]

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Wordpress

Extra User Details WordPress Plugin

Here is the simple plugin that allows you to add extra fields to the user profile page (e.g. social media links to Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn profiels etc).

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How-to Optimization Wordpress

Improving WordPress .htaccess – optimize WP’s 404 response

WordPress has a 404.php template that’s generated for not found posts/pages. That’s fine, but what happens if post contains an image that’s deleted or moved from your blog or just path is set incorrect? It will output this 404.php template to the browser that’s actually doubles the traffic for a single page (for every not […]