At some point, you may find yourself wishing you could just drop a line of php code in a widget to post to your sidebar or footer. (The default text widget only accepts HTML code.) It’s not fun to have to keep digging into your core theme files to make a new plugin work, especially if you want to just drop something into your sidebar real quick.
Archives for August 2010
There are many reasons why I’d recommend backing up your website regularly. Here are a few ways to cover all the bases to make sure you are backed up!
Some plugins give you “shortcode” to easily insert items into posts and pages. Use this snippet of code to enable shortcode in widgets.
Do you wish your wordpress blog post’s comments displayed the newest comment first instead of last?
One of the very first things I do after installing Wordpress is set the site’s permalink structure. This is important for the reason that the URL stucture is permanent. If you decide you want to change the permalinks later, you risk breaking links of prior posts.
In this article, I’m going to document how I made a few simple changes to the default twentyten theme I’m using for sonyalynndesigns.com.
The Wordpress Codex has a great article on how to create a basic child theme and explains what you can do with it.