Posts Tagged ‘How To’

How To Display Author’s Comment Count in WordPress Without a Plugin

In this tutorial, I will show you how to display the number of comments an author has posted in the post´s comment section without the need of a plugin, as shown in the image below:

Counting Author's Comments.

Everytime someone leaves a comment on any post, the Author´s comment total count will show up next to his/her name.

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How To Automatically Control The Manual Excerpt in WordPress

WordPress Excerpt is an optional summary of your posts. In this tutorial, I will show you how to automatically control the Manually typed excerpt AND the Automatically generated excerpt at the same time, by using a simple function and without the need of a plugin.

The image below shows the result when using CODE-Y below. Notice that both the Manually typed Excerpt and the Auto-generated excerpt are present. Continue Reading »

How To Use Your Gravatar as Favicon in WordPress

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In this tutorial, I will show you how to use Gravatar as Favicon in WordPress as shown in the image below. The image shows that I am using my Gravatar image as Favicon.

Boutros AbiChedid - Gravatar as Favicon.

A favicon (short for Favorite icon) is an image, most commonly 16×16 pixels, associated with a particular Website. The browsers typically display a page´s favicon in the address bar and next to the page´s name in a list of bookmarks and also in the browser tabs. Continue Reading »

How To Exclude Posts, Pages and More From WordPress Search Results

In this tutorial, I will show you how to refine and filter Search Results in your WordPress Blog´s front-end. Specifically, I will show you how to Exclude Posts, Pages, specific Categories, Custom Post Types and more from your WordPress Search Option.

In general, every WordPress Blog has a Search box that you can use to search based on your keywords. Continue Reading »

How To Display Your Latest Tweets in WordPress Without a Plugin

As of June 11, 2013, Twitter API v1 officially retired. The new version is Twitter API v1.1. Thus the code discussed in this post NO longer works. I will update this post with the new code if/when I find a solution. Thanks.

Do you want to display your latest tweets on your WordPress Website? Continue Reading »

How To Redirect First Time Commenters in WordPress Without a Plugin

In this tutorial, I will show you two separate codes on how to Redirect all your WordPress Commenters to a Thank You page, and also how to only Redirect your First Time Commenters to a Thank You Page without the need of a plugin.

This tutorial is for you, if you are asking one of these 2 questions:

  1. How can I get ALL my WordPress commenters to redirect to a fancy “Thank You” page. Continue Reading »

How To Build an Authority Website

Authority Websites are highly respected in Google and other Search Engines, and owning one makes your life easier. New content is quickly indexed and ranks with little work on your end. You get lots of traffic, you can reach out to thousands of visitors with a single post and you own a truly valuable asset. Authority Websites are powerful and long-lasting. Continue Reading »

How To Obfuscate Email Addresses in WordPress Without a Plugin

In this tutorial, I will show you how to Protect email Addresses in WordPress, and prevent email spam with the built-in WordPress antispambot() function. You probably did not know that there is a function in WordPress that automatically obfuscate an email address.

Spam bots are regularly scanning the Web to find emails to spam. But what if you want to display your email, or other Authors´ emails on your WordPress blog? Continue Reading »

How To Create a Variable Length Excerpt in WordPress Without a Plugin

WordPress Excerpt is a summary of your posts. In this tutorial, I will show you how to generate variable Length Excerpt that completes the sentence. Meaning that the Excerpt is not cut off mid-sentence. Also, I will show you how to preserve All, Some or None of the HTML formatting in the Excerpt, among several other features listed below. Continue Reading »