Posts Tagged ‘How To’

How To Remove Header Tags and Their Content in WordPress Excerpt

WordPress Excerpt is a summary of your content. In this tutorial, I will show you how to selectively remove Header Tags (h1 through h6) and their content for the automatically generated excerpt. Also I will show you how to selectively remove Header Tags and their content while at the same time preserving HTML formatting for other HTML tags. Continue Reading »

How To Disable Self Pingbacks in WordPress Without a Plugin

By default, WordPress blog automatically send a pingback to itself any time you link to one of your own internal old post. It would be nice if this self-pingback feature can be turned off in the dashboard.

Self-pings, or pings within your own blog, are found useful by some, annoying by others. Those who find them useful feel that self-pingbacks is a good approach to increase inter-linking between posts. Continue Reading »

How To Display & Modify Allowed HTML Tags in WordPress Comments | allowed_tags

In this tutorial I will show you how to display the WordPress default allowed HTML Tags list for the comment form on your WordPress blog, as shown in the image below:

Add Notice for Comments: Allowed default HTML Tags and attributes.

Also, I will show you how to modify the allowed HTML tags and attributes list to fit your needs. I will show you how to remove tags from the default list and how to add HTML tags to the list for the Comment textarea in WordPress. Continue Reading »

How To Fix Disk Defragmenter Failing to Start in Windows

Are you running Windows Vista or Windows 7 operating system? Have you ever had the problem where the Disk Defragmenter tool is NOT opening or Failing to start even when you try to run as an administrator?

Disk defragmentation is the process of consolidating fragmented files on your computer´s hard disk. Fragmentation happens to a hard disk over time as you save, change, or delete files. Continue Reading »

Google Authorship: How To Show Author Information in Search Results (and my Frustration With it)

WordPress: How to Display Author Information in Google Search Results.

This tutorial is specific to WordPress, but if you use other blogging platforms, you may be able to adapt some of the instructions. This tutorial, is intended for single-author WordPress blogs. References will be given for multiple-author blogs and for Guest bloggers.

Several months ago, Google started including authors profile in Search Results by highlighting authors in SERPs. Continue Reading »

WordPress Tip: How To Separate Comments From Trackbacks & Pingbacks Using wp_list_comments Function

In this tutorial, I will show you how to separate pings (Trackbacks & Pingbacks) from comments when using the wp_list_comments() function in WordPress. The wp_list_comments() function is located in the comments.php file in your theme´s folder.

The wp_list_comments() purpose is to display all comments (including Trackbacks & Pingbacks) for posts based on a variety of parameters including ones set in the dashboard in Settings -> Discussion panel. Continue Reading »

WordPress Tip: How To Exclude Pages From wp_nav_menu Function

In this tutorial, I will show you how to exclude certain pages from the navigation menu when using the wp_nav_menu() function in WordPress. The wp_nav_menu() function is usually located in the header.php file in your theme´s folder.

To my surprise, I discovered that the wp_nav_menu() does not contain “exclude” as one of its parameters. So in this case, how to prevent certain pages from showing up in the menu? Continue Reading »

How To Add HTML Sitemap For Custom Post Types in WordPress

In this tutorial, I will show you how to dynamically display an HTML Sitemap for Custom Post Types in WordPress without the need of a plugin. Dynamically means that the Sitemap updates automatically with every new Custom post added. Yes, there are plugins that add an HTML Sitemap to your blog. But I encourage you to read my previous post about unnecessarily adding plugins to your theme, and you don´t need a plugin for such a simple task. Continue Reading »

How To Add Sortable Custom Columns in WordPress Dashboard

In a previous tutorial, I showed you how to display a plain, non-sortable “Views” Column for Posts in the WordPress Dashboard. In this tutorial, I will show you how to make that “Views” Custom Column Sortable for Posts, ascending or descending based on the number of post views.

A WordPress developer asked me the following question: Is there a way to make the “Views” Custom Column sortable in the WordPress dashboard? Continue Reading »

How To Display Most Commented Posts in WordPress Without a Plugin

Do you want to show your Most Commented Posts on your Blog? In this tutorial, I will show you how to display your most popular posts (based on Comments) in WordPress Without a Plugin. Probably you already have seen Blogs displaying the Most Commented Posts and you wonder how it is done.

Yes, there are plugins that display the most popular posts on your blog, but they all tend to do a lot more than you need. Continue Reading »