Posts Tagged ‘How To’

How To Display Most Viewed Posts in WordPress Without a Plugin

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

This tutorial is a natural progression from my previous tutorial: How To Track & Display Post Views Count in WordPress Without a Plugin. Continue Reading »

How To Track & Display Post Views Count in WordPress Without a Plugin

Do you want to know how many times a post has been viewed on your Blog? In this tutorial, I will show you how to count post views and display it on your WordPress Blog and also in the dashboard without the need of a plugin. Probably you already have seen some Blogs displaying a View Counter for each post and you wonder how it is done. Continue Reading »

Pagination for Custom Post Types in WordPress Without a Plugin

For a WordPress blog, pagination refers to displaying a limited number of posts per page. Pagination allows users the ability to navigate much easier and deeper into the archives. In this post, I will show that my previous tutorial about adding Pagination without a plugin in WordPress, can also be used on Custom Post Types without any modifications. Continue Reading »

How To Style Author’s Comments in WordPress Without a Plugin

In this tutorial, I will show you how to Highlight and Style Author’s Comments on WordPress Posts (or Pages) without a plugin. If your WordPress theme, does not already style the Author´s comments differently from your visitors comments, and you like to know how to do that, then this tutorial will show you the way, along with several examples and scenarios and all the details you need. Continue Reading »

How To Add WordPress Comment Pagination Without a Plugin

In this tutorial, I will show you how to add and style Paged Comments to your WordPress Blog without a plugin. For a WordPress blog, comment pagination is used to display a limited number of comments per page. Instead of using the default « Older Comments or Newer Comments » links, paginating comments display a full list of comment pages using numeric indexes. Continue Reading »

How To Change WordPress Comments From Linear to Threaded (Nested) Format

In this tutorial, I will show you how to transform comments in your WordPress blog from a Linear format into a threaded (or Nested) format without the need of a plugin. There are probably plugins that enhances commenting, but I don´t think you need any, since threaded comments feature in WordPress is not new and is available since version 2.7. Continue Reading »

How To Add a Dropdown Navigation Menu To WordPress Without a Plugin

In this tutorial, I will show you how to dynamically add a Multi-Level(up to 3-level deep) Dropdown Navigation Menu to your WordPress blog without the need of a plugin. This tutorial is NOT about creating custom Menu widgets but rather a native theme support for Page or Custom multi-level navigation menu. The navigation menu can range from a single top level and up to 3 level deep. Continue Reading »

How To Put Your WordPress Website in Maintenance Mode Without a Plugin

In this tutorial, I will show you how to easily redirect your visitors to a temporary maintenance page without the need of a plugin. The custom maintenance page lets your visitors know that your WordPress Website (or blog) is down for maintenance. Logged-in administrators will still have full access to the Website while visitors see a customized maintenance message. Continue Reading »

How To Add a Dynamic HTML Sitemap in WordPress Without a Plugin

WordPress HTML sitemap.In this tutorial, I will show you how to dynamically display an HTML sitemap for your WordPress blog without the need of a plugin. Dynamically means that the sitemap updates automatically with every new post and other blog changes. 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. Continue Reading »

How To Turn Your WordPress Blog From NoFollow to DoFollow Without a Plugin

DoFollow In this tutorial, I will show you how to easily turn your WordPress blog from the default NoFollow to a DoFollow blog without the need of a plugin. Why not turn your blog into a DoFollow blog and get more visitors, more traffic and eventualy more recognition in the Online community. Probably you already have seen some blogs displaying the DoFollow image and you wonder how it is done and what it really means. Continue Reading »