Archive for 2011

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 »

The Future of Online Storage

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In the past year, Online Storage has really come into its own. Services like DropBox and have risen in popularity. Apple seems to have finally struck a chord with its cloud offerings in the form of iCloud (after two relatively lukewarm previous cloud and online-storage related attempts). Businesses as well as consumers are more and more moving their data to online storage Websites. 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 »

Introducing a New WordPress ‘Diary’ Theme For This Blog

For this blog, I decided to give my visitors yet another theme to choose from: the Dairy theme. This theme is coded with the latest HTML5 and CSS3 standards, and thus it is best viewed with the latest browser versions.

Same as the other 3 themes available for this blog, the Dairy theme has been extensively customized, modified, enhanced with new features and functionality, and fixed to fit this blog. 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 »

17 Point Checklist to Successfully Switch Your WordPress Theme

One of the great things about WordPress is the ability to customize your Website by using Themes. WordPress themes provide much more control over the look and presentation of the content on your Website. A WordPress Theme is a collection of files to produce a graphical interface with an underlying unifying design for a Website. 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 »

5 Useless Internet Marketing Tactics

Every time you search on Google you are flooded with all sorts of Websites and tutorials telling you what you NEED to do to succeed. Sometimes it can be hard to weed out what you actually should be doing and what is a waste of time. Instead of looking at all the different tips you should be doing to make your Website successful, here are five of the most useless Internet Marketing tips out there you should avoid:

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