WordPress

Controlling and customising RSS feeds in WordPress

Making sure WordPress only creates the RSS feeds you want, the way you want them, and at the URLs you want them to be is not very straightforward, but it is possible.

Posted on March 24, 2011

Multiple custom search forms in WordPress

The search form in the default WordPress 3 theme doesn’t suit everybody’s taste. Luckily there are many, many ways of customising it.

Posted on February 15, 2011

Improving WordPress privacy

If privacy is important to you or your clients and you want to work with WordPress, there are a number of things you need to do to prevent your development site from disclosing potentially sensitive information.

Posted on February 2, 2011

Cleaner HTML from the WordPress wp_list_pages function

Two different approaches to taking control of the HTML created by the wp_list_pages function in WordPress.

Posted on January 13, 2011

Names of WordPress custom post types must be no longer than 20 characters

Names of WordPress Custom Post Types need to be shorter than 20 characters or the “Publish” button will be replaced by a “Submit for Review” button.

Posted on December 23, 2010

Conditional and custom next/previous post links in WordPress

By default, WordPress 3.0 will output the containing element for previous/next post links even when there is no previous or next post to link to. But there is an easy fix for this, and it also gives you total control of the markup.

Posted on December 10, 2010

Removing title attributes from WordPress links

WordPress likes to put title attributes on just about every link it outputs, which can be annoying and cause accessibility issues. Here is one way of removing them.

Posted on November 2, 2010

How to make WordPress URLs root relative

WordPress seems to like absolute URLs. For reasons of portability, download size, and general code neatness, I like root relative URLs. Here is how I make WordPress agree with me.

Posted on October 25, 2010

Creating a hierarchical submenu in WordPress

How to make WordPress output a basic submenu that only expands the subtree that the current page is in and stops at the current page’s children.

Posted on October 5, 2010

Diving into WordPress

Sharing some WordPress tips and tricks that I have had to search for or come up with myself to get the CMS to behave the way I want it to.

Posted on October 4, 2010

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