WordPress was originally created as a weblog or blog platform. But now WordPress has grown so powerful that you can use it to create any type of website and use it as a Content Management System (CMS). In this article, I’m going to share some of my WordPress tricks with you on how to make a better WordPress theme. I’m not a programmer nor developer, so I will focus more on the frontend development. Oh yeah, I forgot to mention that WordPress has made it so easy that even a non-programmer (designer like me) can build a wonderful website. My WordPress sites included: N.Design Studio, Best Web Gallery, Web Designer Wall, and some free WordPress Themes.

WordPress Conditional Tags

Conditional Tags are very useful when creating a dynamic WordPress theme. It allows you to control what content is displayed and how that content is displayed. Here are couple sample uses of Conditional Tags:

Dynamic Highlight Menu

Here is what I used to create a dynamic highlight menu on Best Web Gallery. In the first list item, if it is Home or Category or Archive or Search or Single, add class="current" to the <li> tag, which will highlight the "Gallery" button. Second item, if it is page with Page Slug "about", add class="current".

<ul id="nav">
  <li<?php if ( is_home() || is_category() || is_archive() || is_search() || is_single() || is_date() ) { echo ' class="current"'; } ?>><a href="#">Gallery</a></li>
  <li<?php if ( is_page('about') ) { echo ' class="current"'; } ?>><a href="#">About</a></li>
  <li<?php if ( is_page('submit') ) { echo ' class="current"'; } ?>><a href="#">Submit</a></li>
</ul>

Dynamic Title tag

Again, I use Conditational Tags to output dynamic <title> tag in the header.php.

<title>
<?php 
if (is_home()) {
	echo bloginfo('name');
} elseif (is_404()) {
	echo '404 Not Found';
} elseif (is_category()) {
	echo 'Category:'; wp_title('');
} elseif (is_search()) {
	echo 'Search Results';
} elseif ( is_day() || is_month() || is_year() ) {
	echo 'Archives:'; wp_title('');
} else {
	echo wp_title('');
}
?>
</title>

Dynamic Content

If you want to include a file that will only appear on the frontpage, here is the code:

<?php if ( is_home() ) { include ('file.php'); } ?>

Feature post highlighting

Let’s say categoryID 2 is your Feature category and you want to add a CSS class to highlight all posts that are in Feature, you can use the following snippet in The Loop.

<?php if ( in_category('2') ) { echo ('class="feature"'); } ?>

Unique Single template

Suppose you want to use different Single template to display individual post in certain category. You can use the in_category to check what category is the post stored in and then use different Single template. In your default single.php, enter the code below. If the post is in category 1, use single1.php, elseif in category 2, use single2.php, otherwise use single_other.php.

<?php
  $post = $wp_query- >post;

  if ( in_category('1') ) {
  include(TEMPLATEPATH . '/single1.php');

  } elseif ( in_category('2') ) {
  include(TEMPLATEPATH . '/single2.php');

  } else {
  include(TEMPLATEPATH . '/single_other.php');

  }
? >

Unique Category template

Suppose you want to use different Category template to display specific category. Simply save your Category template as category-2.php (note: add “-” and the categoryID number to the file name). So, category-2.php will be used to display categoryID 2, category-3.php will be used for categoryID 3, and so on.

Display Google Ad after the first post

A lot of people have asked me for this. How to display a Google ad after the first post? It is very simple. You just need to add a variable ($loopcounter) in The Loop. If the $loopcounter is less than or equal to 1, then include google-ad.php code.

<?php if (have_posts()) : ?>

<?php while (have_posts()) : the_post(); $loopcounter++; ?>

  // the loop stuffs

  <?php if ($loopcounter <= 1) { include (TEMPLATEPATH . '/ad.php'); } ?>

<?php endwhile; ?>

<?php else : ?>

<?php endif; ?>

Query Posts

You can use query_posts to control which posts to show up in The Loop. It allows you to control what content to display, where to display, and how to display it. You can query or exclude specific categories, so you get full control of it. Here I will show you how to use query_posts to display a list of Latest Posts, Feature Posts, and how to exclude specific category.

Display Latest Posts

The following code will output the 5 latest posts in a list:

<?php query_posts('showposts=5'); ?>

<ul>
  <?php while (have_posts()) : the_post(); ?>
  <li><a href="<?php the_permalink() ?>"><?php the_title(); ?></a></li>
  <?php endwhile;?>
</ul>

Display Feature Posts

Let’s say categoryID 2 is your Feature category and you want to display 5 Feature posts in the sidebar, put this in your sidebar.php:

<?php query_posts('cat=2&showposts=5'); ?>

<ul>
  <?php while (have_posts()) : the_post(); ?>
  <li><a href="<?php the_permalink() ?>"><?php the_title(); ?></a></li>
  <?php endwhile;?>
</ul>

Exclude specific category

You can also use query_posts to exclude specific category being displayed. The following code will exclude all posts in categoryID 2 (note: there is a minus sign before the ID number):

<?php query_posts('cat=-2'); ?>

<?php while (have_posts()) : the_post(); ?>
  //the loop here
<?php endwhile;?>

Tips: you can overwrite the posts per page setting by using posts_per_page parameter (ie. <?php query_posts('posts_per_page=6'); ?>)

Custom Fields

Custom field is one the most powerful WordPress features. It allows you to attach extra data or text to the post along with the content and excerpt. With Custom Fields, you can literally trun a WordPress into any web portal CMS. On Web Designer Wall, I use Custom Field to display the article image and link it to the post.

First add the Custom Field in the post.

custom fields

To display the article image and attach it with the post link, put the following code in The Loop:

<?php //get article_image (custom field) ?>
<?php $image = get_post_meta($post->ID, 'article_image', true); ?>

<a href="<?php the_permalink() ?>"><img src="<?php echo $image; ?>" alt="<?php the_title(); ?>" /></a>

Tips: don’t forget WordPress allows you to create/store multi keys and the keys can be used more than once per post.

I used the same methodology and created a very dynamic template at Best Web Gallery, where I used Custom Fields to display the site thumbnail, tooltip image, and URL.

WP List Pages

Template tag wp_list_pages is commonly used to display a list of WP Pages in the header and sidebar for navigation purpose. Here I will show you how to use wp_list_pages to display a sitemap and sub-menu.

Site map

To generate a sitemap (sample) of all your Pages, put this code in your sitemap Page Template (note: I exclude pageID 12 because page12 is my sitemap page and I don’t want to show it):

<ul>
  <?php wp_list_pages('exclude=12&title_li=' ); ?>
</ul>

Dynamic Subpage Menu

Put this in your sidebar.php and it will output a subpage menu if there are subpages of the current page:

<?php
$children = wp_list_pages('title_li=&child_of='.$post->ID.'&echo=0');
if ($children) { ?>

<ul>
  <?php echo $children; ?>
</ul>
<?php } ?>

Page Template

If you are using WordPress as a basic webpage management, you better don’t miss out the Page Template feature. It allows you to customize how the Pages should be displayed. To use Page Template, first you need to create a Page Template, then you can assign the Page to specific template.

Here is how the Page Template structured (ie. portfolio.php):

<?php
/*
Template Name: Portfolio
*/
?>

<?php get_header(); ?>
  //the loop here
<?php get_footer(); ?>

When you are writing or editing a page, look on the right tab “Page Template” and you should see the available templates.

page template

WordPress Options

There are many built-in options in the Admin panels that can make your site much nicer. Here are some of them:

Custom Frontpage

By default, WordPress displays your blog posts on the frontpage. But if you want to have a static page (ie. welcome or splash page) instead, you can set that in Admin > Options > Reading.

frontpage setting

Permalinks

Default WordPress uses www.yoursite.com/?p=123 for your post URLs, which is not URL nor search engine friendly. You can change the Permalinks setting through Admin > Options > Permalinks. Personally, I like to set the Permalinks to: /%category%/%postname%/

permalinks

Category prefix

Default WordPress category prefix is "category" (ie. yoursite.com/category/cat-name/). By entering "article" in the Category base (Options > Permalinks), your category URLs will become: yoursite.com/article/cat-name/

category prefix

Want more?

WordPress Codex is always the best place to learn about WordPress. Thank you WordPress and happy blogging!

696 Comments

Dan
Oct 15, 2007 at 12:38 am

Great article, just had a quick read! Would love to see even more tutorials like this, as there are so few out there!

Florian Weich
Oct 15, 2007 at 1:48 am

That’s a cool tutorial! I started to setup a new homepage with WordPress only a few hours ago and your tips are coming just at the right moment. Thanks!

Arctic
Oct 15, 2007 at 1:51 am

An excellent tutorial! Would you mind if I translated it into Chinese on my blog? Of course I will give the original URL. Thank you very much.

Squawk
Oct 15, 2007 at 1:52 am

It’s a shame that I am not using WordPress anymore. :-( But thanks anyway, this was the kind of tutorial that I was missing when I started using WordPress. May it be of help to many newbies like me.

Meaz
Oct 15, 2007 at 2:21 am

i’m starting my wordpress website and this is very useful !

i have been watching you guys for few days now , u are the best really :)

Leo
Oct 15, 2007 at 3:07 am

Hi Nick!

Very good tipps, thanks for them! I’ve found an another genius simple tipp at http://themeplayground.com/order-your-pages.

A question:
Your HTML/PHP snippets look pretty good. How do you generate the code: do you type span tags and CSS classes into the code or do you use a wp-plugin or similar?

with best regards
Leo

RUDE
Oct 15, 2007 at 3:47 am

Great post!

BTW, one thing I don’t like about custom fields is that is so dificult to include them into feeds (for me, a non-developer like you). If you find a solution… please let us know!

;-)

koan
Oct 15, 2007 at 4:41 am

This is one of the most useful WP article I’ve ever seen. I’ll give it a try asap! Thanks a lot!!!

RaymaN
Oct 15, 2007 at 5:52 am

Thanks. Useful article!

Giancarlo.D
Oct 15, 2007 at 8:05 am

Another very useful tutorial for WordPress by Nick. Great job man. Thanks for sharing it.

Nikos Psy2k
Oct 15, 2007 at 7:24 am

Very usefull article again! Keep on with providing great stuff! Worts a digg, so I dugg it :-)

Eric
Oct 15, 2007 at 9:20 am

Excellent article! Really useful of use wanna-be coder designers.

Mindy
Oct 15, 2007 at 10:31 am

I work for a University, and we use it as a “poor man’s CMS”. So far, we haven’t found any challenge we can’t find a solution for somewhere since there are so many plugins and extensions available. I didn’t know any PHP when I started using WordPress but have since been able to cut/paste/alter to do some very crazy things!

A few of our sites running on WP:
http://commencement.syr.edu
http://sia.syr.edu (in development)

Tim
Oct 15, 2007 at 10:48 am

This is great. I have a couple sites that are going to really benefit from this.

Master Employment
Oct 15, 2007 at 11:08 am

Interesting article, and nice site. I like the design. I totally agree that WordPress can be used to produce Content Management System. But in order to build more complicated web site I would recommend Joomla as a CMS.

AirDig
Oct 15, 2007 at 11:45 am

Great collection. Thanks for sharing all these snippets.

ocube
Oct 15, 2007 at 12:07 pm

Ive been looking to get into wordpress but have been put off by the backend stuff. Hope this will be the start of great things to come. Will let you know how I get on, thanks

Nguyet
Oct 15, 2007 at 12:22 pm

exactly what I’ve been dying to see! Thank you thank you!

Love your site, btw.

Gilbert Pellegrom
Oct 15, 2007 at 12:30 pm

Wow thats good. When I started reading this post I thought “bet I already know this stuff” as I have been using WordPress for years. But I must say there are a few things in there that are totally new to me. Thanks a lot.

Nick
Oct 15, 2007 at 2:13 pm

This is a very nice post. I’ve been working on WordPress themes and when I’m making mine I have to have multiple WordPress codex windows open so I can look up features. Now that it’s all listed on one page, it will be a lot easier and faster to make WordPress themes.

Deaf Musician
Oct 15, 2007 at 2:47 pm

That is the most useful article ever written about wordpress themes!!! Thanks, Nick!!!!

Elliott
Oct 15, 2007 at 3:15 pm

Nice guide and update, Nick! Oh and btw, bestwebgallery.com has a problem :s Don’t know if you know about it or not.

:)

Alex
Oct 15, 2007 at 4:59 pm

Really brilliant, thanks. Wish this had been posted about two weeks ago when I had to dig and find a lot of this out without any good resource for it!

Still, plenty of stuff I haven’t used yet here!

Komsan Kramer
Oct 15, 2007 at 6:55 pm

Hey, I just created a wordpress website myself! This is such a great resource! My only question, I would really love to know how you created the buttons on your right hand toolbar that navigates you to a different page with all the posts on a certain category… if you could explain that I would be eternally in your debt!

Pablo
Oct 15, 2007 at 6:59 pm

Great site, some nice eye candy and yet very simple. I will spend some time on this page to learn from these nice tutorials.

Thanks for everything, keep on the good job.

AskApache
Oct 15, 2007 at 6:01 pm

Wow there is some great tips here! I’m definately going to use this to test the new conditional testing plugin: WhatIsThis

Thanks for all the hacks!

webtuga
Oct 15, 2007 at 7:15 pm

Great Post!
I will need that to create my personal theme.
:P

Thássius
Oct 15, 2007 at 8:01 pm

These tips are simply fantastic.
Thanks a lot!

Keith
Oct 15, 2007 at 8:30 pm

Looks excellent. I have a blog set up aside for an official NeoHide Site, which I won’t reveal at the moment, but I am intending to bang on using WordPress as a CMS. Hopefully what you tips have mentioned here is going to help a great deal. Cheers!

Folletto Malefico
Oct 15, 2007 at 10:04 pm

Might I suggest this library I use quite every time I need some more juice for my wordpress templates?

WordPress Portal library/plugin:
http://digitalhymn.com/argilla/wpp/

I’ve developed it with a few friends when we were working on a corporate website based upon WP. After that, we polished the code and upgraded it. :)

Jermayn Parker
Oct 15, 2007 at 11:29 pm

Thanks for those tips, I use WordPress quite a bit but some of these are new to me which is good as you may have answered a problem I have and been wanting to solve for one of my websites, so thanks a lot for that :D

Matthew James Taylor
Oct 16, 2007 at 1:55 am

There is a better way to highlight an active tab. Instead of putting the ‘current’ class on the tab itself put an id in the body tag to represent the page you are on eg: body id=”contact” then put an id on each tab eg:=”tabhome”, ” id=”tabcontact”. Now the tabs can be highlighted purely by CSS eg: #contact #tabcontact {font-weight:blod}. This requires much less code because there is only one dynamic part in php (the body tag id). See an example in action on my art gallery website.

Razeen
Oct 16, 2007 at 3:35 am

WordPress is a great CMS with full of customization, i like your clean and simple tutorial.

Jarand
Oct 16, 2007 at 4:01 am

Great, great article! In fact, i’m designing my own theme for the first time as we speak. This information will become very useful! =) For example, i have never thought about custom fields and never cared about it, but now i can see how i can use it to make some things easier to do. Thank you!

Matt
Oct 16, 2007 at 9:02 am

Hi, I’m your reader since april of this year and I like your design and articles. I’m a young italian student’s of InformationTechnology and I want to go to the University (in the specify at “Belle Arti” (Beautiful Arts :-P) in Venice or Milan). I simply love this tutz because I’ll create a site (not weblog) with WP.
You’re a monster :-D Thank you!!

Matt
ps: i’m sorry for the bad english but….i’m a little school’s speaker (lol)

William
Oct 16, 2007 at 11:04 am

This is a great article. Thank you! Well worth the digg. Keep up the awesome work.

nazeem
Oct 16, 2007 at 11:54 am

great post.. and nice timing too..I’m redesigning my site…and i could use these..
thanks:D

Ian
Oct 16, 2007 at 4:41 pm

Fantastic article. Avoids finding plugins to do everything for you.

Jenny
Oct 16, 2007 at 5:27 pm

Nice! I can really use this for the theme I’m designing. Thanks for the writeup. :)

Rachel
Oct 16, 2007 at 6:31 pm

Thank you so much – this is a great article. I’ve used WP for ages, but never to this level. Now I am redesigning my site and this is going to be so helpful for implementation!

Spencer
Oct 16, 2007 at 7:40 pm

So thats how tut sites do it!

Cadu de Castro Alves
Oct 16, 2007 at 8:31 pm

Nice tips! Congratulations!
A little people know that is possible to use .htm, .html or other extensions in permalinks structure.

Just add the extension to the end of the permalink structure field: /%category%/%postname%.htm or /%category%/%postname%.htm

Andrei Gonzales
Oct 17, 2007 at 12:15 am

Excellent tips! We’re redesigning our site around WordPress as well, and these help loads.

Leandro Cianconi
Oct 17, 2007 at 5:35 am

Great post! This website design it’s a good example how to use wordpress with very pretty and functional template. Thank you!

Nathan
Oct 17, 2007 at 6:22 am

Oh god. Looking at your site makes me so upset with my own. I really do like the design here. Its wonderfully made and so influential. I would love to catch some more of these hints and tips. They are very useful.

Continuing to be jealous of yours skills,
Nathan

Johan
Oct 17, 2007 at 1:18 pm

Thanks alot for this. Much of this I had no idea about :D

Jon
Oct 17, 2007 at 1:34 pm

I consider myself pretty well versed with WordPress hacking, so you can imagine how dumb you made me feel by suggesting that I use a category for featured posts. I felt like a complete moron. So simple, so good.

Accomplice
Oct 17, 2007 at 3:28 pm

Great tips!!

Komsan Kramer
Oct 17, 2007 at 7:17 pm

This is a fantastic article, and I’ve started using a lot of the stuff on here! Very informative, my only question I have, and maybe some of the other readers here might be able to help, is that on this website the categories are displayed as buttons with javascript hover over enabled… how do you do that! I’d really love to know.

Smart websites make money
Oct 18, 2007 at 5:45 am

Some of them I have already known but some are just great. Only if I would have the patience to implement them…

Thiago
Oct 18, 2007 at 7:56 am

Thanks!
FAV and share for my friends!

Thiago Souza
Oct 18, 2007 at 9:42 am

All my hack are summarized in just one:
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Malin
Oct 18, 2007 at 3:11 pm

Awesome post! Some I already knew of, and some I never thought of! ^^
I just wish I could figure out how to get the “Page Template” tab back in the admin. It’s no longer there :(

Corinne
Oct 19, 2007 at 2:57 am

Definitely some great stuff there. I’ve had to go to great lengths to find alternatives, when the answers were right in your head!

What took you so long?

:D

Thanks!!

Carly
Oct 19, 2007 at 10:15 am

This is great, thank you!

Lea de Groot
Oct 19, 2007 at 7:06 pm

Oh, well done – a very nice list of code stubs all put together.
Bookmarked, because I hate trawling the codex :)

scart
Oct 19, 2007 at 9:18 pm

great list of hack i know some of it but most i never think of that i can do that :D

thanks for sharing!

scart
Oct 19, 2007 at 9:46 pm

is the google ad can be post after 2nd post?

willmen46
Oct 20, 2007 at 7:14 am

mm nice artilce
i must try it.thanx

matt
Oct 20, 2007 at 3:40 pm

Hi Nick,

I have a question, I’m working on a blog right now, I noticed yours does the same thing, Try submitting a comment without entering any values. It takes you to wp-comments-post.php its in the includes folder. I guess we should not worry too much about anyone not submitting a comment, but the page it takes you to is a wordpress default page. No longer do we feel like we are in the site. I might try to mess around with it and customize it, like you would a 404 page. but I’m not sure how wordpress will take it. Anyone have thoughts on this?

Ben
Oct 21, 2007 at 6:23 am

Thank you so much for this article! I’m setting up my own WordPress blog and this will help me a lot. Like we sa in french “ça tombe à pic”! By the way, I’d like to tell you that this blog is the best ever in terms of design and css. This is a brilliant work you did, so many people can confirm. Have a nice sunday!

omcdesign
Oct 21, 2007 at 12:50 pm

I think you need to understand a bit of PHP to do these hacks.. still they are easy and great, thanks for sharing..

Tom
Oct 21, 2007 at 2:55 pm

@ Matt [60]
Surely you could just use javascript OnSubmit to check if fields are empty and then only submit the form if the fields have been filled out.

Dapo Olaopa
Oct 22, 2007 at 9:16 am

I have designed my template in html on my PC and I’m offline (I need to go to a cybercafe to use the internet). I also downloaded the WordPress installation. What do I do next?

Thanx

Jermayn Parker
Oct 22, 2007 at 11:27 pm

Found this article very helpful with a problem I had last week
http://germworks.net/blog/2007/10/19/need-help-with-wordpress-loops/

Alex
Oct 23, 2007 at 1:19 pm

You wouldn’t even imagine how long i’ve been looking for a place to reference with all of these.

THANK YOU.

Joycee
Oct 24, 2007 at 4:25 am

awesome, just awesome. thanks so much for this post! ;)

Drew
Oct 24, 2007 at 12:01 pm

What a valuable resource. Thanks so much for posting all this!

Sharell
Oct 24, 2007 at 12:04 pm

Wow! Thanks! :)

Casey M.
Oct 24, 2007 at 5:55 pm

I don’t believe you mentioned how to do this, but if you did then I’m so clueless that I completely overlooked it and didn’t realize that that’s what you were doing.

Basically, I want to know if anyone can send me on my way to figuring out how exactly to style different categories separately on the WordPress home page (index). For example, I want a “Links” category, and when I post in that category it isn’t styled like a real post (large heading, etc.).

If you’re unsure as to what exactly it is that I’m talking about, then here’s a few sites that utilize this technique:

http://www.joshuablankenship.com/blog/
http://www.kottke.org/
http://www.thebignoob.com

These are just a few that I thought of off the top of my head and I’m aware that they don’t all use WordPress. But you get the idea of what I’m wanting.

Thanks in advance!

ascetic
Oct 25, 2007 at 1:00 pm

nice read indeed :D thanks

Matt P.
Oct 26, 2007 at 1:57 pm

Hey Casey M.,

Look at the section “Feature post highlighting” above in the article. That is what you would want to do. Inside of your Loop you would want to put that php code in the class position of your div that surrounds each post.
You could even do:

Then you could have seperate styles for .link and .normal

Free Fall Creative
Oct 27, 2007 at 11:36 pm

Awesome article. Learned a few things with wordpress I’ve been wanting to, so this helps a lot.

Thanks!!!!

matt
Oct 28, 2007 at 2:35 am

@ Tom [63]

Thanks, Tom your right about that. I didn’t think about that at the time.

Aion
Oct 28, 2007 at 4:26 am

WordPress became really good

Rose DesRochers
Oct 28, 2007 at 1:49 pm

Thank you for the helpful article. Stumbled and will link to it on bloggertalk.net :)

Sebastian
Oct 29, 2007 at 6:54 am

Outstanding hints for such a great ‘CMS’ like WordPress is!

Thanks a lot!

chazychaz
Oct 29, 2007 at 3:32 pm

Thank you for sharing this!!

james
Oct 30, 2007 at 6:48 am

dig this stuff always. Would love to know how I can make a wordpress & flash portfolio. Just getting the php to spit out the XML so i can make a flash CMS.
check out http://www.gotoandlearn.com

Strawberrysoup
Oct 30, 2007 at 6:50 pm

Great article – it is interesting to look at WordPress as an alternative to other open source or in-house content mangement systems. Many thanks for another great article!

Thomas Ka
Oct 31, 2007 at 6:13 am

Thank’s fore these code sample…

A good example of using WordPress as a CMS : http://www.aboveluxe.fr/

K

TOTALFUNWORLD.COM
Nov 2, 2007 at 9:16 am

Great sharing. I have Learned a new things with wordpress from the above article. Thanks for the sharing.

Rubens Fernando
Nov 2, 2007 at 9:50 am

Good Article! Thanks

wordpress seo
Nov 2, 2007 at 6:58 pm

Get more with your wordpress , Seo out the box and better seo enable with simple modification.

adam
Nov 3, 2007 at 6:57 pm

somebody’s probably already said this, bu i can’t be arsed to page through all the pages of comments.

rather than using a conditional to define a different template for a specific category, let wordpress do the heavy lifting: create a template called category-6.php (or whatever your category ID is), and customize it as you please. wordpress already automatically checks for this, and will use the file if it exists.

Tan The Man
Nov 4, 2007 at 6:09 am

Userful is the key word. Much appreciated.

Jokes
Nov 5, 2007 at 7:59 pm

Thanks a lot! Considering the number of plug-ins its the approach!

idezmax
Nov 7, 2007 at 8:34 pm

Thak you very much. I will try.

PiticStyle
Nov 7, 2007 at 10:34 pm

Thank you!

Livingston Samuel
Nov 8, 2007 at 3:11 am

Wow! Great article. This has helped me a lot. Keep the good work going on and Thanks a lot :)

Red@
Nov 8, 2007 at 7:22 am

Thank you for Sharing with us this precious informations … it help’s alot !

Mark Wiseman
Nov 11, 2007 at 3:05 am

Wow, great post and great website design, Thanks

Technology Blog
Nov 13, 2007 at 5:38 am

thanks…

Lazlow
Nov 13, 2007 at 5:31 pm

Wow! Nice article, but the site itself is outstanding – very inspiring!

andy
Nov 13, 2007 at 7:55 pm

Thanks for the article and even more so for the great design. This site’s theme is fantastic. Inspires me to sit down and create a unique one myself. Very Nice.

ark
Nov 14, 2007 at 3:21 am

wow, a really nice information, really help a lot…

ark
Nov 14, 2007 at 7:13 am

and one more thing, can i ask some question, actually Im new to the wordpress thing/web. For the widger/sidebar, can change the widget or totally add new thing/function inside? I planning to using WordPress to making my site because i need the Posting/commenting function…..

chirag
Nov 14, 2007 at 2:00 pm

good one

micron
Nov 15, 2007 at 3:27 am

What would this ( ) be for a Single post?

Mehmet Poyraz
Nov 15, 2007 at 9:48 am

very nice

Mark N
Nov 16, 2007 at 11:09 am

This is probably the most helpful tutorial I’ve ever read.

thamil
Nov 17, 2007 at 8:39 pm

it is very useful for me

daid
Nov 19, 2007 at 3:14 am

wow nice tutorials
thank

Webdesigner München
Nov 19, 2007 at 4:39 am

Thanks for the great informations and the hacks! :)
Best regards from munich.

Dj RaYz
Nov 20, 2007 at 2:50 am

Thank you very much for all the helpful tutorials and tips for blogging!

Paul Enderson
Nov 20, 2007 at 7:59 am

Excellent post – and very useful too! :) Thanks…

andree
Nov 20, 2007 at 2:15 pm

very good, i like it, just a small question.

i have may pages on my website, they show in the page widget and in the header wich is normal but how can i remove some of the pages from the header but keep them in the page widget? the reason for this is if i goto my website in firefox it looks wrong and this is ecouse of the amount of pages in the header

Fab
Nov 21, 2007 at 8:57 am

Brilliant information ! Thanks for putting that together…
Would each WP Theme be appropriate for theses hacks ?

Editing Services
Nov 21, 2007 at 6:17 pm

Great post. I like your web design. Thanks for sharing!

forat
Nov 21, 2007 at 7:50 pm

Theme Very good and very good handbook. Thanks !!

ashish
Nov 25, 2007 at 6:54 am

this is very nice website

Agosh
Nov 27, 2007 at 2:59 am

really nice & useful site, and keep updated :-)

thanks

Darren Hoyt
Nov 28, 2007 at 4:35 pm

Great examples. I did notice that the code for “Unique Single template” has a few issues.

For one, the spacing between the dash and brackets needs closing here:

$wp_query- >post;

Same with the space between the bracket and question mark:

? >

Otherwise, it throws an error.

aydınlatma direkleri
Dec 3, 2007 at 5:00 am

thanks

kablo tavası
Dec 3, 2007 at 5:01 am

good source.thanks

kablo merdiveni
Dec 3, 2007 at 5:01 am

great examples!!!!!!

Xooxia
Dec 3, 2007 at 12:41 pm

Beautiful information. This format is much easier to get an idea of how flexible the template system is in wordpress than the documentation that wordpress offers. Thanks for the hard work in putting this together!

Betty Carbuncle
Dec 4, 2007 at 12:22 am

hello! :) that logo with heart on the W of WordPress was originally a creation of mine. I would like to be recognized for that, even if changed and 3d-ed. thanks a lot. I will apreciate this a lot. Thanks again for reading this comment. If you go back in the past wordpress logo competition, you’ll see the logo with the heart was created by me: dandyna, now Betty Carbuncle on the net. Huge hugs, Betty (dandyna)

RHO
Dec 5, 2007 at 8:23 am

Thank you for this examples!

I often looked for something like the Dynamic Highlight Menu!
Now i found that! Great

Lucas Savelli
Dec 6, 2007 at 8:54 am

Spectacular!

mach
Dec 8, 2007 at 11:26 am

good !!

Michael Kelly
Dec 10, 2007 at 4:36 pm

Awesome website and awesome content. I’m a very big wordpress guy but still love to have links like this ready in case. Thanks for the good work!!

steveb
Dec 12, 2007 at 12:11 pm

fantastic stuff

Mack
Dec 13, 2007 at 5:11 am

This is great since most word press themes suck. Lets see if a non-designer and non-programmer like me can use it. Thanks

Domain Name India
Dec 13, 2007 at 6:26 am

Nice article. Even programmers and domain name and hosting passionates wil get benefit from this.

Fei
Dec 14, 2007 at 10:17 am

Really want to thank you for this post, it has really pulled me through when I was helping a friend to customize this wordpress look. Appreciate your hardwork, putting all these info together!

khax
Dec 18, 2007 at 2:47 pm

big thx for this tips!

Wam3
Dec 19, 2007 at 2:02 am

Fantastic stuff! Thanks a million.

Andy
Dec 19, 2007 at 11:46 am

Oh, and did not know about it. Thanks for the information …

Tokyo
Dec 23, 2007 at 7:43 pm

Wow !

Alex
Dec 26, 2007 at 5:07 pm

Thanks!
Seeing how powerful WP actually is has inspired me to start using it.

SMASHINGAPPS.COM
Dec 29, 2007 at 9:43 am

Helpful article. Thanks

Rakesh Sharma Jack
Jan 2, 2008 at 3:48 am

in a few words: wonderful article..simply suberb.

Susanne
Jan 2, 2008 at 12:17 pm

I also like to use WP as CMS. And here I found more interesting stuff for working with WP as CMS. Thank you.

jesie
Jan 3, 2008 at 9:30 pm

I’m trying to use it. Just timely for me as I am trying to construct another new website. Stumbled and reviewed!

Chris Laskey
Jan 7, 2008 at 8:31 pm

Great guide to some of the finer points of editing WP, all in one place. Another great post by webdesignerwall.

Cheers

LondonJack
Jan 8, 2008 at 8:05 am

thank you. this art theme is very good!

ibrahim
Jan 8, 2008 at 4:51 pm

wow i really liked that loop features…

fadern
Jan 17, 2008 at 8:53 am

Thanks

Jeromy
Jan 18, 2008 at 10:07 am

Here’s a related question: I want to show content only on a page and all it’s subpages. Is there a way to do that?

web design
Jan 19, 2008 at 6:14 pm

Excellent post – and very useful too! Thanks…

rene
Jan 20, 2008 at 11:57 am

the note “don’t spam” should be answered with a installation of askimet. forex and co. … stupid suckers. :-/

web design
Jan 21, 2008 at 3:31 pm

very good, i like it

8am SEO
Jan 23, 2008 at 10:35 am

Thanks for the WordPress Hacks. I’m going to implements some of these in my SEO website soon.

amrinz
Jan 24, 2008 at 5:09 am

good news for me

ineation
Jan 25, 2008 at 6:29 am

Just fyi, I think that the is_home() template tag do not work anymore for WP>2.1, due to the new homepage option feature in the admin. Nethertheless you can use a plugin called is_frontpage (http://www.bos89.nl/1197) that will do the same job…

Congratulation 4 your blog design, I think it is the best I have ever seen.

Foxinni - Wordpress Designer
Jan 30, 2008 at 12:45 pm

Haha…. wordpress is very cool indeed. Gonna make use of the custom field now. So great.

Todd Christensen
Feb 5, 2008 at 1:08 pm

I know this is dumb. But I am new to the WordPress thing. Which PHP file do these hacks go?

Karen T
Feb 8, 2008 at 3:33 pm

@Todd Christensen:

These go to the ‘theme’ files.

You can download a theme from online and figure out how they work and then edit according to what you want from there. There is no ‘right’ php file these codes go into because template files are pretty much dynamic in nature. Hope that helps.

Sim Kamsan
Feb 10, 2008 at 9:30 am

Great Post Thanks.

Mali
Feb 10, 2008 at 5:06 pm

Im really getting into wordpress, But your post still blows my mind! lol All the sites you have created are a real inspirations to me. The artwork is not a problem and I really want to push my blog beyond, hopefully soon I will get my head around the customisation of wordpress.

Thanks for the post and thanks for the inspiration
Mali
Eating Design

LD
Feb 15, 2008 at 1:20 am

Nice Post! Thanks

Misser
Feb 16, 2008 at 7:05 pm

I just come to say thanks. With your introduction in section “Query Post”, I have solved my theme Problem in a simple and elegant way. :)

David Stembridge
Feb 20, 2008 at 11:11 am

I’m trying to set up a Unique Single template… and I keeping getting a blank page… I modified the code like this:

post;

if ( in_category(‘1’) ) {
include(TEMPLATEPATH . ‘/category-1.php’);

}
? >

but, perhaps I’m not putting this in the correct place for the single.php? Where on the file does that need to be inserted? Why does this have a forward slash in the front (/category-1.php) ?
Thanks!

Therseus
Feb 21, 2008 at 9:07 pm

Hi Nick! Thanks for a great website and insight into WordPress.
Im trying to implement the custom hack on my site to produce a Post icon at the top of my posts…im having some trouble aligning it. Help anyone ?

Andy the Celebrity
Mar 2, 2008 at 7:20 pm

Great info! I might actually try to hammer out one of my own someday…

Hosting
Mar 4, 2008 at 4:34 pm

Which of these WP items would you advise for SEO purposes?

bob
Mar 5, 2008 at 2:43 am

TfQeq1 hi nice site man thx http://peace.com

kayol
Mar 6, 2008 at 7:49 pm

Found this post on WP Theme Hacks from our Web Hosting Company using Stumble! Very nice guide.

Brian
Mar 9, 2008 at 11:49 pm

I really good example of the strange things you can accomplish with wordpress is http://www.webunload.com. It is transformed into a marketplace similar to sitepoint. Enjoyed the article!

Shane
Mar 10, 2008 at 3:46 pm

Interesting and very useful post. Thanks a lot.

petnos
Mar 11, 2008 at 2:42 am

This post is really useful, thanks for sharing.

Sue
Mar 12, 2008 at 12:05 pm

I am using the Dynamic Highlight Menu. The problem is, on some pages, there are sub-pages. When I go to those sub-pages, the selected tab at the top isn’t selected anymore. For instance, if I click on the tab Gallery, there are links in the sidebar to say Colored Pencils or Paint. If I click on one of those links, the tab Gallery is no longer highlighted. Would I have to use an or statement to connect all the sub-pages to the main page, or is there an easier way to deal with this situation?

Also, could you email me with your reply? Thanks.

Ryan
Mar 15, 2008 at 6:12 am

Thanks for the useful tips :)

I created the “Simple CMS WordPress Plugin” recently which massively simplifies the admin panel to make it idiot proof for non web designers to update their simple static websites.

I also have a development theme called “Simple CMS Theme” for helping web designers develop static websites with WordPress.

dapo-phoenix
Mar 16, 2008 at 11:57 am

I really like this blog: the design, the info everything! If this isn’t too much to ask can you please make a detailed tutrial on how to create wordpress themes/templates?(or you can wirte a list of links with very good tuts on same.)
Thanx a million!

Flo
Mar 17, 2008 at 5:02 am

well done on this site, it’s really well done! Top tips on how to use wordpress too, very impressed. Will definately come back to check on it. Cheers!

Sussex Web Design
Mar 17, 2008 at 9:22 am

Great post! We have used some of these in our own web design blog, there are a few we have not seen before which we will use in our web hosting blog.

We keep coming back to your site, not just because of the great posts, but the design is just awesome! Keep it up.

yosax
Mar 18, 2008 at 5:17 am

I’m using your methods on my Automotiive World website and now it’s more attractive.
Thank you for the share.

elizer
Mar 19, 2008 at 6:09 am

very good example..but i’m still confused. can you teach me step by step?
thanks before for your attention..

Antonio
Mar 19, 2008 at 3:43 pm

Hey, great article! I have WordPress installed locally in my computer. And when I try and change the permalinks according to your article, like this:
/%category%/%postname%/

It won’t work…Is this because I’m working with wordpress locally or what?

Megan
Mar 19, 2008 at 6:17 pm

Hey,
I love your page, i love all the funky colors and the lines kind of like lined paperm and i expecially love your buttons and tabs, im not that great on the computer and dont understand the codes so i was wondering if you ever get extra time maybe you could email me and explain it to ma a little better. Thanks for your time.
Megan

sarah
Mar 20, 2008 at 10:10 pm

Although some of the information is technical if you have enough experience this info really is useful and appreciated.

Thanks
Sarah

Shantanu Goel
Mar 21, 2008 at 4:09 pm

The design of this site is just so cool, man…I love it

@Antonio (comment 178): This is occuring because you havent modified your .htaccess file or ur mod_rewrite isn’t running

Jon
Mar 24, 2008 at 1:50 pm

This article was really helpful. I’m wondering if there’s a way to tinker around with a WordPress theme without having to do it ‘live’ online. PS your site’s design is amazing!

waleed
Mar 25, 2008 at 1:07 pm

very good example..but i’m still confused. can you teach me step by step?
thanks before for your attention ..

Taurin
Mar 25, 2008 at 1:50 pm

Hi Nick,

I love your Artwork. Really great job. I’m actually working on a theme, based on your Glossy Theme. If you’re interessted and want to have a look, just mail me.

Kind regards.

dody
Mar 27, 2008 at 9:49 pm

hello, your theme so beatifull..natural..i like it..first thing i have to say is iam newbie on wordpress..just 3 days..i learn a little bit about this en that..then WOW wordpress so great..so open source..so freely..alot of source i can got for free..

By the way thanks for you article..help me better..

Zeytin
Apr 1, 2008 at 8:27 am

very good example..

Julia
Apr 2, 2008 at 12:44 am

Oh my gosh am I glad to have found you! I do hope you’ll be able to help me… I think I did something funky to my template when I removed the blog title, and now my About and Home tabs are not where they should be. Please could you take a peek? I’d love you forever! Thank You x
btw – your theme is just beautiful!

Karen
Apr 2, 2008 at 4:30 pm

Thanks for some great pointers! You’ve just saved me loads of time!

Your layout is just lovely. Easy on the eye and makes technical content easy to navigate and follow. Thumbs up from a technical writer!

Banago
Apr 3, 2008 at 2:35 pm

Good job body. Thanks!

MAJ3STIC
Apr 3, 2008 at 3:30 pm

Will you creating a theme for us to practice with or a psd version of a theme?

Anonymous
Apr 4, 2008 at 7:58 am

AAR Group:

Satisfyte
Apr 5, 2008 at 12:32 am

This has been so helpful! I’ve admired your website and its wonderfully homemade design for months now.

I’ve finally gotten my act together and put together a blog, and I’m definitely finding value in your tutorials even more now that I can actually try them out. Keep up the great work!

Tim
Apr 5, 2008 at 4:05 pm

Awesome stuff! Thanks for the tips.

Mark
Apr 7, 2008 at 11:15 pm

Thanks so much for the dynamic title tag hack!
I’m using custom fields to display image headers for each page. I’ve been searching for a way how to do this for a while.

I do have an addition to your code for displaying different image banners for each page. I changed it a little to suit the image tag but can’t post it here due to restrictions. I’d love to send it your way to add to the list–it may come in handy for others. I, like yourself, am a designer who’s been picking apart, hacking, and building up code of wordpress.

Teenage Love
Apr 15, 2008 at 9:28 am

Great post. No wonder you got so many diggs. Now I am also gonna use wp as a cms. Thanks.

Banago
Apr 15, 2008 at 1:10 pm

It is very difficult to chose the best of them (the hacks) as all of them are very helpful and there is not redundancy, but I liked especially one, the Dynamic Highlight Menu. I find it very very designingly helpful.

Understanding vista
Apr 20, 2008 at 2:12 am

This page is a bookmark for sure! I will use what I learned from you, in redesigning my understanding vista site.

Aksi Lucah
Apr 23, 2008 at 8:42 am

Thanks for the inspiring and thoughtful post ….i will implement it also on my web..;)

mundi
Apr 25, 2008 at 4:59 pm

ello i use this code to include pages per id in the template:

`post_content; ?>`

>>>> $my_id = 3; <<<<< is the page ID,
now i am searching a way to include pages in pages

Dexterous SEO India (Search Engine Optimization) Company
Apr 26, 2008 at 11:32 pm

Ultimate article that excels through simplicity, this sort of article i am looking for to leverage my work process, so here i really come to know, that very designer is responsible for SEO services, every designer have to take peer on web page design from page layout to W3C coding standard.

M and M
Apr 27, 2008 at 5:38 am

I use a word press installer with many other people to build my blogs so making my site stand out from the crowd is very important. Thanks

Mash
Apr 28, 2008 at 6:33 am

Thank You so Much for this info. So helpful. But where do i carry these out? in the sytlesheet.css, layout.css or where? Need your urgent reply. Thanks.

Mash
Apr 28, 2008 at 10:39 am

Cool stuff. but where do i make changes. in the css or the index.php? where exactly? thanks

Mario
Apr 28, 2008 at 12:23 pm

Coool! – What a nice post.. Congratulations really. I like this kind of Info for designers, very helpfull, very insteresting.

Keep this way! Thank you.

Eric
Apr 28, 2008 at 4:07 pm

Great blog, This is one reason to use WordPress, you can use fine hacks!

cosmetic
Apr 29, 2008 at 7:31 pm

very pretty site

Jack
Apr 29, 2008 at 8:48 pm

ooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooohhhh very cool.

Steve
Apr 30, 2008 at 10:56 am

Regarding:

“Exclude specific category

You can also use query_posts to exclude specific category being displayed. The following code will exclude all posts in categoryID 2 (note: there is a minus sign before the ID number)”

Which php page needs to be edited to include this? I tried the Single.php and Main index.php without any success in actually excluding certain categories.

pupungbp
Apr 30, 2008 at 9:39 pm

Nice hack, thanks… Currently i’m building a wordpress theme, these tips helps me a lot.

FreeArticleSubmition
May 1, 2008 at 5:47 pm

Expert designer.
Wonderful and sensitive
hank you for this useful information !

Meetings
May 1, 2008 at 9:55 pm

very nice site

Jon
May 3, 2008 at 12:31 pm

Great hacks, very useful while setting up my blog. Thanks a lot.

Cell Phones Ringtones
May 3, 2008 at 10:57 pm

Great blog. Thank you for the info.

harmu
May 4, 2008 at 5:45 am

any idea to put adsense inside the single post page, also to get it surrounded by the nearby text!

CFO
May 4, 2008 at 10:32 am

CFO Russia –

s4motny
May 4, 2008 at 1:35 pm

very good tutorials thanks

Web Designer India
May 5, 2008 at 1:51 am

Here we have designed plethora of websites & having a huge customized web designed portfolio. But right now we are lagging behind from client list.

Why & how my competitors are fetching my clients.

tom
May 6, 2008 at 10:47 pm

Your post is so good ! Thanks

zenit
May 7, 2008 at 6:57 am

MANY MANY THANKS

hilman
May 7, 2008 at 7:56 pm

Wow.. it just like take a good class :) Thanks!!

BB
May 8, 2008 at 9:35 am

Thanks for the lessons on WP!

And I love this theme. I wish it were avaible for downloading.

matt
May 9, 2008 at 10:53 pm

great tips – thanks for all of these – they sure are helpful.

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Evako
May 11, 2008 at 5:43 am

Creating a wordpress theme from scratch would be great.Starting from a design and going on the coding part of if.

Thanks

custom web design
May 11, 2008 at 11:16 am

Thanks for info.

wordpress themes
May 16, 2008 at 6:18 am

so usefull tutorials.thanks for information.

Nicholas Breslow
May 18, 2008 at 6:26 pm

Hiya, Great page – thanks for all of the useful information. I was wondering if you could help me with the code for displaying entire posts instead of just the title. What do I need to add to the ‘Diplay Recent Posts’ code above to accomplish this?

Thanks in advance!

Jack
May 19, 2008 at 11:11 pm

Great article thank you. I’m becoming more and more convinced that WP is the best CMS for me

Joomla Templates
May 21, 2008 at 11:24 am

Hi,
I have worked on many Joomla templates, but no idea about wordpress templates.

michaels craft store
May 21, 2008 at 12:33 pm

this is by far the most interesting post i’ve stumbled so far..thanks for the contribution to the society and for the knowledge..

Finan Akbar
May 26, 2008 at 4:52 am

Thx for the tutorial.

Anyway, could you please give us more tutorial!!!

and where can I get WordPress CMS Installer???

Thx

Wes
May 26, 2008 at 6:28 am

Hey all,

this is such a great resource to up and coming wordpress’ers. Im currently workin on my first wordpress site/blog/theme and was wondering if anyone could let me know how you go about getting the little ‘date’ tabs that appear next to all the articles floating outside the container? forgive me if this seems off topic but i wasnt sure where else to put it.

Cheers

bayab
May 28, 2008 at 5:24 pm

thank nice enggine optizacion

Watermarker
May 29, 2008 at 4:59 am

To NAV Freak:
Just delete: <abbr title=” from index.php of your theme.

Watermarker
May 29, 2008 at 5:01 am

Sorry, find and delete: php the_time(‘Y-m-d\TH:i:sO’); in index.php

Bollywood News
May 31, 2008 at 5:50 am

Thanks a lot for the Great tutorials.. It is very simple and easy to understand even for a newbie like me :) U really rock and ur design-sense rock more than u do!

Giuseppe
Jun 1, 2008 at 12:48 pm

One more good reason to use WP.. Ever! Tanks

petnos
Jun 7, 2008 at 9:43 am

Thanks for this useful stuff.

Norman Fellows
Jun 7, 2008 at 3:57 pm

@Finan Akbar

I get mine as a one-click install from my hosting company (DreamHost).

Norman Fellows
Jun 7, 2008 at 4:08 pm

Or you could try this link:

http://michaeldoig.net/4/installing-mamp-and-wordpress.htm/

Tv
Jun 10, 2008 at 3:41 pm

Hi,
This is good documan thanks .

9lines
Jun 13, 2008 at 6:05 pm

Nice work! Thnx!

otomobil
Jun 21, 2008 at 3:28 am

good work thank

Ederic
Jun 21, 2008 at 1:44 pm

Thanks a lot. This page was very helpful. :)

pablogt
Jun 25, 2008 at 8:10 am

where do I paste this?

Dynamic Content

If you want to include a file that will only appear on the frontpage, here is the code:

DJ Slimchopstick
Jun 26, 2008 at 11:44 pm

Thank you soooo much for sharing these tips, they help a ton! I Subscribed halfway reading this post, haha.
Btw, love your layout, it’s awesome! Have a good one :D

freelance
Jun 28, 2008 at 4:20 am

this is a very nice tutorial on wordpress theme hacks, thanks for this

gefth
Jul 1, 2008 at 4:16 pm

Thanks for your post so much interesting and very useful. I appreciate your “dynamic title tag” hack which seems to be a respond to override “common title tag mistakes” as specified in your another nice post “Seo Guide for Designers”.

Glenn
Jul 6, 2008 at 10:44 pm

very impressive design sir, it gives me an idea to make my google adsense appear on a selected part of my blog! i am currently redesigning my blog.

Esanjor
Jul 7, 2008 at 4:46 am

Many thanks for the great information guys.

Toure
Jul 7, 2008 at 10:01 am

Great tutorial!
It will be greater if you have time to show the process of transformation of a small CMS from start to finish. Like people from http://www.friendsofed.com does.
Againt thanks, I learn a lot visiting this site (almost do it daily).

speedybiz
Jul 19, 2008 at 12:56 am

Cool tips, its really help me to build bette CMS for my wordpress powered site. Thanks.

ccspic
Jul 19, 2008 at 2:36 pm

thanks for the tips
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Teknoloji
Jul 20, 2008 at 6:21 pm

thakks.

eduardo
Jul 24, 2008 at 4:41 pm

Do you know how much time I spend searching hoy to make WP more CMS?

It was always here, why i didnt search here first! You are like a webdesign-professor. really!

You explain things in a simple and short way.. as nobody does! in this post of yours i found what i was looking for and well explained wth example!… again, continue like this beacuse if you stop i would probably stop learning new things as well thaks

nando
Jul 25, 2008 at 6:14 pm

Thanks for the great hacks. Quick question, regarding Unique Single template, where do I put that?… lol

Thanks in advance…

nando

nando
Jul 26, 2008 at 11:50 pm

WOW – major mind fart – I got it now – never mind my question…

Randy
Jul 30, 2008 at 5:57 am

I’ve been playing with CMS for a short while now. As a Blogger, I’ve always been impressed with WordPress and have used it for a few years now. I’m thinking about dumping my current cms and trying it with WordPress. Thanks for the hints and tips.
I’ll be bookmarking your site!!
THANKS,
Randy

John
Jul 30, 2008 at 9:24 am

Can someone please tell me where I add the code for the Unique Single template in my single.php file. Is it before or inside the loop – or do you replace part of the loop? Any help is greatly appreciated!

adam
Jul 31, 2008 at 11:49 am

I want to run multiple blogs/online magazines with different content, using different themes.

Can this be done?

For example, I use a default WP theme for my guitar lesson blog here: http://www.LogicalLeadGuitar.com/wordpress

But I also want to run an online guitar magazine using the Branford magazine theme, which I want to place here: http://www.LogicalLeadGuitar.com/magazine (obviously, this isn’t an active link yet).

Can this be done?

Certainly someone out there is running multiple blogs, each with different themes and different content?

Adam

obebadiamep
Aug 2, 2008 at 5:13 pm

Very nice!!

twinkle
Aug 5, 2008 at 7:54 am

please help me prettify my page :)

i love yours!

Vhic Hufana
Aug 7, 2008 at 12:49 pm

I tried using a custom permalink but then I got some errors. The recent articles are no longer clickable and so with the articles. When I click them it goes nowhere.

Pass Over
Aug 8, 2008 at 10:31 am

nice article ;)

WordPress Themes
Aug 12, 2008 at 10:39 am

Great Post. Thanks..

website design
Aug 13, 2008 at 3:12 am

I just visited the link you have provided for the wordpress codecs and i am very much satisfied with what I have found.Thanks a lot.

YouON
Aug 13, 2008 at 8:24 am

great list!
i’m trying to make some good tutorial for wordpress in italian on my blog … really thanks for inspiration.

arasta
Aug 14, 2008 at 10:20 am

Thanks for the useful article.
Good work

mikael
Aug 14, 2008 at 3:16 pm

This is a VERY to-the-point and well written post. So much in just a few lines. good work!

Cenay Nailor
Aug 17, 2008 at 12:49 am

Okay, you just hit my *Come back to this site often* bookmark folder. Great info! I swiped the background on your *code* CSS, hope you don’t mind.

Thanks for all the extra effort you obviously put into your posts.

Cenay’

fatihturan
Aug 17, 2008 at 7:42 am

How i can exclude pages from search results? Do you know any method Nick?

ell
Aug 23, 2008 at 11:25 pm

Beautiful site and clear tutorials. Would you ever go through instructions on how to go from a PSD design and turn it into a WordPress theme?

Chat
Aug 24, 2008 at 3:18 pm

Hi this site wonderfull thanks

David
Aug 25, 2008 at 2:49 am

Project about a fashion, clothes, a hair colour. Questions about your style; fashion and accessories, hair, makeup, Skin and body. Questions about your style; makeup, Skin and body, fashion and accessories, hair.

aronil
Aug 26, 2008 at 3:27 am

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Sep 26, 2008 at 2:58 am

Wow thank you very much, I did learn a lot of your post. I just wanted to know if someone here knows how to show the latest categories from category minus the first post? So I want it to start from post “2” from say category “5”? Anyone able to help me out? ;)

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Sep 29, 2008 at 10:46 am

Hi,
I have custom home page for a wordpress site and a page named a s Blog for the blog part. When using the function is_home(), it returns home for both the pages… How can i resolve this issue?

christo
Sep 30, 2008 at 7:30 am

I have a parent displaying it’s post, and listing it’s child subpages, but I want to include not just links, but the full subpage posts on my front page ( home page ), is this possible to do?

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Oct 3, 2008 at 5:47 pm

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Oct 13, 2008 at 2:13 am

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Oct 16, 2008 at 2:32 pm

Great information and tips. Thanks!

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Oct 19, 2008 at 6:57 pm

Hi,

Thanks for the awesome hacks. Quick question for you: I am using the ‘display latest posts’ hack that you gave above, it is working well but it doesn’t show the more tag that i have put into the post, it displays all the post text. Is there a way to use the more tag?

As you can probably tell I am a right novice, any help is appreciated.

cheers,

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Nov 4, 2008 at 4:45 am

With WordPress now at version 2.6.3, does this still apply?

Again lots of changes in the backend, which we would like to remove……

Great site by the way, bookmarked and now a regular vivitor.

All the best,
D

bombadda
Nov 7, 2008 at 7:23 am

Awesome tutorial. but can anybody help me

I want to exclude from the HOME page the following part of my sidebar.php but I can’t seem to figure it out. How can I exclude this block from the home page?

This is the block:

bombadda
Nov 7, 2008 at 7:26 am

[php start code]
// this is where 10 headlines from the current category get printed
if ( is_single() ) :
global $post;
$categories = get_the_category();
foreach ($categories as $category) :
?>

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Nov 12, 2008 at 3:39 pm

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Nov 30, 2008 at 11:43 pm

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Dec 13, 2008 at 12:29 pm

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Jan 13, 2009 at 2:18 am

I have a question regarding permalinks..
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i got that working on my computer, however, i wonder how do i go about doing that on a web hosting server, since i won’t be having access to the apache server files…

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Jan 19, 2009 at 6:31 am

Hi there.
Thanks for the info on Unique Category template.
What happens if the post is categorised under multiple categories?
Will it still pick up the unique category template if this is one of the many categories selected?
Thank you in advance

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Jan 26, 2009 at 7:27 pm

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Thank you

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Feb 1, 2009 at 12:13 pm

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Feb 2, 2009 at 9:04 am

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Feb 3, 2009 at 6:51 pm

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Feb 5, 2009 at 9:18 pm

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Feb 8, 2009 at 4:55 pm

Thanks!

Great tips.

What if wanted to exclude the post title of certain category in index.php aka home page, how this could be done? Anyone?

Should I use:

and instead of echoing, I would tell WordPress to exclude the title of desired category? But how?

Thanks again, keep up the good work.

Karri
Feb 8, 2009 at 4:59 pm

Sorry, the code I meant to post, didn’t show up. I was asking if I should use:

php if ( in_category(‘2’) ) { echo (‘class=”feature”‘); }

Thought I clear that one up right away.

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Feb 9, 2009 at 12:12 pm

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Feb 10, 2009 at 10:40 pm

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Feb 11, 2009 at 6:02 am

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Feb 15, 2009 at 5:51 am

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Feb 17, 2009 at 7:11 pm

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Feb 21, 2009 at 6:56 am

Hey,
tanks for the great post, I am not a developer but I’m trying to build my portfolio site and you really helped me a lot.

I have just one problem that I can’t fix maybe you know the solution. I’m trying to make a loop with only thumbnails from one category and that works but the thumbnails are alle vertically underneath each other (http://www.xantifee.quidante.com/category/portfolio)
This is the code I use in my template is this:

ID, ‘portthumb’, true); ?>
<a href=””><img src=” ” alt=””/>

Can you tell how to get the thumbnails to fill the whole 700px horizontally?

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Feb 24, 2009 at 9:09 am

Great stuff Nick, thanks.

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Feb 24, 2009 at 1:35 pm

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Mar 2, 2009 at 6:56 pm

Nick, thanks for your site.

Look, i have a problem. I tried to use a .ico file in my site, like your, but doesn´t work. I used dreamwevaer to “locate” the icon, nothing happens.

I saw a couple o posts on the worpress.org forum but didn´t seem ti work. What I did wrong? Any thoughts? Thanks everyone.

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Mar 2, 2009 at 10:32 pm

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Mar 3, 2009 at 2:22 pm

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GH
Mar 3, 2009 at 2:40 pm

Thanks, this is helpful. But you don’t really cover how to change the header and background image for an existing wordpress theme and I think that a lot of people would benefit from that…….hopefully, you can find the time to provide that information…it would be so helpful! and you explain so well!
Thanks!

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Mar 5, 2009 at 2:14 pm

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Mar 10, 2009 at 10:53 pm

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Mar 16, 2009 at 8:05 pm

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I been looking for this for a while. Thanks.
also been looking for the tags to only display a file on the home page. I hope it wrks with PHP written with smarty, I been trying to find that for a while.

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Apr 20, 2009 at 4:08 am

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Apr 29, 2009 at 10:15 am

Been using WP for a while now as a CMS, but some great tips here. Thanks :)

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May 7, 2009 at 4:16 pm

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May 13, 2009 at 5:34 pm

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Jun 28, 2009 at 8:36 pm

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Jul 4, 2009 at 2:24 pm

Thank you for the great tips on displaying Google Ad’s after the first post. I had it working on my website using IF statements, however your solution utilizing the wile loop is really elegant. Thanks for the tip!

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Jul 24, 2009 at 4:50 am

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Jul 28, 2009 at 1:06 pm

Can’t thank you enough…

I just started my first major site in wordpress and your hacks have been invaluable to me. I was thinking about compiling handy bits of wordpress code, but I think I’ll just bookmark this page :-)

Cheers

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Aug 13, 2009 at 5:42 am

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Bogdan Trestianu
Aug 14, 2009 at 1:36 am

hi there!

i’ve been trying for a couple of days now to query posts from 3 categories on my website and display them with different color for each category…

logitune.fm is the website and I’m trying to build a scrolling div with all the posts from the HOUSE BASS and LOUNGE categories… and i need to display them with their specific color

but for that i need to use the category slug as a css class-name… something like < p class=”” >

any idea if thats possible? or any other idea on how to do that?

thanks
Bogdan

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Aug 31, 2009 at 1:24 am

I like the theme design, great design and color matching.

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Kevin Horton
Sep 1, 2009 at 11:54 pm

Thanks so much for taking the time to make this post (over 2 years ago!). Those are some awesome code snippets that will help every WP site I make from here on out.

I never respond on blogs since I’m usually making them, so you really did an awesome job to get my lazy ass to make a comment! lol

elmalak
Sep 3, 2009 at 2:31 pm

Hi,
I am so fond of this post and I keep getting back to it for reference every time I make a new site.

However, while using the query_post function, I noticed a bug that I can’t really fix and was hoping you could help me with.

I placed a query_post in the header to the side to list the latest 5 posts, and it’s working fine.
However, I noticed that it’s affecting the loop inside of the side itself, i.e. my index page is only displaying the latest 5 posts all the time! even after I choose a monthly archive or so, it still displays the latest 5 posts no matter when where they posted. And it also prevents the single page from displaying the comments template!

Am I doing something wrong?

lots of thanks.

Bill
Sep 4, 2009 at 9:47 pm

Thank you for the great tips on displaying Google Ad’s after the first post. I had it working on my website using IF statements, however your solution utilizing the wile loop is really elegant. Thanks for the tip!

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Sep 23, 2009 at 4:14 am

I like and its very good theme design

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Sep 26, 2009 at 9:00 am

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Sep 30, 2009 at 10:38 pm

Thank you for the great tips on displaying Google Ad’s after the first post. I had it working on my website using IF statements, however your solution utilizing the wile loop is really elegant. Thanks for the tip!

Themescope
Oct 1, 2009 at 4:34 pm

Thanks for the tips. very helpful/

Hello Len*
Oct 5, 2009 at 3:40 am

HI, i need some help.. I’m trying to make a menu with submenu, I want a slide, the code you wrote above generate submenu in the page having child-page, but it delete the main menu.
I need the menu to “open” when the page has subpages.
Is it possible?

thanx

ldak
Oct 6, 2009 at 9:07 am

thnx for great topic.

Ro
Oct 8, 2009 at 10:51 am

used 2 hacks – thanks a lot!

Marco
Oct 9, 2009 at 7:10 am

Hi,
You think is possible change the article image for text description?
(…in your Custom Field example)
Thanks

Greetings

Bex White
Oct 10, 2009 at 3:12 pm

Thanks, that is a great roundup of some of the things that can easily be modded in the wordpress themes, it has given me all sorts of ideas as to further tweaks I can add to my site. I wondered – what are the most powerful changes you have seen implemented using custom fields? I have added a thumbnail to the exerpts on my front page but that is about it so far – I wondered how powerful it really was, and what can be achieved?

ExpertZ
Oct 10, 2009 at 9:16 pm

grt post dude!!

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Oct 19, 2009 at 12:33 pm

This is a very helpful resource. Thank you very much for posting it. I’ve used it twice now.

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Oct 24, 2009 at 8:53 am

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Oct 25, 2009 at 1:58 pm

Just what I’ve been looking for!
Thanks a lot!!!

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Oct 26, 2009 at 5:24 am

Many thanks for such a helpful insight in to wordpress.

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Nov 2, 2009 at 9:23 am

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Nov 5, 2009 at 5:11 am

What a nice tutorial, love to see these tutorials. in fact a lot of fun to browse this website. i have learnt a lot. specially the way it’s explained amazing.

bobbee
Nov 6, 2009 at 6:49 am

just getting into wordpress blogs so this is a bit over our heads at the moment but will bookmark to return in a few weeks, thanks.

cambee
Nov 6, 2009 at 7:35 am

same as previous comment – we are just getting our heads round blogging – it’s great fun. Looking forward to progressing and using these tips, thank you!

Roseli A. Bakar
Nov 6, 2009 at 9:25 am

Awesome hacks here !

mohit tyagi
Nov 9, 2009 at 6:36 am

i want different sidebar menu after clicking on different category whereas my category menu is at atop.

Adam Hermsdorfer
Nov 9, 2009 at 3:33 pm

I commented on this article before, but once again, thank you! The custom field for images flat out saved my insanity today. I added it with timthumb and jquery to create a very slick homepage. Cheers!

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Nov 17, 2009 at 11:54 pm

Nice site. how did it take you to make it?

Vijaya kumar S
Dec 2, 2009 at 6:30 am

Thanks a lot for sharing this stuff with all. Really very very interesting dear. Thanks once again.

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Dec 7, 2009 at 8:33 pm

Comprehensive and well put together. Thanks!

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Andrian
Dec 9, 2009 at 2:40 pm

I understand the conditional tag if (is_home())
I don’t know how can i do to return true in case of paged content in index.php. More specific for index i need true, and for the rest of the pages (page/2 , page/3 , page/4 , etc)=> false.
Something like a sticky post.
Can you help me?

Phil Benoit
Dec 13, 2009 at 4:08 am

Great info, the dynamic sidebar is going to come in great handy.
Thanks
Phil

Sean
Dec 19, 2009 at 5:44 am

Hey, nice post. :) Thanks for the interesting info.

John
Dec 19, 2009 at 5:45 am

Hey, nice post. :) Thanks for the interesting info.

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Dec 22, 2009 at 10:11 am

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Dec 27, 2009 at 2:33 pm

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Dec 30, 2009 at 10:46 am

Thank you for this list, got my page turned into an archive for a particular category easily.

zori
Jan 1, 2010 at 8:32 pm

thanks for the well thought out post on adsense.. need one like this

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Jan 5, 2010 at 11:30 pm

The designs showed here show what simple and tasteful design is all about. Another one to consider

Randy
Jan 14, 2010 at 9:40 pm

Thanks for this concise and straightforward article. You’ve really isolated some of the most important hacks for using WP as a CMS. Much appreciated by all of us who are struggling to grasp the subtleties of bending WordPress to our specific needs.

gelinlik
Jan 19, 2010 at 11:11 am

Thanks for the useful article. I’m going to take advantage of this.

Ritu
Jan 25, 2010 at 10:33 am

Thanks alot for the valuable tips to make a very good theme in wordpress.

Lee
Jan 26, 2010 at 7:47 am

THANK YOU SO MUCH! You post about the query for categories saved my butt!

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Ron
Feb 12, 2010 at 12:50 pm

Greetings!
First, THANK YOU for this awesome information. The one I was particularly excited about was using the wp_list_pages code for listing only child pages of a “zone.”

But that led me to a problem. When I put that code in the sidebar, and then I go into the admin panel and add, say, a calendar widget, all the work I did in the new sidebar disappears, displaying only the calendar.

So, I tried to ‘create’ a widget using just the code that produces the children list. That worked to display a widget and be able to drag it to the sidebar, but it somehow loses its ability to display just children. It instead lists all the pages (hierarchically) in the site.

How can I make a widget that I can drag to the sidebar in the admin panel such that I can add other widgets?

Ron
Feb 12, 2010 at 1:50 pm

Actually, I succeeded in widgetizing the code. For those interested:
I tried copying/pasting in here, but the formatting came out whacked, so I’ve left it out. If interested, please email me.

Also, the code needed a little more conditional in it to be able to use it as a Primary Navigation (within a zone) where it showed only the current parent and its children; and when on a child page, maintained the UI appropriately.

Computer Tips
Feb 13, 2010 at 3:11 pm

Great code to make all the titles unique.

graphicbeacon
Feb 20, 2010 at 10:17 pm

Some great hack techniques.

The Display Google Ad after the first post section was very ingenious. Implemented this on a client site just now.

Brett
Feb 22, 2010 at 7:04 pm

Great Site. Quick question about your Dynamic Menu Highlighting situation though.

What happens when you are on a child page? Your code doesn’t allow for the dynamic menu highlighting of the parent page when on the child right?

allan
Mar 5, 2010 at 1:30 am

Perfect. First time i gave a comment but you are really great. Solve my problems.

kury liban
Mar 5, 2010 at 10:02 am

Nice tutorial.
Thanks for posting…

Honeyball
Mar 8, 2010 at 3:15 pm

Nice hacks! 8D But why is the “Page Template” not working for me? A German WordPress problem? DX

k.rei
Mar 12, 2010 at 3:09 am

This is all I’ve ever needed. The only problem is I need to find out how to exclude the home link from global_nav in header.php when on the front page!

cheapwiigames
Mar 17, 2010 at 10:46 am

thx for more.

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Mar 17, 2010 at 10:48 am

thank for good information.

i will try it.

John
Mar 19, 2010 at 3:18 pm

I’m getting a lot of great inspiration from your site.
I’ve got a question maybe someone here can help me with.
I’m the web editor for a college newspaper, http://www.thenorthernlight.org. We’re using Woo Themes Gazette Edition, which I’m pretty happy with. But I’m trying to find a way to organize the post on the front page by category. Instead of having the latest post at the top and oldest at the bottom, I want different sections for News, Sports, etc.
Here’s an example: http://www.redandblack.com
If anybody can give me any tips I would really appreciate it.

Phil Benoit
Mar 24, 2010 at 12:29 am

Thanks for this, I will be using some of this code in my sites for sure.

uday gupta
Mar 25, 2010 at 11:21 pm

add it

Charles
Apr 8, 2010 at 9:42 am

I have a question i created a website and i’m using wordpress as the CMS but i’m trying to make the site for two different locations Miami and Puerto Rico i’m trying to get the menu to display the appropiate menu for each place it works for the specific pages which are parent using this code
ID.’&echo=0′);
if ($children) { ?>

but how can i make the subpages to display the menu which is the $parent i tried using parent but it’s not working how i want if anyone has a suggestion i woulfd really welcome it. I’m on a tigh tdeadline and this is killing me. You can write to me at fundamentapr@gmail.com

Charles
Apr 8, 2010 at 9:50 am

Oh i found the solution! that was quick
if anyone needs it go here
http://codex.wordpress.org/Template_Tags/wp_list_pages#List_subpages_even_if_on_a_subpage

Charles
Apr 8, 2010 at 11:28 am

Super Great post this was super helpful to get started editing and creating a new theme. Your work is superb and your post is very clear and easy to digest. Great place to start hacking wordpress.

Camilla
Apr 10, 2010 at 4:09 am

I will be using this for sure. I was lookin for a php link code – but couldn’t find it. Then I began to search for WP hacks and you site showed up :-)) Thx man!

Emily
Apr 12, 2010 at 9:37 am

Hello, thanks so much for posting this helpful info!
Your page looks wonderful as well so clearly your tips work. I just wish there were hacks to edit CSS on free WP blogs. Are there?

Cheers,
-Emily
@emilybinder

Ricardo Hdz
Apr 18, 2010 at 6:07 pm

Thanks a lot for this tricks. They saved me a lot of wasted time.

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Yasir
Apr 23, 2010 at 7:56 am

Super Great post this was super helpful to get started editing and creating a new theme, agreed with @Charles

thank you so much

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Apr 23, 2010 at 1:42 pm

Thanks for the codes i used it in my entertainment site.

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Apr 24, 2010 at 1:53 pm

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Apr 26, 2010 at 2:02 am

Great post this will helpful to get started editing and creating a new themes.

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Apr 28, 2010 at 8:32 pm

thanks for the codes :)

LinkBuildingService
May 1, 2010 at 4:56 pm

Too much for a starter. Thanks a lot for presenting this in a nice collective way.

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May 14, 2010 at 8:44 am

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May 26, 2010 at 9:28 am

Best WP tutorial ever! Thanks a lot, I was having trouble using wordpress and this helped me a lot.

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May 31, 2010 at 8:27 am

Very helpful,
Thank you.

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May 31, 2010 at 4:05 pm

Very useful rehash on Theme Hacking.
Thanks a lot.

Kauser
May 31, 2010 at 6:52 pm

Thanks you so much for this great article, specially for permalinks technique :D

Shaun
Jun 4, 2010 at 1:10 pm

I use posterous to tweet and update my facebook. I would also like my tweets to show up on the front page of my wordpress blog. Could I
1. Make my posterous account post to an invisible category of my blog
2. Post the title of the most recent post in that inivisible category onto my front page?

Or is there an easier way to setup my twitter account to automatically post to part of my blog? I want to have it in the top right corner of my blog like the chimp at mailchimp.com What do you think?

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Jun 7, 2010 at 4:09 am

Thank for your Great Article.This is really helpful for me…
Thanks a lot…… :-)

Beth
Jun 8, 2010 at 9:33 am

Great Post! I am currently working on making a WordPress site with slightly different interior pages. Do you have any more tips for creating different layouts for interior pages with different header layouts? Any additional tips on pages would be helpful. Thanks!

Didi Prasetyo
Jun 13, 2010 at 11:20 pm

thx a lot for information

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Jun 18, 2010 at 9:58 am

Awesome post.. I really find useful the permalink custom structure.. Very good for seo .. thanks!

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Jun 26, 2010 at 2:48 am

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Jul 7, 2010 at 7:00 am

Not only the post is great, but I’ve got vey impressed by the beautifull design of the page.

Congratulations

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Jul 9, 2010 at 4:39 am

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Shirley
Jul 11, 2010 at 10:58 pm

I am trying to use the loop of slides but cannot find out how to edit the slides. Do you have any ideas to help.

Digital Gadgets News
Jul 14, 2010 at 2:56 am

I used some of you tips and got a good result! Many thanks!

Bjarni
Jul 22, 2010 at 5:05 pm

Thanks for the article, some handy little tips there for fine tuning WordPress

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Jul 23, 2010 at 9:23 am

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Very useful reading.

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Jul 23, 2010 at 9:40 am

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Jul 29, 2010 at 2:05 am

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Jul 30, 2010 at 12:03 pm

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Aug 1, 2010 at 6:19 am

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Adlan Khalidi
Aug 11, 2010 at 10:56 pm

thanks for sharing these stuff. the latest version of wordpress also has some of these hacks including featured image etc..

Jim
Aug 16, 2010 at 9:15 pm

This is easily the best blog about really making wordpress do what you need I have read since I started using it as a CMS. And let me tell you I have spent countless hours on google clicking links.
Thank you lord for people who care enough to write articles like this so that the rest of your lowly webmasters can survive.

Charlotte Geek
Aug 18, 2010 at 11:24 am

Great stuff. For 2 days now, I’ve been searching for a short list of WP Theme essentials to help me in a new project I’m working on (creating lots of themes). I found this to be the most useful because most of the other sites that I visited either had steps too long or too short and incomplete. This information you put here was exactly what I was looking for. Now I can go on to the next step in my project. Thank You :-)

doug
Aug 23, 2010 at 2:52 pm

excellent post. And great list of wordpress hacks. very succinct and easy to understand. Appreciate it!

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Aug 26, 2010 at 3:31 am

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Sagive
Aug 27, 2010 at 4:50 pm

Thanks.. useful info indeed :)
needed some help with page navigation !
10x..

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Aug 27, 2010 at 8:44 pm

How would I limit the display to one specific post on a specific page? Could I say only show a specific post title?

desktop color laser printer
Aug 28, 2010 at 10:28 am

I tried using pieces of your code along with other code I found to include a post on a page that wasn’t my homepage. Will this work? I am having a problem with my internal pages as the footer CSS background color is bleeding into the content area. (http://desktopcolorlaserprinter.org/about/)
And, I think it is because of the If have posts PHP logic.

MadDog
Aug 28, 2010 at 6:28 pm

I just happened to stumble across this today and the code under “Display Feature Posts” works perfectly for what I’m trying to do. Why? I don’t have a clue, but it does.

Thanks!

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Sep 8, 2010 at 2:57 pm

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Sep 13, 2010 at 7:13 pm

I love customer fields. It has definitely helped me code in my templates. But, sometimes it can be confusing.

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Sep 14, 2010 at 5:40 am

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Sep 16, 2010 at 6:43 am

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Sep 16, 2010 at 7:13 am

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Sep 20, 2010 at 4:32 am

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Sep 24, 2010 at 4:13 pm

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Sep 28, 2010 at 8:43 pm

Thanks, wordpress codex seemed to not be as detailed as you are, thanks!

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Oct 1, 2010 at 7:25 am

‘Desk’

I had a problem with my footer bleeding up into the body of my WordPress template as well. There is an attribute you can assign to the footer in the CSS. I believe it is something like clear:both. This works well especially if you have more than one column above the footer.

Hilmon
Oct 3, 2010 at 5:57 pm

This is not the first time I’ve visited this page. As most people have said WordPress is brilliant, but you do need to stick with it for a couple of months to get you head around it… I now actually understand most of the hacks on this page!!! Yeay!!!! :-) Dynamic Highlight Menu … Wonderful ….Thank you once again for such a wonderful site and life… (ok… time) saving post!!!

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Oct 4, 2010 at 2:11 am

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Really enjoyed reading this and I found this article VERY usefull! This was exactly was I was looking for. :-)

Chris
Oct 9, 2010 at 8:01 am

Thanks for this great website. I have learned so much with your shared lessons here.

One question if you have the time…

On my category page I am trying to display the first post in the current category as full content and then the rest in whatever current category as excerpts. However, whenever I add a condition (posts_per_page=1) to the full post call and then the (posts_per_page=5&offset=1) for the excerpt I suddenly get posts from all categories showing on the current category page. How do I limit this to just the current category without having to create a bunch of separate category templates?

Thanks for any help. I am confused.
Chris

Chris
Oct 9, 2010 at 8:16 am

ps. just found out the right way to do it:

if(have_posts()) : while(have_posts()) : the_post();
$postcount++;

and then replace the_content with:

if($postcount > 1) {
the_excerpt();
} else {
the_content();
}

This is a wonderful blog. Thanks

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Oct 13, 2010 at 3:16 am

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Oct 19, 2010 at 4:39 am

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Thank you.

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Oct 21, 2010 at 4:41 am

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aakash
Oct 21, 2010 at 11:03 pm

whitehatguru.net website is also a customized theme of wordpress.,they created additional menu on top and i’m tired off looking in the google how to do this. this might be a simple job for you people but for me its a headache. please help bro

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Oct 31, 2010 at 11:25 am

You’ve got some cool stuff here. This was very informative!
Good Job!

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Nov 1, 2010 at 4:58 am

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Nov 5, 2010 at 5:17 pm

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Nov 6, 2010 at 7:08 am

What if, you have a file named “splash-page.php” and you want that page, as part of your theme, to be the homepage (splash page). Where and how would you change code or settings that would allow this.? BTW, great read. Thank you!

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Nov 22, 2010 at 6:34 pm

Hi… I am not a programmer but maybe do have very basic acknowledgments. I hope you will be able to help me. What I am looking for script is to list the recent commented posts on new page, not the front. I hope you understand what I say and be able to help me. Many thanks in advance.

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Dec 2, 2010 at 12:41 am

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Dec 4, 2010 at 1:23 pm

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Dec 9, 2010 at 3:47 am

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Dec 14, 2010 at 1:51 am

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Dec 19, 2010 at 5:50 pm

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Jan 10, 2011 at 5:11 am

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Jan 11, 2011 at 2:42 pm

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Jan 15, 2011 at 9:58 am

Hi, useful stuff – helped me out of a fix with some conditional display issues I had on my blog. Thanks for posting this info. BTW, like the theme :) David.

Amit
Jan 18, 2011 at 1:15 am

where i can find categories page ?

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Das Chan
Jan 27, 2011 at 1:02 am

Thank you for the generous tips. I have a problem using the query to exclude posts from a specific category on my home page. Posts of that category are already called into a separate text area on the home page, so in the blog section I don’t want them duplicated.
Note: Using WP 3.0.4, Theme: Twentyten-child

I’ve tried the following:

<?php /* For home page only */ ?>
<?php if (is_home() : ?>
<?php query_posts(‘cat=-9’); ?>

placed this inside loop-index.php immediately after <?php /* How to display all other posts. */ ?> (inside the loop). As a result, all blog posts disappear from my home page (except those in the separate text area). Help?

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Jan 27, 2011 at 9:10 am

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Jan 27, 2011 at 3:29 pm

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Feb 4, 2011 at 2:47 am

Very Helpful to me especially when I use to code dynamic titles and tags.. Also the query thing I often get problems with it… thanks for sharing…

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Feb 4, 2011 at 11:22 pm

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Feb 8, 2011 at 2:56 am

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I can’t get the code (in this article)

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I am trying something very similar to the “Display Feature Posts” the above.
I want the (latest) post in the “Meetings” category to show on the “Members” , announcing the date of the Next Meeting, using a page Template.
cat_ID=5, category_name=”Meetings”, showposts=1 Page=”Next_Meeting”.

I have been working on this for hours, and tried many variations from many websites, including some using the array syntax, and others from my own imagination;).

Problem is, I can get Either “1” post (which will be of whatever category was last posted), OR I get All posts from the requested Category. No variation I can drum up seems to honor Both requests.

I’ve read that other people are having similar problems, but I have not seen any solutions yet.

Any clues on what could be going wrong?
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I am new to learning php.

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