The Importance of Backing Up Your WordPress Site

Backing up your website regularly is vital. Every experienced website owner knows this. Unfortunately, many new WordPress users do not take backing up as seriously as they should. This is sometimes down to the assumption that everything will be ok. Others have looked into backing up their files and decided it was either too time-consuming […]

How To Make a WordPress Privacy Policy Page

A privacy policy is a statement that discloses the information you collect about visitors on your website. It is a legal requirement and highly recommended for any business website. Many advertising programs, like Google Adsense, ask the participating websites to include a privacy policy page on their websites. In this article, I will show you […]

How to Install a WordPress Plugin

Plugins are the reason why WordPress is such a flexible content management system. They can be used to enhance WordPress or add new functionality such as an eCommerce shop, ticket support system, discussion forum and more. In simpler terms, a plugin is a series of functions that can be inserted into your website (hence the […]

The Ultimate Guide to WordPress Conditional Tags

WordPress conditional tags are a great feature of WordPress that allows you to control what content is displayed on a page. There are conditional tags for different areas of your website such as your home page, blog posts and pages. This allows you to change what is displayed around your website. For example, you could […]

How to Switch Off a Website With One Line of Code

Sometimes you may need to switch off a WordPress site without affecting data. If you are an aspiring developer, then sometimes you may want to remotely make a site disappear without actually destroying anything. This is where CSS comes in handy. In this article, I will show you how to switch off a website with […]

How to Highlight Author Comments in WordPress

It becomes difficult for users to notice author’s comments on posts with many comments. This sometimes results into users asking same question in comments, even though the author has already answered in an earlier comment. This is why most popular blogs highlight author comments in WordPress. It is really simple, and in this article I […]

How to Display Code in WordPress Posts

One of the most common problem that new WordPress users comes across is displaying code in posts. The problem occurs when a user tries to share a code snippet into their posts. By default WordPress filters out the code and it becomes impossible to read. In this article, I will show how to display code […]

How to Use WordPress Theme Customizer To Modify Themes

All ThemeLab themes allow users to customize their WordPress sites using the built-in Theme Customizer. Theme Customizer provides developers an easier way to replace theme option panels. But more importantly, it is easier for the end user to setup themes with live preview without even activating a theme. In this article, I will show you […]

How to Display Inline Ads in WordPress

Many WordPress users, find inline ads to be more profitable for their sites. Advertising platforms often encourage publishers to place advertisements closer to content area for more clicks. Inline ads are a popular advertising format that is used on millions of websites. In this tutorial, I will show you how to display inline ads in […]

How to Preview Your WordPress Theme Before It Goes Live

There are so many beautiful WordPress themes out there. With beautiful demos where you can see those themes in action. However, when you install that theme on your site it looks nothing like the demo. Wouldn’t it be better if you could see a preview of how it would look on your site? In this […]