Tutorial: How to speed up WordpressFast loading websites have a lot of benefits: Designing Wordpress for speed usually results in a higher customer satisfaction and better SEO results. Why? Because Google and surfers hate to wait for slow webpages to load.Therefore it is generally a good idea to optimize your Wordpress installation for faster page load times. During this … [Read more...] about Speed Up WordPress
A Roundup of 15 Mobile Web Design Tutorials In recent years there has been a massive increase in mobile web use, with the development of the iPhone and similar devices driving a huge demand for Internet access on the go. The changes in the way that we use the Internet presents fresh challenges and possibilities for web designers as sites must be compatible with both desktop … [Read more...] about A Roundup of 15 Mobile Web Design Tutorials
Display Apache Server Status with mod_status Q. How do I display Apache server status such as current server activity and performance under Red Hat Enterprise Linux / UNIX / BSD? A. You can use regular Linux / UNIX commands such as lsof, netstat, top, vmstat and others to view apache server activity, status and performance from a shell prompt. However, Irecommend … [Read more...] about Display Apache Server Status with mod_status
Make browser image upload appear in a meta box? WordPress has a nice media uploader dialog that it uses on the editor pages. Now wouldn’t it be nice if you could use it to handle image uploads for part of a plugin or theme you’re writing? Maybe you want to add an easy way to change the logo in a theme? A simple “Upload Image” button would work quite well for that, … [Read more...] about Make browser image upload appear in a meta box?
Use WordPress Cron WordPress has its own cron to automatically and scheduled run certain tasks. Therefore WordPress provides several functions to use the cron. In our first example we send every hour a mail with the help of the WordPress function wp_mail(). FYI, this is just a possibility, please don’t do it on your system otherwise you'll be spamming yourself with hourly … [Read more...] about Use WordPress Cron
Post Formats vs. Custom Post Types Some people are confused about the Post Formats feature that will be made available to themes in WordPress 3.1, especially how it differs from Custom Post Types. CUSTOM POST TYPES Post Formats vs. Custom Post Types | Mark on WordPress Post Formats vs. Custom Post Types | Mark on WordPress These were poorly named. Think: … [Read more...] about Post Formats vs. Custom Post Types « WordPress « Blog « wordpress-expert
Post types and formats and taxonomies, oh my! A lot of people have been debating back and forth lately about post formats and custom post formats. This discussion also gets all confused with post types, and custom taxonomies, and categories, and tags… It’s time for some clarity. Mark had a really good poston the topic, but I think this needs to be explored in more … [Read more...] about Post types and formats and taxonomies, oh my!