How to Add Existing Taxonomies to WordPress Custom Post Types
This article covers how to add existing taxonomies to a custom post type, and how to make that custom post type show up in those taxonomies’ archive pages.
Demystifying Theme “Frameworks”
I was browsing around yesterday looking for topics to write about in WordPress and I came across someone asking a question that is kind of common: What’s a theme framework? Is _s one? Is Genesis? What about X Theme?
Course: Working with WP_Query
The WP_Query API uses a programming style called object-oriented programming, or OOP. Every WP_Query is actually a WP_Query Object, meaning an individual instance of the broader WP_Widget Class. If this setup doesn’t make sense to you, you’ll want to quickly learn the basics of object-oriented programming (OOP):
Practical Uses of pre_get_posts
In WordPress, pre_get_posts is a filter that makes it possible to modify an existing WP_Query, before that query is actually run. pre_get_posts offers some solutions that are more performant than writing a custom WP_Query, and enables solutions to other problems that would be quite difficult otherwise.