How to Create a Custom Taxonomy in WordPress with Pods
Custom taxonomies are a great way to organize information in WordPress. And the Pods plugin makes it easy create them without having to write any PHP code. We’ve got a full article explaining custom taxonomies in a fair amount of depth, so for here I’ll just offer a summary. You want a custom taxonomy because:
How to Link to Page Content from a WordPress Navigation Menu
Sometimes you want your navigation menu items to link to something on the middle of the page. This is especially true for one-page websites or long scrolling homepages.
How to Disable File Editing in the Admin Area of WordPress
With WordPress 4.9, you now get a warning when you’re about to make a change in the file editors in the WordPress back-end. (For those not following, I’m talking about the editor that you can find at Appearance > Editor, or Plugins > Editor on most WordPress sites.) This is great first-step, and does end one of arguments for disallowing editing of files in the WordPress admin side of the site. That is: people won’t know what that they could break their site when they make changes on those pages.
How to Create Hero Images with Beaver Builder
This is a guide to creating hero images with Beaver Builder.
Create WordPress Custom Post Types without Code using Pods
WordPress Custom Post Types are what we call all the content types you might want to create for a site that are distinct from Posts and Pages. Here on WPShout, we’ve got one called Quick Guides, that’s what you’re reading now. New Custom Post Types (or CPTs) in WordPress are useful because your content probably fits into many conceptual categories, and Posts and Pages aren’t all of them.
How to Add Custom CSS Styles to Beaver Builder Elements
Beaver Builder is my favorite WordPress page builder by a mile, and it becomes significantly more powerful if you know CSS. This video guide quickly walks you through efficiently adding CSS styles to Beaver Builder elements—both modules, and the HTML elements inside those modules.
Try out Gutenberg, the New Editor for WordPress 5.0
Ready or not, Gutenberg is coming closer to reality with every passing day. There’s a simple first step you can take to get ready: install Gutenberg and try it out. Here’s how.
Quickly Switch to Different WordPress Users
One the most common features that makes living with a membership site easier is the ability to quickly see what a given user is seeing. This can be a hard to do if you’re make a web app yourself, but if you’re using WordPress, there’s a plugin for that. :)
Easily Add Amazon Affiliate Links to Your WordPress Posts
Amazon sells just about everything. And if you’re in the US, or another country where they have a big presence, using your site to make a little money linking to Amazon’s pages for products you love is a very appealing proposition. The Amazon Associates program is an easy way to make a small percentage on all sales of a product that you recommend to your audience. But making the links is a little cumbersome. But it doesn’t have to be.
Using Beaver Builder to Create Medium-Like Layouts in WordPress
Beaver Builder is one of my all-time favorite additions to the WordPress ecosystem (see our full Beaver Builder review here). It’s the first drag-and-drop WordPress layout builder I can really recommend, and use without resentment on my own clients’ sites. Given how helpful a good WordPress layout builder is, that feels a bit like saying it’s the first working teleporter—a big deal.