Tag: WordPress Plugins
How to Fine-Tune Your Existing WordPress Website for Accessibility
Building websites that are accessible to all users has become a major focus of our industry. Not only do we need to ensure that our creations look great on different browsers and devices, but they also need to work well with assistive technologies like screen readers.
See Google Data in WordPress with the Site Kit Plugin
There’s a lot to love about integrating Google into your WordPress site. For one, most of us are running WordPress sites (at least in part) to make sure that our websites rank well in Google. What’s more, we’re also probably (I know I can’t be the only human with this problem) not checking in on how we’re doing in Google Analytics, Search Console, or other tools as much as would be strategic for our business. All these reasons and more are why you should use the new Google Site Kit plugin for WordPress. It’ll give you Google Analytics data right in your WordPress dashboard. For free!
How to Search Through a WordPress Plugin’s Files with Sublime Text
This Quick Guide walks you through searching through all the files in a WordPress plugin using the Sublime Text code editor. This process works not only for searching through WordPress plugin folders, but for searching the contents of any folder using Sublime Text.
Writing a WordPress Plugin From Scratch: A Step-by-Step Tutorial
This WordPress plugin development tutorial captures the steps I went through on a real project, including the mistakes I made and how I debugged them.
How to Use FTP to Deactivate a Plugin That’s Breaking Your WordPress Site
In this text and video Quick Guide, we’ll explain how to deactivate a WordPress plugin via FTP.
Immobilize Metaboxes in the Post Editor with the Metabox Glue Plugin
Metabox Glue is a very niche plugin: its page on the WordPress plugin repository says “30+ active installations,” and that sounds about right. When you need it, though, it fits the job exactly.
How to Install or Update a WordPress Plugin from a ZIP File
This Quick Guide will show you how to both install and update WordPress plugins from a ZIP file.
Sort Your Posts by Custom Fields with CodePress Admin Columns
One of the reasons I love WordPress is because there’s always something to learn. I’ve recently had two clients who, for different reasons, really need to sort their post content by custom field values within the posts themselves.
Autocomplete for Relevanssi
I first wrote up Relevanssi back in 2015, when it saved my bacon on a client project. Last week it did the same thing again, and I remembered why I’d found it so cool in the first place.
How to Change WordPress Post Types with Post Type Switcher
From time to time, you’ll need to change the post type of one or more of your WordPress posts. One common need is to change a Post to a Page, when you realize a piece of previously published content is more “evergreen” than “blog.” You could create a new Page, cut-paste the Post’s content and title, and delete the Post—but doesn’t it make more sense to just change the one thing that’s the actual problem, which is the Post’s post type?