Tag Archives: development

Post Options API: An Alternative to Custom Fields

Post Options API: An Alternative to Custom Fields

Some of the code and concepts in this post are outdated, please view the following post: Post Options API is Almost Ready for Action. Remember Custom Fields? Yeah, the ones with a not so friendly user interface, designed to assign some meta data to posts, pages and other post types, that would hopefully appear somewhere … Permalink


Customize Your WordPress Tag Cloud Widget

How to: Customize the WordPress Tag Cloud Widget

If you Google this topic, you’ll see that most of the posts that come up help you achieve what you’re looking for, but I couldn’t help but notice that most of them are doing it the wrong way. If you’re starting out with WordPress, there’s one thing you have to always keep in mind — … Permalink


Essential Plugins for WordPress Theme Developers

6 Essential Plugins For WordPress Theme Developers

If you create themes for WordPress, free ones to the repository, premium ones to theme marketplaces or exclusive ones for your clients, there are some techniques that you will probably use to preview, debug and profile your work. The official themes repository and the marketplaces generally have reviews that you have to pass before your … Permalink


How to: Display Post Attachments in WordPress

How to: Display Post Attachments in WordPress

File attachments are not new to WordPress — you can attach almost any kind of file to your posts, pages and custom post types. There’s also the Media Manager where you can upload files without attaching them to a certain post or page. Attachments are most commonly used to display images in the post content, … Permalink


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