In this Weekend WordPress Project we’ll take a look at how you can use the wp_mail() function to send a simple email based on a custom user action. Specifically, we’ll take a look at how we can notify authors that their work has been published.
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Many of us use styles to alter the look of our website, and scripts to enhance functionality. It is important to note however, that the way you add these scripts to WordPress is just as important as the content of these files. Instead of plopping them into the header or footer file we need to use WordPress’ enqueue functionality.
In this article I’ll show you how to add scripts and styles to your themes and plugins, wether you are creating something on the front end or in the admin.
Chances are, you’re here because you love WordPress, and you love the idea of protecting your site that you worked on so tirelessly. There are a lot of plugins out there to secure your site, but there’s one that’s often overlooked, and perhaps shouldn’t be.
Boasting a feature-packed plugin to stop hackers in their tracks, it’s consistently being updated to help protect against newer threats. It’s Wordfence Security.
Finding the perfect free theme for your WordPress website doesn’t have to be an impossible task. Let us walk you through everything you need to do.
Third-party providers like Lead Pages and UnBounce offer a no-tech option for countless landing and sales page configurations. But you’re a WordPress savvy developer, you should be able to guide your clients through a landing page solution.
Today we’re going to look at resources, themes, and plugins you can use to create functional, professional looking, self-hosted sales and squeeze pages.
It’s probably safe to bet that the overwhelming majority of WordPress developer and design clients are in business. And the entire point of creating a website presence for any business is conversion, that is, turning visitors into buyers.
If your WordPress site sits at the heart of any community then it will benefit from WPMU Dev’s latest plugin, Jobs & Experts. How do we know? Because it’s based on our own Jobs & Pros feature on this very website.
Jobs & Experts makes it easy to connect members of your community who have a need with members who have the expertise. Not only will this benefit the community but it will also help cement your site as the go to destination.
Let’s take a closer look at Jobs & Experts: it’s more than just a jobs board.
Page templates in WordPress are a great way to add structure variations or highly customized functionality to your website. They are easy to create so even newcomers can get started but they offer enough potential to keep seasoned professionals busy.
In this article we’ll take a look at some common uses for page templates and how to create a basic page template for your own site.
Did you know you can easily modify the style of the WordPress post editor?
All it takes is a simple stylesheet to create a personalized editing experience. Editor styles are commonly added to make sure the style of the theme on the front-end is mirrored in the style of the editor in the backend. This helps users create content in a more familiar setting.
In this Weekend WordPress Project we’ll take a look at how this can be done and I’ll share some of my own tips and tricks in the process. Ready your favourite text editor and let’s dig in!
The comment form is a great tool – it allows your readers to interact with your authors and vice versa. Engagement is extremely important for any website, such a direct line of communication should be fostered with care. In this article we’ll take a look at some of the options we have for bending the comment form to our will.
We will focus mostly on the arguments for the comment form generating function but we will touch on custom styles and plugins as well, let’s jump in!