WPML is a plugin for creating multilingual websites with WordPress. The plugin gives you lots of options for how the different versions of your content is stored and displayed, and it can even help you find translators to create your multilingual content. Find out how WPML can help you build a multilingual WordPress website in our guide to using this plugin.
We often gather up links to the most compelling articles and resources around the web related to WordPress. However, video tutorials and the like are pretty lacking. That’s why I wanted to spend some time poring through YouTube to find the best of the best tutorials and interviews that have been posted in the past year.
Now, a few caveats. All of these videos that have been published anytime in the past 12 months, including some from 2013. More videos means more awesome resources to check out. You can’t fault me for that, right?
I’ve mentioned Advanced Custom Fields (ACF) in previous articles before, I thought it’s time to put my money where my mouth is and show you how it can be used to create great features with relative ease. In this article we’ll be using ACF to create a page template which allows users to list posts based on category, status or any other criteria.
We often talk about the amazing content produced by websites such as the New York Times, Pitchfork and The Global Mail that takes storytelling to new heights.
We are slowly seeing the emergence of WordPress plugins such as Aesop’s Story Engine and Storyform that can help authors elevate their stories beyond a standard post but naturally these solutions have their limitations.
If you truly want to create uniquely engaging content then you are going to have to do-it-yourself. The good news is that if you take a pragmatic approach, plan and use the right tools then it’s well within your grasp.
When we put text onto a WordPress page or post, we’re setting type. And that means – like it or not – we are typographers. The problem is that most of us are not very good at typography, and much of what we think we know is wrong. While it’s not necessary for us to know everything about kerning, tracking, alternate characters, and other typographic niceties, it’s not hard to put good typographic principles to work for us. Try some of the typographic resources highlighted in this article, and take your WordPress website to the next higher level.
The WordPress dashboard is a place ripe for customization yet usually very little is done to make this tailored to the particular website. Adding widgets is very easy and could change the way you and your users interact with the WordPress admin.
This article takes a look at how you can add your very own widgets to the dashboard. It includes a tutorial on creating a simple comment count graph which you can customize to show the data you need.
There are a few common errors which occur a lot when trying to upload a WordPress site through FTP (File Transfer Protocol). These errors go beyond entering your host, username, password, and port number incorrectly, but cause similar errors.
If the only files you can connect to via FTP are your local ones, or your FTP client disconnects frequently, then you’re going to want to take a seat and pay some attention for the next couple of minutes. I’ll be running through the fixes to the three most common FTP issues.
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.
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.
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.