How to Make WordPress Pages Act and Look Like Posts

For whatever reason (we’re not here to judge), some people would like their Pages to act like Posts.

In other words, they’d like them to be able to put them in categories and assign tags to them. They’d also like them to show up on the homepage when published (as Posts do in traditional blogging style).

If that’s what you want, you can do it. We’ll show you how below.

Categories and Tags for Pages
The first part of this equation is to get categories and tags for Pages.

You can do that with a plugin called Post Tags and Categories for Pages.

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Delivering WordPress Content With Web Apps Using AngularJS

The recent conversation about WordPress themes shows just how much they dominate our thinking – and our navel gazing – when it comes to delivering our content.

But WordPress 4.0 4.1 expected to include the JSON REST API as part of the core, leveraging web apps to provide tailored, innovative interfaces unhindered by conventional website approaches.

In this article, we’ll hook up a sample AngularJS web app with your WordPress site and look at the challenges of delivering content via web apps.

Will the inclusion of the WP API in the core drive WP and web app integration?

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How to Set Up WordPress Locally for PC/Windows with WampServer

Having WordPress set up as a localhost on my computer has become invaluable to my workflow, particularly as I regularly test themes and plugins.

My local sites run much faster, plus testing products on my local machine is much safer than testing on a live site – not to mention much cheaper without the cost of web hosting.

Setting up a local server environment for WordPress isn’t difficult and will save you time in the long run since you won’t have to install and uninstall a fresh copy of WordPress online each time you test or develop something for WordPress.

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WordPress Currency Converter Plugins for Your Cosmopolitan Audience

With the World Cup in full swing, it seems like a good time to talk about international audiences.

Being able to surf around the world via the internet is an amazing thing. You can you find a job in a foreign land, rent an apartment in a country you’ve never been to, or book a restaurant reservation from 10,000 miles away … to name but a few things.

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10 WordPress Time and Date Plugins to Keep Your Site Ticking

Dr. Seuss once asked, “How did it get so late so soon?”

And the answer, of course, is that you weren’t keeping track of time with the appropriate plugin.

With the right WordPress plugin, you can do all sorts of things related to time.

In this post, we have a range of plugins that let you do everything from scheduling when a new theme goes live to making content appear or disappear after a specified amount of time on the page.

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Tell Us Why You Love WPMU DEV and Win a Lifetime Membership

In case you missed it, we’re now giving away even more awesome prizes to members who share a video testimonial about why they love WPMU DEV.

We love getting feedback from our members, and we love it even more when we can share your feedback with the rest of the world.

So we’re inviting members to share a video testimonial for the chance to member a Lifetime Membership.

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