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June 27, 2016

How To Create A Custom WordPress Taxonomy

WordPress taxonomies allow you to group your content together into similar sets of content. There are two types of default taxonomies built into WordPress these are categories and tags. The difference between a category and a tag is that categories can be grouped in a hierarchy so you can have parent categories. Tags give you […]

June 23, 2016

Create A Link To Email WordPress Shortcode

In this tutorial we're going to learn how to create a WordPress shortcode that allows you to link to an email address from your content, to do this we're going to use the WordPress shortcode generator. Linking To An Email Address If you want to make it easy for your visitors to email you from […]

June 20, 2016

HTML5 Form Validation

When HTML5 was released 2 years ago it came with a load of new features that will help with front end development and some awesome new APIs that make development so much easier. In this tutorial we're going to look into just one of these features which is HTML5 Form Validation. To see how we […]

June 13, 2016

How To Customise The WordPress Toolbar

One of the WordPress tools we have on Coveloping is the WordPress Toolbar Generator which will generate all the code that you need to customise the WordPress toolbar. In this tutorial we're going to investigate what this generator creates and the different scenarios on when we can use it. Remove Default Link The WordPress toolbar […]

June 8, 2016

Enable WordPress Multisite

WordPress has the ability to be used in either a single site installation or with a multiple site installation. Multisite allows you to have multiple websites on the same WordPress install, the advantage of this is that all the sites will inherit the same themes and plugins. Allowing you to just have one code base […]

June 6, 2016

Enable WordPress Debug

When it comes to developing on a new project one of the most important steps you need to setup is how you can successfully debug the application, WordPress is no different and comes with a number of debug settings to customise how you want the debug messages to be displayed. Here we're going to go […]

May 30, 2016

Change WordPress FTP Settings

One of WordPress features is the ability to alert you when an update is available and for admin users to click the update button for WordPress to automatically update itself on your server. It does this by using FTP to transfer the new WordPress files to your server and update the existing install. WordPress can […]

May 23, 2016

Change WordPress Memory Limit

One of the problems you might come across in WordPress is the out of memory error. With this you will get a white screen of death error in a live environment. The way you will find out that this error is by checking the wp_debug file where it will tell you that WordPress has ran […]

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