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How to Sort Posts by Post Expiration Date in WordPress

Sort Posts by Expiration Date in WordPress

In the past, we have shared how to expire posts in WordPress using the Post Expirator Plugin. Well, when creating an event listing site, we found this plugin to be super helpful. We can easily delete the event listings that are expired. Secondly, thanks to… Read More »

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Mar 22, 2012
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How to Add Shortlink Menu Item in WordPress Admin Bar

How to Add Shortlink Menu to Admin Bar

In WordPress 3.3, in an effort to minimize clutter, WordPress UI team revamped the admin bar. In the process, they took away a quite useful feature “Shortlink” menu from the admin bar. We’re sure the reasoning probably was that not enough folks utilize that feature… Read More »

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Mar 21, 2012
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7 Commercial WordPress Plugins / Services that Helped Me Grow My Blogs

Commercial WordPress Products

WordPress is a phenomenal platform. There are tons of free plugins, themes, resources out there that will help you grow your blog. There are also tons of commercial (paid) plugins / services that will help you grow your blog as well. Now how do you… Read More »

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Mar 16, 2012
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WPBeginner will be attending and speaking at BlogWorld Expo NY 2012

BlogWorld Expo New York

One of my favorite events for bloggers, BlogWorld Expo, has extended an offer for me to speak at an event. BlogWorld Expo New York 2012 will be held at Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York City on June 5-7. For those of you who… Read More »

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Mar 13, 2012
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15 Most Frequently Asked Questions by WordPress Beginners

faq

WPBeginner has been helping WordPress beginners since 2009. Over these past years, we have received all levels of questions (some beginner, some advanced). Overtime some questions have been asked over and over again. In this article, we will share most frequently asked questions by WordPress… Read More »

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Mar 12, 2012
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Speed Up Your WordPress by Caching Custom Queries using Transients API

Caching Custom WordPress Queries

O boy, the title sounds scary doesn’t it. You have nothing to worry because we will break it all down. Is your theme running custom WordPress queries to show random posts, popular posts, recent posts etc in the sidebar or anywhere else? If yes, then… Read More »

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Mar 8, 2012
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How to Create Advanced Search Form in WordPress for Custom Post Types

search

Have you ever worked on a WordPress site that has a lot of custom post types? Well as-is WordPress search is a disaster which is why many bloggers use Google custom search. Well, we were working on a site that has a good amount of… Read More »

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Mar 1, 2012
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How to Create a Donate Form for Nonprofit Organization using WordPress

Collect Donations in WordPress

In the past we have shown you how to add a PayPal donate button in WordPress. When working with a non-profit, just the donate button is not sufficient. They want to have a page with a video, their mission statement, and a donate form that… Read More »

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Feb 28, 2012
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How to Add Subscribe to Newsletter Option in WordPress Comments

Lead Generation with WordPress Comments

Often you will see blogs that have an option to Subscribe to Comments checkbox in the comments area. Now that functionality is great because all the user has to do is click on the checkbox, and they will be subscribed. You wonder how? Well, the… Read More »

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Feb 21, 2012
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