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How to Add a Smooth Scroll to Top Effect in WordPress using jQuery

Scroll to Top in WordPress

Have you seen websites that add an smooth scroll to top of page effect? This is great when you have a long page, and you want to give your users an easy way to get back to the top. Recently one of our readers asked… Read More »

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Aug 29, 2013
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How to Create Category Templates in WordPress

Category Templates in WordPress

Have you visited a site where each category has different layout? In WordPress theme development, it is a common practice to use different templates for categories, tags, custom post types, and taxonomies. By creating templates for categories you can add specific features on category pages.… Read More »

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Aug 22, 2013
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How to add Dynamic Widget Ready Sidebars in WordPress

Widget Ready Areas

There are times when you want to display widgets on other locations than your default sidebar. With such high demand for this hack, we will be sharing how you can create multiple dynamic sidebars that are widget ready for your WordPress blog.

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Aug 19, 2013
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How to Get the Post Thumbnail URL in WordPress

Post Thumbnail URL

There are always a group of our readers who are trying to graduate the beginner level early and step into WordPress development. Many of them start by hacking their WordPress themes, creating child themes, or writing plugins. This makes them come across puzzling challenges. One… Read More »

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Jul 19, 2013
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How to Add RSS Subscription for Tags and Custom Taxonomy Archives

RSS for Tags and Taxonomies

Recently on WPBeginner, we wrote an article about how to allow users to subscribe to categories in WordPress. We briefly mentioned that WordPress offers RSS subscription for all taxonomies: categories, tags, and custom taxonomies. In this article, we will show you how to add RSS… Read More »

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Jul 9, 2013
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How to Add Numbers to Your WordPress Comments Layout

Comment Numbers

Earlier on WPBeginner, we showed you how to style your WordPress comments and the comment form. In this article, we will show you how to further customize the comment layout by adding numbers to your WordPress comments. Final results: Adding Comment Numbering in WordPress First… Read More »

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Jun 26, 2013
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How To Customize Blockquotes Style in WordPress Themes


Quotes often are the most memorable part of your article. They are also the most shared part of any post or presentation. This is why newspapers and main stream media sites customize their blockquote style to make it stand out. In this article, we will… Read More »

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Jun 18, 2013
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How to Display Round Gravatar Images in WordPress

Round Gravatar Images

Recently, we showed you how to style your comments layout and how to style your comment form. One of our users emailed us and asked “how did you make your gravatar images round? Are you storing gravatar images locally to get them to be round?”… Read More »

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May 13, 2013
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How to Style Your WordPress Comments Layout

How to Style the WordPress Comments Layout

Recently we showed you how to style the WordPress comment form, and we thought it would be incomplete if we did not write about styling WordPress comments layout. In the past, we have discussed that there are default WordPress generated CSS classes and IDs to… Read More »

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May 9, 2013
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How to Add Numeric Pagination in Your WordPress Theme

Numeric Pagination

One of our readers recently asked us how do we add numeric pagination on the WPBeginner blog page. Default WordPress themes and many other themes display pagination links by adding Older posts and Newer Posts links at the bottom of your WordPress archive pages. However,… Read More »

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May 1, 2013
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