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WPBeginner offers some of the best WordPress themes tutorials that teaches you how to extend the power of your WordPress theme.

How to Customize the Display of WordPress Archives in Your Sidebar

Recently, we were working on a client’s site design that required us to display monthly archives arranged by year in the sidebar. It probably was really easy for their designer to mock it up in Photoshop, but it was a bit complicated to achieve in… Read More »

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Aug 11, 2011
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How to Display the Facebook Comment Count in WordPress Theme

Recently, we showed you how to setup facebook comments for WordPress. One of the downside of using that plugin is that it overtakes all WordPress comment_count functions, and it outputs a facebook branded version of the comment count. This may cause issues to your WordPress… Read More »

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Aug 5, 2011
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Fixing the Read More Tag Problem in WordPress Static Pages

WordPress has two ways of showing excerpts in a blog. One is by using the_excerpt() tag in your themes, and the other method is by using the more tag. The more tag allows you to specify where the cut off point is in a post… Read More »

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Jul 29, 2011
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How to Display a WordPress Post only if it has a specific Custom Field

Recently one of our users asked us how to display WordPress posts only if a specific custom field was present. After replying back with the answer, we thought it would best if we share with everyone else, so the larger community can benefit from it… Read More »

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Jul 1, 2011
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How to Prevent Disqus from overriding your WordPress Comment Count

Disqus, a comment platform, tends to go out and change the comments number hook for WordPress. This may end up causing your theme to show the text “View Comments” instead of the actual comment count that you want it to show. The reason why Disqus… Read More »

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Jun 23, 2011
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How to Add Facebook Open Graph Meta Data in WordPress Themes

We shared with you how to add the facebook like button in WordPress. Then we wrote about how to add the facebook send button in WordPress. Now usually, Facebook is really smart in pulling in the right data for your posts when they are shared… Read More »

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May 6, 2011
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How to Change Font Size onClick in WordPress with JavaScript

Have you ever come across a site or blog that lets their visitors change the font size from some +/- button in the sidebar? Normally, you should never have to add this feature because all major browsers have the zoom in/zoom out buttons, but there… Read More »

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Apr 27, 2011
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Replace default WordPress jQuery script with Google Library

There are default scripts that comes with each WordPress installation. These scripts are at disposal of theme and plugin authors to use in their work. From our experience, jQuery is one of the most used scripts in plugins and themes. In this article, we will… Read More »

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Apr 18, 2011
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How to use Shortcodes in your WordPress Themes

Recently, we got a request from a user asking how they could use WordPress shortcodes in their WordPress themes. Shortcode is a special tag that you can enter into a post that gets replaced with different content when actually viewing the post on the website.… Read More »

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Apr 8, 2011
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