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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


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 Photo Album Gallery in WordPress without a plugin

Photo Albums in WordPress

In the past, we have shown you how to add a gallery in WordPress with a lightbox effect. That article only covers the surface of the WordPress functionality. Recently, we had a client that wanted us to create a photo gallery organized by monthly albums.… Read More »

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Feb 9, 2012
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How to Add SlideShare to WordPress oEmbed without a Plugin


If you have ever spoken in front of an audience, then you probably know what slideshare is. If you haven’t, then slideshare is a place where people upload their presentation slides, so others can see it. Very often these speakers also embed their slides in… Read More »

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Feb 3, 2012
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How to Add Google+ “Add to Circles” Badge in your WordPress Site


Recently, one of our users asked us how they can add the Google+ “Add to Circles” Badge in their WordPress site. In the past, we have shown you how to add the Google +1 Button your WordPress Posts. In this article, we will show you… Read More »

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Feb 1, 2012
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How to Add Pinterest “Pin It” button in your WordPress Blog


Recently while monitoring our blog stats, a new traffic source was popping up enough for us to notice. This traffic source was Pinterest. We started using the platform and saw great potential in it therefore we have added it on List25. In this article, we… Read More »

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Jan 27, 2012
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Post Pagination – How to Split WordPress Posts into Multiple Pages


Yesterday we wrote an article on the site showing you how to increase pageviews and reduce bounce rate in WordPress. One of the tips we mentioned was splitting long posts into multiple pages. You can see an example of how we split our posts into… Read More »

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Jan 24, 2012
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