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WPBeginner WordPress tutorials allow you to extend the power of WordPress. Our step by step WordPress tutorials are easy to understand and follows the WordPress best practices. Don't waste your time buying books that cover just the basics. These WordPress tutorials contain real-life examples, tips, and hacks that allows you to learn WordPress faster.

How to Easily Embed Instagram in WordPress with oEmbed

In the past we have shown you how to embed videos, slideshare, and soundcloud in WordPress using oEmbed. One of our users asked if there was a way to easily embed Instagram in WordPress with oEmbed. The answer is YES. In this article, we will… Read More »

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Nov 5, 2012
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How to Automatically Link Twitter Usernames in WordPress

Two years ago, Twitter launched Twitter Anywhere API which made it really easy for us to mention twitter usernames and have them be automatically linked to the right profile. It also allowed for beautiful hovercards with additional info. Sadly Twitter has decided to retire the… Read More »

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Oct 25, 2012
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How to Add Rich Contact Information in WordPress

Web search engines like Google or Bing are trying to pull more and more semantic from the content of the websites they index every day. Specific markups like microdata and microformats have been created to help search engines understand the meaning of your content. Search… Read More »

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Oct 24, 2012
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How to Add Custom Meta Boxes in WordPress Posts and Post Types

Just last week, we showed you how to add custom meta fields to custom taxonomies in WordPress. That article brought our attention to another important topic of how to add custom meta boxes in WordPress posts and post types. We wrote about a plugin method… Read More »

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Oct 23, 2012
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What To Do When You Are Locked Out of WordPress Admin (wp-admin)

This past weekend, we had a user who was locked out of WordPress Admin panel of their site. While we had written numerous articles covering each specific issue, we realized that we should combine all of them at one place to make it easier for… Read More »

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Oct 22, 2012
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How to Add Custom Meta Fields to Custom Taxonomies in WordPress

By default WordPress taxonomies (categories, tags, etc) have the fields name, slug, parent, and description. Recently while working on a client’s project, we found a need to add custom meta fields to custom taxonomies. We needed a way to add custom text on each taxonomy… Read More »

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Oct 18, 2012
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How to Fix the WordPress White Screen of Death

If you have been using WordPress for a few years, then you have encountered the white screen of death at least once. The WordPress white screen of death is one of those extremely annoying problems like error establishing a database connection. The reason why this… Read More »

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Sep 28, 2012
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How to Fix White Text and Missing Buttons in WordPress Visual Editor

Recently one of our users reported a very odd issue with their install. When writing a post, they could not see anything they were writing. Because the text of the post editor was white. More importantly, all of the visual editor buttons were missing, and… Read More »

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Sep 24, 2012
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How to Disable PHP Execution in Certain WordPress Directories

Having cleaned numerous WordPress hacks, in our experience most backdoor access files disguise themselves in /wp-includes/ folder or in your /wp-content/uploads/ directory. Usually these are .php files with names that some what seems like WordPress core files, but they are not. One of the measures… Read More »

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Sep 14, 2012
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How to Redirect your 404 page to the Home Page in WordPress

404’s are part of every website. A while ago we compiled a list of some pretty cool WordPress 404 designs. When coding a one page site, you might not have the time to create a custom 404 page. In which case, you might as well… Read More »

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Sep 11, 2012
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