When you use the_category() template function in your WordPress theme, it displays both the parent category and any child/subcategories under it. If you are creating a site that uses a lot of child categories to categorize the content, then this can become a problem because the_category code will create a lot of clutter. In this article, we will show you how to display only parent category in your WordPress post loop.
We had the pleasure of test driving Newsy Theme on our server to play around with all the features it comes with. It is a 3-column news theme that allows for various advertising display options. There are 11 different site layout options and 4 different post layout options giving you plenty of options to play with. There are 10 different color variation skins, and the theme is CSS3 Fonts ready, so your site can look fresh over the traditional web safe fonts.
Have you ever seen sites that have a little input field at the bottom of their post with a short link to their article? In this article, we will show you how you can use the get_shortlink codes to display a little input box in your post. It will also allow your user to select the shortlink on one click which makes it easy for them to copy and paste it.