10+ WordPress Performance Optimization You Can Do Without Plugin

Website speed is one of the major criteria Google uses to rank your site. If you have a slow site it not only hurts your search engine ranking but is also bad for your users. A performance optimized site not only helps you get higher ranking but also helps you generate more revenue from your site. The question is how can you increase your site’s load time. There are many […]

Top 10 Places to Download Quality Free WordPress Theme

So, you just installed your WordPress blog. Now you need to find a good looking theme that will make your site look professional and beautiful.  If you want a seriously good looking site with all the bells and whistles then you should buy a premium WordPress theme but if you are just staring out and are short on cash then there are tons of good quality free WordPress theme that […]

How much does it cost to build a WordPress website?

WordPress as in the software that runs the site is free and open source. You can download it freely on wordpress.org but to host it somewhere a server and point the internet to it require a hosting space and a domain name which costs money. There are free web hosting services which provide small amount of hosting space for free but they usually come with low end configuration and are […]

How to echo field name as CSS class in Advanced Custom Fields (ACF) ?

Advanced Custom Field (ACF) is a free WordPress plugin to create custom field meta box in WordPress without having to code anything. If you have used ACF, you know how easy it is to use and create custom meta boxes in WordPress. If you want to echo an ACF field value then you use use following code: [php] <?php the_field(‘field_name’); ?> [/php] If you want to get the value of […]

How to make colored admin table by Post Status in WordPress ?

Sometime the default WordPress Admin panel can become a bit boring. If you want to jazz it up and want to show custom background color for each post status then following snippet of code can help. Just paste it in your theme’s functions.php and change the color accordingly [php] function whe_posts_status_color(){ ?> <style> .status-draft{background: #FCE3F2 !important;} .status-pending{background: #87C5D6 !important;} .status-publish{/* default color works best here */} .status-future{background: #C6EBF5 !important;} .status-private{background:#F2D46F;} […]

How to Add Custom Body Classes in WordPress

The “body_class()”  in WordPress adds classes to the body tag of all the pages in your WordPress site. By default a WordPress theme should use the function “body_class()” in their theme files so that WordPress can automatically output correct classes to each page/post and archive. The following example shows how to implement the body_class template tag into a theme. [php] <body <?php body_class(); ?>> [/php] The actual HTML output might […]

5 Best Related Post Plugins to Keep Your Readers Engrossed

According to a recent survey readers today only spend less than 15 seconds reading a blogposts before they leave never to come back. This is because our attention time in today’s world has been going down and down and we have too many things going to keep us distracted. If your content is not engaging and does helps the readers in anyway then they quickly jump to another site to […]

How to Fetch and Show Posts from a RSS Feed in WordPress

RSS (Rich Site Summary) is a format for delivering regularly changing web content. Many news-related sites, weblogs and other online publishers syndicate their content as an RSS Feed to whoever wants it. If you would like to use RSS feed of some other site to show their latest posts into your site/blog then WordPress has a handy function which you can use to pull the posts from another site. Following code helps you […]