Category Archive: WordPress
Posts about WordPress
After several months of production, my video course on developing secure WordPress sites is now available at Lynda.com!
This post concludes our trilogy of posts on getting file and directory path information with PHP and WordPress. In this final path-related post, you’ll get numerous ways to get and include files from parent directories, subdirectories, adjacent directories, and even the same directory, just to round things out.
Massive round-up of PHP and WordPress techniques for getting various directory and file path information. This is a mega-reference aimed at PHP/WordPress developers.
Some pipin’ hot WordPress configuration tricks for the wp-config.php file. All snippets strictly plug-&-play, no fiddling required. I use most of these on my own sites, so thought I would share ’em here at WP-Mix.
This technique is a bit esoteric and mostly for my own reference. Feel free to try the code if it makes sense to you; otherwise, maybe just move on to the next code snippet. Just not enough time in the day to explain everything.
This tutorial explains how to get the current Post Author outside of the WordPress Loop.
This WordPress snippet disables all author-archive views. This may be useful to prevent user enumeration scans, and also may help to minimize duplicate content (for SEO purposes).
In this tutorial, you’ll learn two ways to get the most recent comments on your WordPress-powered site. The first method uses get_comments(),and the second method uses the newer WP_Comment_Query class.
This tutorial provides four techniques for linking WordPress attachment pages back to their parent posts. Adding such a link makes it easy for users to view an image or other attachment, and then quickly navigate back to the original gallery in the parent post.
The readme.txt file plays a central role when developing WordPress plugins, especially when hosting them at the WordPress.org Plugin Directory. In this post I share some esoteric readme.txt tricks that plugin and theme developers may find useful. You also may want to read about how to add your plugin to the WP Plugin Repository (i.e., […]
Here are some sweet code snippets for getting various types of server information. Includes more functions for getting and/or checking various types of WordPress, PHP, and SQL data. Strictly plug-&-play for quick reference and copy/paste usage.
Some quick copy/paste snippets taken from my dev/test theme, Introspection. Posting them here for reference so I can grab ’em as needed.