A neat trick in your themes is to display the search terms used by the visitor somewhere on the page. Here’s how to do it for visitor’s arriving at your site after searching in Google.
Creating your own custom shortcodes is another thing that WordPress makes very easy to do.
WordPress makes it drop-dead simple to create your own custom widgets.
Here is a cool snippet to display an external file anywhere in your WordPress theme.
WordPress makes it so easy to display external RSS feeds anywhere in your theme.
By default, WordPress does not display your post’s featured images in feeds. Fortunately it’s easy to do.
Quick tip o the day! Here’s how to reset your password using a simple SQL query.
Two little interesting tidbits about WordPress: must-use (mu) plugins and drop-ins. Do you know them?
Quick tip for the day: display short URLs using native WordPress functionality.
Never thought this was possible, and still don’t know for sure because I haven’t had time to test this code sample found in a pastebin. Included here in its entirety for reference.
By default, WordPress does not require any .htaccess rules to function properly. But if you want to enable pretty permalinks, a simple set of .htaccess rules must be included in your site’s root .htaccess file.
On most servers, the hidden .svn directories that are used for subversion are hidden and protected by default. If you’re paranoid or unsure of whether or not the svn files are protected automatically, you can use a slice of .htaccess to block all public access.