Add PDF Media Type Filters to WordPress Media Manager
May02

Add PDF Media Type Filters to WordPress Media Manager

By default in WordPress media manager there are three types of filter exist image, audio and video. One of most common file we upload is PDF format file and it would be nice to have a PDF filter option in your media manager. And you have came to the right place. Lets see how we can add PDF media type filters to WordPress media manager. Add the following code to your theme’s functions.php file function modify_post_mime_types(...

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Add Tag or Taxonomy in WordPress Media with Filter Option
May02

Add Tag or Taxonomy in WordPress Media with Filter Option

You might be a photographer or or run a photography blog. Then it is obvious that you want to give credit to all photographers. In WordPress you can do this easily. You just need to add a new tag or taxonomy like “Tag Photographer” and tag the name after uploading the image. Lets see how we can do this. First of all we need to create a taxonomy for the attachment post type, which is WP media post type. function...

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Understanding Proper WordPress Filesystem Permissions And Ownerships
Mar11

Understanding Proper WordPress Filesystem Permissions And Ownerships

When people talk about WordPress security, file permissions and ownership are usually the last thing on their minds. Installing security plugins is a good practice and a must for every WordPress website. However, if your file-system permissions aren’t set up correctly, most of your security measures could be easily bypassed by intruders. Permissions and ownership are quite important in WordPress installations. Setting these up...

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How To Schedule Events Using WordPress Cron
Mar11

How To Schedule Events Using WordPress Cron

I don’t know about you, but I wake up every morning with at least 10 emails that I didn’t have when I went to sleep. While most people probably know that these emails aren’t being sent manually by some sleep-deprived, coffee-fuelled intern, many people don’t understand the ins and outs of the systems that automate tasks such as sending email. What Is Cron And How Does WordPress Fit Into It? Cron is a system originally built for UNIX...

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How to Add or Remove Custom Column in WordPress Post or Page
Feb28

How to Add or Remove Custom Column in WordPress Post or Page

By default in WordPress post or page list there are about 5 or 6 columns you can see, which are perfect for most of the users. But sometimes you might want to add some extra column like how many times the post was vied or the thumbnail image associated with the post etc. Or you might want to remove some columns like comments or author etc. Yes you can easily add or remove custom column in WordPress post or page by adding some simple...

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Easily Add Character Counter to the WordPress Excerpt Box
Feb15

Easily Add Character Counter to the WordPress Excerpt Box

Many WordPress theme uses excerpt meta box data to show up in home page or any other category page. If you are not a WP developer or a regular user and using a theme where it is showing data from excerpt and looks like a mess then you must add character counter to excerpt. You just nee to add a simple code to your theme function. Let’s see how you can easily add character counter to the WordPress excerpt box. First of all if you...

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