I’ve collected some cool articles which will give you tips to make better use of WordPress
01. Preventing your site from being indexed, the right way
Useful article which shows the correct way of preventing your site from being indexed by a search engine.
02. 14 security tips for your WordPress installation
Practical tips to secure your WordPress installation.
03. How to protect WordPress from spam?
Tutorial which give you useful tips to stop spam on your wordpress blog
04. 20+ Awesome Non-Blogging Websites Using WordPress as CMS
Examples of websites which are using WordPress as a CMS, very cool!
05. How to Create Multiple Dynamic Sidebars for WordPress Widgets
Tutorial which allows you to create multiple synamic sidebard for WordPress widgets.
06. Use jQuery 1.4 by default on your WordPress blog
Great WordPress hack to enable jQuery by default on your site.
07. Tips and hacks for creating your own WordPress theme
Great tips and tricks for all theme designers, and those who want to tweak their theme!
08. How To Add Gravatars For The Post Author in WordPress
Now that Gravatar support is part of the WordPress core adding them into your WordPress theme is easy. Adding them to your comments has been documented. How about adding them to your post titles to highlight the comment author? Within the loop? That’s fairly easy too.
09. How to add videos to your WordPress sidebar
YouTube has become a bit of a phenomenon on the Internet, and everyone’s rushing to embed videos into their blogs. This is actually a fairly neat thing, especially if you blog a lot about videos or have videos that will emphasize the importance of your posts.
10. How to Get Short Branded Urls with WordPress
With social media marketing on its peak, and URL shortening service at it’s highest demand, bloggers are turning to services like tr.im, bit.ly, or even ekey.us. There are two disadvantages of using these services. First they are not brandable, and second they are not reliable as tr.im said they will be closing down. Much thanks to a powerful script like WordPress, we can now use it to create short URLs and have our brand in it.
11. Automatically resize pictures on your WordPress blog
While it is very cool to add pictures to your blog posts, dealing with image sizes can be a bit tricky sometimes, especially if you have no skills about image resizing. The solution to this problem is to use Timthumb and WordPress shortcode API. Just read on to find out!
12. How to List Recent Posts from One Category
Wordpress hack which give you the power to list recent posts from one category
How to Separate Comments and Trackbacks
Most wordpress themes out there (by default) combine both comments and trackbacks / pingbacks together and display under the same list. But why bother separating them? Simply to make things looks more organize so your blog commenters have a clearer picture what are the comments, what’s not. Doing it is not hard, but you need toe be using independentWordpress blog (not the wordpress.com), provided with access to change comments.php. Prepare your favorite editor, and here we go.
13. Protect your WordPress blog using .htaccess
The .htaccess file have lots of possibilities. Today, let’s see how we can protect our WordPress blog from scripts injection, and unwanted modification of _REQUEST and/or GLOBALS.
14. A to Z of WordPress .htaccess Hacks
The .htaccess file allows you to easily improve your blog’s security, reduce bandwith and increase usability. In this post we’re going to look at 26 .htaccess hacks, from A to Z.
15. 4 Contact Form Solutions For WordPress
The contact form is a simple thing and often overlooked both in adding one and styling it. This post will address that with a number of options for creating a contact form that can be added to a WordPress blog site.
16. Best Practices for Creating Unique Blog Posts
Some golden rules you should follow when creating blog posts.
17. Hide Individual WordPress Pages
If you’ve downloaded a WordPress theme that has been made available to the general public, it is likely that, by default, it has some code that automatically inserts your WordPress pages directly into your theme without any manual coding. This is a really great feature most of the time, but sometimes there are certain pages you’d like to not display in your menu or not display at all (search results page comes to mind).
18. How To Add Bio Info To Your WordPress Blog Posts
Add your blog Bio info to your blogposts.
19. How To Set Up a Sideblog
Great article about creating your own side blog.
20. How to Create a WordPress Login Form Overlay
WordPress is more than just a blogging tool. It can be used as a Content Management System (CMS) for many different purposes. It has a built in system for most things you would have to code yourself, or pay for an expensive custom application. With a little creativity, you can use basic features to power almost anything you want.
21. Tutorial: Creating Custom Write Panels in WordPress
Everyone knows that WordPress is one of the most, if not the most, popular blogging systems on the internet today. With its out of the box features, plugins, and great theming community, its no wonder WordPress has been accepted as today’s standard. However, sometimes you just want to add a little more.
22. Page Sensitive Multi-Level Navigation
While most sites don’t need incredibly deep page navigation there are situations that justify a hierarchy beyond the typical 2 – 3 levels. Unfortunately that can be cumbersome for top navigation drop-downs (more than 1 level of drop down is too much IMHO) so another solution needs to be found.
23. Add a favicon to your WordPress blog using a hook
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