Create a WordPress Custom Plugin for Code

You'll often find custom code snippets on sites such as this one, asking you to paste them into your theme's functions.php. While this is useful, it's also dangerous because your code will simply get over written by the next theme update. The … [Continue reading]

Why Use Custom Post Types in WordPress?

The use case scenarios for custom post types are not always obvious. WordPress already has the "category" functionality, and you can have child categories as well. So what's the problem? Why would you want to create a completely new custom post type … [Continue reading]

Shared Web Hosting Deals Comparison

Updated: 18th April 2018 Here are the best shared hosting deals from various hosting providers. Note - these are affiliate links and I receive a commission for purchases made through them. However, it has no impact whatsoever on the data or … [Continue reading]

6 Best WordPress Plugins I Always Install

Each site is different, and a plugin that's useful for one might be completely useless for another. Still, there are a few best WordPress plugins that have a permanent home on whatever installation I work on. The list is the same today as it was the … [Continue reading]

How to Disable WordPress Plugins Manually

When your WordPress site suddenly crashes, it's time for quick action. Perhaps you've just installed a bunch of plugins all at once, or made changes to their code. Now you're facing the famous WordPress "White Screen of Death" and you don't know what … [Continue reading]

How to Set the Homepage in WordPress – in Pictures!

Wordpress started out as a blogging tool. Which means that by default, the homepage displays a list of all your posts in reverse chronological order. But for a business, this doesn't make a lot of sense. You want it to display your homepage instead. … [Continue reading]