How to Add the Official Twitter Follow Button in WordPress

witter is extending its functionalities to the wider world wide web. It all started with the official tweet button, then the Twitter Anywhere Platform , and recently the new official twitter follow button. You are probably wondering what the heck is this twitter follow button? What is different in the Twitter follow button, and the […]

Remove Private/Protected from Post Titles

I had the situation come up where I need a password-protected post in WordPress. Of course that is super easy in WordPress, you can set up a password for it right in the “Publish” box before publishing. But by default, WordPress appends “Protected: ” to the front of the post title, before and after the […]

How to Use the New “Post-Thumbnail” Feature in WP 2.9

Up until the release of WordPress 2.9, setting up “post-image” support for your blog was a bit more tedious a task than it really needed to be. Luckily, that’s no longer an issue. I’ll show you how to get setup in this four minute video quick tip. View full post on WordPress Tutorials

Action Hooks – the simplified version

There’s no point in hacking around with the WordPress core code. You still see people doing it sometimes and happily showing off their results, but it just isn’t a good idea. Nobody else can use it without making the same hack(s), which aren’t carried through an automatic update anyway. View full post on WordPress Tutorials

Display Separate Counts for Comments, Pingbacks and Trackbacks

In WordPress, there are three ways to respond to a post: you can leave a comment, leave a trackback, or just link to the post to create a pingback. When displaying all of the responses to your posts, it’s a good idea to separate the comments from the pingbacks and trackbacks. Uninterrupted comment threads are […]