Use Shortcode and PHP Inside Widgets without Plugin

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Today we will learn how to extend WordPress widgets to execute shortcodes and PHP code without any plugin. In five minutes or less you can add support for: WordPress shortcodes in widgets Support PHP code in widgets Yeah, you heard it right five minutes or less. So without wasting time lets get started. Use Shortcodes […]

Thesis 2.0 is Available for Download

Long awaited Thesis 2.0 theme is available for download since October 1, 2012 and comes packed with a bunch of new features, actually let me correct myself the whole theme itself has changed and new thesis theme has been designed to make customizing the theme as easy as possible (no coding required). The best three […]

Add Custom Post Types to RSS Feed

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Custom Post Types bring wordpress closer to other professional CMSes however it comes with its own caveats. Thank goodness that there are always hooks and actions available to save us in such situtations. One such scenario is by default custom post types are not included in Wordpress main RSS feed. Today we will learn how to add custom post types to main RSS feed of your website/blog with a simple piece of code

How to Remove Sidebar from Thesis

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Customizing Thesis theme is really easy with powerful hooks and filters. Today we will learn a trick to hide the sidebars from some of the posts or pages while still showing it on other pages. It is really easy to do using “thesis_show_sidebars” hook.

How to Add Custom Page Titles in Thesis Theme

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Thesis theme is one of the best premium themes available out there. It makes customizing the theme and SEO so freaking easy and you can do this all without fiddling with the theme core files. Today I will show you the trick to add custom titles for your category, tags and archive pages. For better […]

How to Add Favicon in Thesis Theme

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Favicon, also known as a shortcut icon, website icon or bookmark icon, is a file containing a small 16×16 icon usually displayed in the browser address bar. It is used to display the identity of the website/blog. Creating a Favicon is pretty easy, especially if you have a good image to work from. If you […]

How to Customize Author Page in Thesis Theme

If you are the solo person behind your blog, the you can write all about you in the About page of the blog. What if you are running a multi-author blog, you would want to have a dedicated author page where the author can showcase his skills, blog, a few sentences about himself and also […]

How to Customize 404 page in Thesis

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Custom 404 page is your only chance to turn a lost visitor into a loyal reader of your website/blog. Customizing the 404 page in WordPress is really easy and even easier for Thesis Theme users. While “You 404′d it. Gnarly, dude.” is a semi-custom page since it does keep with your theme and design, you […]

How to Implement Google Instant Pages on WordPress

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Recent numbers from StatCounter, the web analytics service, shows that Google Chrome is gaining a significant share in the web traffic. It has risen to 3rd most popular web browser. That being said, you can expect about 20-25% of users coming to your website using Google Chrome so adding Chrome specific features to your website […]

Add Facebook Recommendations To Thesis Theme

Now, you have integrated Facebook Like Button, Facebook Comments and Facebook Like Box. Your Users must be sharing your content all over Facebook now, aren’t they ? I am sure at least you are sharing your content ;). Facebook Social Plugins also provide a widget which shows what people are sharing on Facebook and its called “Facebook […]