WordPress, as awesome as it may be, has it’s funny streaks – with all due respect to the developers who have done some very respectable work. As of version 3.5, the “Link Manager” no longer appears on new installs, and that of course just after I decided to use “Link Manager” for my Links Page.
It can be brought back with a plugin, but why install yet another plugin when the code appears to still exist in the WordPress distribution?
A simple one-liner fixes this problem …
Whenever creating a website, I typically first play at home on a testserver. Once I’m satisfied, I transfer the content to a production server.
In the past this was rather straight forward since I had developed the website from scratch. But when I started playing with WordPress this seemed a bit more cumbersome.
In this article I’ll show you a simple guide on how to copy or move your WordPress site to another server or to another domain in 5 steps.
A short description how to add your own ShortCodes to your WordPress based website.
One of the reason why WordPress is so popular is the ability to customize. This can be done with the enormous amount of (often free) plugins, or by writing custom code utilizing the WordPress powerful backend.
One of those customizable things are the so called “Shortcodes” where a simple tag (like a macro) handles a complex task or repetitive work.
I’ll show you in this article what Shortcodes are and to how to create your own custom ones with a simple example.