Category: WordPress Hacks

  • Identify Authors With Gravatars

    Since WordPress version 2.5, it is easier to include the Gravatar of a comment author in the comments. WordPress offers a feature that is easy to use and it brings some parameters with. In order to use and how to include a Gravatar, I would refer to the article „Gravatar Use Easy“. But with this […]

  • Gravatars Use Easy

    Since version 2.5 of WordPress, Gravatar service is included in the core files. On one hand, you can use it to make the comment overview more nicely. But you can also integrate this function in your template and you don’t have to use a Plugin.

  • Dynamic Copyright Year In Your Footer

    The new year is already some days old but in many websites you still can see in their footer “copyright © 2006-2008 mysite.com”. Yeah Andy, on your blog too 😉 For everyone, who changes the year in their footer manually every year, here is a little tip:

  • Update Informations Only for Admins

    If you only want to let users, who are privileged to receive information about updates and plugins, you should copy the following code to your functions.php of your theme. These users have to have the right “edit plugin” (edit_plugins) to receive updates. Alternative: use the plugin Secure WordPress, the plugin has inside the function to […]

  • Adding A Private Page Into The Navigation

    If you use pages which have the state private, they will not be shown in the navigation. Nevertheless it can make sense to show this specific page in the navigation, if you want to provide easy access to this page for your users. The page should only appear to privileged users for sure. I will […]

  • Google News To Release With WordPress

    Google News can be a coveted platform. But Google needs for the aggregation a special format – News Sitemap. Basically you can create this format in two ways with WordPress. Both solutions will be presented here. I will talk about the second example more in detail, because I believe it shows very nicely how to […]