Using Custom Fields In Your WordPress Template

/ Wordpress / by Paul Robinson / 9 Comments

While you no longer need to use custom fields to help show post images they are still an extremely useful tool for theme developers. They can be used for all manner of different things, from displaying favorite films to showing what products a design is available on. In this tutorial we are going to look at how to use them.

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WordPress Conditional Tags

WordPress Conditional Template Tags

/ Wordpress / by Paul Robinson / 0 comments

Despite being a very useful feature in WordPress I have noticed that, in my experience, some WordPress users don’t know they exist. Here we take a quick look at why conditionals are, what they are used for, and even show a small example.

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Optimizing WordPress For Shared Hosting

/ PHP, Wordpress / by Paul Robinson / 111 Comments

There are lots of websites hosted on shared hosting in this age, and the majority are probably running WordPress. While it’s a great application once set up with plugins it isn’t the lightest one on the block. Here we are going to look at making WordPress as shared server friendly as possible.

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Category Based Related Posts For WordPress

/ Wordpress / by Paul Robinson / 9 Comments

A great idea for some WordPress blogs is to have a related posts widget. However they generally require a plugin to work & too many plugins can slow down even the leanest (and most optimized) WordPress blog. Here is a great alternative to using a plugin.

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Using AJAX In WordPress Video Tutorial

/ Wordpress / by Paul Robinson / 21 Comments

Using AJAX in WordPress can be a tricky business. I’ve already explained how to use it in previous tutorials here on Return True, however after several requests I’ve finally made a video tutorial to give a more detailed explanation.

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