30 How to’ s.. plugins, themes, tips for WordPress

Apr 15, 2012Blog, Webdesign, WordPress

The new version of WordPress is around the corner and so it is time to summarize what’s over there and there.. We wrote this roundup for you to know about latest how to’s.. useful plugins, tips for WordPress we came around. Hope you we will find them fresh and useful for your need. If you have any suggestions, feel free to share them in the comments area.

How to’ s.., useful Code Tips

20 Tips for WordPress Optimization – WordPress works great out of the box, but there are always ways to improve it to give yourself a faster, leaner site.

21 Most Wanted WordPress Admin Page Hacks – These days every other WordPress blogs look more or less similar, to stand uniquely, you need to tweak it using quality hacks.

Custom wp-login.php Logo & Url without hacks – quick tutorial on how to change the WordPress logo and url to wordpress.org on the wp-login.php page, without having to change any line of the original code. Open the functions.php of your theme of choice and add this new functions.

// Custom Login Logo
function my_custom_login_logo() {
echo '<style type="text/css">
        h1 a { background-image:url('.get_bloginfo('template_directory').'/images/logo-login.png) !important; }
        body.login { background: #000;min-width: 0px;}
        .login #nav, .login #backtoblog { text-shadow: none;}
// Custom Login Url
add_action('login_head', 'my_custom_login_logo');
function my_custom_login_url() {
  return site_url();
add_filter( 'login_headerurl', 'my_custom_login_url', 10, 4 );

How to Add a Login/Logout Link to Your WordPress

add_filter('wp_nav_menu_items', 'add_login_logout_link', 10, 2);
function add_login_logout_link($items, $args) {
        $loginoutlink = ob_get_contents();
$items .= '</pre>
	<li>'. $loginoutlink .'</li>
    return $items;

WordPress Editor – disabling wpautop()

//disable wpautop filter
remove_filter ('the_content',  'wpautop');

Remove the Title Attribute from WordPress Category and Page Lists

function categories_without_title_attribute() {
$categories = wp_list_categories('echo=0');
$categories = preg_replace('/title=\"(.*?)\"/','',$categories);
echo $categories;

How To Display a Message on Old WordPress Posts

<!--?php $post_age = date('Y') - get_the_time('Y'); if($post_age --> 2 && in_category('4') ) { ?></pre>
<div class="old-post"><strong>This post was originally published in <!--?php the_time('Y'); ?--></strong>

The tips and techniques explained may be outdated.</div>
<pre><!--?php } ?-->

WPFunction.Me – lets you quickly build all the functionality you need for your next WordPress project!!!


Best Responsive WordPress Themes | WordPress Themes 2012 – one of the most noticeable trends for the upcoming year is responsive layouts.

10 Best New ThemeForest WordPress Themes of 2012 – ThemeForest is one of the most demanding market place, where an individual can easily find WordPress themes of almost every category.

30 Free and Premium WP Themes From March 2012 – best thing about these themes is that they are cleaned and optimized wordpress themes, so they would not disturb your budget!

10+ Free Blank WordPress Themes to build your new WP-Site – Good thing about Blank WordPress Themes is they have all the functionality of a typical WordPress theme but almost none of the styling, giving you the possibility to customize your own layout.

Free Corporate WordPress Themes 2012 – Business themes continue to be one of the biggest areas of WordPress theme development.

Bones – HTML5 WordPress Starter Theme. Bones was created to make Developer’s lives easier. It’s meant to be hacked and edited until it fits the mold you’re looking for.


10 Must Have WordPress Plugins for the Modern Blogger – compilation of amazingly useful WordPress plugins that shouldn’t miss from the dashboard of any hardcore WP user.

A plugin that allows you to customize the WordPress admin bar – The Custom Admin Bar lets you add a logo, text, and links to the WordPress admin bar – all in a few quick clicks!

Admin Bar Login – if you’re running a site where most visitors need to be logged in before doing anything useful, you probably want to make it as easy as possible for them to log in or register.

An excellent free WordPress membership plugin, start your paid membership site today – Lite version of the most powerful, easy to use and flexible membership plugin for WordPress, Multisite and BuddyPress sites available. Offer downloads, posts, pages, forums and more to paid members.

An excellent free WordPress chat plugin – Host your own live chat sessions, interact with your visitors and boost your sales, without needing any third party javascript or other code – works great with buddypress and multisite too.

User Meta Pro | WordPress user management plugin – User Meta Pro allows frontend profile, frontend registration, frontend login with extra fields in your WordPress site and many more… / $19

Profile Plugin WordPress – Profile Builder Pro – With Profile Builder – Profile Plugin for WordPress you can customize your website by adding front-end registration, profile and login forms. / $39.99


WordPress Security Plugin – The importance of a secure blog can never be under-estimated – Securing your website allows you to make your readers/visitors/clients feel safer.

Protect your WordPress site with .htaccess – Paul Maloney shows you how to secure your WordPress site with .htaccess.

How to reset your WP Password in PHPMyAdmin – if you are in a trouble of lost log in info.

WordPress Blog Hacked — Now What? – My WordPress blog has been hacked; or at least I think its been hacked. What do I do now? The WordPress Exploit Scanner plugin can help detect damage so that it can be cleaned up.


Share Your Posts on Facebook With a Preview Image and a Description – plugin to set, for each post of our blog, an image and a short summary that will be shown on Facebook every time a post is shared.

How to Add Infinite Scroll to your WordPress Blog – there is a new trend started by popular sites (such as facebook and twitter) in which they automatically load the next page content once the user hits the bottom of the post.

jQuery Smooth Scrolling Plugin | Page Scroller – Add Animated Page Targets To Your Website. Page Scroller is a simple and elegant navigation plugin that adds smooth scroll functionality to your web page.

How To Create An Options Page For Your WordPress Theme – options panel for the WordPress Classic theme. The methods you will learn will allow you to very easily integrate it into an existing theme you’re working on.

How to Get Facebook, Twitter, and RSS Counts {WP} – You will have seen blogs showcase their Twitter, Facebook, and RSS counts with typography. With these numbers in plain text, you can style them into your website far more effectively.

Where to submit free wordpress themes? – list of websites where you need to submit your wordpress theme.


Graphic and website designer, currently, I attend to the maintenance of about thirty sites for existing clients as well as creating websites for the new ones. In my free time, I get into the secrets of the world of Linux, SSH, WP-CLI and I’m preparing this blog.

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