Tag Archives: WordPress

Using “jQuery” instead of “$” in WordPress

In jQuery, the dollar sign character ($) is a shortcut used to represent “jQuery”. You can start your expressions like this: $(‘.content’).css(‘color’,’red’); But, other JS libraries and frameworks also use this character, so with WordPress you must use “JQuery” instead … Continue reading

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Add menu to theme in WordPress

“header-menu” is the name of the menu. You can get that name in the Appearance / Menus section, or create a new one, or rename the default menu. <?php wp_nav_menu( array( ‘theme_location’ => ‘header-menu’ ) ); ?>

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WordPress asking for FTP info when trying to install plugins, themes, updates, etc.

I was having this issue with a site and the fix was to add the FTP info to the wp-config.php file. Keep in mind that I had FTP info that worked using an FTP client, but that same info did … Continue reading

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9 Problems With WordPress You Didn’t Know About (And How to Fix Them)

Great post from themetrust.com about WordPress security and performance.   themetrust.com/9-problems-with-wordpress-you-didnt-know-about-and-how-to-fix-them

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Web fonts not showing up on your WordPress site?

Don’t you hate it when you spend 30 minutes on an issue, and when you finally find the answer, you go… oh yea, now I remember? I had some custom fonts on my site that I was loading using @font-face. … Continue reading

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15 Advanced Security Tips To Make Your WordPress Site Bulletproof

Very important WordPress security tips. https://www.corephp.com/blog/15-advanced-security-tips-to-make-your-wordpress-site-bulletproof/

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Find WordPress database info

In the root folder of the site, look for a file called wp-config.php.

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Convert HTML to WordPress

Pretty clear article on making a basic WordPress theme from existing HTML. https://thethemefoundry.com/blog/html-wordpress/

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Remove search box from main nav menu

Remove search box from main nav menu: Go to ‘Appearance > Editor > Header (header.php) Find the following close to the end: <?php get_search_form(); ?> Remove it, or, replace it with the follow: <!– <?php get_search_form(); ?> –>

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Change the page that the blog displays on

SETTINGS –> Reading –>

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