Today we will share with you 5 useful tutorials for WordPress. You will learn more about progreamming, plugins, themes, design and functional sides. Tutorials are provided by WPTUTS.COM
Two Ways to Develop WordPress Plugins: Functional Programming
Functional programming is probably the style with which you are most familiar – and almost universally – is the style used in the various WordPress code snippet websites floating around the internet. For this reason it can sometimes be viewed as ‘entry level’ programming: the style employed by beginners until they’ve learnt to master object-oriented programming. This is incredibly misleading, because while functional programming is much simpler, it is not in itself inferior.
5 Essential Tips on Social Media Integration for WordPress
These days, being social is everything for websites – especially for blogs. Even search engines take account of websites’ activity on social media, so ignoring social networks and focusing on ancient SEO techniques is also out of question.But how do we integrate our website into social media? In this tutorial, we’re going to go through 5 essential tips on how to be more social.
We’re going to be using the incredible fancyBox jQuery plugin (script) to demonstrate the implementation of the lightbox, but the same principles can apply to most lightbox scripts. This tutorial is going to be primarily taught through a 15-minute screencast, but I’ve also included some brief written instructions too.
One of the downsides of running a successful WordPress blog is that some people want to take advantage of your success by posting “spam comments” on your blog and trying to get more visitors. Sometimes they do it with robots, sometimes with home-made browser extensions, sometimes manually – just like a normal human being. Not cool. But thanks to WordPress’ flexible architecture, there are numerous ways to prevent them. In this article, we’ll go through 6 easy and efficient methods to have a spam-free WordPress blog.
Integrating Google Rich Snippets Into a WordPress Theme
We’re all familiar with the way Google presents search results – with a page title and a little snippet of text for each result. With Google Rich Snippets we can add useful information to the web search result snippet to make it stand out from other results and ultimately attract more visitors. While there are already plugins that provide this kind of functionality in WordPress, there are situations when relaying on a third party plugin is not advisable. In this tutorial, we are going to integrate the microdata format into WordPress theme markup to display a culinary recipe, and make it compatible with Google Rich Snippets’ requirements.