Many blogs preferred to display post excerpts instead of full posts on the Homepage (eg. WPTidBits). For many reasons, it is still one of the most selected methods of displaying posts list on the Homepage. While there are many arguments with both ways, let see what are the advantages and disadvantages with this method.
Some WordPress theme by default are using excerpt instead of full post to display post list on Homepage. Do you ever wonder why the the_excerpt() function displaying [...] at the end of the post excerpt? We don’t find this beautiful to see. Let us see how to remove it.
There might be a situation where a WordPress blog visitor would want to see an archive page with a complete list of all posts in a page. Not only they can be of help to widen the scanning area of which post they might want to read, but also improving the time of visitors at a certain page or post in terms of SEO because they have a wide list of posts to read after that by directly going to the archive page. The only drawback to it is the page would take quite some time to load all the complete post in the blog if they contain lots of images or videos. We can always use excerpt to level that. Follow us on how to list all posts in a page like our archives page!
One of the most discussed topics at the moment, amongst WordPress users is undeniably a responsive web design. It is in response to the vast type of users opting to use mobile devices like Android, iPhone, iPad, and tablets besides computer. These devices will use different size of resolutions each, which requires the website to response with the respected type of device’s resolution. Sounds like left behind? Do not worry. Herewith we present you with 22 free WordPress themes with responsive layout.
This might be known to most WordPress developer that sensitive with search engine optimization for WordPress title. But for newbies, this will be useful and should always be taken into account when developing a WordPress theme. Without using any plugin this hack is very essential.
There are too many useful WordPress plugins out there which provides different purpose and different benefits. To reach this far, we are using some of those many useful plugins that cover four areas of WordPress which are Search Engine Optimization, Security, Posting and Commenting, Social and Bookmarking. We are proud to share 30 useful WordPress plugins which is being used by WPTidBits as of date.
Installing wordpress is quite an easy task to do. It can be done in less than two minutes. However, the most crucial things to consider in installing wordpress are after installing itself. It can assure you to sit comfortably while leaving your site running smoothly without any worries of being hacked, spammed and exploited. Not only that, your site visitors can browse happily while your site looks nice, organized and neat.
Wordpress is the most popular blogging tools available to create beautiful website or blog. One of the main reasons is that it is free and priceless at the same time. The availability of enormous themes and plugins on the net makes it more valuable and easy to use. To run it we need a web server that can support web applications and it might not be free to have it. However there is a simple way that we can run wordpress locally on any computer without the need for us to pay a cent.
We have been using plugins to display random posts on our sidebar. As all may have known, avoiding the use of plugins may decrease the loading speed of any wordpress website. We have started using these very simple line of codes just to make that happen. So how do we display random posts in Wordpress sidebar without any plugins?
.htaccess, the file which controls the Apache webserver behavior, is very useful and allows us to do a lot of things, mostly for security reasons. Now let's see how these most popular .htaccess hacks can help us with our WordPress blog for security, functionality and usability.
Many free themes or blog templates out there comes with default search forms that has empty field without any text in its input area. We believe this is fine, but you can see that many themes also have already started to put default text inside the search form field.It has already become a web 2.0 trends and not just being used in search forms but other form fields also.