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    Save Time Using WordPress Shortcodes

    Some repetitive task like twitter code addition in every post may be troublesome for us. There is a simple way that we can do by typing something like [shortcode]. This allowing us to call a php function in any place of the site and saves time. Continue read on to find how to use them.

    Disable Comments and Pingbacks in Old Posts

    Somehow after a period of long time, we still receiving comments and trackbacks for our old wordpress posts. This maybe troublesome for us to approve if it is require moderation and moreover if they are likely more to spams and hot-linking only. However, the is an easy hack where you can disable comments and trackbacks after a certain period the post was published.

    How to Override the Page or Slug Permalinks in WordPress

    Permalink or slug is one of the most important entity of search engine's 'main food' which they will prioritize and then index it for searching. A good slug or permalink may bring more visibility to search engines and that is what we already know about. But sometime we may facing trouble in updating permalink or slug, even after we delete the page or post in Wordpress. Let see how we can fix this..

    Display Multiple Ads After Any Post Number

    Sometime we may need to add an advertisement or adsense ads after our first post. That is quite easy to do. However, how if we want to add multiple advertisements after certain number of posts? See how it can be done..

    Customize WordPress Login Logo With Your Own Logo

    At login page into Wordpress admin, we may see same default wordpress logo. This may be boring for some people. Using different logo can give added value and expressing the identity of certain website, while it may means nothing at all. Anyway, in order to customize wordpress login page logo into your own logo can be achieve in two ways.

    Increase Timeout for Slow Server

    It is already known that Wordpress has built-in auto download and install feature. It is very convenient to have. However, for some reasons, we might be facing error timeout. Wordpress do not manage to get updated automatically, or not happening at all. One problem might because of slow server.

    Limit WordPress Excerpt by Word Count

    Rather than using normal Wordpress default excerpt function, which we specified how many words will appear according to what we have typed, we can limit the_excerpt() or get_the_excerpt() by a specific word count for all posts.

    How to Exclude Pages from Search Results

    By default, all the search results from Wordpress will include pages and posts. However, we might want to be able to exclude pages from the search results, and bring results only from posts. To change this default behavior, it is actually quite simple.

    Make Your Title Tag SEO Friendly Manually

    Wordpress title tag plays important role of making your site more visible and SEO friendly, so that it can tell the search engine spider of what your site is about and allows your site to be indexed to the relevant search terms and keywords. There are other ways of customizing your site's template or theme title tag for SEO friendly manually rather than using plugins that are many available today. Follow these simple steps.

    How to Create SEO Friendly Search URL

    Mostly, whenever we searched for any keyword in a website search box, it will redirect us to a search results page with unfriendly search urls. Usually these kind of url does not make any sense to us and quite confusing for us to read. However, there is a simple plugin that may solve this problem and gets us a more SEO friendly search url.

    How to Separate Comments and Trackbacks

    Most of wordpress default theme post or page will have comments and trackbacks in the same list. Sometime we can never differentiate between those two. Simply to make them more organize, there is a way to separate between comments and trackbacks. In order for commenters to have a clear picture of what is comment and what is not, prepare your favorite editor and here we go.

    Protect WordPress Against Malicious URL Requests

    Around early September last year, many Wordpress sites were infected with malicious codes. It appeared in many forms and attacked certain files such as index.php, wp-config.php and etc. Removing the injected line of malicious codes manually and updating Wordpress to the newest version was some of the only way to recover. Recently, we came across this one plugin that may prevent those from happening again. Keep reading..