You know WordPress comes with standart functions and we use many plugins or codes to give our blog a different look or functions.Of course we have to use these kind of plugins and hacks if we definetely need them.For a beginner the WordPress Codex is the best place to learn basic things but day by day as we improve ourselves in WordPress we look around for more functional codes.Today i want to share some WordPress Hacks and Tutorials which i’ve collected from many WordPress related blogs.I’m sure you will see many interesting hacks and will use them.
Notice:Don’t use them directly,i mean first back-up your database and files or just try in a test blog like me.So take no risk.If you need help about these hacks or tutorials just leave a comment in the original hack page.
Some blogger prefer using footers and not all the themes have footers.So if you want your blog with a footer follow these steps.
If you write a few posts in the same day or if you want to publish some upcoming events from other blogs you can easily do this by this hack.Just try it.You will love it.
Some page navigations are in the side bar and if you want to use them horizantally just follow this hack.
I don’t know if you need this kind of hack but i wanted to put in the list.With this hack you extend the user contact info and add for example Twitter or Facebook contact infos.
If you don’t want your blog posts list or recent comments list vertically you can use this hack to make it as in the image.It is a really great tab style in your sidebar.
This CSS hack gives a different look to your Tab Menu.If you want a rounded corner tab then you can do it as seen in the image.
When the user clicks on a single post,the post’s category is highlighted with this hack.A really cool hack.I like it.
When the author of the blog comments to any post then that comment box is highlighted and so your comment is easily separated from visitor’s comments.This is good if you answer your visitor’s comments so much.
When you use this hack your visitors can print the post with one click.Interesting hack.Like it.
RSS Feed must be modified as well, otherwise it will display every post in each category.This hack is for excluding the categories in the feed.
If you want to display posts in 2 columns then you can use this hack.It is a little bit hard hack but this will help while coding a wordpress theme.
This is a really cool hack.Ok,it is not a must but if you want to number the comments in any post as in the below image you can use this hack.
Normally you can use the feedburner code to display the Feedburner counts i your blogs but i’m sure you see many blogs not using the original counter code but a unique counter like text.If you want to display the Feedburner counter in full text use this hack.
If you want to separate your widgets by putting a line between them you can use this hack.
If you use Excerpt in your posts you see [...] instead of ”more” link.This hack removes the [...] from your posts.
To be honest i don’t know why and which kind of blog you use this hack but i just wanna put in the list.Interesting hack.
If you use user subscription in your blog and if you want to have a different styled login page you can do it easily.This hack is just what you need for this.
You know Google Ads are displayed only 3 times in any page and if you show more than 3 posts in your blog then you know the ads are displayed in the first 3 posts and the rest is displayed in blank.In order to show only in the first 3 posts ,use this hack.
Mostly categories are displaed in one colum and if you have for example more than 6 categories you can use this hack to display the categories in 2 columns.
You can show your categories as a drop down menu but how about the Tags.Just use this hack to show your tags in drop down menu.
Do you want to see which browser your visitors use?then this hack is for you.
I use some images for icons in multiply posts and I got very sick of looking up image link, inserting it and linking properly every time.Typing shortcode is way faster and more flexible then pre-made snippets(an understanding comment by a visitor)
Sometimes people how to include jQuery in wordpress so this tutorial is great if you wanna use jQuery plugins in your blog.
Great tutorial for creating a 4 column footer.You can do it however you wish.(colors,fonts)
In tha last few years many people write posts for other blogs and of course it is a good way to respect to the writer to insert the Author Bio below the post.You can do it easily with this tutorial
If you want to show your attachments in your post you can use this hack.
If you ant to create your own custom database error page you can use this hack.
Just take a look at the code page and you will understand what the hack is about.
Permalinks are important for Seo and i learnt that it is also important in the e-mails.If a post is sent to an e-mail,the link of the post displays as you see in the bwlow image.Interesting hack.Gonna try it.
Some bloggers have speed problems so these tricks and hacks help you speed up your wordpress blog.
If you want to make a hover menu as in the below this hack is just for your.Follow the steps,you can easily do it.
When a typical web surfer finds your blog and is greeted with the lovely 404 page, they will most commonly just click the “Back” button on their browser and continue browsing through the other search results. If your 404 page is setup correctly, you can often retain that traffic by either offering something funny to grab the readers attention or by offering a variety of methods for them to find the post they are looking for.(From the source)
If you want to display the post date in different style you can use this trick.I like it.
I don’t like when comments and trackbacks are mixed below the post.so if you want to separate them from each other you can use this hack.
If you use user registration in your blog you can give a different look to your login page with this trick.