30 useful wordpress tips

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In this article we are going to share very useful 30 wordpress tutorials.

1. How to Automatically Backup Your WordPress Site to Dropbox

Here’s how you can set up automatic backups of your WordPress site to Dropbox:

2. 8 Tips to Secure a WordPress Site

The tips in this post are designed to help make your WordPress installation safer and less likely to be hacked or spammed. If you’re short on time, just start at the top and work down. I’ve (roughly) ordered them so that the most important tweaks come first.

3. Adding Tabs to Sidebar

Creating tabs on WordPress sidebar with Yahoo! UI Library

4. Sidebar With Dynamic Contents

Every blog visitor has different habits, but many tend to ignore sidebars because they are always the same. Mixing things up and keeping the contents of the sidebar relevant to the post can make them a bit more likely to be noticed.

5. How to find WordPress themes, quickly and easily

Sometimes it’s not easy to find the perfect WordPress theme. There are a lot of WordPress themes out there, but the perfect theme can at times seem like a needle in a haystack

6. Allow Users To Submit Blog Post

This plugin allows you to add highly customisable forms to your website that allows non-registered users and/or subscribers (also configurable) to submit posts.

7. Paginated Comments

Give you the ability to break your comments into a number of search engine optimized pages.

8. Hiding Advertisements For Single Posts

Quick and easy way to hide advertisements for any particular post by making some minor changes to your theme.

9.  Ways to speed up your wordpress blog

Some quick tips on how to speed up your self-hosted WordPress site.

10. Common sense WordPress SEO strategy

It seems there is an epic, never-ending battle out there in the interwebs between those that argue Search Engine Optimization Matters and those that preach that Content is King. Of course, as in most things, the truth is likely somewhere in the middle.

11. Add a Custom Class in WordPress Menu Item using Conditional Statements

We wanted to add a custom class to a specific menu item only on single post pages. After looking around for a while, we could not find any solutio.

12. How to List Categories along with Their Posts

To help site visitor finding one or two categories, We can use default widget or wp_list_categories to list the categories. In some case, We want to display the categories along with their posts.

13 How to create attractive post images on your blog

This is really useful for everyone. This is a basic guide to attractive post images on blog. How you can improve your readers attraction and receiving some positive comments from your readers.

14 How to Add “delete” and “spam” Buttons to Your Comments

Comment section in a site is really important. It represent interaction between you and your readers. It also keeps posts alive and is an important indicator of a popular post.

15. Add Useful Links to WordPress Admin Bar

It’s easy to extend the bar to add new links of your own, or to remove links you don’t want (e.g. if the “Appearance” menu isn’t something you often need instant access to). You can see the end result in the image above.

16. A Beginner’s Guide to Optimizing WordPress Websites

WordPress websites are a lot like young athletes—skillful and full of promise, yet highly unrefined. In order to help your site reach its potential, you must provide coaching and assistance in certain key area.

17. 6 .htaccess Tricks for Better WordPress SEO & Security

Here are six htacccess tricks that will help improve the security and SEO quality of your WordPress-powered site.

18.  Automatically redirect to current page after login

When building a site using WordPress, you often need to redirect the user to the login page. Today, I’m going to show you how you can easily redirect the user to the current page after login.

19. How to manually update your WordPress login

If you need to change your WordPress login, the easier is to use PhpMyAdmin and execute a simple SQL query to update it. Here’s a quick recipe to show you how to proceed.

20. How to easily replace words in your posts

Imagine your blog was named “myblog” and you renamed it “mysuperblog”. Don’t edit your XXX posts to replace every single occurence! This extremely useful tip will do it for you, in just a minute!

21. How to Add Live Comment Preview to Comment Textarea without Plugin

The comment live preview feature helps the comment writer to see what they are writing in the comment form as they write. This feature works well to help prevent errors in spelling and grammar by giving the user a chance to see what they are writing before they post their comment.

22. Automatically add Twitter and Facebook buttons to your posts

Nowadays, most bloggers are using Facebook and Twitter to promote their posts. In today’s recipe, I’m going to show you how you can easily add Twitter and Facebook buttons to the bottom of your posts.

23. Redirect feeds to a single format

WordPress provides feeds in four different formats: Atom, RDF, RSS, and RSS2. These days, most people are only using the RSS2 format. So what about redirect Atom, RDF, RSS to RSS2? This is what I’m going to show you today.

24. Redirect feeds to a single format

WordPress provides feeds in four different formats: Atom, RDF, RSS, and RSS2. These days, most people are only using the RSS2 format. So what about redirect Atom, RDF, RSS to RSS2? This is what I’m going to show you today.

25. Track post views without a plugin using post meta

Add this snippet into the functions.php of your wordpress them then follow step 1. and step 2. to display the number of views for each post.

26. How to Resolve WordPress Custom Post Type 404 Error Issues

WordPress 3.0′s Custom Post Types are undoubtedly a valuable feature. They allow you to extend the platform like never before, but also can occasionally cause some problems when developing; most commonly 404 issues.

27. How To Create A Most Viewed Posts Widget For WP

In this tutorial I will show you how to develop a WordPress Premium Widget similar to the Popular Posts Bars Widget at CodeCanyon.

28. More WordPress Code Snippets and Hacks

When coding WordPress themes, especially if you do it regularly, its really useful to have a selection of code snippets in your toolbox to just ‘copy-n-paste’ as and when the functionality needs. Not just your most commonly used code, but also some snippets that can, when required, extend WP even further.

29. How to Add Buttons and CSS Classes to TinyMCE

As a developer you can easily code up the styles for that, but how do we make it easy for the clients to select the paragraph they want to style in this manner.

30. How To: Add post ratings to your WordPress blog

One of the best (and free!) plugins for this purpose is WP Post Ratings, in this post I will show you how to install and setup this plugin.