How to add custom CSS in wordpress – without using any plugin

There are quite a few custom css plugins , however majority of them apply the custom css site wide. If you want to apply the css to a specific page, then one approach is to make edits to the theme functions.php file. However this approach is not recommended , as the changes will be lost […]

How to Highlight the Active Page in WordPress Navigation Menu

WordPress adds a class of .current-menu-item to menu item for the page which is being currently viewed by the user. In order to highlight the active page, you can simply add css to target this class. Simply use a custom css plugin to add the rules.

How to Display WordPress Login Form in the Sidebar

The one page WordPress site administrator’s use the most is the login page. And most of us have tried to customize the look of that page in one way or another. However, despite providing a custom look, the login page does not always have to be a separate page. On the contrary, you can easily […]

How to get the Widget ID in wordpress

In this Post I will share a short snippet which will display the widget id inside the widget form. One can also get the widget id by inspecting the html but I find that rather tedious and user unfriendly.  So I wrote this short snippet. All you need to do is include it on your […]

How to Show Posts from Certain Categories in WordPress SideBar

Category is an important feature of WordPress. By categorizing your posts, you can provide a properly organized site to your visitors. Unfortunately, WordPress does not provide lots of options when it comes to displaying category or related posts. In this regard, the only option you have is the Recent Posts widget. The simple and basic […]

How to Insert Navigation Menu inside a Page or a Post

In this Post I will share a technique which can be used to insert the Navigation Menu inside your content like Page or a Post. It is really simple and can be done without writing any code. The Idea Behind Well the concept is pretty simple. We will insert the navigation menu by embedding the […]

How to Backup your WordPress Website to Dropbox

Most of your will agree that backing up your WordPress website is a time-consuming and sometimes, a boring process. Despite being a crucial task, a fair portion of website owners fail to make regular backups of their sites. I sincerely hope you are not one of them. Nonetheless, there are some ways to make the […]

How to add Widget to Pages and Posts in WordPress

Widgets are very powerful and are extremely easy to use. However their usage is  limited to the widget ready areas.   What if you want to embed widget in a Page or Post? In this post I will cover a plugin which allows you to embed any widget in a Page or Post. The plugin […]

How to add Sticky Post to a Category Page

We all know how to add sticky posts in wordpress. Its trivially easy. By default the sticky post appears on the Blog archive. But what if you want to display sticky post on category archives? In order to do that you need to utilize the Category Sticky Post Plugin. Here are the Steps

5 Best Custom Code Plugins for WordPress

WordPress is an excellent blogging platform, we know that already. However, when it comes to including custom codes, WordPress does not provide any native option. For that purpose, you will need custom code plugins. These plugins let you do everything including inserting codes into the posts, pages or the functions.php file, highlight code, add code […]