Beginners Guide to Styling the WordPress Login Page using Custom Login Page Customizer Plugin

WordPress is one of the best and easy to use content management systems we have today. It comes with a simple login page, which some people might not find appealing. In this tutorial, I am going to share a very simple way that one can easily customize the login page using the Adjusting the Logo’s … Read more

A simple guide to customizing the wordpress login form – without using a plugin

In this tutorial I will share various techniques which can be used to customize the wordpress login form. We will make the customization without using a plugin

Here are the things which we will cover

  • Customize the logo on the login form
  • Customize the logo url
  • Customize the logo title
  • Customize the login form field labels
  • Customize the login button text
  • Customize the background color of login form
  • Customize the background image of the login page
  • Hide the remember me checkbox

Lets start.

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How to selectively display widgets on specific posts or pages

WordPress by default display the widget every where. So if you want to display or hide the  widgets based on rules then you will need to make use of plugins.

In this tutorial I will cover 4 plugins which can be used to hide or display widgets in posts or pages control the widget visibility of specific post and pages. At the end o this post I will also share a code snippet for controlling the widget visibility based on conditional logic.

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How to remove the url field from the comment form

If you have ever run a blog, you must have faced the problem of comment spam. Spammers engage in comment spam for link building purpose.

One simple way to discourage spammers is to remove the url field from the comment form. This will ensure that spammers cannot use your comment form for link building purpose.

In this post I will share a small snippet which will remove the url field from your comment form.

I recommend you to use the code snippet plugin in order to run this piece of code. Using the code snippet plugin ensures that your changes remain intact even after you change your theme.

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Quick Tip – How to disable theme updates

In this post I will share a simple technique which can be used to disable theme update. This will prevent both automatic and manual updates.

Running an outdated theme is not the best practice, but there might be some use cases where not updating the theme is required. For this tip to work, you don’t need to make any changes to the core wordpress files.

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How to Insert Line Break in Widget Title

WordPress, by default, does not allow HTML tags in widget title.  If you try to add HTML tags in the widget title, they will be stripped before the widget content is output. So if you want to add Line Break in the widget title, you will need to perform some code jugglery.

In this post I will share a simple technique which you can use to insert line break in the widget title. The concept is simple.

We will create a filter which hooks into Widget_title filter and dynamically add the break tag.

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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 if you change the theme.

In this tutorial I will share a simple technique to add custom css to a specific Page or Post in WordPress. The best part is that we don’t need to make any edits to the templates files or the functions.php file. We will achieve this without using any custom css plugin.

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How to Bulk Import Users in WordPress

Its very easy to a manually create users in WordPress , but things are not easy if you want to add a bunch of users in one go.

WordPress does not have any inbuilt Import Users wizard, so if you want to add hundreds or thousands of users you are out of luck. You will either need to write some code or use an third party plugin.

In this post I will share a lightweight and a user friendly plugin which will let you import thousands of users with ease. All you need to do is to create a CSV files in a predefined formats and import it using the plugin.  Whats more, you can also bulk import the meta values. Here are the Steps.

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How to Link Widget Titles in WordPress without using a plugin

By default WordPress does not accept hyperlinks in the widget title.  Even if you enter a hyperlink , it will strip down all the html tags  and simply print out the text.  So basically in order to link the widget titles, we’ll need to find a way to make WordPress accept html in Widget Title.

The Snippet

Here is a little snippet which lets you add a hyperlink in the widget title. The snippet  makes use of widget_title filter and it will dynamically replace custom tags with actual html tags. You can use the Code Snippet plugin to run this piece of code.

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