Add events calender Install & Activate Installing the plugin is easy. Just follow these steps: From the dashboard of your site, navigate to Plugins –> Add New. Select the Upload option and hit “Choose File.” When the popup appears select the file from your desktop. (The ‘x.x’ will change depending on the current version number). Follow… Read more »

Add a Photo Gallery

Using the following plugin: After downloading the ZIP file, Log in to the administrator panel. Go to Plugins Add > New > Upload. Click Choose file (Browse) and select the downloaded zip file of the gallery. For Mac Users Go to your Downloads folder and locate the folder with the gallery plugin. Right-click on… Read more »

Replace header with image

If you would like to use an image instead of the text you have to replace the following code in header.php: <div id=”logo”> <h1><a href=”<?php echo get_option(‘home’); ?>/”><?php bloginfo(‘name’); ?></a></h1> <span id=”blogDescription”><?php bloginfo(‘description’); ?></span> </div> with this: <div id=”logo”> <a href=”<?php echo get_option(‘home’); ?>/”><img src=”link to image” alt=”” title=”” /></a> </div>

Installing more than one wordpress site locally

Pretend that your first site is not there and create a new one just like you did the first one. Just create a new folder under xampp/htdocs and install WP into it. Create a new database for the site and modify the new wp-config.php to point to that database. Heres the how to install… Read more »

Add a forum to your wordpress site

Here is a good plugin and tutorial on how to create a forum To edit go to Settings > Forum   Add to front end page – [bbp-forum-index] and Go to Forum and add new Forums Settings > General – check Anyone can Register For Registration page: [bbp-register]   And a lost password page: [bbp-lost-pass]… Read more »

Theme development continued

Once i have got my xampp up and running and wordpress installed i can continue with the tutorial:   Install the following developer plugins: and Here is a good guide for php newbies: Theme security: Untrusted data comes from many sources (users, third party sites, your own database!, …) and all… Read more »

How to create a wordpress theme

Here are some useful links when you want to create a wordpress theme: Important points: Theme sense (understanding the in and outs: Think about: Which files do I need to include in my theme? What roles do these files play? Why am I about to paste this bit of code into my theme?… Read more »

WordPress scheduler plugins

Here are some wordpress scheduler plugins: