Add events calender

https://wordpress.org/plugins/the-events-calendar/installation/ 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 the-events-calendar-x.x.zip 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: https://wordpress.org/plugins/photo-gallery/installation/ 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. https://wordpress.org/support/topic/installing-multiple-wordpress-sites-on-local-host 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 http://www.wpbeginner.com/wp-tutorials/how-to-add-a-forum-in-wordpress-with-bbpress/ 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: http://themeshaper.com/2012/10/24/wordpress-theme-development-tools-tutorial-2/   Install the following developer plugins: https://wordpress.org/plugins/developer/ and http://themeshaper.com/2012/05/15/introducing-the-monster-widget/ Here is a good guide for php newbies: http://devzone.zend.com/6/php-101-php-for-the-absolute-beginner/ 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: http://themeshaper.com/2009/06/22/wordpress-themes-templates-tutorial/ http://themeshaper.com/2012/10/22/the-themeshaper-wordpress-theme-tutorial-2nd-edition/ 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: https://wordpress.org/plugins/birchschedule/ http://codecanyon.net/item/timetable-responsive-schedule-for-wordpress/7010836