Following up from my post regarding WooThemes StoreFront theme I thought it would be good to give an example if how you can add content to the StoreFront homepage, specifically a full-width slider under the header area.
This tutorial will demonstrate how to add a full-width slider to the StoreFront homepage using WooSlider from WooThemes, the same process will apply to any slider though.
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A quick easy way to increase your WordPress sites security is to enable 2 step authentication in WordPress Google authenticator app using a free plugin for WordPress to introduce this functionality to your site. By using WordPress Google authenticator it enables a 2 step login process on your WordPress site generating a unique code on a iOS or Android smartphone app to be used in conjunction with a users password when logging into your site.
A quick easy way to increase your WordPress sites security is to enable 2 step authentication in WordPress Google authenticator app using a free plugin for WordPress to introduce this functionality to your site.
By using WordPress Google authenticator it enables a 2 step login process on your WordPress site generating a unique code on a iOS or Android smartphone app to be used in conjunction with a users password when logging into your site.
There are several other services that allow for 2 step login authentication other than Google with one of the most popular alternatives being Duo Security, In this particular tutorial I will be focusing on the WordPress Google authenticator plugin and app which I personally prefer as a single app to use across all my WordPress installs along with many others site too.
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At some point in time either yourself or a client will be building a WooCommerce site any may want to display the total percentage saved on WooCommerce sale products. By default WooCommerce does not display the percentage the customer will save on a sale product but thanks to Gerhard Potgieter this is easily possible by using an a elegant little WooCommerce filter.
Below is a screenshot of how a standard unmodified WooCommerce on sale product displays, You will notice it’s recommended price has a strike through and the sales price is the visible one.
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Most things in WordPress are quite easily found in the admin panel some things like the actual ID number of a page can be elusive if you have pretty permalinks enabled though. This short tutorial will show you how to easily find a WordPress page ID from the admin section of you WordPress site.
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One of the most commonly requested features I see users of WordPress asking is “how do I add different background images for individual pages or posts on my site”. There are many approaches to achieving this from using purely CSS or alternatively PHP with WordPress conditional tags, what if you don’t have the skills required skill-set to write CSS or PHP though?.
Luckily there is a plugin available titled Background Per Page that allows you to specify background images for individual WordPress posts or pages from a new custom settings section that is made available after installing the plugin.
Install The WordPress Background Per Page WordPress Plugin
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This short tutorial will show you how to limit WordPress search results to specific post types when creating WordPress sites that have multiple custom post types added. To acheive this functionality we will use the WordPress pre_get_posts filter to hook into the default WordPress search query.
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This tutorial will show you how to easily embed WordPress.tv videos into your standalone WordPress installation using the WordPress.com shortcode format usually only available to WordPress.com site owners.
To achieve this we will be creating a shortcode and function that will allow us to copy the WordPress.tv video shortcode designed for WordPress.com rather than the HTML embed code that standalone WordPress users usually use.
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Recently WooThemes changed their affiliate provider to zferral which in turn changed all their affiliate links to a brand new URL structure. I have experienced this situation in the past with affiliate URLs and it can entail hours of changing all of your sites affiliate links to point to the new provider.
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WordPress hooks and action filters are used extensively within the WordPress core software functionality and just about every theme and plugin available for the WordPress uses them to in some fashion. If your new to the concept of hooks and filters within WordPress you may feel as though it’s too advanced a technique for you to wrap your head around. This isn’t the case though as once you do understand the simple nature of hooks and action filters you will almost certainly wonder how you got by without using them for so long.
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This WordPress tutorial will show you how to easily embed GitHub Gists into your WordPress posts by placing a small code snippet into your WordPress themes functions.php file. After you insert this code into your thmes functions.php you will be able to embed Github Gists into your WordPress post content by simply pasting the Gists url into your WordPress post editor.
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