WordPress is a free and open-source content management system (CMS) based on PHP and MySQL. WordPress is installed on a web server, which either is part of an Internet hosting service or is a network host itself; the first case may be on a service like WordPress.com, for example, and the second case is a computer running the software package WordPress.org. An example of the second case is a local computer configured to act as its own web server hosting WordPress for single-user testing or learning purposes. Features include a plugin architecture and a template system. WordPress was used by more than 26.4% of the top 10 million websites as of April 2016. WordPress is the easiest and most popular blogging system in use on the Web, at more than 60 million websites.
WordPress is web software you can use to create a beautiful website, blog, or app. We like to say that WordPress is both free and priceless at the same time.
The core software is built by hundreds of community volunteers, and when you’re ready for more there are thousands of plugins and themes available to transform your site into almost anything you can imagine. Over 60 million people have chosen WordPress to power the place on the web they call “home”.
Hooks are very useful in WordPress. They allow you to “hook” a custom function to an existing function, which allows you to modify WordPress’ functionality without editing core files. In this article, we have compiled 10 extremely useful ready-to-use WordPress hooks, along with examples and coding explanations. (more…)
Are you finding issues in managing the image quality for your WordPress powered website/blog? If your answer is a “Yes” then this is a post just for you. Here, I’ve jotted down a list of few important pointers which allow you to reduce or even eliminate image blurring. I’m sure by the end of this post, you’ll be all geared...
Do you want to capture more data when creating a post or a page? Do you want to add some custom fields to your custom post type? With WordPress’s metabox functionality, you can! There are a few moving parts here, so let’s walk through them one-by-one. (more…)
WP_Query is an exceptionally powerful tool in WordPress. Every WordPress site contains a database that stores many posts (of many post types) that make up the bulk of that site’s content, and WP_Query is the best way to fetch or retrieve a given selection of those posts for processing. (more…)