How to Customize Posts in the WordPress RSS Feed

Many SEO plugins will offer a way to essentially brand your RSS feed to your website. However, not everyone wants to use an SEO plugin. This article will show you what to do to customize posts in the WordPress RSS feed. In order to get these snippets to work, you will...

Add Word Count to the WordPress Post Column

If you’ve ever wanted to see what a post’s word count is without editing a post one by one, then this article is for you. Read on to learn how to add a word count to the WordPress post column. There are 3 main functions here in this snippet. All you need...

WordPress Shortcode for Website Credits

Most themes handle notices in the footer quite well. We like to add custom items where necessary. Below you will see 2 options you can use to add a website credits shortcode to your website. To use one of them, add one to your child theme’s function.php file or...

What Is Gravatar and Why You Should Consider Using it

We’ve come to accept that an avatar is a visual representation of you online. It’s been this way for decades. It’s basically a small image of you, regardless of whether it actually is you or not. This little picture of you is next to your username when you...

New WordPress Website Settings Checklist

This overview is for a basic, vanilla installation of WordPress (WP). Think of this post as a new WordPress website settings checklist that you can build upon. Depending on what type of website you want to make and the tools you have available, your mileage may vary....

Useful Tips For Administering WordPress

We love learning new tweaks for WordPress. The more we learn, the more we see how versatile WordPress truly is. Quick Note on a Best Practice for Tweaks You should avoid putting your tweaks into the rewrite.php file since you will most likely have to re-edit the file...