Posts Tagged ‘WordPress’

9 WordPress Plugins For Education Sites & Teachers

Tuesday, December 13th, 2011

The school year started a couple of months ago but the new semester will be starting soon. There are a number of WordPress plugins that can assist educators in setting up an online course management or lessons site. Most are geared for higher education but they can probably be adapted for other levels.

Link: (Anti) Social Development

How To Exclude Specific Pages, Authors, & More From WordPress Search

Sunday, December 11th, 2011

In the past, we have shown you how to exclude pages, and other post types from WordPress search. But what if you want to exclude a specific page, author, category, and tag from WordPress search? What if you want to exclude it from search, feed, archive, and front page? Well than you are in for a treat. In this article, we will show you how you can exclude specific pages, authors, categories, and tags from WordPress search, feed, archive, and front page.

First thing you need to do is install and activate the plugin called Simply Exclude. Upon activation, a new menu will be added called “Simply Exclude”. You will see there is an option for tags, categories, authors, and pages.

Link: WP Beginner

How To Reset Your WordPress Database To Default Settings

Thursday, December 8th, 2011

Have you ever found a need to reset your WordPress database to default settings? If you have WordPress on a local server or online for testing purposes, you probably found yourself thinking of a way to reinitialize your WordPress database back to its default settings. A lot of folks simply reinstall WordPress, but there is an easier solution.

Link: WP Beginner

How To Use Thumbnails With Previous & Next Post Links In WordPress

Wednesday, December 7th, 2011

One of our users asked us on our Facebook page: How to use thumbnails for previous/next post navigation in WordPress. The next_post_link and previous_post_link functions doesn’t have a simple enough thumbnail parameter which a new developer can simply turn on and off. In this article, we will show you how to use post thumbnails with previous and next post links in WordPress.

Link: WP Beginner