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Shaken and Stirred Web: Kick-ass WordPress Themes and Templates. Many people go overboard when installing plugins to extend WordPress’s functionality. Unless you are adding functionality that you really need, then it isn’t necessary. One of the main reasons to avoid overloading WordPress with a plethora of plugins is performance. It’s pretty simple; the more plugins you are running means your site requires higher horsepower, so to speak. Additionally, the more plugins you run increases the odds that one of the plugins will conflict with another. In a perfect world all plugins and themes would be developed following a particular set of standards that would help insure conflicts would be avoided, however that isn’t currently the case.

Widgets Reloaded. Restrict Categories. WP Dummy Content. One pain of theme development is setting up all the pages and blog posts in order for you to see how your site will look one by one by one.

WP Dummy Content

No more! WP-Dummy-Content is a WordPress plugin that will generate a bunch of pages, sub-pages and posts which you specify. Titles and content are automatically generated for you as well, and you have a few choices as to the type and length of content. One click generates an entire site.Choose what type of content to insert: single paragraph, multi paragraphs, styled (lists, blockquotes, links, etc.), or random.One click DELETES all content created by the plugin!

How to use Ajax in WordPress. Advertisement In the last few years, AJAX has crept onto websites and slowly become the way to create dynamic, user-friendly, responsive websites.

How to use Ajax in WordPress

AJAX is the technology that lets you update the contents of a page without actually having to reload the page in the browser. For example, Google Docs utilizes this technology when saving your work every few minutes. While there are a number of ways to use AJAX in WordPress — and all are “correct,” in the loose sense of the word — there is one method that you should follow for a few reasons: WordPress supports it, it is future-proof, it is very logical, and it gives you numerous options right out of the box. What Is AJAX? In a nutshell, AJAX is a combination of HTML, CSS and JavaScript code that enables you to send data to a script and then receive and process the script’s response without needing to reload the page. The thing to grasp about AJAX is how not different it is from what you’re already doing. Youtube with Style. Remember this plugin requires PHP5 and WordPress 3.0 and above.

Youtube with Style

When writing a page/post, you can use the follow tags: [youtube ]videoid[/youtube] example: [youtube ]eBGIQ7ZuuiU[/youtube] You can force the width and height, thumbnail, and autoplay of the player with the following shortcode: (this overrides the values in the settings panel) Youtube shortcode. A really simple and very lightweight plugin to embed customized Youtube videos & playlists anywhere in your blog or website using wordpress shortcodes.

Youtube shortcode

Documentation, live demos and support All documentation and demos are located at the plugin website. The plugin website is proudly powered by WordPress and nearly all posts show a live demo so you can check how Youtube videos behave under every scenario/configuration such as: Window resizing (resize the browser window to check how "fluid" videos adapt to fit)Mobile viewing (visit the website with your mobile and check how videos look)RSS viewing (subscribe to the feed and check how videos look in your RSS reader)Different parameters for the Youtube player What's more, I've added Uservoice feedback so you can share your ideas and issues. Information Takes Over » Blog-in-Blog Wordpress Plugin. Blog-in-Blog. Blog-in-Blog allows you to use the WordPress platform for it's CMS features, but still have a blog page on your site.

Blog-in-Blog

Posts selected by category, post_type, tag or any combination thereof, can be used to feed the 'special' blog page, and can optionally be hidden from the home page. You can have more than one category hidden from the homepage (not post_types or tags). You can also use this plugin to show posts on the same page from different categories, post_types or tags, but in several different blocks and using different layout templates.

If you find this plugin useful (especially if it gets you out of a fix in a commercial setting), please feel free to leave feedback via the donate button. I am grateful for those people who have already bought me a beer :) Important: In previous versions of the Blog-in-Blog plugin you might have edited bib_post_template.tpl. Inline Posts Plugin for Wordpress. Wordpress lets you create pages that contain static content.

Inline Posts Plugin for Wordpress

The Talks and About pages on this blog are two examples. Unfortunately, until now you could not include posts inside of these static pages. With my new Inline Posts Wordpress Plugin (version 2.1.2g) (2KB), you can! See the SWX Showcase and SWX documentation pages on swxformat.org for an example of the plugin in use. Sub Pages widget.