Tag: wordpress

  • What Is A WordPress Archive Page?

    What Is A WordPress Archive Page?

    When you are building a WordPress Theme, you have the option of adding a file named archive.php to your theme. It is optional because if you don’t have it, then the index.php will handle the output of archive type posts. Now as a refresher, an archive page in WordPress is referring to a collection of […]

  • How To Add Post Meta In WordPress

    How To Add Post Meta In WordPress

    In this article we will examine how to add post meta to a WordPress Post. So first off, what is meta? Well, you can think of meta as information about information so to speak. You are likely familiar with meta tags in HTML markup. These are used to provide information about a website. In this […]

  • How To Use wp_list_pages() To Create Parent and Child Page Menus

    How To Use wp_list_pages() To Create Parent and Child Page Menus

    In this tutorial let’s look at how we can handle working with links to and from parent and child pages in your themes. You might see these hierarchies referred to as top-level pages and subpages. WordPress makes it easy to link pages on your site in such a way so that your visitors can easily […]

  • How To Create Custom Templates For WordPress Pages

    How To Create Custom Templates For WordPress Pages

    Our adventures into this theme tutorial for WordPress is working out great so far. Of course, our current theme is a very basic example of what you can do when creating a WordPress theme from scratch. As we know, it is the index.php file that is handling most of the heavy lifting with regard to […]

  • How To Create A Custom Menu In WordPress

    How To Create A Custom Menu In WordPress

    Now that we know how to create a basic WordPress Theme from scratch, let’s take a look at how to create a custom navigation menu to our theme. This menu should have the ability to be controlled from the WordPress Dashboard. In other words, you should be able to go into the Dashboard and add […]

  • WordPress Theme Development Tutorial Step By Step

    WordPress Theme Development Tutorial Step By Step

    This is going to be a fun tutorial where we inspect how to create your own WordPress Theme from scratch. In fact, we’ll begin with absolutely zero files and zero lines of code. The only way to understand how WordPress Themes work, is to really jump in at a low level and do every single […]

  • How To Install WordPress on Laravel Homestead

    How To Install WordPress on Laravel Homestead

    The homestead virtual machine box for vagrant is a great way to set up your local testing and sandbox development environments. The cool thing about homestead is that not only can you use it for all of your Laravel specific development, but you can also make use of it for other projects like Slim, Symfony, […]