Here’s a useful little code snippet that you can use to edit the Wordpress login screen styling without altering the core CSS files. In this example I’ll demonstrate how to replace the Wordpress logo on the login page. Continue reading
Learn how to add your custom options page to one of the existing Wordpress admin menus.
In this example I’ll demonstrate how to create a simple options page that allows the user to add a telephone number which will be displayed in the top right corner of a site. Continue reading
By using a post’s featured image you can display a custom thumbnail beside your latest posts.
Although Wordpress creates thumbnail images automatically (small, medium, and large) you can tell Wordpress to create custom thumbnail sizes. Continue reading
September 7, 2012
Comments Off on WordPress Functionality Plugin to Accompany Functions.php
When customizing a Wordpress site it’s common practice to add tweaks and functionality to a theme’s functions.php file. As I learned recently however, this is not always the best approach.
An interesting article on WP Candy points out the disadvantage of linking site functionality to a theme that will inevitably change some day. The proposed solution is to create a functionality plugin separate from the functions file. Continue reading