What Is the functions.php File in WordPress?

Every WordPress theme comes with a function.php file or the theme functions file. In this post I’ll explain where to find it, and why it’s better to not modify it directly. Though each theme has its own functions.php file, it is only the active theme’s functions.php file that is activated when the site loads. Inside… Continue reading What Is the functions.php File in WordPress?

Is WordPress Free?

If you are reading this article, you are most probably already a little bit familiar with WordPress and want to know more about it. WordPress is the most popular CMS out there for you to quickly create a website. Even if we don’t talk about content management systems and just website development in general, WordPress… Continue reading Is WordPress Free?

How to Create Your Website’s Homepage with Elementor

In this tutorial, we’re going to walk through the various ways you can create a homepage with Elementor. Then, we’ll take a look at some tips to help you get better results—with visitors and search engines—from your homepage. The homepage is arguably the most important page on a website. Even if visitors don’t initially land… Continue reading How to Create Your Website’s Homepage with Elementor

How to Learn WordPress

Free WordPress Courses for Beginners Follow along with these two epic free courses for beginners and learn the basics of WordPress. With these guides you can go from knowing nothing whatsoever, to being able to create a WordPress website and even begin editing and coding your own themes. Subscribe to the Tuts+ Youtube channel for… Continue reading How to Learn WordPress

Insert a Calendar Into WordPress With the Pro Event Calendar Plugin

Displaying a calendar on your website is a must for many business owners. Calendars are the best way to share all the upcoming events that your business has with your audience. However, the various calendar plugins available on the market often have too few features, expensive add-ons, or are too complicated to set up.  In… Continue reading Insert a Calendar Into WordPress With the Pro Event Calendar Plugin

How to Add a Free WordPress Post Slider to Your Site

In this article, we’re going to explore how to make posts slider in WordPress by using a slider plugin. We’re going to use one of the best WordPress slider plugins—Responsive Posts Carousel. More often than not, when you’re creating your website, you would like to have a carousel on your website which displays posts filtered… Continue reading How to Add a Free WordPress Post Slider to Your Site

Adding Custom Hooks in WordPress: Custom Actions

One of the cornerstones of building custom solutions in WordPress is having an understanding of hooks. In and of themselves, they aren’t terribly difficult to understand, and we’ll be covering a short primer on them in this tutorial. But if you’re looking to get into more advanced WordPress development, it’s worth knowing how to implement… Continue reading Adding Custom Hooks in WordPress: Custom Actions

How to Install a WordPress Plugin

One of the challenges of writing articles focused on web development and software development is making sure anyone and everyone who wants to learn a skill is able to do so. When you provide as much content as Envato, it can often be a challenge to make sure you’re educating everyone. This includes people who are… Continue reading How to Install a WordPress Plugin