How to Check if the Current Page is the Homepage in WordPress?

A WordPress website can have different kinds of pages like an about page, contact page, privacy policy page, author page, or homepage. Sometimes, when we are developing a theme, a plugin or implementing some other functionality in WordPress, it becomes important to determine whether the current page is the homepage. In this tutorial, we will… Continue reading How to Check if the Current Page is the Homepage in WordPress?

How to Create a Privacy Policy Page in WordPress

A Privacy Policy page is a page on a website where users and visitors can find a detailed statement about how the website or company collects, manages, and processes their personal information, such as name, address, email, sex, nationality, and so on. It states whether that information is kept confidential or is shared with third… Continue reading How to Create a Privacy Policy Page in WordPress

Best WordPress Importer Plugins

Your WordPress website contains a lot of data like user and customer information, sales, posts, products, images, media, reviews, comments, and so much more.  Consider the following common situations you may have to deal with at some point:  migrating your WordPress website from one hosting platform to another transfering customer information including sales, orders,… Continue reading Best WordPress Importer Plugins

What Is a Slug in WordPress?

What You’ll Be Creating Slugs. Slimy little critters that have a nasty habit of getting into your vegetable garden… Or maybe not! In this post, we’re talking about a different kind of slug, and that’s the slug that forms part of the address (or URL) of the individual pages and posts in your WordPress website.… Continue reading What Is a Slug in WordPress?

How to Add an Appointment Booking Calendar With a WordPress Plugin

The internet has revolutionized many services that before were tedious or time-consuming. Booking an appointment is a great example. Booking online not only saves time for the user but also the service provider. An appointment booking plugin makes it easy to manage their visitors, appointments and schedules in a well-organized manner. Business such as salons,… Continue reading How to Add an Appointment Booking Calendar With a WordPress Plugin

Instagram Create Improved Online Brand Awareness For Your Website

Would you like to get improved online brand awareness for your website seen by more users, grow a strong customer base who really relate to your brand, and get paid quickly? If so, then Instagram is your magical stick. A recent survey on social media reveals that Instagram has over 1 billion million monthly users.… Continue reading Instagram Create Improved Online Brand Awareness For Your Website

Get Started With WPBakery (Formerly Visual Composer)

Writing HTML, CSS, and PHP code to build or customize a WordPress site can be incredibly time consuming, even for an experienced web developer. That’s probably why much of the WordPress community has moved on to using page-builder plugins instead. WPBakery Page Builder (formerly called Visual Composer) is the most flexible and feature-rich WordPress page-builder plugin… Continue reading Get Started With WPBakery (Formerly Visual Composer)

Database and API ― Scotch

To get paid for goods and services provided, companies/freelancers need to send invoices to their customers informing them of the services that they will be charged for. Back then, people had paper invoices which they gave to the customers when they contact them for their services. Right now, with the advent and advancement of technology,… Continue reading Database and API ― Scotch

DevOps Automation with MongoDB Atlas ― Scotch

Configuration Management Configuration management tools such as Puppet, Chef and Ansible, which provide the ability to quickly automate config and deployment processes, have become a critical part of many engineering teams’ plans when building new systems. Implementing an additional cloud service should fit alongside the configuration management methods you already use. Luckily, the MongoDB Atlas… Continue reading DevOps Automation with MongoDB Atlas ― Scotch

Build An Eye-Tracking Alien with JavaScript ― Scotch

Hi and welcome to our Code Challenge #4. This week on the challenge we shall be delving into mouse tracking with JavaScript and simple animations with CSS. The Challenge The challenge is basically to build this Alien from Mars. We were browsing CodePen and saw this awesome CSS alien built by Eduardo Sada. View the… Continue reading Build An Eye-Tracking Alien with JavaScript ― Scotch

Processing Incoming Request Data in Flask ― Scotch

In any web app, you’ll have to process incoming request data from users. Flask, like any other web framework, allows you to access the request data easily. In this tutorial, we’ll go through how to process incoming data for the most common use cases. The forms of incoming data we’ll cover are: query strings, form… Continue reading Processing Incoming Request Data in Flask ― Scotch

WP REST API: Internals and Customization

In the previous part of the series, we learned about creating, updating, and deleting content remotely through the WP REST API. It allows us to create platform-independent applications that work seamlessly with a WordPress powered back-end, providing a rich experience to the user. In the current part of the series, we will take a look at… Continue reading WP REST API: Internals and Customization

What Makes The Perfect Blog Post [Infographic]

Webmasters and bloggers alike are always trying to improve their blogging. Each post has to be perfect before they publish it. It has to have the right amount of nice looking images, a certain number of links to back up your sources, and it has to be engaging to your audience. We do this so… Continue reading What Makes The Perfect Blog Post [Infographic]

38 WordPress Tutorials for Hacking Custom Functionality

The WordPress core has been updated frequently by a team of well-educated developers. This has lead to many advances so even theme designers can greatly enhance the user interface. When searching in Google you can find a lot of tutorials related to WordPress, bbPress, and BuddyPress customization. In this post I’ve organized 38 niche-specific tutorials… Continue reading 38 WordPress Tutorials for Hacking Custom Functionality

Creating a WordPress Theme From Static HTML: Adding a Loop – Part 4

Tutorial Details Software: WordPress Difficulty: Beginner Completion Time: 1 hour  Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 In the first three parts of this series, you learned how to prepare static HTML for WordPress and to create a theme by splitting your HTML file into a set of template files and editing the stylesheet.… Continue reading Creating a WordPress Theme From Static HTML: Adding a Loop – Part 4

Beginning With WordPress: First Steps With Your New Website

Well… would you look at at that… a whole new WordPress site! Clever you! Have you logged in yet? If so, you might be sitting looking at the Dashboard wondering what the heck you do next…  so, let me help you with that! (Failing that you’re wondering what on earth a Dashboard is, that’s ok,… Continue reading Beginning With WordPress: First Steps With Your New Website

45 Informative And Extremely Creative Infographics

In this collection, we are presenting 45 extremely creative Infographics for you so that you can see how brilliantly you can also present your own Infographic designs. Infographics is the most preferred way to effectively and successfully communicate statistics and information with the readers in a more meaningful and readable way. The way Infographics have… Continue reading 45 Informative And Extremely Creative Infographics

13 Ways to Get the Most out of Every Blog Post & Grow Your Traffic

Many bloggers stumble their way through every blog post, not giving specific (or strategic) thought to the many subtle steps involved. I’m sure this is partially because that can prove to be mentally draining. But mostly because it has either never occurred to them or they simply forget in the moment. But I’ve found that… Continue reading 13 Ways to Get the Most out of Every Blog Post & Grow Your Traffic