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How to Change or Remove the Category Base from WordPress

How to Change Category Base in WordPress Your category and tag base can be modified at the bottom of your permalink settings page, which is located at Settings » Permalinks. All you have to do is enter the word you want to use as your category base. For example, topics would change your sports category URL to http://www.example.com/topics/sports/. How to Remove the Category Base From…
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How to Preview Your WordPress Theme Before It Goes Live

There are so many beautiful WordPress themes out there. With beautiful demos where you can see those themes in action. However, when you install that theme on your site it looks nothing like the demo. Wouldn’t it be better if you could see a preview of how it would look…
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How to Display Inline Ads in WordPress

Many WordPress users, find inline ads to be more profitable for their sites. Advertising platforms often encourage publishers to place advertisements closer to content area for more clicks. Inline ads are a popular advertising format that is used on millions of websites. In…
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How to Use WordPress Theme Customizer To Modify Themes

All ThemeLab themes allow users to customize their WordPress sites using the built-in Theme Customizer. Theme Customizer provides developers an easier way to replace theme option panels. But more importantly, it is easier for the end user to setup themes with live preview without even activating a theme. In this article, I will show you how to use WordPress theme customizer to modify…
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How to Display Code in WordPress Posts

Using HTML Entities to Display Code in WordPress Posts HTML entities are special code that is parsed by browsers to display the character associated with that particular entity. For example: &amp; becomes & &lt; becomes < &gt; becomes > Using HTML…
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How to Highlight Author Comments in WordPress

WordPress adds CSS classes to many elements in the HTML output it generates. These default CSS classes can be used or by themes or plugins. WordPress also adds a CSS class to comments added by a post’s author. This CSS class is .bypostauthor and you can see it by right…
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The Ultimate Guide to WordPress Conditional Tags

WordPress conditional tags are a great feature of WordPress that allows you to control what content is displayed on a page. There are conditional tags for different areas of your website such as your home page, blog posts and pages. This allows you to change what is displayed around your website. For example, you could change your website logo in different areas of your website. In this tutorial…
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How to Install a WordPress Plugin

Plugins are the reason why WordPress is such a flexible content management system. They can be used to enhance WordPress or add new functionality such as an eCommerce shop, ticket support system, discussion forum and more. In simpler terms, a plugin is a series of functions…
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How to Add Social Media Icons to WordPress

The best way to connect your social media profiles to your WordPress website is by adding social media icons to your sidebar. In this article, I will show you how to add social media icons to WordPress. There are hundreds of social media plugins available in the WordPress…
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How to Add Google Calendar in WordPress

Calendars are used by just about everybody for scheduling events and sometimes you want everyone to know about what is on your calendar. A few of you out there may want to add your Google Calendar to your WordPress website for just this reason. So in this article I plan on showing you how to sync and integrate Google Calendar into your WordPress site. Start by installing the Google Calendar…
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