2 Cool WordPress Mods: Sort by Facebook Likes, and Sort by View Count

This is a post for those who like to manipulate WordPress themes to behave how you like. I modified an existing theme recently to add a couple of new features that weren’t already present on the theme. In addition I couldn’t find a suitable plugin quickly enough so I went ahead and made some changes […]

WP Alphabet Listing Plugin – List All WordPress Posts or Pages Alphabetically

This WordPress plugin allows you to list all of your posts or pages alphabetically (using a nice and compact A to Z listing widget). Having a listing of your content in alphabetic order allows your visitors to browse and access your content easily. You can list your WordPress posts alphabetically You can list your WordPress pages […]

Some Useful Things About WordPress Which You Should Know

Straight out of the box, WordPress is an amazingly effective content management system and blogging platform. Within its core PHP interior resides functionality which makes it the most flexible and easy to use platform for creating websites ranging from the simplest blog to a full blown business eCommerce site. The majority of the WordPress functionality […]

A Cloud With a Silk Lining & The Kindle Fire

When Amazon launched the Kindle Fire recently you could be excused if your initial thoughts were whether we really need another mobile tablet device on the market. However, when the features and capabilities were revealed it quickly became apparent that this is not just another tablet device akin to the very popular iPad or the […]

8 Ways to Access Blocked Sites

Businesses are much more clever now: they see how popular the web and social networking is and often block those sites from employee access. Not only are work places doing this, but so are schools, colleges, even some libraries and churches. If you want to access your social networking profiles, email or blogs from one […]

6 Best JQuery Lightbox Scripts to Show Your Images Using Lightbox Effect

Do you remember life without the lightbox? It wasn’t that long ago, yet lightboxes are popping up everywhere, literally. In 2006, the first lightbox script was released by Lokesh Dhakar and has become a staple for websites and blogs alike. Though they’re mainly used for larger items, even companies like Facebook have adopted lightboxes to […]

Free Premium Plugin and Theme Downloaders – Beware!

Reading this article may end up saving your site from getting hacked. This Tips and Tricks HQ blog gets so many queries on the term “Free eStore Download”, “Free WordPress eMember” and many similar terms from bloggers not wanting to pay for the WP eStore or the WP eMember plugin. I am pretty sure the […]

6 SEO Strategies That Can Generate Highly Targeted Traffic

Developing SEO strategies that can drive an immense amount of traffic to your site within a month is not an easy task, especially if you want your site’s visitors to convert into profits. Generating highly targeted traffic or visitors that have the intent of availing the services or products that you are offering is the […]

JQuery: An introduction

As a web developer we all are familiar with JavaScript. Sometimes we need complex functions to implement our business logic. It is very easy to write complex functions with a few lines of code using JavaScript libraries. The JQuery library, referred to from here on simply as JQuery, is an extremely popular and easy to […]

WordPress Video Lightbox Plugin – Display Videos and Images in a Fancy Lightbox Overlay

The WordPress Video Lightbox plugin allows you to embed videos on a page using lightbox overlay display similar to the one shown below. This plugin can be used to display images, flash, YouTube, Vimeo, iFrame etc in a lightbox overlay. The embedded videos can be viewed on iPad too. Click on the image below to […]