Adding Your Own Custom Fields in the Software License Manager Plugin

This is a tutorial for the Software License Manger plugin. This tutorial is aimed at advanced WordPress Plugin developers. Lets say, you want to create an extension or a custom plugin to add couple of extra fields to save some info with each of the license keys. Below is a guideline on how to do it.

Hiding the Download URL of the File with Simple Download Monitor Plugin

The simple download monitor plugin has an option that you can use to keep the download URL of the file hidden. This can be useful if you are offering some password protected file downloads and you want to keep the actual URL of those files hidden.

AMP Boot Camp: Making Your WordPress Site AMP-Only

AMP, or Accelerated Mobile Pages, is meant to be displayed on mobile devices that often lack in the powerful hardware of the desktop computer. AMP pages are marked up in a special way, and keep speed in mind. They limit the tags that can be used, and feature a rule set of which can be […]

WordPress Plugin – Cite the Source for Images Attached to Your WordPress Posts

WordPress is clever with data storage in that it likes to avoid redundancy. And since, arguably speaking, storing data like the content of posts, in a database is a handy thing, so is storing “other data” within the same field and table structure. While I (Keith here) don’t want to get into how databases are […]

How to Reset the htaccess File of Your WordPress Site Using FTP

Sometimes, changes to a .htaccess file, whether manually or via a tool with appropriate access, renders a WordPress site inoperable. It might be that all pages 404, or there is simply a white screen without errors, or you get redirected to weird places, or you have the inability to login. Whatever the case, for me, […]

Upgrading the Core WordPress Custom Menu Widget

In this article, I walk through upgrading the Custom Menu widget for WordPress to offer the ability to use the Menu Name as the Title for the menu, without the redundancy of having to retype it. I do not hack the core to make these changes. I add code to the functions.php file of a […]

How to Show File Downloads in a Nice Grid Display

In this tutorial I will show you how you can easily create a nice grid display and showcase your digital file downloads. This grid display will be responsive and you will also be able to track and monitor the download count of each file. This will be very useful if you want to showcase some […]

Inserting an Audio Player in Your Theme’s Template File

I received the following question from a user today: How can I use the audio player from my WordPress theme’s template file? This is a quick tutorial for users who want to embed an audio file in their WordPress theme’s template file. Embed Audio File in a Template File Step 1. Install the Audio Player Plugin Grab […]

How to Add a Contact Form to WordPress

It’s important to provide options for people to contact you from your web site. Using a plain email on the page is prone to spam. Using a contact form is a better choice. So let’s do that. This morning I had a request from a client to setup a contact form on his WordPress site. […]