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Custom URL Parameter Rewrites in WordPress

Custom URL Parameters

Recently, I was building a custom search page in WordPress for a gift idea site, where users could select the occasion (Birthday, Christmas …), the recipient (Women, Girl …) and the maximum price of the gift. In addition, I wanted the URL to be nice and SEO friendly, without query parameters.

Now, creating nice URLs within the confines of what WordPress has to offer out of the box is really simple by means of taxonomy and URL rewrites. But implementing a ...

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Tags: wordpress

Create mobile and iPad versions of your WordPress site

mobile version of Wordpress

Creating different versions of a WordPress site is no easy task, especially for the blogger who also becomes an occasional theme developer. A proper mobile version should start out at site planning, theme design and user behavior.

But what if you already have a nice looking site but don’t want to spend the time and money? At least there is a solution, WPtouch.

WPtouch is a WordPress plugin for self-hosted WordPress websites that shows a well-designed mobile theme version of your site ...

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Tags: wordpress, wptouch

iFrame problems in WordPress solved

Wordpress iframes not working

Help: WordPress iFrame and Embed not working! The issue where in WordPress iFrames not working, or simply disappear was introduced with version 2.2  There seems to be a known problem with iFrames in posts and pages, starting with WordPress 2.2.1 to be exact, which happens when editors use the internal WYSIWYG editor. A lot of users have reported this issue in frustration.

Initial saving of the content was fine, but subsequently editing and re-saving is would strip iFrame tags. A less ...

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Tags: html, wordpress, WYSIWYG, xinha

How To Create A WordPress Plugin Or Widget

wordpress plugin widget

This is a very simple Tutorial to create a Partner Links plugin. Just the basics to get you started quickly.

A WordPress plugin is a snippet of code that builds and extends on the functionality of WordPress, which can add to the inner workings such as an SEO extension for example, or it can add visual elements to the site, like a Facebook link. Widgets allow these code segments to be quickly and easily enabled or disabled within predefined areas such ...

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Tags: plugin, sidebar, widget, wordpress