WordPress Comment Moderation and Comment Spam

WordPress runs a number of tests on each new comment before posting it to your blog. If a comment fails one of these tests, it is not displayed immediately on the site but is placed in a queue for moderation, the process of manual approval or deletion by the blog’s administrator. Controlling Moderation You...

How to Use WordPress Custom Fields

What are WordPress Custom Fields? Custom Fields are a form of meta-data that allows you to store arbitrary information with each WordPress post. While this does not sound so powerful, it is the single most powerful component of WordPress posts and content types (aka post types). This meta-data is handled with key/value pairs. The...

How to Change Font in WordPress

In this article, I will introduce two ways to change font in wordpress, one is simple and another is advanced and bit complex but more useful in some scenario. Simple Way: Use the WordPress Plugin There are a lot of plugin about changing font in wordpress plugins library. In there, I will introduce two, but...

Guide to WordPress Maintenance

Most website owners don’t think about maintenance. Instead of it being viewed as a necessity, it’s often looked at as a chore. And unfortunately, it’s often a chore that never gets done. By not properly maintaining your site you expose it to a variety of potential problems, such as increasing the likelihood it’ll be...

What is a Gravatar And How to Customize It

When browsing different web sites, you may notice that many users have a picture next to their name. These pictures are called “avatars.” WordPress, however, uses a specific type of avatar called “Gravatars”–short for “Globally Recognized Avatar.” Unlike standard avatars, Gravatars follow you around the web and automatically appear when you post a comment...

What’s Plugin and How to Select and Install

Concept Plugins are ways to extend and add to the functionality that already exists in WordPress. The core of WordPress is designed to be lean and lightweight, to maximize flexibility and minimize code bloat. Plugins then offer custom functions and features so that each user can tailor their site to their specific needs. Default...

What’s Post Format and How to Custom It

A Post Format is a piece of meta information that can be used by a theme to customize its presentation of a post. The Post Formats feature provides a standardized list of formats that are available to all themes that support the feature. Themes are not required to support every format on the list....