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Visually Edit The Footer Credit Line In WordPress

In WordPress, the footer credit line is a text with a link to credit the WordPress and its theme developer. You can anytime change the footer credits of your theme if you have something more important to display there. In general, this is done by editing the footer.php file of the theme active on your website but now you can do this thing visually by using a plugin.

Simply install and activate Visual Footer Credit Remover plugin in your WordPress site and then navigate to your admin area dashboard’s Tools → Visual Footer Credit Remover and click OPEN VISUAL EDITOR button.

This will take you to the home page of your website with a visual composer box on the right. Simply scroll down on your website, click the footer text you want to edit, and replace it with your own text in visual credit remover box. Click the save button and you are done.

How Add Signature On Auto-sent WordPress Emails?

WordPress automatically sends email to your users on various occasions. Like it sends email when a comment is replied, on user registration, private messages, password reset etc.

This lesson is about adding a custom signature line after every email sent automatically to your users from your WordPress website.

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How To Use Google AJAX Libraries CDN To Speedup WordPress?

You can make your WordPress website to use common JavaScript libraries from Google AJAX Libraries CDN in order to make it fast as it enables users to download jQuery faster than before.

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Easily Turn Any WordPress Page InTo A Beautiful Resume

You can turn any simple WordPress page into a Resume Page by using the new easy WordPress plugin called Resume Page. The plugin provides you all inbuilt basics for all what a resume page needs. The plugin follows traditional resume layout and is completely customizable with in-built design options and also you can add your custom CSS.

It provides you power to turn any page of your website into a different resume page. It also has a smart templating feature that enables developers to easily override the template simply by dropping it into child theme.

resume-page screenshot 1

Resume Page with stacked corners.

resume-page screenshot 2

Resume page with flat view and background image

resume-page screenshot 3

Github and Portfolio integration

How to use Resume Page Plugin?

Install and activate Resume Page. Upon activation the plugin automatically adds various metaboxes in Add New/Edit Pages. For creating a new resume page all you have to do is create a new page from Dashboard -> Pages -> Add New and tick ‘Make this page a Resume Page’ option in Resume Page metabox, you can also select your resume page theme, layout and manage its sections right from the page admin section.

See it live working here.

Main Features:

  1. Portfolio:Integrated lightbox portfolio
  2. Github: Integrated Github activity stream
  3. Themes: Choose from a flat setup or stacked paper corners with CSS3
  4. Reusable: Use it on every page of your site and each resume can be completely different
  5. Templating: Themers can copy the template from /templates/resume-page-template.php into a child theme and mod away safely

Github Style Easy Headline Parser For WordPress Blogs

If you like writing long articles with multiple headings, ONet Auto Headline Anchor will allows you to add a link next to your headings so that your readers can easily share posts pointing to specific parts, you might have noticed this feature in GitHub and on some websites running on Mediawiki. The feature is also loaded with a smooth scroll script.

Install and activate ONet Auto Headline Anchor then follow the given steps:

  1. Upon activation visit your admin area Dashboard -> Settings -> Reading
  2. Scroll down to ONet Auto Headline Anchor settings section and select your settings
  3. It allows you to set the options like Enable parse, Choose Linkify style, Linkify style, Smooth scroll, Use cache, Select Tags to parse from H1 to H6, Add support for posts & pages

Also you can get a TOC of content by using ONetAutoHeadlineAnchor::get_toc([content],[optional: return hierarchical or raw list]).

The plugin contains a predefined style for Git-like link display but it is hardly recommend to change the style to fit your needs (and your design).

Improve WordPress Pagination With Extra Input (Jump To) Number

You can improve your WordPress site pagination by adding enabling extra input number that simply allows users to jump to any (x) page. There are various pagination plugins that changes default ‘Older Posts’ & ‘Newer Posts’ option to page number, now this tutorial explains you to add one extra function that enables users to jump to some page number directly.

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Creating Beautiful & Responsive YouTube Video Albums In WordPress

You can fetch yours or someone else’s YouTube video (uploads or favorites) from YouTube channels to create beautiful albums with retrieved info into your WordPress site. Srizon Responsive Youtube Album is the new WordPress plugin by srizon.com. Using this new plugin you can create video albums, the play video on a responsive lightbox, you can add as many albums as you want and display them using shortcodes which are generated automatically, you can copy/paste them into your blog post, page or any other custom post type etc.

Install and activate Srizon Responsive Youtube Album. Upon activation the plugin adds a new menu ‘YouTube Album’ in WordPress admin area. Follow the given steps:

  1. From Dashboard -> YouTube Albums menu click on the Albums submenu
  2. Click “Add New” button to add a new album. (or click on an existing album title to edit that)
  3. Fill-up or modify the form and save that
  4. Your albums will be listed along with the shortcodes. Use the shortcodes into your page/post to show the video album
  5. Try out different options to suit your need
srizon-responsive-youtube-album screenshot 1Thumb with description layout – wide view
srizon-responsive-youtube-album screenshot 2Thumb Grid layout – wide view
srizon-responsive-youtube-album screenshot 3Video in responsive lightbox – wide view
srizon-responsive-youtube-album screenshot 4Video in responsive lightbox – small screen
srizon-responsive-youtube-album screenshot 5Thumb Grid layout – small screen
srizon-responsive-youtube-album screenshot 6Admin View – Adding album – basic
srizon-responsive-youtube-album screenshot 7Admin View – Adding album – layout related optionssrizon-responsive-youtube-album screenshot 8
Admin View – Album list with shortcodes

Pro Version:

There is also a pro version of this plugin having following more features:

  • you can sync as many videos as you want (assuming that your connection and server’s memory can handle the data)
  • playlist is also supported besides channel uploads and favorites
  • 3 layouts available (one additional responsive slider besides 2 free layouts)
  • pagination is available for 2 layouts

Generate Favicon From Any Image In One Click From WordPress Admin Section

FavHero – Favicon Generator is a quick one-click favicon generator for WordPress sites. With this new plugin you can instantly in just one click generate favion from any image you have in your WordPress media library. Install and activate FavHero – Favicon Generator plugin, after activation visit your admin area Dashboard -> Settings -> FavHero Favicons page, click ‘Select Faviocn‘ button to select an image from your media library to make it your website’s favicon. Also you can upload any image from your local hardrive and make it your site’s favicon.

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Use Jetpack Sharing Feature Without Installing Whole Jetpack Package In WordPress

Jetpack is a popular WordPress plugin that provides you a package of various cool features designed by WordPress.Com. This tutorial is on new WordPress plugin that installs only sharing module of Jetpack into your WordPress site. Useful for the users interested in only sharing feature of Jetpack, now there is no need of installing whole package.

Jetpack Sharing is the new WordPress plugin by Anas H. Sulaiman. The plugin contains Jetpack’s sharing module and activates it in your WordPress site. Simply install and activate it the visit your admin area Dashboard -> Settings -> Sharing page and set the options.

Features: All what you get in Official Jetpack’s Sharing Module:

  • Choose social networks buttons you’d like to add.
  • Drag and drop style for button selection.
  • Hide some buttons behind a share button.
  • Add your own custom buttons.
  • Choose from 4 different buttons styles: icon only, text only, icon + text, or official buttons.
  • Custom sharing label. (displayed next to sharing buttons)
  • Open links in the same window, or in a new one.
  • Choose where the buttons show up.
  • Preview how the buttons will be appear on your website, right from the settings page.

How To Disable WordPress Comments By Referers?

You can disable your website comments by referers which means you can ban visitors from some websites from viewing or adding comments to your website’s posts, pages etc.

How to disable comments by referer?

Disable Comments By Referer is the new WordPress plugin that lets you selectively disable comments for visitors coming from certain websites (e.g. reddit).

Install and activate the plugin then follow the given steps:

  1. Upon activation visit your admin area Dashboard -> Settings -> Discussion page
  2. Scroll down to ‘Referer Blacklist for Comments’ section (added at the very bottom of the page).
  3. Type the a comma-separated bare hostnames, (ex: www.reddit.com, news.ycombinator.com.) in the given text area as shown in following given screenshot:

That’s all. Save your settings and you are done. How it works?

If a visitor’s HTTP referer matches to one of the hosts you’ve blacklisted then the your post will look like as comments have been disabled on your website, neither existing comments nor the new comment form is displayed.

How To Show/Hide Title On Per Post-Page Basis In WordPress?

You can very easily show or hide on your WordPress site post, page or any other custom post type etc on per post basis. You can decide on what post/page you like to show title and on what post/page you like to hide. This way you can hide selected post/page titles on single pages. Hide Title is a handy WordPress plugin that allows you to do so. [Also read: Hiding Selective Widgets Title]

So first install and activate Hide Title plugin. Upon activation the plugin automatically adds Hide Title meta box on edit content page. Now what you have to do is tick the checkbox for showing/hiding title in single i.e. pages.

Title on archive pages show as it is but when the title is clicked and single page is opened, the title goes off itself. The plugin doesn’t disturbs your old posts, pages etc. By default ‘Hide the title on singular page views’ option is unchecked.

How To Add Custom CSS Classes To Individual WordPress Widgets?

By default most WordPress themes uses same style for all sidebar and other widget areas. This tutorial is on how you can make selected widgets on your website look differently in some custom style given by you.

First of all install and activate the WordPress plugin called Widget CSS Classes. This is a well known WP plugin that allows you to add custom classes and ids plus first, last, even, odd, and numbered classes to your widgets. Not only this much but it also adds some additional classes to help you style your widgets more easily:

  • widget-first: added to the first widget in a sidebar
  • widget-last: added to the last widget in a sidebar
  • widget-odd: added to odd numbered widgets in a sidebar
  • widget-even: added to even numbered widgets in a sidebar
  • widget-#: added to every widget, such as widget-1, widget-2

After activation visit your admin area Dashboard -> Appearance -> Widgets page and you will see a new CSS class field is added under each widget. Now all you have to do is write custom CSS and add its class to individual widgets.

Screenshot showing basic widget after the plugin is activated:

Screenshot showing widget with ID field and Dropdown option enabled:

Widget Options & Features:

There are some more options this widgets provides you (Settings -> Widget CSS Classes) like you can enable Widget Number Classes, First/Last Classes, Even/Odd Classes, Show Additional Field for ID, Class Field Type Text Dropdown Hide etc. Also you can define Classes for Dropdown from the options page.


  • Adds a text field to a widget for defining a class
  • You can specify multiple classes by putting a space between them
  • Optionally adds a dropdown menu with predefined classes instead of a text field
  • Optionally adds a text field to add an id to a widget
  • Adds first and last classes to the first and last widget instances in a sidebar
  • Adds even/odd classes to widgets
  • Adds number classes to widgets
  • Fully translatable
  • Multi-site compatible
  • Compatible with Widget Logic and Widget Context plugins
  • Has filters and hooks for customizing output including class names

Easily Add Search Box On Your WordPress Navigation Menu Bar

You can easily, in just one click add a search box in your WordPress site’s main navigation menu bar. Search box on Navigation Menu lets you do this in a very easy way. All will be needing to do is install and activate it.

Upon activation the plugin adds the default search box on main navigation menu that will save the space and flexibly fit with the menu.

New WordPress Sliding Contact Form By FormGet

Sliding Contact Form By FormGet is is a powerful form builder tool with lots of form building features. Using this new plugin you can capture your site visitors information, you can build unlimited contact forms in some seconds. It provides you a beautiful AJAX powered contact form builder with drag and drop interface.

The plugin is easy to use. Simply install and activate Sliding Contact Form By FormGet. After activation visit your admin area Dashboard -> Contact Form page and from there you can start creating your contact forms. Its admin area interface is intuitive & easy. Contact Us button can be set in at any of the given direction(left, right or bottom) you set, you can show it on every page on your website or you can display form on individually on pages, post, widgets and sidebar.

The good thing about this new contact form plugin is that it flawlessly redeems FormGet to your website, now no more swapping between your website to edit contact forms, you can view submission and copy code. It lets you manage your FormGet account from your wordpress dashboard, so can take advantage of all FormGet great feature without leaving your editor.

How To Select-Deselect All Terms Of Any Parent Taxonomy In WordPress?

You must have observed this type of feature on many websites. By default, WordPress allows you to select taxonomy terms one by one, even if you select any parent taxonomy, you have to select other child taxonomy terms one by one. This is good for most WordPress users but sometimes you need more options.

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Control WordPress Site Using Operating System Like App Launcher

Now you can add a fast and responsive launcher bar similar to application launcher buttons in various operating systems. WP Start bar automatically add a Windows like launcher bar with a start button you can use for visiting various sections of your website. This way you can control your website just like you control your operating system.

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Set Default Image For WordPress Post Thumbnails With Advanced Options

You can automatically set and display a default Post Thumbnail image (featured image) either the first image attached to a post or you can set default images as thumbnails for specific categories, tags, custom taxonomies etc. Also you can exclude certain posts. Supports custom fields to ease upgrading.

Default Thumbnail Plus

First install and activate Default Thumbnail Plus plugin then follow the given steps:

Step-1 After activation visit your admin area Dashboard -> Settings -> Default Thumb Plus page.

Step-2 Now first it will ask to set default thumbnail that will be loaded if the post has no featured image set.

Step-3 Now click ‘Add Filter‘ button, upload image and use dropdown to set selected image as featured thumbnail of posts from any specific category, tag posts etc.

The plugin provides you several other options:

Use image attachment if available: Automatically use the post’s first available image attachment for the thumbnail. This is useful for older posts that haven’t got a featured image set.

Automatically use first embedded image, use embedded image if available: Automatically use the post’s first available embedded image for the thumbnail. This is useful if you embed external images.

Automatically use first embedded video, use embedded video thumbnail if available: Automatically use the post’s first available embedded video for the thumbnail (YouTube only).

Custom field: Enter a custom field key here, it’s value if set will become the default post thumbnail for that post. The custom field value can either be an Attachment ID, or a link to an image.

Excluded posts: List of posts to be ignored by this plugin. Comma separated e.g. 10, 2, 7, 14

Cache and resize external images: Automatically resize, crop and cache external images & video thumbnails. Recommended option, however doesn’t work with some server configurations.

Enable or disable plugin hooks (for developers only): Filter post_thumbnail_html     Filter get_post_metadata

New Easy Way Of Overriding Text Selection Color In WordPress

You can change text color of your WordPress site to whatever you like, few months back we discussed how you can change text selection color by editing style.css or by adding the css to Jetpack’s Edit CSS editor etc. But now you can do this more easy, without digging inside your theme files etc. Now you can do this with an easy to use WordPress plugin.

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Easily Disable WordPress 3.7+ Automatic Updater Without Any Plugin

WordPress 3.7 release is set to update its installation automatically without any user input. Soon after its release, many new plugins came in the free market and we have already discussed about them earlier:

  1. How To Extend WordPress Automatic Background Updates For Major Releases?
  2. Automatically Test Your WordPress Site Compatibility For New Updates
  3. How To Stop WordPress From Running Updates Automatically?

How to disable WordPress automatic updater?

This article explains you how you can turn-off WordPress automatic updater without using any plugin.

All what you have to do is open your website’s wp-config.php file and add the following code:


How to edit wp-config.php file?

wp-config.php file is located in your WordPress site’s root directory. This file cannot be accessed or edited from the admin area dashboard. For editing wp-config.php file you will need to visit your site’s file manager via cPanel or FTP.