Creating a Dynamic Sidebar with Conditional Tag for Your Sidebars

Sometime when dealing with dynamic content or sidebar, you need to change how or what the content or sidebar will show when visiting a certain pages or posts. WordPress Sidebar Widgets allowed you to achieve this with the core dynamic sidebar. The common code for adding sidebar widgets into your WordPress theme will be like this. Continue Reading→

Not So Shortcode – Yet Another Shortcode WordPress Plugin

notso-shortcode-wp-plugin This WordPress Plugin add simple shortcode in your WordPress Write Post Text Editor. The available shortcodes include headline tag, small, light or dark tabbed box, light or dark message box, message notice like alert or notice, any color buttons with auto gradient, accordian, google map, various order and unorder list style, dropcap, highlight, pullquote, slider by category or custom post type, grid post by category or custom post type. Continue Reading→

Increase Your Organic Traffic using HashTag in Twitter and Facebook

hashtag Hashtag had been spreading like virus, you’ll see hashtag there, hashtag here everywhere in sign board, billboard and even on some business envelope i’ve received recently. People have been using hashtag by putting “#” before important words from their text, especially text updates on social media such as Twitter and Facebook. Continue Reading→

Extra Step to Make Sure Your WordPress Theme is Child Theme Ready

Many Web Developer had been using Child Theme from an existing WordPress Framework to save time and avoid extra ‘grunt’ work from developing a new WordPress Theme for their clients or personal use. There are tons of Free WordPress Framework available on the internet. Here are some of the popular and free to use one: Continue Reading→

Easier PHP Functions Code Insertion with WordPress Functionality Plugin

wp-functionality-plugin There are tons of simple WordPress PHP functions snippet code shared by WordPress Community but sometime in order to use the code snippet, you’ll need to manual edit or insert the code into your theme functions.php. In some cases, users will have limited access to your FTP client to proceed with the code insertion. This is where WordPress Functionality Plugin comes in handy. Continue Reading→

Prevent Brute Force Login Causing Server High Load with Simple Captcha Plugin

prevent-brute-force-login Couple of night ago, one of my developed site was facing the infamous Brute Force attack. The attack cause a high spike in server load and the tier-1 dedicated server that i’m hosting the site are down for couple of days. This is really bad for the site revenues and traffic. Asking the dedicated hosting support staff to do some checking because i cannot login to the hosting control panel since its lockdown from server high load spike. To my suprise, the hosting support staff confirmed that my site were facing a brute force login attack. Over 75,000 login attempt were recorded in server log and all activity had the same IP pattern. Continue Reading→

How to use wp_enqueue_script() in WordPress Theme Footer

js-wp-footer When running a Yslow test on your WordPress site, you’ll notice one of the performance score about putting your Javascript at bottom. Why should javascript be put in footer you might ask? According to yahoo developer, it is one of best practice rule for speeding up your website. Continue Reading→

How to Remove Post Author Website Url Link in Comments

Today i am doing some checking and index updates in Google Webmaster Tools, to my surprise, there’s tons of links coming from my own site homepage url (dezzain.com) in one of my most active post – Mesocolumn WP Theme. Doing some checking and research and found out that all the links came from my own comments and reply to support thread. It is the Author Comment Website URL. Continue Reading→

Best Example of Magazine Style WordPress Themes

Last month, I’ve written an article about website using custom WordPress themes that are really stand out and unique. One of the thing i love about them are the use of space and optimize of content presentation. It is entirely different from the ‘plain simple’ designs which we often see nowadays in website design. Continue Reading→