Quick Fixes

How to fix common problems on a WordPress website

How To Switch WordPress Themes Easily?

Last month I was talking to my friend Zac Johnson about theme switching plugins for WordPress. For years I used the plugin Theme Test Drive to allow people to change the WordPress theme being used. Unfortunately, Vladimir Prelovac hasn’t updated the plugin for 18 months and it doesn’t work very well with the latest versions of WordPress. Try Theme …

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How To Stop Registration Spam on WordPress Powered Websites

I’ve spoken about preventing comment spam on WP Mods on a number of occasions. It’s something that all popular WordPress blogs have to deal with at some point. One type of spam I haven’t really spoke about until now is registration spam. If you have checked the option to allow anyone to register for your …

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How To Check Which WordPress Plugins Are Slowing Down Your Website

P3 Plugin Performance Profiler is a useful WordPress plugin from GoDaddy that creates a report that shows you which plugins are slowing down your website. By analysing the report you can narrow down problem plugins and speed up your website. After installing the plugin you have the option of either an automatic or manual scan. The difference is the …

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How To Add An Options Page To Your Theme (NHP Framework)

The NHP Theme Options Framework is an easy to use free options framework from Freelance Graphic Designer Lee Mason. On the framework home page Lee acknowledges other great option frameworks such as Options Framework Theme and The UpThemes Framework though points out that neither of them provided him with the extendibility he needed. Specifically he wanted: Setting up with NHP Theme Framework …

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How To Display All Your WordPress Posts From A Category?

Since WP Mods was launched the archives page has showed older posts by month and by category. Posts are listed using the index.php template so the title, excerpt and featured image are all displayed. Whilst this is a user friendly way of displaying older articles, it isn’t necessarily what everyone wants. Effectiveness of displaying posts …

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