Category: WordPress

Comparing Event Plugins: Events Manager, Events Calendar, Sugar Calendar

My clients’ sites often need a way to list upcoming events, and sometimes sell tickets. The two WordPress event plugins with the most flexibility and installs are Events Calendar and Events Manager. The new kid on the block is Sugar Calendar, by Sandhills Development, the creators of Easy Digital Downloads and Restrict Content Pro, and […]

New Archive Page Title Filters in WP 5.5

WordPress 5.5 adds a couple new filters that should be useful to adjust the page title displayed in the archive.php template. See this article for more details. The first is a filter named get_the_archive_title_prefix which can be used to change or remove the prefix returned when using the function get_the_archive_title to write out the page […]

List Categories and Taxonomies in Template.

All regular Post Categories All Terms in Taxonomy See possible parameters to get_terms(). No single function to get all terms as links. Example below to loop through get_terms() result with links.

Single Post/CPT Category/Taxonomy Template Tags

Below are functions to display categories or taxonomies attached to a single post or custom post type. Some functions work only on the built in Post ‘category’. Others work on taxonomies which can be attached to the built in Post or a Custom Post Type. Display Single Post’s Categories as links Display Single Post’s Categories […]

Yoast Breadcrumbs for Custom Post Types and Blog Posts

There are a couple tricky settings that affect how Yoast’s breadcrumbs display for Custom Post Types and Blog Posts. It can be a bit frustrating when breadcrumbs are not displaying correctly and you don’t know why. I figured out today, it’s all in the settings. Custom Post Types Breadcrumbs When creating Custom Post Types with […]

Deleting Pages and SEO

When you have a page on the site that isn’t relevant anymore, what should you do? The page is indexed by Google so might show up in Google searches and other sites might have linked to it, but so-and-so is no longer with your company or the event has passed. Chances are, the best thing […]

WordPress’ Privacy Policy Guide

WordPress 4.9.6 included the following Privacy Policy Guide. It is a bit buried in the admin though (/wp-admin/tools.php?wp-privacy-policy-guide) so I copied it here for clients to view.  It is intended to help create a Privacy Policy that complies with the new GDPR. Below is copied from WordPress’ Privacy Policy Guide (updated on 4/17/2019). Under each […]

Remove Post Tags from WordPress Admin

Remove from Posts sub menu in left side WordPress Admin Menu: Remove Tags column from List of Posts in Admin: Remove Tags Side Box when editing/creating post: