WordPress Theming Stuff

WordPress Theming Stuff

The greatest benefit of WordPress which is overlooked by most users, is that a theme's functions.php file can be used to manipulate all areas of the core and third-party plugins. A site owner really do not need hundreds of plugins to created hundreds of operations.

These guides will help to make the most of your theme's power and release you from that dreaded addiction to plugins.


Create a child theme - always the first step

Create a child theme - always the first step

There is no magic button in the core WordPress to create "child themes', so the below code will handle the process. If you already have a plugin to do this task, you do not need this.



Enable WP_DEBUG to get detailed PHP error data to define solutions

Enable WP_DEBUG to get detailed PHP error data to define solutions

The default setup in core WordPress installation for PHP error notice is set to False just so non-fatal messages are not constantly shown to a page visitor. However there are times you need to enable ...



Add menu items to the admin bar

Add menu items to the admin bar

This coding will add menu items to the top menu bar in the administration view. The code can be added to the theme's functions.php or used in a plugin. It's just for ...



Reset your WordPress admin password remotely

Reset your WordPress admin password remotely

This script is not a WordPress plugin. It's purpose is only to allow a site owner to reset the administrator password.