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Adding a custom user profile field to registration in WordPress

Sometime back a friend of mine asked me how can he add a custom registration field to the WordPress registration page, I asked him to google it as I have come across a lot of such tutorials but he was unable to do so and then I found the issue that either the tutorial is […]

Making use of WordPress functions.php

As you know, WordPress comes with an option of putting in some code snippets in functions.php file and it will bring its magic into action. Lets explore this option and how you can use it for good. Every theme comes with a functions.php which is executed on each page load. If its not there, you […]

WordPress Multisite non-WWW forwards to Signup Page Problem Fix

If you have enabled WordPress Multisite on your domain and with at name such as www.domain.com then there is a problem that the non-WWW version (domain.com) will take you to a sign up page to add a new site to your Multisite install. This is clearly not what we want and it arises due to […]

Remove WordPress Multisite data

Lots of articles are written across the web about how one can use WordPress Multisite capabilities to power several blogs from one installation. This feature comes from WPMU being merged into WP. Recently I was working with a client, which was stucked in between of the process of setting up and wanted me to complete […]

Display posts from another WordPress installation

Another Addition to my WordPress as CMS series is how you can display posts from another WordPress installation but residing in the same database. I know you would say it can be done by custom SQL queries and then spitting out content in the manner you would like but there is a better technique of […]

Show RSS feeds inside WordPress pages through PHP

Here is an another addition to my WordPress as CMS series, I was working for a client and there was a need that I fetch RSS feeds and then output the items in a certain fashion. I was aware of the wp_rss() function but when I checked it on Codex, I found out that the […]

WordPress ending support for PHP 4 & MySQL 4

WordPress needs the following versions of PHP & MySQL to be able to run on web hosting: PHP 4.3 or greater MySQL 4.1.2 or greater But WordPress developers has decided to end support for PHP 4 & MySQL 4 and move on to newer versions of PHP & MySQL in WordPress 3.2 so as to […]