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Would you ask a car design team to make the tires?

In Wordpress, I think utilities should be categorized and placed in a different location than plug-ins.  The difference between the two is, of course, they're installed like plug-ins but a utility does not affect the processing of content to live pages, plug-ins do.  Often, these routines you run as utilities don't affect anything else until…

Great WordPress plug-in: Optimize Database after Deleting Revisions

If you have a team of content contributors, users who are also posting content as authors, your Wordpress post database will likely fill up with more records storing these revisions that will probably never see the light of day.  I can see keeping the revisions for pages around, maybe up to 5 revisions back, but…

Looking for the most common WordPress .htaccess file and reset it to its defaults?

Sometimes you will need to alter your Wordpress site to accommodate custom behaviors, custom folders, and rewrite handlers for certain scripts.  Things might start acting weird, so what do you do?  You, or someone from your team has probably altered something in the .htaccess file.  Rename the existing one to "htaccess.txt" then create a new…

Override and change the WordPress query in a template page to custom results

Wordpress has a lot of flexibility and it is easy to override certain results when and where you need to. It's the way Wordpress organizes and flows objects into this very part of the content you are reading now. How this content gets here is a matter of what the user is asking for, what…

Display sub menu links for WordPress parent pages that have child pages for navigation that duplicates links in main menu pull downs

If you are looking for a way to deliver child pages that will continue with the navigation from their parents'  and duplicate the links that are in the pull down menus for such pages, look no further.  This is the actual function for a shortcode which can be added called "[sub_menu_links]" which you could then…