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CollabPress: A simple project management tool inside a free WordPress plug-in

Some people are so enamored with these shiny new project management tools that load so nicely on our smart phones that they forget it should be a transparent part of the project and not a task and part of the process of completing the project.  I'm lucky to be at a place where it's used…

WordPress Sites: Customize login page with different logo and URL

For those who use BuddyPress on top of Wordpress, you might want to update your register and log-in page by replacing the familiar Wordpress login page with a branded logo themed to your current site.  Just add this code to your active child theme's function.php file and update what I put in for "ProflicFutility.com" with…

Access post, page, category and author information in custom template page or embedded PHP script within WordPress

In a custom page you call as a template in Wordpress, this is the standard way to access some of the information about the particular post or page being viewed.  This is possible by accessing the Wordpress query object, which is already instantiated by Wordpress in a global class called $wp_query.  There is much more…

Sample useful WordPress shortcodes – show Google ad snippet, user’s IP address, current time

Here are a few more useful Wordpress shortcodes.  Simply copy the code and paste it into your active theme's "function.php". You can call on shortcodes with the square brackets inside your post or pages: Insert a Google ad snippet, horizonal 720 x 90 pixels: [insert_script path='/library/vendors/google/ads/horiz-720x90.php'] Show computer's IP address: [show_ip] -- produces:  46.229.168.138

WordPress Genesis: How to remove H1 tags and page titles from header if not on a homepage

As you scan your site for opportunities to optimize, your SEO results will probably tell you that on certain pages of your website you have two or more H1 tags.  By far not the most egregious of violations, you don't want to confuse those simple-minded robots called search engines that can't figure out the first…