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Using Featured Images in WordPress

robcubbon.com If you don’t want to code this into your own theme you could use any Genesis theme robcubbon.com – that’s an affiliate link. The video explains how to assign a Featured Image to a post and how to set up Featured Images within a WordPress theme. It shows the example of displaying a string of logos that are linked to a blog post in a particular category. Featured Images in posts or pages is yet another example of how WordPress is not only a brilliant blogging platform but also an adaptable CMS (Content Management System). The basic idea behind Featured Images is the ability to set a thumbnail, or any size of image, to an article so that when that article is listed in the site the featured image can appear as well. It creates an easy visual reference (which is worth a thousand words!) alongside the text-based title and description of your post or page which is so much more enticing and will make your visitors more likely to stay and read more! My main blog page robcubbon.com is an example of using Featured Images in WordPress. For every post I have set a generic thumbnail image that sums up the content of the article. So for each post you can see the image, the title and the excerpt. A really simple example of using Featured Images First of all, you need a theme that supports Featured Images. If so, you will see this box on the right-hand side when you create a new post or page. If you can’t see this box it means your theme isn’t set up to support Featured

How to build a WordPress widget | lynda.com tutorial

Watch more at www.lynda.com This WordPress tutorial discusses how to create a new widget using the Widget API. This specific tutorial is just a single movie from chapter four of the WordPress: Creating Custom Widgets and Plugins with PHP course presented by lynda.com author Drew Falkman. The complete WordPress: Creating Custom Widgets and Plugins with PHP course has a total duration of 3 hours and 51 minutes, and provides an in-depth look at the tasks related to WordPress add-ons: installing and administering, building and customizing, creating editable options and database tables, working with posts and pages, and utilizing jQuery and AJAX. WordPress: Creating Custom Widgets and Plugins with PHP table of contents: Introduction 1. Getting Started 2. Understanding WordPress Plugin Basics 3. Building a WordPress Plugin 4. Using and Creating WordPress Widgets 5. Plugin Options and Administration 6. Using the WordPress Database 7. The Loop, Posts, and Pages 8. The WordPress Plugin Lifecycle 9. Security and Extensibility Conclusion

Ultimate How To Use WordPress Tutorial Videos

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