The target date for WordPress 3.6 launch is coming up and expected to be released by the end of this month. The new version would bring some new exciting and useful features with more secure functionality.
In this article, I’m going to talk you through some of the new cool features of WordPress 3.6.
What’s New in WordPress 3.6?
Some of you might want to remove the url field from WordPress comment form. In many cases, the url field from comment form doesn’t have any purpose and spammers often use it for dropping their spammy links.
How to remove Website URL field from comment form?
This snippet will redirect to the post page when the search results only return one post. Simply paste the following snippet to the functions.php of your WordPress theme. You can also put this snippet of code into your own custom plugin.
There is currently a highly-distributed brute force attack at a large number of WordPress sites affecting every web host in the Internet. This global attack is well organized and the hackers have targeted WordPress installations basically by flooding the WordPress wp-login.php with bogus login information. Once hit by this attack, your site will become unresponsive at times and extremely slow at other times, or an inability to log in.
How To Prevent Brute Force Attacks On Your WordPress Site
This tutorial is going to guide you on how to remove HTML tags and attributes that appears below the comments box in WordPress. The part on those comments forms which reads as:
You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>
There are two ways of getting rid of it, you can easily remove it by replacing a piece code into the comment.php file or by adding a line of code in your .css file. Here’s how to:
Another major change you might notice in WordPress 3.5 is that the Links section better known as Blogroll in the admin panel had gone. In this tutorial, I’m going to show you how to enable Blogroll Links without using plugin.
Where is the option to change the upload directory path from Media Settings? Perhaps you landed on this page because you’re wondering why the option to enter custom folder path for uploads in your WordPress are gone or missing, leaving just “Organize my uploads into month- and year-based folders” checkbox.
As the recent changes in WordPress 3.5, the “Store uploads in this folder” and “full URL path to files” option from Media Settings has been removed. Now, if you want to change media uploads folder or full URL path, you will now have to define it in your
wp-config.php file to tell WordPress to use location other than the default for media storage.
This is a guest post by Anny Solway
One of the reasons that so many individuals and businesses use WordPress is because of the quality of the content management that it offers. Many believe that it is the best CMS solution available, and it is certainly one of the simplest to use. Those who have WordPress templates running on the platform should take some time to see everything that the system will be able to do for them when it comes to their SEO needs. When you take the time to optimize your WordPress site for SEO, you will find that it can help to make the other aspects of your online marketing quite a bit easier.
WordPress gives us an awesome way to control the structure of the base URL’s of our blog with the name called Permalinks. It allows us to specify custom permalink structure for our urls, so we can have an easy to remember and user friendly URL’s across our site.
However, the default install of WordPress will add the word “category” to your url structure before the actual category name. Having /category/ in the url of your blog url isn’t very useful, you could end up with a very unattractive permalink and it will make the URL longer and harder to remember. Keep in mind that URL’s are an important part of SEO.
This tutorial will show you how to create an author box to your WordPress blog. Author box is an info section that can be easily put together to showcase a brief bio about the article’s author and the author’s Gravatar profile image.
There are several different ways to add an author bio box to WordPress. The easiest ways is through a plugin but plugins are limited to the authors design and the design may interfere with your website’s theme. So in this tutorial we’ll be manually adding the code to single.php and to the style sheet.