I`m currently developing WordPress plugins on several servers and I noticed that on some configurations you can`t use $_SESSIONS in your plugins, so I though it will be a good part of our wordpress tutorials section to write about fixing this problem. The SESSION gets killed or it is just not starting. So I started […]

I`m supporting several WordPress Multisite installations and on one of them i noticed that half of the tables were InnoDB and the other half MyISAM…this happened because the installation was migrated from server with default engine MyISAM to a server with InnoDB. So basically this wordpress tutorial will be about converting your databases from InnoDB […]

In this brief wordpress tutorial I`ll show you how to add menu and sub-menu items to wordpress backend admin(wp-admin). In order to add your menu items you`ll use add_menu_page and add_submenu_page functions. They`re very well documented in the WordPress Codex so I won`t get into much detail there. add_submenu_page( $parent_slug, $page_title, $menu_title, $capability, $menu_slug, $function ) add_menu_page( $page_title, $menu_title, $capability, $menu_slug, $function, $icon_url, $position ) //Hook your function to "admin_menu" […]

I`m supporting several big multisite networks and yesterday one of my clients asked me to make a menu next to “My Sites”, which will have exactly the same structure but sites will be listed by domain instead of by site title. For those of you who still don`t get about which menu I`m talking about […]

*This doesn’t seem to work for the newer versions of WordPress(above 3.7.x). I’ve made a new plugin for them here. I find the fact that fontsize and fontselector menus are locked by default in wordpress text editor very frustrating.  Nevertheless unlocking them is very easy(so I decided that it is worth of writing a wordpress […]

After reading different point of views and experimenting with solutions for months I finally decided to write a wordpress tutorial about what seems to be the right way of implementing WordPress`s TinyMCE in your plugins. I`ve tried every possible known way and they either didn`t work or broke every editor in the site. Most of […]

Recently i had to find a way to List subcategories the way wordpress lists posts. After some extensive searching and facepalming that this isn`t included in the built-in functionality I started researching how to develop this and stumbled upon wordpress page templates. I found that to be the easiest way to build and use custom […]

UPDATE: You can find a premium version of this plugin including all accented characters here. Several weeks ago i had the tough task to find or code a plugin that will let us keep swedish accents in wordpress permalinks. I only found one plugin that does this in the WordPress Plugin Directory, and of course […]