How to Add Events to The Events Calendar Plugin

The Events Calendar plugin by Modern Tribe makes it really easy to create, add, and manage events on a web calendar. Adding a new event is very similar to adding a new post. After installing the plugin, you should see a new menu item, under Posts, in the left sidebar in the backend of your site. Click Events. Near the top…

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Update WordPress Or Plugins First?

From time to time, a new version of WordPress or your favorite plugin is released. When either a plugin or WordPress is released, WordPress makes it easy to upgrade with one click. However, what should you do if you have a WordPress update and plugin updates pending? Which should you update first? Update WordPress First Updating WordPress brings in new…

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Create An Accordion (spoiler)

This tutorial covers the Shortcodes Ultimate plugin. First, examine part of a post where you might want the accordion effect to happen. In this example, we’ll put the accordion effect on the following section. <h3>Open/Close Accordion</h3> This text will appear or disappear when the user clicks on the title for this section. You need to do two things to create…

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Create A Shortcodes Ultimate Carousel (jcarousel)

To start, take a look at the example shortcode below for the jcarousel. gn_jcarousel source=”post” limit=”3″ items=”1″ size=”1013×269″ link=”none” This code says that the carousel should grab the images that are attached to the post that the code is on, only use the first three attached images, only show one image at a time, make the size of the carousel…

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Manage Comments

There are many different ways that you can control how comments work on your site. WordPress and Builder come with some ways to globally affect comments. There are also plugins that can help extend that functionality. Finally, you can also adjust how comments work on individual posts and pages. Built-in WordPress Controls WordPress has built-in controls to manage comments. You…

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Embed Interactive Google Maps On Your Site

Google makes embedding interactive maps on your site as easy as using copy and paste.

Things To Know About The Black WordPress Toolbar

The black WordPress toolbar is a place where you can quickly find and navigate to different locations on your website—no matter what page you’re actually on. For example, you can quickly start a new post from the Settings Page or edit the Page that you’re currently viewing. The Toolbar, as WordPress calls it, is just a convenient way to access some…

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Add Links To Publications

There are a few different types of links you can add to Posts or Pages. The first type is an external link, which points to something outside of your website. Next is an internal link, which refers to something on your own site. Finally, an email link is something that will allow users to easily send a message to an…

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Howto: Embed YouTube Videos Without “Suggested Videos”

Embedding YouTube videos without the “suggested videos” ending is simple and doesn’t require any credentials because YouTube allows anyone to omit the ending. Videos without suggestions at the end will simply revert to the state they were in before they were played. Find The Video You Want First, navigate to the YouTube page that contains the video you want to…

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