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Snippet: Enable Shortcodes In Widgets and Post Titles

Shortcodes are one of the most popular feature of the WordPress. It allows you to trigger a function within the post contents. We posted number of shortcodes you can use. Couple of builtin shortcodes are [gallery] and [embed]. Unfortunately, shortcodes does not work in text widget where we often like to use them. To enable it, you just need to paste following snippet in your functions.php


Snippet: Add “alt” CSS Class to Alternative Posts

If you want to have different look and feel for post one after the another. This snippet will let do that quite easily. It will add “alt” class to alternative posts and you can then change, lets say, background color or border to make it different from the adjacent posts.

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Linking Image and Title in NextGen Flex Slider Template

In this tutorial we will show you how you can set up and enable linking of sliders in NextGen Flex Slider Template. You would need to install a NextGen Custom Fields plugin, add a URL custom field, set up links for each image and finally configure Flex Slider to use them


Snippet: Require Post Thumbnail to be Uploaded Before Publishing

This short snippet requires authors and admins to set a post thumbnail before publishing any article. It will update the post and all of its contents but wont publish it until the thumbnail is set. For custom post types, you just need to change the “get_post_type” condition to your custom post type.

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Full Screen (Page) Background Image Slideshow Plugin

With This WordPress plugin you can add single or multiple backgrounds that spans behind whole website contents. Additionally, you also can enable/disable animation, randomize images for each refresh, set animation duration and delay and add dotted overlay on images.


Snippet: Media Metabox to add additional images to posts

This snippet adds a gallery metabox where admin can either upload images through WordPress Uploader or put in the image URL directly. This metabox is very useful for the custom post types for which you want to upload multiple images. Some good examples are, real estate properties, work portfolios and store products. All of these would have a featured image and some images to be displayed in a (for example) slider to explain it features and qualities.


CSS: Full Page (Screen) Background Image Slideshow: Made Easy

Full screen background image that span all over the browser window is getting much more popular now. It definitely catches visitor’s eye and boost the overall design of the website. It looks much more colourful and attractive. Few examples of some awesome looking websites are TeleTech, Vivo Group, Chicago L-Shirts and Fleming Steele. This snippet is not specific to WordPress except that it require jQuery and uses WordPress conventions. Please note that it does not require any jQuery plugin.