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A collection posts about WordPress written by Pirenko.
Articles focus mostly on helping users interact with WordPress.

WCEU Paris: I Love You

June 17, 2017

Saturday evening… A beautiful and poetic sunset in Paris. I’m currently heading home (Portugal) and I’m still a bit overwhelmed by …

Easier Theme & Plugin Updates

November 23, 2016

I get a reasonable number of support requests when a theme update is needed. For my themes I suggest a plugin called …

Creating a Google Maps API Key

September 14, 2016

There’s a new requirement for using Google Maps and other Geolocation features in our websites. Since June 22, 2016 we need to have …

Working With WordPress Revisions

October 15, 2015

WordPress has a really cool feature that you can’t miss. It is called Revisions and it works like a time-machine for …

Enhancing WordPress Search

September 3, 2015

WordPress default search feature basically sucks. If you think that I’m wrong just give it a try… Done? Happy with the results? …

Yes, I know… Just another post about Search Engine Optimization (SEO). To make it a bit more original and interesting I’ll …

There are thousands of WordPress Plugins available, but unfortunately a lot of them suck. Why? The most common issues that I …

Mastering WordPress Menus

July 24, 2014

Did you ever face trouble managing menus on WordPress? Well, who hasn’t? With this small tutorial I should be able to …

So I decided to add self-hosted video support on my new theme, but I have faced a limitation: I can’t upload files …

Extra Fonts Plugin by Pirenko

August 27, 2013

One of the most frequent requests on my themes is how to add new fonts to the options panel. I decided …

This is an old request that I get a lot of times on my themes. Usually posts are ordered by date so …

Wordpress 3.5 is here and those who are using the great Victor Teixeira image resize script some warnings might have appeared on …

Getting Library Image Attributes

October 15, 2012

I ran across a small problem the last days. I needed to obtain image attributes (title and alt) from Wordpress library and …

Disabling WordPress Comments

October 8, 2012

Let's start with simple stuff. Well at least apparently... It's incredible how Wordpress is such a powerful tool and sometimes you can't do the simplest things. Here's a small screencast that will show you how to disable comments on any scenario.

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