Here’s a typical situation: your potential visitor searches something, finds your site, access your site, consumes the info and then he/she leaves. What would happen if you offered more content related to the info they came looking for? They will surely stay longer on your site instead of bouncing right away. This plugin will help you stop losing your visitors and increase engagement: Related Posts for WordPress.
You surely ran into this sometime: you’ve a hierarchical taxonomy in WordPress like Categories, you check the child terms and leave the parent terms unchecked. Next time you save the post, the hierarchical structure is broken and child items are positioned on top of parent items, like the image above on the left. In this tutorial we’re going to see how to fix this for WordPress categories and any hierarchical custom taxonomy so that the terms are displayed like the right box in the image above.
If you ever found strange that you could edit the terms of a custom taxonomy for a custom post type using the Quick Edit link but you couldn’t see the terms applied in the columns, you’re not alone. That’s why in this tutorial we will learn how to display those terms in the list view for our custom post types.
This is the last roundup from content published on 2010 on ILC and it’s dedicated to WordPress. During 2010 WordPress reached version 3.0 gaining custom post types, menus, shortlinks and custom backgrounds and headers, as well as the merge of WordPress MU and WordPress. 2011 is awaiting the release of 3.1 with some other great features so this will definitely be an exciting year for WordPress and developers community.
A good technique to help minimize bounce rates in a website is to offer content related to the one that is currently being consumed by the user. We’re going to learn here how to achieve this in WordPress using custom taxonomies, but you can use post tags or categories with the same code.
It’s been little less than a month when the modified widget for TDO Mini Forms to support custom taxonomies was released. It didn’t allowed you to enter new terms for taxonomies and most important, it didn’t featured custom post types support, so here’s the entire plugin updated for TDO Mini Forms to support custom post types, allowing the addition of new terms for custom taxonomies.
TDO Mini Forms is one of the best plugins for WordPress to allow visitors or users to publish posts and upload files without having to access the admin area. You can select categories for the post, add tags, title, content, etc. However, even after WordPress introduced UIs for custom taxonomies in version 2.8, TDO Mini Forms (or tdomf for short) won’t allow you to select custom taxonomies. In this post you will find how to modify the categories widget for TDOMF to enable custom taxonomies.