Category Archives: WordPress


Sitemaps XML format

This document describes the XML schema for the Sitemap protocol. The Sitemap protocol format consists of XML tags. All data values in a Sitemap must be entity-escaped. The file itself must be UTF-8 encoded. The Sitemap must: Begin with an opening <urlset> tag and end with a closing </urlset> tag. Specify the namespace (protocol standard) […]

What are Sitemaps?

Sitemaps are an easy way for webmasters to inform search engines about pages on their sites that are available for crawling. In its simplest form, a Sitemap is an XML file that lists URLs for a site along with additional metadata about each URL (when it was last updated, how often it usually changes, and […]


A favicon (short for favorites icon), also known as a shortcut icon, website icon, URL icon, or bookmark icon is a 16×16 or 32×32 pixel square icon associated with a particular website or webpage. A web designer can create such an icon and install it into a website (or webpage) by several means, and most […]

Favicon add to Your site

What’s a favicon? A favicon (favorites icon) is an icon associated with a blog/site. Most popular browsers display favicons as 16×16 pixel icons next to the URL in the address bar, next to the title in tabs, and next to the title as well in bookmarks. In conjunction with the new year, I have added […]

WordPress 3.0

Arm your vuvuzelas: WordPress 3.0, the thirteenth major release of WordPress and the culmination of half a year of work by 218 contributors, is now available for download (or upgrade within your dashboard). Major new features in this release include a sexy new default theme called Twenty Ten. Theme developers have new APIs that allow […]

Limit WordPress Post or Page Content

Copy this function and paste in the function.php ———— function dp_clean($excerpt, $substr=0) { $string = strip_tags(str_replace(‘[…]‘, ‘…’, $excerpt)); if ($substr>0) { $string = substr($string, 0, $substr); } return $string; } Call this function in your index.php ———– < ?php echo dp_clean($post->post_content, 250); ? >

Simple WordPress Title Limit Function

Put this code in to your function.php (Note: Fix php tag!)- < ?php  function the_title2($before = ”, $after = ”, $echo = true, $length = false) { $title = get_the_title(); if ( $length && is_numeric($length) ) { $title = substr( $title, 0, $length ); } if ( strlen($title)> 0 ) { $title = apply_filters(‘the_title2′, $before […]

Get Category or Page Depth or level

get_depth() As far as I know there is no function in WordPress that return the page or category depth. I created a function that returns the depth of a page or category. The depth is how many levels from the root the page or category in its hierarchy. The root level number is 0. <? […]

Code for custom field Image in recent post List

<h3>Recent Post</h3> <div> <!– use a custom field for image , Here the custom field name is = “newReleaseThumb” –> <?php $myposts = get_posts(‘numberposts=5&offset=1′);foreach($myposts as $post) > <div style=” width:100%; float:left; border:#FF0000 0px solid; padding: 5px; margin-bottom:2px; background:#0000FF;”> <div style=”width:95px; float:left;”> <?php $thumbnail = get_post_meta($post->ID, ‘newReleaseThumb’, true); ?> <a href=”<?php the_permalink() ?>” title=”<?php the_title_attribute(); ?>”> […]