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Best Way to Manage Custom Fields – WordPress

There is an easy, amazing new way to add and manage custom fields for your WordPress site, and it doesn’t involve learning tons of PHP, or even any coding whatsoever! The answer lies in the plugin called Advanced Custom Fields. This has saved me so much time in working with custom fields, it’s truly amazing! Rarely do I describe plugins … Read More

Custom Post Type – Title and Editor Not Displaying – WordPress Tip

If you’ve been working on adding a custom post type into your WordPress theme, only to fall flat when, inexplicably, the title and editor in the post edit screen have disappeared, have no fear! Here is the common cause. If you don’t add ‘supports’ => array( ) into your custom post type registration, then at the very least WordPress assumes … Read More

Display Posts with 2 or More Tags – WordPress Tutorial

It’s amazing how difficult it is to Google how to do this exact thing, but it’s so simple. But there are already pages linked into your WordPress site that will display all your posts that are tagged with multiple things. You just need to know how to link to it! Here is an example: Example: Link to all of my … Read More

P3 Plugin “Cannot Read Profiles Directory” WordPress Fix

If you recently tried running Godaddy’s P3 WordPress plugin on your WordPress site or blog and received the error message “Cannot Read Profiles Directory,” there is a solution for you! The problem stems from two possible causes. There needs to BE a profiles directory and it needs to be writable by the program. To get this working, you first need … Read More

How Can I Modify the CSS of my WordPress.com Website?

If you have a free, WordPress.com website, you may have wondered to yourself whether you can customize the theme you are using. And you may even know a little CSS and thought you would try to customize everything. Sadly, with the free version of WordPress.com, you cannot actually make changes to the CSS of your theme. What WordPress.com forces you … Read More

WordPress Gallery Plugin: Warning: array_merge() Error

When you try to update you gallery using the WordPress Gallery Plugin, are you getting a string of php errors reading something alone the lines of: “Warning: array_merge() [function.array-merge]: Argument #1 is not an array?” If that’s the case, there may be a simple solution. 1. Exit the gallery post. 2. Reload the post. 3. Make sure the post has a title (This … Read More

How to Import and Export a WordPress Database with Godaddy Properly: Tutorial

DISCLAIMER: Unless you know exactly what you are doing, please back up your database in multiple ways before attempting this. I am not responsible for any lost data if you remove or otherwise change your database without it being backed up properly. See also: What to do if your WordPress site does go down. If you’re like me, you have … Read More

How to Enable and Use Custom Fields in WordPress Without Plugins

An annoying problem I’ve had lately that somehow is almost impossible to troubleshoot online, is enabling or finding custom fields in WordPress without adding a plugin like Advanced Custom Fields (which is typically what I recommend using). This should work I believe with any version of WordPress after about 3.1 as well, where the Custom Fields are hidden by default. … Read More

Fix: Unable to Approve, Edit, or Spam Comments in WordPress

This is a common problem for people using the plugin, “Advanced Access Manager.” If you do not have this plugin, your problem is something else. If you use Advanced Access Manager and have noticed that since installing, the checkbox next to each comment is missing, there is an easy fix for you. It took me a while to track down … Read More