It is common for WordPress themes to allow you to customize the header graphic, or even upload your own logo, nevertheless, there are times when you just need to add an image tag into a template. It may seem easy, but WordPress beginners can be confused as to where to upload the image, and how to write the path to it.read more
Here is a snippet showing how to list all available roles. I recently used this snippet to add a role selector in the registration page. You could also use it for user searches, or post filters.read more
this months featured snippets
Sometimes you have a post with multiple attachments and it would be nice to see a count of the total media attached to a post. Adding this snippet to the functions.php of your wordpress theme will display the post attachment count in a custom admin column.read more
Introduced in WordPress 3.1, the WP_User_Query class allows you to query the wp_users, and wp_usermeta tables. This allows you to create lists of authors that match a certain criteria (in this example, the role of author), and display information about each user.
The following code lists all the ‘Authors’, showing for each author its Gravatar, name with a link to an archive of their posts, and their bio.read more
When adding a featured image to a template, you may want to add a class to the image tag that is being generated. This extra class will allow you to use CSS to format it better.read more
When you allow user registration on our wordpress site you may want to add something extra. Interested in thanking people after they register or just send them to a specific page for newly registered members.read more