Hack Your Theme! Tips & Tricks To Customize Your WordPress Themes!
- How to quickly and easily preserve all your customizations when WordPress rolls out it’s updates!
- How to convert an existing plugin you probably already have, into a message board that randomly displays your own custom messages
- The steps to create, customize & add a shortcode to your posts and pages that display personalized messages to the logged in users.
- The Very Important items required BEFORE any customizations take place.
And Much More!
WordPress Theme Customization
How To Create A Child Theme
Running Time 4:49
This video breaks down the different components of a Child Theme AND how to make one Fast & Easy.
Before We Customize
Running Time 3:49
In this important video, I cover the items that need to be addressed BEFORE we customization our theme.
Personal Greeting Shortcode
Running Time 3:22
In this video we create a couple of shortcodes that displays personal welcome messages.
Flex Date Short Code
Running Time 5:45
This code snippet allows us to add & customize a shortcode that displays different time/date formats within out posts and pages.
Remove URL Underline (2016 Theme)
Running Time 4:54
This code snippet removes the underlining of any clickable links within our posts.
Remove Incorrect Login Shake
Running Time 1:39
This video shows the code we use to stop the login box from shaking when an incorrect login takes place.
Rebrand Admin Bar WordPress Logo
Running Time 2:46
This code snippet allows you to rebrand the WordPress logo in the admin toolbar, to your logo.
Remove Top White Space (2016 Theme)
Running Time 1:33
This code will remove the wasted whitespace at the top of the theme. This allows more content to be displayed
Adjust Gap Between Posts On Homepage (2016 Theme)
Running Time 1:55
This video shows how to reduce the gap between posts on the Homepage AND add a border between them.
Add Border Below Header (2016 Theme)
Running Time 2:19
This code puts a customizable border below the header area for a little more style.
Customize Site Description (2016 Theme)
Running Time 2:16
This code allows us to customize the Site Description that is displayed within the header area.
Customize Site Title (2016 Theme)
Running Time 2:17
Still in the header area, this code snippet allows us to customize the Site Title.
Random Admin Announcement
Running Time 4:47
This one is pretty cool! We create a customizable random message that is displayed on all admin pages.