How to Add and Update Images for Categories in WordPress

Categories are a taxonomy type in WordPress. By default, they do not have any image associated with them. But you can add a custom...

Add or Remove Custom Columns in Posts Screen in WordPress

The WordPress default posts screen looks like this - The columns in the screen - Author, Categories, Tags, Comments, Date are all core columns and shows...

Add or Remove a Widget Box in WordPress Dashboard Admin Screen

When you login to a WordPress site the dashboard homepage looks similar to this - There are some widget boxes in the homepage that shows various...

Add Author Details to Edit Post Screen in WordPress

A few days ago, I received a mail from one of my users. She wanted to know how to add the author details in a...

How to Remove Core Meta Boxes/Panels in WordPress Post Edit Screen

The post edit screen in WordPress has several boxes that show additional parameters that the user can edit/update. Login to WordPress. Edit a post and these...

How to Prevent Publishing a Post if The Content Contains Certain Words

Usually post content in WordPress is generated by registered and trusted users and filtering the content before publishing is not a concern. But while developing a...

Inbuilt Sanitization Functions in WordPress

WordPress core has a number of inbuilt functions that can be used as sanitizers. That means, these functions can be used to sanitize user input. These...

Adding Different Controls to The Customizer in WordPress

Controls are user interfaces used to manage theme settings. You can add controls to the theme customizer screen using the WordPress customizer API. You will use...

Add a Checkbox Control Using Customizer API in WordPress

The inbuilt WordPress customizer gives us a great way to customize a custom theme. If you need a few theme settings added, you can do...

Adding a Select Control Using the WordPress Customizer API

A select control allows you to pick one of many values for a theme setting. It acts as an user interface for that setting. To use...