5 Easy ways to Create a WordPress Admin user

Here are five different methods to create a new WordPress Admin user. In all of the examples below I will use the following username/password combination, so make sure to change it before running any of the commands: username123 change username123 with your username password123 change password123 with your password [email protected] change [email protected] with your email … Read more

How to move WordPress pages to the Domain Root

I have a WordPress blog on pcelarstvopejcic.com/blog and a few pages that I would like to move to the domain document root, so that: pcelarstvopejcic.com/blog/contact becomes pcelarstvopejcic.com/contact pcelarstvopejcic.com/blog/shop becomes pcelarstvopejcic.com/shop So this way I only have one WP installation and blog posts would be accessible via pcelarstvopejcic.com/blog/POST and pages in pcelarstvopejcic.com/PAGE To do this, edit … Read more

Display template name in WP admin bar

Figuring out templates that are being used while you are building and developing a custom WordPress website can be problematic. Using the following snippets you can quickly and easily display template name or full path to the file in your wp-admin bar. Display Template name To display just template name add the following to functions.php … Read more

How to Create a WordPress Child Theme

60 seconds or less, that’s all that takes to create a WordPress child theme and I highly recommend that you do it before even thinking about making any code or style modifications to your active theme. There are two files that you can use inside a child theme to overwrite parent theme’s functionality or style: … Read more

How to add next and previous links to your WordPress site

In this article, we’ll add the next and previous links on a WordPress theme. First We declare the previous and next variables: Then to show them inside the post, add the following snippets to the theme’s single.php file: If you want to further customize the links and maybe even display post name inside the links, … Read more

How to fix curl error 60: SSL certificate problem: certificate has expired error

From September 30, 2021, WordPress websites that use Let’s Encrypt certificates are having issues with HTTP API requests. For example, here is an example that will cause this error: $res = wp_remote_get( ‘https://abcdef.com/’ ); if( is_wp_error( $res ) ){ echo $res->get_error_message(); } the error message: cURL error 60: SSL certificate problem: certificate has expired What causes this error? … Read more

How to display a random WordPress post inside a page

Here is a handy snippet that displays a random post, so each time a user refreshes the page a different post will appear. The snippet should be saved as a PHP template for pages and a page has to use it. Step 1. Create a new file random.php inside your active theme folder and put … Read more