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The scripting language of choice for most web designers. It’s free, easy to learn and above all there are many thousands of scripts and packages that you can run (also free!). These articles feature code snippets, tips and techniques and full scripts to help you advance your PHP powered website.

 

WordPress Dashicons Cheat Sheet
30th October 2015PHP
A quick guide showing you how to use the new font icons "Dashicons" which are the official icon font of the WordPress admin as of 3.8.
Adding Featured Image To WordPress All Posts Screen
16th May 2014PHP
This tutorial will show you how to add a Featured Image thumbnail to the "All Posts" admin screen which is useful to see what posts haven't got a thumbnail set, or for checking thumbnails quickly.
Create Custom WordPress Shortcodes
10th May 2014PHP
WordPress Shortcodes are a great way to add dynamic content to posts, even for non-techy editors, and can be as simple or as complex as you require.
Improve Website Speed by Enabling Compression
22nd December 2013PHP
Google has long stated website speed will impact search ranking, but how do you go about improving your website speed?
PHP Function to Import CSV to an Array
31st October 2013PHP
How to import CSV file into a PHP array using PHP's fgetcsv function. The array is associative so you can access values by the column heading from the CSV.
Top 5 Social Sharing Plugins for WordPress
2nd June 2013PHP
In a world where social media marketing dominates the web, not everyone can be a social media genius. But don't worry - you don't need to be an expert on social media with these top sharing plugins for WordPress!
Celebrating the 10th Anniversary of WordPress
28th May 2013PHP
WordPress, the popular blogging and CMS platform, is celebrating it's 10th anniversary this week and is due to launch a new version of the software soon.
Disable Comment Cookies in WordPress
28th September 2012PHP
Out the box, WordPress sets some cookies which are not strictly necessary for the operation of the site, and some which are.