Custom Post Types for Your WordPress Themes

Before getting into custom post types I think we should clarify some terminology since the naming convention results in a bit of confusion. It is best to think of a post as a unit of content stored in the database. Each post has a post_type property, which defines what type of content it is. Here’s where things get tricky. One of the most commonly used built-in post types is named “post.” This means that “post” can refer to any...

Have You Ever Tried Some Music in WordPress Posts?

Audio is a powerful means of communication, and music is very evocative and pleasant. Given what blogs are for, there’s absolutely no need for background music and other sound effects on most blogs. If you’re expert with sound or really love it, sure, make it part of your blog. But don’t think you need to add background music to your blog if it’s not your thing.   Why or Why Not? Music can make your blog much more diverse...

Benefit from Static Page in WordPress

  Among various blog publishing tools, WordPress is notable for having a strong static page capability. It’s so robust that you can use WordPress to build a blog with no static pages at all, a website with no blogging capability at all, or anything in between. For those who are not familiar with the static page function in WordPress, this article gives you an introduction by examining three questions – What is a static page? What kind of page...