61 Essential WordPress Hacks, Tutorials, Help Files and Cheats

This is a fairly comprehensive list of the Best WordPress Tutorials, Hacks, Help Files and Cheat Sheets (call it what you like).They are written to make life easier, to help us expand WordPresses functionality, to give us a better understanding of WordPress and how powerful a tool it is.

Make sure you thank all the authors of these Tutorials, Hacks, Help Files and Cheat Sheets…

WordPress Tutorials/Hacks

  1. WordPress Theme Hacks (Source: Web Designer Wall)
  2. No More CSS Hacks (Source: Style Gala)
  3. Create a Dynamic Sticky (Source: Maxpower)
  4. Styling Individual Posts Using the_ID (Source: WP Designer)
  5. Show Category Images (Source: JTPratt)
  6. Separate WordPress Comments and Trackbacks (Source: Hack WordPress)
  7. Customize your WordPress Login (Source: David Airey)
  8. Date Image Hack (Source: YugaTech)
  9. http://www.wpdesigner.com/2007/07/09/how-to-place-a-login-form-in-the-sidebar/ (Source: WP Designer)
  10. WP: KeyBoard Shortcuts (Source: Tip Monkies)
  11. Making Better Use of Your Error “404? Page (Source: Hack WordPress)
  12. Customize Your 404 Page (Source: Theme Playground)
  13. WordPress accessibility hacks (Source: Bruce Lawson)
  14. Reset your Lost WordPress Administrator Password (Source: Village Idiot)
  15. http://www.pearsonified.com/2007/04/definitive-guide-to-semantic-markup.php (Source: Pearsonified)
  16. Do-It-Yourself WordPress Hover Menu (Pop-Up) (Source: WP Designer)
  17. How to Protect CSS Mods for ANY WordPress Theme (Source: Pearsonified)
  18. WP Contact Manager (Source: Design Canopy)
  19. WordPress and the custom fields, a overlooked feature (Source: Gate 303)
  20. DiggProof your WordPress (Source: Circle Six Blog)
  21. WordPress Ajax Commenting revisited (Source: Zeo)
  22. Widgetizing Themes (Source: Automattic)
  23. Cloaking to Stop Scraping (Source: Plagiarism Today)
  24. Server load button for blogs (Source: Jesse Chilcott’s Journal)
  25. Giving each WordPress post a thumbnail, and display the thumbnail on the home page (Source: WordPress Garage)
  26. How to create overlapping tabs (Source: WP Designer)
  27. How to Optimize Your WordPress Title (Source: Hack WordPress)
  28. Blocking Your WordPress Categories and Archives From Google (Source: Hack WordPress)
  29. Adding An Author Page To Your WordPress Blog (Source: Hack WordPress)
  30. Make a Mobile Friendly Version of your Blog with Google Reader (Source: Digital Inspiration)
  31. How to Use WordPress as a Membership Directory (Source: WP Designer)
  32. How to Format Images for Feed Readers (Source: Pearsonified)
  33. Add Del.icio.us Daily Blog Posting To Your WordPress Blog (Source: Hack WordPress)
  34. Huge Compilation of WordPress Code (Source: Hack WordPress)
  35. 4 Simple ways to Speed up WordPress (Source: WP Candy)
  36. WordPress Date Button (Source: WP Designer)
  37. Wicked WordPress Archives in One Easy Step! (Source: Pearsonified)
  38. Make Yourself Available to Readers with a Contact Form (Source: Hack WordPress)
  39. WordPress as a CMS – Content Management System (Source: Graphic Design Blog)
  40. Installing Xampp and WordPress (Locally) (Source: Tamba 2)
  41. WordPress Category Page Hacks (Source: Jehiah)
  42. 3 WordPress Hacks For SE-Friendly Blog Archives (Source: SEO Egghead)
  43. Opening Links in New Windows (Source: Ajay)
  44. WordPress Thumbnail Size Limit Hack (Source: Lorelle on WordPress)
  45. Restore your WordPress Database (Source: Tamba 2)
  46. Validating WordPress (Source: WordPress Codex)
  47. Backing Up WordPress (Source: Lorelle on WordPress)
  48. WordPress Video Tutorials

  49. The Best WordPress Plug-ins
  50. How to embed YouTube Video in WordPress
  51. How to Upgrade WordPress
  52. Make Your WordPress Blog Search Engine Friendly
  53. WordPress.com – Step-by-Step Tutorial on How to Blog
  54. How To Create A Custom WordPress Page Template
  55. WordPress tutorial–installing on a local server
  56. Recover WordPress Password When You Have Forgotten It
  57. WordPress Tutorial – Edit a Sidebar File Using a Text Editor
  58. WordPress Tutorial – Make Menus of Links With the Blogroll 2
  59. How-to: Use WordPress/PodPress to podcast to iTunes
  60. How to Put Adsense on Your WordPress Blog
    Wordpress Podcasts
  61. The WordPress Podcast
  62. The WordPress Weekly

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