Wordpress Plugins

Written by Sanjib Ahmad

Maybe you always wanted a feature that hasn't been available inrepparttar latest release of Wordpress. What you can do is either install a 3rd party plugin or write your own custom code to extendrepparttar 142821 features of Wordpress.

Wordpress plugins are programming code that enhancerepparttar 142822 features of a standard installation of Wordpress. A well written plugin will be basically "drag and drop" without modifyingrepparttar 142823 core code of Wordpress. As Wordpress has been designed in a modular way, plugins allow you to customize your site to your specific needs without modifyingrepparttar 142824 core of Wordpress.Ever since Wordress version 1.2 plugins have been available. Wordpress plugins can be categorized according torepparttar 142825 feature it provides. Here a list of various features that you can implement for your web site through Wordpress plugins.

* Administration: Install Wordpress plugins to customize features like Admin Tools, Anti-spam, Comments, Meta, Restriction, Statistics, Syntax Highlighting, Syndication, Tweaking, etc. * Design, Layout and Styles: Changerepparttar 142826 look and feel of your blog by implementing plugins that modify Archive, Calendar - Event, Navigation, Randomness, Styles. * Graphics, Video, and Sound: Add plugins that create Audio - Mood and Images for your blog. * Posts: Implement plugins for Editing Posts, Formatting Posts, and other Miscellaneous Post related issues. * Links: Setup Wordpress plugins that changerepparttar 142827 default behavior of linking. * Miscellaneous: You can install miscellaneous plugins that shows weather information or other outside information from external websites. Installing a plugin for Wordpress is not difficult. Here arerepparttar 142828 list of steps that you need to take to install most plugins. Some plugins may require additional steps.

PHP Redirect

Written by Sanjib Ahmad

A PHP Redirect automatically transfers a web user from one URL to another. For example, typing foo.com inrepparttar browser automatically transfersrepparttar 142820 user to another URL bar.com.

The PHP Redirect command:

<?php header("location: [some-url]"); ?>

Replace [some-url] withrepparttar 142821 URL where you wantrepparttar 142822 redirection to take place.

For example,

header("location: ./version2/index.html"); =>redirect to "index.html" page in subfolder called "version2"

header("location: http://www.yahoo.com"); =>redirect to a website called yahoo.com

If PHP is not available, it's also possible to use other redirects:

* HTTP Redirects <meta http-equiv="Refresh" content="[time]; URL=[some-url]">

Replace [time] with seconds. This will pauserepparttar 142823 browser forrepparttar 142824 specified number of seconds. Replace [some-url] withrepparttar 142825 target URL you want to redirect.

For example, <meta http-equiv="Refresh" content="5; URL=http://www.yahoo.com">

The above HTTP based redirect needs to be inrepparttar 142826 <header></header> region ofrepparttar 142827 HTML code.

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