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tools to extend the functionality of WordPress. This tag should not be used to mark requests for plugin recommendations, which are off-topic per the FAQ.
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Custom Post Types extend the WordPress back-end to support additional, non-Post content.
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The server-side programming language that the WordPress core, plugins and themes are written in.
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the core of WordPress. They store content, are categorized, and are expansible with meta. Posts are grouped by post type, and within their post type by taxonomy (though a taxonomy can span m…
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WordPress Plugins allow easy modification, customization, and enhancement to a WordPress blog. Instead of changing the core programming of WordPress, you can add functionality with WordPress Plugins.
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filed under one or more Categories. Categories allow the classification of your Posts into groups and subgroups, thereby aiding viewers in the navigation and use of your sit…
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Since WordPress 2.3, plugin and theme authors have had the ability to create custom taxonomies-- essentially specialized "categories"-- to help organize information.
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"wp-query" ambiguously refers to one of two things. 1) WP_Query is a class native to Wordpress which allows users to query the posts database using a number of criteria. 2) $wp_query is the default ob…
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a sequence of program instructions that perform a specific task. It is packaged as a unit that can be used wherever the according task should be performed.
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Themes create the public (front-end) interface for a WordPress site.
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fields that can holds arbitrary extra information known as meta-data.
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Running multiple sites with one installation and one central management. Also known as network and WPMU.
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a theme feature introduced with Version 3.0. WordPress includes an easy to use mechanism for introducing customised navigation menus into a theme. In order to incorporate menu suppo…
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The core of the WordPress query, the loop offers an easy way to access post information and display it on your website.
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Modifications to theme and plugin files to create new functionality.
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used in different ways by WordPress.You can use a theme with images in layout, place images within your post/page content, display images next to visitor's name called avatars etc
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A permanent link to an item (a blog post, an attachment, ...). The default structure is "?p=123", but WordPress can handle "pretty permalinks" and will rewrite them internally to the former version. …
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a collection of files that work together to produce a graphical interface with an underlying unifying design for a blog.
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static, timeless content that are unique from the regular blog chronology.
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configurable elements used to dynamically build sections of a WordPress theme.
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A type of hook that provides a way for content to be overridden programatically
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Comments allow your website's visitors to have a discussion with you and each other. When you activate comments on a Page or post, WordPress inserts several text boxes after your content where users c…
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a fast and concise JavaScript Library that simplifies HTML document traversing, event handling, animating, and Ajax interactions for rapid web development. jQuery is included with WordPress,…
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Users with the ability to perform administrative tasks for a site or a network of sites.
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BB-Code-like mechanism by which strings enclosed in square brackets can serve as shorthand for longer and more complicated strings. These strings are processed by callback handlers, usually on page lo…
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Refers to a box-like reusable user-interface component common in the WordPress backend.
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WordPress stores user generated content, along with other configurable information, in a a database (typically MySQL).
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manipulated to create what in WordPress is called a "pretty permalink"
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Within the context of WordPress Theme-ing, the term 'template' refers to PHP files used to display content.
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Breaking up content into smaller-sized pages to be viewed individually
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This include all question concerning the process of uploading file, whether from the WP Admin Pages or from a front end editor.
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Tools for site administration located in the `wp-admin` directory of a WordPress site.
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Ajax - The core of WordPress uses Ajax only in the administration screens. For instance, Ajax is used for instant updates when you are doing comment moderation, and when you are adding and deleting it…
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a style sheet language used to describe the presentation semantics (the look and formatting) of HTML output, usually via Themes. When you have to use this tag, then the…
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Set up The Loop with query parameters. This will override the current WordPress Loop and shouldn’t be used more than once. This must not be used within the WordPress Loop.
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a theme feature introduced with Version 2.9. Thumbnail is an image that is chosen as the representative image for Posts, Pages or Custom Post Types.