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Custom Post Types extend the WordPress back-end to support additional, non-Post content.
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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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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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"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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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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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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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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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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Modifications to theme and plugin files to create new functionality.
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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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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 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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A type of hook that provides a way for content to be overridden programatically
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configurable elements used to dynamically build sections of a WordPress theme.
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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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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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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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WordPress stores user generated content, along with other configurable information, in a a database (typically MySQL).
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Users with the ability to perform administrative tasks for a site or a network of sites.
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Refers to a box-like reusable user-interface component common in the WordPress backend.
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manipulated to create what in WordPress is called a "pretty permalink"
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Breaking up content into smaller-sized pages to be viewed individually
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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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Within the context of WordPress Theme-ing, the term 'template' refers to PHP files used to display content.
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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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a generic "category" used to organize posts and custom post types
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A generic term referring to the process of retrieving information from a database.
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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…