A tag is a keyword or label that categorizes your question with other, similar questions. Using the right tags makes it easier for others to find and answer your question.
a theme feature introduced with Version 2.2. It's basicly a vertical column provided by a theme for displaying information other than the main content of the web page. Themes usually prov…
Apart from the obvious meaning, `link` in the WP context also stands for a special post format. Please use the `permalink` tag for questions about the url structure of a site.
a function for creating multiple loops. It retrieves a list of latest posts or posts matching criteria.
User meta data consists of key-value pairs pertaining to the according user ID.
a special-purpose programming language designed for managing data held in a relational database management system (RDBMS).
actually an ordered map. A map is a type that associates values to keys. This type is optimized for several different uses; it can be treated as an array, list (vector), hash tabl…
A parameter used in queries to specify the type and direction of sorting.
possible to send email from WordPress using the built in `wp_mail` function. Several filters and hooks are available for additional options. There are plugins for extensive functionality, such a…
Questions about the core RESTful HTTP API for accessing WP content and data.
A few lowercase words separated by dashes, describing a post and usually derived from the post title to create a user-friendly (that is readable and without confusing characters) permalink. Post slug …
the main label on a piece of information. In WP the term is mainly used to label a whole html page, a post, a widget or an attachment.
Usually, plugin and theme authors need to provide access to a settings (options) screen so users can customize how the plugin or theme is used. The best way to present the user with such a screen is t…
a source code that is applied on top of the existing software or program with an aim to fix security vulnerabilities, bugs and improve usability.
An application programming interface (API) specifies how some software components should interact with each other. In addition to accessing databases or computer hardware, such as hard disk drives or …
a component that transparently stores data so that future requests for that data can be served faster. The data that is stored within a cache might be values that have been computed earlier…
what is sent to the browser before the page markup. They often include the page MIME type, charset, status code and encoding. Headers are often overridden to change the page MIME type…
automatically generated by WordPress to allow readers to easily follow your blog using an RSS feed reader.
Can refer to the main page of the admin interface, or the admin interface as a whole
In WP the term `homepage` can be a bit confusing. It is used in the normal way, for the main page of a site, but sometimes also for the page that contains the newest posts, even if this is not the mai…
Displays the contents of the current post. This template tag must be used within The_Loop.
Writing efficient code leads to better performance of a site, which is usually measured in the speed with which pages are served.
times when you need to move WordPress around within your server, and times when you need to move WordPress from one server to another. You don't need to reinstall. WordPress is flexible enou…
Theme Options allow a Theme author to give users the chance to change certain Theme features such as color and layout. The Theme Options Screen is only available if the active theme supports a Theme O…
the term used to describe the effort to make WordPress (with themes and plugins) available in languages other than English for people from different locales, who have different dialects…
functions that return a single boolean value depending on what is currently being viewed