Run a Localhost WordPress Installation on Local Area Network

Localhost WordPress installs are incredibly useful for doing all the development work before making the site live. Normally most of us have more than one machines at our workplace or homes. Now if you have a localhost environment setup at one, you would want to replicate the same at the other machine. For that you… Continue reading Run a Localhost WordPress Installation on Local Area Network

How to Enable Group Policy Editor on Windows 10 Home Edition

Group Policy Editor is one of the most powerful tools that allow users to manage hidden settings used to enable or disable some pretty useful features of Windows. Since Windows 10, Microsoft has shipped Group Policy Editor only for the Pro and Enterprise versions of Windows but not the home versions. The following tutorial will… Continue reading How to Enable Group Policy Editor on Windows 10 Home Edition

How to reference files properly in parent/child themes?

Child theme is arguably the best thing that happened to WordPress themes. But still I see many people who create a child theme incorrectly use wordpress functions to refer to the images and stylesheets which result in broken urls. WordPress provides four functions to refer to the different files inside parent and child themes: get_template_directory(),… Continue reading How to reference files properly in parent/child themes?

Custom Post Types on Homepage – Correct way

There are numerous tutorials on the web about showing Custom Post types on Homepage. WordPress by default shows only Posts on the homepage. Custom Post types are not automatically shown on the homepage or the feed. Now while searching for the method you must have seen the following code everywhere: add_filter( ‘pre_get_posts’, ‘my_get_posts’ ); function… Continue reading Custom Post Types on Homepage – Correct way