Since Wordpress is so popular CMS, it also has a large community of developers as well. Finding the best practices in this mass might be overwhelming and therefore we try to keep it simple and only preach what we practice.

Themes & Plugins

For both themes and plugins there are plenty of options to choose from. However if you wan’t to learn Wordpress in a deeper level, you might want to consider building your own themes and plugins. Of course it is not always necessary to reinvent the wheel, but for many projects a custom theme might be the best solution. WPTipster has years of experience in both Theme / Plugin development and while we still use third party plugins every now and then, we have for years trusted in our own custom themes for almost every single project.

How to duplicate a page in WordPress

Creating a duplicate page or post from your existing content is quite useful. However, this feature isn’t available in WordPress by default. Luckily there are many methods to add … Read more

Build better WP sites with Rest API

Since the release of WordPress 4.7, which was released in December 2016, Rest API has been included in WordPress. Without the need for any additional plugins. For developers, this … Read more

Common misconceptions about WordPress among developers

WordPress is the most popular CMS at the moment, but it is also one of the most, if not the most, misunderstood CMS as well. Here are some common … Read more

Adding social sharing to WordPress posts – AddThis

Providing the option to easily share content, is a great benefit for every website. While social shares aren’t necessarily greatest backlinks in terms of SEO, they still provide additional … Read more

Advanced Image Optimization for Mobile

In this article, we are going to take a look how to display a different image on mobile devices (phones in this case). While there is a CSS approach … Read more

Learn to create shortcodes in WordPress

In this post we will show an example on how the create a shortcode that shows your latest posts. Shortcodes are WordPress specific code that allow users easily add … Read more