How to Display Recent Comments with Gravatar in WordPress

WordPress comes with few default widgets and this is including a Recent Comments widget. As the name suggests, you can use this widget to display recent comments on your sidebar or any registered widget location. The default widget comes with very limited option from the panel – you can only set the widget title and

How to Add Mashable-like Social Sharing Buttons to WordPress

If you search through WordPress.org plugin repo, you’ll notice that there are LOTS of social sharing plugins available there. The most annoying part is most of the plugins offer very similar features with no added value on them. This is one of the reasons why the plugin review team has stopped accepting another social sharing

Displaying Related Posts with the New Jetpack Related Posts Module

Few weeks ago, Jetpack has added a new awesome feature via Related Posts module. This is a long-awaited feature that allows you to display related features on single page of your post. While Yet Related Post Plugin (YARPP) has been favorite plugin for many users, many developers complained it to be very resource intensive, thus

How to Use Static Page as Homepage in WordPress

By default, most standard WordPress themes will use blog template as homepage. However, for any reason if you want to use a static page as your homepage, that can easily be done in WordPress. For example, if you’re an internet marketer, you probably want to use static page as homepage in your site to display

How to Link Images to None in WordPress

When you upload an image to WordPress, by default, WordPress will automatically link the image to itself. Therefore, when someone clicks on the image, it will be redirected to the attachment image. I can’t recall how many times I accidentally clicked on the image and had to hit the backspace button to go back to

How to Add Awesome Top Bar With Countdown in WordPress

Before this, we’ve published a tutorial on how to add notification bar on WordPress site. The notification bar works great if you’d like to highlight important announcement to your visitors. However, having a countdown would make it even better as it will add a sense of urgency to force visitors to make impulse decision. In

How to Add Footer Navigation in Genesis Framework (HTML5)

By default, Genesis Framework comes with 2 navigations, referred as primary navigation and secondary navigation. In this tutorial we’ll show you how to add a footer navigation or menu to your Genesis child theme. Please note that since this is theme-specific feature, the code below should go into your child theme’s functions.php file. This code