Controlling Display of WordPress Widget with PHP Code

I am always wondering how to display different Widgets in WordPress depending on the page/post/category etc. I ever tried some plugins that is for specific purpose. However, they are not flexible enough for all my needs. For example, I want a widget that contains AdSense ad not display on certain posts that I selected and […]

Speeding Up the Site by Using PHP GZIP Compression

Compression is a simple way to speed up the site. PHP’s gzip compression is excellent. And using it is very convenient: Simply put these codes before any HTML content at the beginning of the PHP script: <?php if (substr_count($_SERVER[‘HTTP_ACCEPT_ENCODING’], ‘gzip’)) ob_start(“ob_gzhandler”); else ob_start(); ?> In WordPress, the suitable position for these codes is the beginning […]

How to Redirect WordPress Feed to Feedburner Using .htaccess

.htaccess is a powerful tool. Let’s look at how to using .htaccess to redirect WordPress feeds to feedburner. Let’s use my blog as the example. The WordPress’s feed url of my blog is https://www.systutorials.com/b/feed/. Now I want to redirect it to feedburner with url http://feeds.systutorials.com/fclosefeed . The idea is quite straightforward: For every request to […]

Friendly WordPress Navigation Using Page Numbers Instead of Next and Previous Links

The navigation will be more user friendly with page numbers instead of next and previous links since users can navigate much quicker to the page they want to see especially when there are a lot of pages. It is also good method for SEO (Search Engine Optimization) because it creates a tighter inner link structure. […]