WordPress : How to enable Shortcodes in Excerpts, Custom Fields & Plugins

Shortcodes are a very popular feature in WordPress that allows you to add custom functionality to the content. WordPress also has some built-in shortcodes on its own. They are very easy to use inside the posts or pages and they even work inside the Text Widget. But they won’t work when they are added in an excerpt or a custom field. This article will show you how to use shortcodes in those cases too.

WordPress : How to enable missing excerpt for pages & posts

With excerpts in WordPress, you can have them for both posts and pages, but for pages, the excerpts are disabled by default. Even for posts, they can be hidden inside the post editor or they could be disabled altogether. This article will show you how to fix the issue of missing excerpts and make them visible in posts and how to enable them in the page editor.

WordPress : Preventing Quotes to break when Copy/Pasting Code Syntax

Recently, I was writing an article containing programming code on the WordPress website. The code had single and double quotes in it and noticed that when I did Copy and Paste from the article into a code editor and then try to run the code, it threw syntax errors. It turned out that WordPress was automatically changing some characters when displaying the code syntax. In this article, we will learn how to make sure that the "Copy and Paste" of quotes work without a problem.

qTranslate-X : How to customize image Flags for Language Menu

The qTranslate-X is a free popular plugin that adds support for multiple languages on a WordPress site. I really like it, but the only issue I have with it is that the default image flags for the Language Menu are not that good. In this article, I will first show you different types of Language Switching Menu we can choose from and the two ways we can display them. Finally, we are going to replace those default images with our own.

WordPress : How to fix "No working transports found" error when updating Plugins

Recently, I installed WordPress on my local machine running Windows 10 to work on a WordPress theme. The WordPress site was mostly working without a problem except in a dashboard section of the site, where it was having some issues with updating. When I tried to update plugins to a newer version, the update failed, giving me, there were "no working transports found" message. Fortunately, the fix is simple and it should also apply if you are using EasyPHP or WAMP development environment.