How to add TinyMCE to textarea meta boxes in WordPress

Maybe one of the key factors in WordPress wild adoption, was the fact of the inclusion of TinyMCE, the rich text editor, for less tech-savvy users. Even ExpressionEngine, a paid CMS, doesn't include a rich text editor out-of-the-box. Moreover, you can add TinyMCE for your textareas in plugins or theme settings pages! In this tutorial… Continue reading How to add TinyMCE to textarea meta boxes in WordPress

WordPress plugin to add Google’s +1 to your site

Google opened today the +1 button for all the web. Since, of course, this will affect search results, you need to include the +1 button in your site as soon as possible. In this post you will find a plugin for WordPress to include the +1 for posts and pages and a widget to include… Continue reading WordPress plugin to add Google’s +1 to your site

How to add a color picker to your WordPress plugin or theme

One of the most useful options for a user of a WordPress theme or plugin is to be able to change and stylize the appearance and the colors of the output produced. In this tutorial we will learn how to add a color picker in the settings page of a plugin using the Farbtastic jQuery… Continue reading How to add a color picker to your WordPress plugin or theme

Best jQuery Tutorials in ILC in 2010

Now that 2010 is over, it's nice to look back and see how many things you've learned on the last year. In order to start stretching those muscles for 2011, here's a review of the most interesting jQuery tutorials featured in ilovecolors during 2010. Add a character counter for the excerpt in WordPress Reveal extra… Continue reading Best jQuery Tutorials in ILC in 2010

How to hide Personal Options in WordPress’ User Profile

Even though WordPress might not the friendliest CMS for user management, provides a good amount of customization for users meta information and profiles. However, one thing that is a bit rough right now is the Personal Options block in the User Pofile: you can't hide it by removing an action hook or even filter it.… Continue reading How to hide Personal Options in WordPress’ User Profile

How to create a TinyMCE button plugin for WordPress

One of the best things in WordPress is the awesome rich text editor included, TinyMCE, by Moxiecode. It's easy to use, organized and if you need to, you can reveal or even add more buttons to extend its functionality. For instance, to wrap a text selection with a shortcode or add a particular class to… Continue reading How to create a TinyMCE button plugin for WordPress