How to add Categories and Tags to wp Pages

Historically, categories and tags have always been associated only with wp publications; they are one of the pillars of the classification and search of information in wp, and normally this approach is more than enough for most websites. However, when talking about medium and large size websites, the lack of this technique applied to standard wp pages is not a good scenario.

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The pages, habitually static information not subject to a date (unlike posts), hardly ever need to be classified or searched… they have mostly been accessed through menus but what can we do if we need to add Categories, Tags or even custom taxonomies to Pages? Continue reading…

How to show all post types in Front Page results

Every day more websites use the Post Types extension of WordPress. They are not publishing just (simple) posts but they publish recipes, people profiles, city reviews, testimonials, or whatever you could imagine. It’s fantastic to be able to works easily with all these kinks of different information both in Front End and Back End however, when you access to your Front Page these Post Types aren’t shown in the results list of the main query. Are they shy? What can we do?

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This behaviour is because of the relationship between the kind of executed WP query and the URL that you are typing in your browser. When you register a new Post Type inside your themes or plugins, WordPress automatically creates a new Continue reading…