The Ultimate Guide To WordPress Hacks And Customizations

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title-wordpress-hacks-resources-for-easier-codingIf you are looking to add new design features and functionality to your WordPress blog, odds are there is probably someone who has already done it and shared the code on how to do it. There are a number of great resources you can use to find outstanding hacks, customizations, and tips to make your WordPress blog more unique, user-friendly, and engaging.

Over the years I have collected a number of great resources across the web that I thought would be a great idea to organize and share. I would encourage everyone to leave their favorite WordPress Hack in the comments below.

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Mark is the President of Search Creatively a Raleigh Internet Marketing company. He also is the creator of StayOnSearch, a search marketing blog dedicated to SEO's and Internet Marketing professionals. He also contributes to a number of industry blogs including Search Engine Journal, ProBlogDesign, and 1stWebDesigner. Follow Mark on Twitter (@m_thompson)

30 Comments Best Comments First
  • Tschai

    Tuesday, April 20th, 2010 13:53

    1

    You can never have enough hacks & customizations, to replace your plugins…thanks for the round up!

    0
  • Duane

    Wednesday, April 21st, 2010 05:52

    10

    Excellent roundup….now this is useful. Bookmarked for future reference.

    0
  • Rocky

    Wednesday, April 21st, 2010 07:10

    11

    Great round up.. I always prefer hacks rather than plugins.. thanx for including “http://artatm.com/2010/02/35-most-essential-wordpress-tricks-and-hacks/”

    0
  • kroro

    Wednesday, April 21st, 2010 13:13

    12

    Very helpful post, thx a lot for this hacks! I’ll bookmark for sure!

    0
  • Aisha

    Thursday, April 22nd, 2010 07:45

    14

    really outstanding collection..amazing list..keep it up!

    0
  • Square One

    Wednesday, April 21st, 2010 23:51

    13

    Man that is a wicked post, such a good resource of hacks, nice one and thanks for the post

    0
  • Michael Winn

    Wednesday, April 21st, 2010 03:30

    9

    Fantastic resource guys!

    0
  • designfollow

    Wednesday, April 21st, 2010 00:42

    8

    great list, thank you very much.

    0
  • Kristi

    Tuesday, April 20th, 2010 20:27

    3

    This is a great roundup of ways to customize your WordPress for better user functionality. Great job! I like that listing every post on one page – might have to try that for my archives.

    0
  • Julianntrott

    Tuesday, April 20th, 2010 14:14

    2

    One of the feature I’ve always made by hand, it’s to list all post one page. It’s a shame, WordPress didn’t thought of that before.

    0
  • Jay Philips

    Tuesday, April 20th, 2010 16:22

    4

    What an awesome list. Thank you so much for putting this together.

    0
  • Kevin Muldoon

    Tuesday, April 20th, 2010 16:38

    5

    Fantastic list. Retweeted :)

    0
  • mark

    Tuesday, April 20th, 2010 18:31

    7

    This is a great list both in size and quality, and is just in time for me. I have been thinking about turning off a few of the plugins and making something that is more customized.

    Thank you very much!

    0
  • Thomas Craig Consulting

    Tuesday, April 20th, 2010 22:55

    6

    Awesome collection, just in time as I just started a wordpress project that will likely make use of a couple of the hacks mentioned.

    0
  • Susan

    Thursday, April 22nd, 2010 07:12

    15

    What a massive list… I’ll have to spend some time digging through.

    Thanks.

    0
  • Jean-Baptiste Jung

    Saturday, April 24th, 2010 09:27

    16

    Great round up! Though, it’s a shame to see links to Wpbeginnr, a blog well known for stealing content from other blogs.

    0
    • Saad Bassi

      Saturday, April 24th, 2010 12:50

      17

      This post was not edited by me. Our Editor in Chief wasn’t aware of this thing. I am editing the post right now Jean. Thanks for your comment.:)

      0
  • Dave Concilio

    Friday, August 26th, 2011 23:23

    26

    Hello there, Have been searching for a website like this for some time. I have bookmarked your site and will be coming back soon to be updated of what’s going on.

    0
  • Jeremiah Reagan

    Wednesday, August 24th, 2011 07:14

    25

    Fantastic post Mark, and very “resourceful.” I have been transitioning almost all of my websites from “html/css” to “wordpress.” Many of these links you provided in this post are going to come in handy! Thanks for sharing again Mark.

    Jeremiah

    0
  • deepak

    Thursday, November 10th, 2011 15:45

    27

    Great tips admin. I am goign implement all those tips to my wordpress blog.

    0
  • klavis

    Thursday, December 1st, 2011 16:57

    28

    Hello there, Have been searching for a website like this for some time. I have bookmarked your site and will be coming back soon to be updated of what’s going on.

    0
  • Boutonniere

    Thursday, March 1st, 2012 11:08

    30

    It’s actually a awesome as well as useful piece of info. I’m pleased which you discussed this particular beneficial data around. Make sure you keep us updated like this. Appreciate sharing

    0
  • Rajesh

    Wednesday, January 4th, 2012 15:43

    29

    OMG, Amazed to see these many no of resources in a single page, bookmarked this for future reference.. Thanks for sharing :)

    0
  • radyo dinle

    Tuesday, August 16th, 2011 06:27

    24

    Fantastic. Thanks for the nice works.

    0
  • altın çilek

    Tuesday, March 15th, 2011 13:24

    23

    This is a great list both in size and quality, and is just in time for me. I have been thinking about turning off a few of the plugins and making something that is more customized.

    Thank you very much!

    0
  • Patrick

    Tuesday, April 27th, 2010 16:12

    18

    What a great list. Thanks for the work on that – almost everything on one page – Respect.

    0
  • Pavan Somu

    Thursday, April 29th, 2010 15:56

    19

    The collection of resources are great. Thanks for the share. Will work on the hacks.

    0
  • aj

    Friday, May 14th, 2010 20:26

    20

    wow what a great post this is going to take a while to checkout all of the links lol but it should be worth it. Some of these I had seen before but a lot of new stuff too.

    0
  • Jennifer

    Tuesday, June 8th, 2010 04:03

    22

    But i/ always love hack and customization, because I always control what I do :)

    0
  • Husien Adel

    Wednesday, May 26th, 2010 16:36

    21

    Wow :D great Great list of fantastic wp tutorials & tricks thanks for sharing bro

    0
  • Boutonniere

    Thursday, March 1st, 2012 11:08

    30

    It’s actually a awesome as well as useful piece of info. I’m pleased which you discussed this particular beneficial data around. Make sure you keep us updated like this. Appreciate sharing

    0
  • Rajesh

    Wednesday, January 4th, 2012 15:43

    29

    OMG, Amazed to see these many no of resources in a single page, bookmarked this for future reference.. Thanks for sharing :)

    0
  • klavis

    Thursday, December 1st, 2011 16:57

    28

    Hello there, Have been searching for a website like this for some time. I have bookmarked your site and will be coming back soon to be updated of what’s going on.

    0
  • deepak

    Thursday, November 10th, 2011 15:45

    27

    Great tips admin. I am goign implement all those tips to my wordpress blog.

    0
  • Dave Concilio

    Friday, August 26th, 2011 23:23

    26

    Hello there, Have been searching for a website like this for some time. I have bookmarked your site and will be coming back soon to be updated of what’s going on.

    0
  • Jeremiah Reagan

    Wednesday, August 24th, 2011 07:14

    25

    Fantastic post Mark, and very “resourceful.” I have been transitioning almost all of my websites from “html/css” to “wordpress.” Many of these links you provided in this post are going to come in handy! Thanks for sharing again Mark.

    Jeremiah

    0
  • radyo dinle

    Tuesday, August 16th, 2011 06:27

    24

    Fantastic. Thanks for the nice works.

    0
  • altın çilek

    Tuesday, March 15th, 2011 13:24

    23

    This is a great list both in size and quality, and is just in time for me. I have been thinking about turning off a few of the plugins and making something that is more customized.

    Thank you very much!

    0
  • Jennifer

    Tuesday, June 8th, 2010 04:03

    22

    But i/ always love hack and customization, because I always control what I do :)

    0
  • Husien Adel

    Wednesday, May 26th, 2010 16:36

    21

    Wow :D great Great list of fantastic wp tutorials & tricks thanks for sharing bro

    0
  • aj

    Friday, May 14th, 2010 20:26

    20

    wow what a great post this is going to take a while to checkout all of the links lol but it should be worth it. Some of these I had seen before but a lot of new stuff too.

    0
  • Pavan Somu

    Thursday, April 29th, 2010 15:56

    19

    The collection of resources are great. Thanks for the share. Will work on the hacks.

    0
  • Patrick

    Tuesday, April 27th, 2010 16:12

    18

    What a great list. Thanks for the work on that – almost everything on one page – Respect.

    0
  • Jean-Baptiste Jung

    Saturday, April 24th, 2010 09:27

    16

    Great round up! Though, it’s a shame to see links to Wpbeginnr, a blog well known for stealing content from other blogs.

    0
    • Saad Bassi

      Saturday, April 24th, 2010 12:50

      17

      This post was not edited by me. Our Editor in Chief wasn’t aware of this thing. I am editing the post right now Jean. Thanks for your comment.:)

      0
  • Susan

    Thursday, April 22nd, 2010 07:12

    15

    What a massive list… I’ll have to spend some time digging through.

    Thanks.

    0
  • Aisha

    Thursday, April 22nd, 2010 07:45

    14

    really outstanding collection..amazing list..keep it up!

    0
  • Square One

    Wednesday, April 21st, 2010 23:51

    13

    Man that is a wicked post, such a good resource of hacks, nice one and thanks for the post

    0
  • kroro

    Wednesday, April 21st, 2010 13:13

    12

    Very helpful post, thx a lot for this hacks! I’ll bookmark for sure!

    0
  • Rocky

    Wednesday, April 21st, 2010 07:10

    11

    Great round up.. I always prefer hacks rather than plugins.. thanx for including “http://artatm.com/2010/02/35-most-essential-wordpress-tricks-and-hacks/”

    0
  • Duane

    Wednesday, April 21st, 2010 05:52

    10

    Excellent roundup….now this is useful. Bookmarked for future reference.

    0
  • Michael Winn

    Wednesday, April 21st, 2010 03:30

    9

    Fantastic resource guys!

    0
  • designfollow

    Wednesday, April 21st, 2010 00:42

    8

    great list, thank you very much.

    0
  • mark

    Tuesday, April 20th, 2010 18:31

    7

    This is a great list both in size and quality, and is just in time for me. I have been thinking about turning off a few of the plugins and making something that is more customized.

    Thank you very much!

    0
  • Thomas Craig Consulting

    Tuesday, April 20th, 2010 22:55

    6

    Awesome collection, just in time as I just started a wordpress project that will likely make use of a couple of the hacks mentioned.

    0
  • Kevin Muldoon

    Tuesday, April 20th, 2010 16:38

    5

    Fantastic list. Retweeted :)

    0
  • Jay Philips

    Tuesday, April 20th, 2010 16:22

    4

    What an awesome list. Thank you so much for putting this together.

    0
  • Kristi

    Tuesday, April 20th, 2010 20:27

    3

    This is a great roundup of ways to customize your WordPress for better user functionality. Great job! I like that listing every post on one page – might have to try that for my archives.

    0
  • Julianntrott

    Tuesday, April 20th, 2010 14:14

    2

    One of the feature I’ve always made by hand, it’s to list all post one page. It’s a shame, WordPress didn’t thought of that before.

    0
  • Tschai

    Tuesday, April 20th, 2010 13:53

    1

    You can never have enough hacks & customizations, to replace your plugins…thanks for the round up!

    0

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