40 brilliant WordPress tutorials

15. The Complete Anatomy Of The Gutenberg WordPress Editor 

WordPress tutorials: The Complete Anatomy Of The Gutenberg WordPress Editor

Manish Dudharejia offers an in-depth analysis of the new Gutenberg Editor and its impact on the WordPress web development. In this article, you’ll learn a few hands-on tricks that will prove useful especially if you are using Gutenberg for the first time.

16. WordPress Notifications Made Easy 

WordPress tutorials: WordPress Notifications Made Easy

Have you been looking for a way to create a notification system when using WordPress? Jakub Mikita explains how to use the ‘Notification’ plugin, an all-in-one solution for any custom WordPress notification system.

17. Add Custom JavaScript to WordPress the Right Way

WordPress tutorials: Add Custom JavaScript to WordPress the Right Way

Sometimes it's helpful to add custom JavaScript to your WordPress site, for example to change the layout and design of your WordPress theme, or enhancing the functionality of a WordPress plugin. This tutorial explains how to do it the safe and proper way.

18. How To Prevent Common WordPress Theme Mistakes

WordPress tutorials: How To Prevent Common WordPress Theme Mistakes

There are a number of common mistakes people make when creating WordPress themes. This WordPress tutorial by Nauris Pūķis explains what they are and how to avoid them.

19. How To Internationalize Your WordPress Website 

WordPress tutorials: How To Internationalize Your WordPress Website

WordPress is currently fully localised for over 65 languages, so if you want your site to have global appeal, take full advantage of this. This WordPress tutorial explores how to internationalise your WordPress theme or plugin to translate it into any of these languages automatically.

20. Prepare your WordPress site for a surge in traffic

WordPress tutorials: Prepare your WordPress site for a surge in traffic

A sudden traffic spike on your site can be a lovely surprise, until your site can't deal with the sudden influx of visitors. This tutorial explains how to anticipate spikes and prepare your site in advance. It also shows you what to do if your site slows down or crashes after a surge. Handy stuff.

21. How to Disable Trackbacks and Pings on WP Posts

WordPress tutorials: How to Disable Trackbacks and Pings on WP Posts

Trackbacks and pingbacks used to be a handy way for blogs to notify each other that they'd linked to a post. Today they're mostly used by spammers to flood your comments with links to their sites. WordPress makes it easy to prevent link notifications on new posts, but disabling them on older posts is a little more involved; here's how to do it.

22. How to Install Google Analytics in WordPress 

WordPress tutorials: How to Install Google Analytics in WordPress

The best way to know your audience is through your traffic stats. That's where Google Analytics comes in. It's free and it can tell you who visits your site, where they come from, when they visit, what they look at while they're there, and how they interact with your content. Follow this guide to get up and running.

23. How to Customize Your WordPress Sidebar

There’s no need to limit yourself to a single WordPress navigation structure. This video and text tutorial from David Hayes teaches you how to customise WordPress widgets, including how to edit your WordPress sidebar.

24. Use Colour Psychology to Boost WP Site Conversions 

WordPress tutorials: Use Colour Psychology to Boost WP Site Conversions

Choosing the right colours for your website can have a big impact on its effectiveness (and on an ecommerce site, that means more sales). This WordPress tutorial shows you how to convert colours to customers.

25. Add icons to WordPress custom menus without plugins 

WordPress tutorials: Add icons to WordPress custom menus without plugins

Adding icons to custom menus can be a nice way to add personality to your site, as well as improve usability. It's a relatively simple, two-step process that doesn't involve any PHP coding whatsoever. And this WordPress tutorial will show you just how to do it.

26. How to create and customise a WordPress child theme 

WordPress tutorials: How to create and customise a WordPress child theme

When looking to customise a website, a lot of people edit the theme directly. This creates a number of problems, not least that you can't update the theme without losing your changes. The smart way to modify your site design is with a child theme. This tutorial walks though how to create one.

27. The ultimate guide to A/B split testing with WordPress 

WordPress tutorials: The ultimate guide to A/B split testing with WordPress

Even tiny changes to the phrasing of copy or the position of a button on your site can have a big impact on how people use it. There's no need to guess what will work and what won't – you can prove it using A/B testing. This WordPress tutorial shows you how to test out different options before you commit to them.

28. Great WordPress plugins for designers

WordPress tutorials: Great WordPress plugins for designers

One of the main reasons for the popularity of WordPress is how well it supports templating and plugins, making it highly flexible and customisable to suit different website needs. Check out our choice list of the best WordPress plugins available below, to add the functionality to your website you're looking for. And the best part is, they're all available for free.

29. Gettting started with WordPress plugin development 

WordPress tutorials: How to create your very first WordPress plugin

If you can't find what you need in the vast library of WordPress plugins, the next step is to think about making your own. It's not as difficult as it sounds. Find out how in this WordPress tutorial.

30. How to make your WordPress site multilingual

WordPress tutorials: How to make your WordPress site multilingual

Businesses that want to expand internationally might want to consider making their WordPress site multilingual. This tutorial from net magazine explains how to do so, with the help of some tools, plugins and translation services.

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