Tag Archives: WordPress

Translation Help Needed for Instant Breadcrumbs

I Use WP-Translations Community for my i18n
Instant Breadcrumbs is now proudly included in the WP-Translations project! The goal of WP-Translations is to give WordPress users the best accessibility to internationalization and localization. Teams and volunteers can add a quality translation of WordPress plugins and themes into their language. Many translators, many languages, many projects… there is lots of work to do. This is an exciting community, and I’m looking forward to making my WordPress plugins truly international.

But, most importantly, this project needs you. It’s very easy for you to help.

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Instant Breadcrumbs for Any WordPress Theme

Hansel and Gretel with Instant BreadcrumbsBreadcrumbs are a handy way to make navigating your blog easier. A breadcrumb trail is simply a list of links showing where the current page is in the blog structure. Readers may easily move up and down your blog to discover related content. But including a breadcrumb trail on your site not only makes it easier for visitors to navigate. It also allows search engines to better explore your blog and include extra information in search results. Many breadcrumb plugins exist, but normally need theme editing or a custom theme that uses the breadcrumb function. Often, there is some further styling to make the breadcrumb trail match the overall ‘look’ of the site. I found this a challenge when trying to add breadcrumbs to the TwentyFourteen theme that ships with WordPress 3.8. I really wanted ‘responsive’ additions that hide under a button when viewed on smaller screens. Since the breadcrumbs are a navigation aid, why not place them in the navigation menu itself? Instant Breadcrumbs adds a breadcrumb trail to your WordPress blog’s primary navigation menu. No theme editing required!
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WordPress Plugin Essentials for your Startup Blog

wordpress-plugin-iconSo, you’ve decided to start a self-hosted WordPress blog, confident in the knowledge that there’s a wealth of plugins out there that will enable you to customize your site. Getting this blog started has not been without a few ups and downs. There has been a fair amount of experimentation, plenty of learning, and a few false starts as well. After the first week or so of twiddling with the available settings, it’s time to get serious. Here’s my list of essential WordPress plugins that no startup site should be without. Continue reading

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