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Bring Back Single Column Dashboard

To bring back the single column admin dashboard after updating to WordPress 3.8 add this to your functions.php file:

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Configuring the WordPress Auto Update Feature

Default auto update configuration

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Add Custom Message to WordPress Post Editor

Change the highlighted text below to whatever you want and add to your functions.php

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WordPress SEO without a Plugin

WordPress hack: Efficient SEO without a plugin

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Clean Up wp_head

add to your functions.php file to remove links from wp_head (edit as you like):

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Remove Plugins and Other News from WordPress Dashboard

add to your functions.php file:

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Branding Snippets for WordPress Admin

Customize Login Logo:

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Add Content to the End of Each RSS Post

Add to your functions.php file:

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Screenshot of External Page Without a Plugin

Link to display screenshot of an external web page.
Change “targetwebpage” to URL you want to display and “w=500″ to width for screenshot:

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WordPress Temporary Maintenance Mode

This snippet  temporarily closes down your site to visitors but allows access to admins.
To allow visitors again simply delete or comment out the function.

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Add Featured Image Thumbnail to WordPress Admin Posts Columns

Place in functions.php:

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Add More Features to WordPress Visual Editor

Place in your functions.php:

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Add Thumbnail Image & Exclude Category from RSS

Add to functions.php to add post thumbnail to RSS feed:

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Breadcrumb Navigation without a Plugin

Add the code below to  functions.php:

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HTML5 Tags and Markup

New tags introduced by HTML5:

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How to Convert Your WordPress Theme to HTML5

How to Convert Your WordPress Theme to HTML5

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Convert a WordPress Theme to html5

Convert a WordPress Theme to html5

 

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Making the 960 Grid Responsive

Add to style.css

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Add Breadcrumb Navigation to WordPress Theme

Add below to your functions.php file:

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How to Include Custom Post Types in RSS Feed

Include below in your functions.php file to add custom post types to you RSS feed:

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