Most of the WordPress blogs look more or less similar these days, to stand uniquely out from the rest, you have got to tweak it. And by tweaking, we mean really getting your hands dirty down on the blog theme and PHP codes. We’ve previously showcased more than 40 WordPress tricks and hacks you can perform on your blog but we quickly realized there are still a lot of impressive WordPress tricks, hacks and plugins out there that we thought are really great.
So as a sequel, here’s another 30+ WordPress tricks and hack. If you are wondering how some bloggers add those cool functions, mods or displays on their WordPress blog, be sure to run through our list. You might just find the solution in here.
More WordPress related articles we’ve previously written:
Full list after jump.
Apple Flashy Accordion Sidebar
Use the Accordion plugin in jQuery UI to create an Apple-alike WordPress sidebar.
Adding Tabs to Sidebar
Creating tabs on WordPress sidebar with Yahoo! UI Library
Sidebar With Dynamic Contents
Every blog visitor has different habits, but many tend to ignore sidebars because they are always the same. Mixing things up and keeping the contents of the sidebar relevant to the post can make them a bit more likely to be noticed.
Allow Users To Submit Blog Post
This plugin allows you to add highly customisable forms to your website that allows non-registered users and/or subscribers (also configurable) to submit posts.
Give you the ability to break your comments into a number of search engine optimized pages.
alt attribute from images within your blog post and generates a neat caption directly underneath those images. Supports custom CSS styling for captions.
Allows you to create a link to yourblog.example.com/?random which will redirect someone to a random post on your blog, in a StumbleUpon-like fashion.
Google Syntax Highlighter for WordPress
Easily integrates the Google Syntax Highlighter by Alex Gorbatchev into WordPress. Image below show how codes look like in WordPress with Google Syntax Highlighter.
Facelift Image Replacement (FLIR) for WordPress
FLIR allows you to convert text and title into images (better display quality) on the fly without hassle. Now this FLIR WordPress plugin make things even easier for bloggers.
del.icio.us for WordPress
del.icio.us for WordPress displays your latest del.icio.us bookmarks in your WordPress blog.
Create Your Own PopURLs Within WordPress
Like the way how PopURL display contents? Now you can create similar inside WordPress.
Exclude certain categories from being displayed
2 ways to hide posts from certain categories to be displayed on the blog. You can either put this code inside the loop
Another Date Image Hack
Create a calendar view of your article post date.
Styling Individual Posts
Styling one post a little different from the rest with the use of
How To Avoid Duplicate Posts
Duplicated contents are pretty bad and they somehow affects how search engine weights your site. Here’s how you can avoid getting duplicated contents on your blog.
WordPress ‘Page Redirect‘ template
This template lets you specify a single URL as the page content, then as the page loads, the template automatically redirects the page to this new location, and that includes category or any tag pages you specify.
Delicious Save Buttons
Add badges that encourage people to bookmark your website or blog
DesignFloat Buttons, Website & Blog Integration
Give your website or blog visitors the option to submit your stories to Design Float and “Float” them