How to use the Google Open Sans font in WordPress by Bas Wijdenes

Google web fonts in WordPress. Google has its own web fonts and one of these fonts is Open Sans. Personally, I think this is one of the most professional looks on the internet. I also like to use Google Open Sans on my WordPress sites. As usual, you can easily use the Open Sans font … Continue reading How to use the Google Open Sans font in WordPress by Bas Wijdenes

How to customize the default avatar in WordPress by Bas Wijdenes

Why can’t I customize the Avatar by default in WordPress? I have no idea why you can not change this by default. You would expect that there is an upload tool, or that you can make an image the default avatar image. There are different ways to use a different default Avatar in WordPress. For … Continue reading How to customize the default avatar in WordPress by Bas Wijdenes

How to add an extra sidebar in WordPress by Bas Wijdenes

Introducing an extra sidebar in WordPress. In this blog post I explain how you can add an extra sidebar to a WordPress site. I used the Twenty Fifteen Theme from the WordPress developers myself in the blog post, but of course this also applies to other themes. I started looking at a second sidebar because … Continue reading How to add an extra sidebar in WordPress by Bas Wijdenes

TUTORIAL: Turn off WordPress ping backs on own website

I’ve had the trouble of own ping backs myself. My recent comments is full with self ping backs. In this blog post I assume you have a Child theme. If not please refer to this blog post first. Open up your child theme directory and create a new file called functions.php. If you already have … Continue reading TUTORIAL: Turn off WordPress ping backs on own website

TUTORIAL: Add footer widget twenty fifteen

The twenty fifteen theme is a great and clean theme, but it’s missing a footer widget. I’ve been searching Google and found a great post that explains exactly how to add a footer widget to your theme, but this only explains how to add a footer widget what will cover the whole footer width. In … Continue reading TUTORIAL: Add footer widget twenty fifteen