Last month I have published and article about WordPress rewriting as an intro to give better understanding what is happening behind the scenes when WordPress needs to resolve URL. This time, I will give you practical example to add date based archives to custom post types.
WordPress Query object is very powerful, and it allows you to filter posts with all sorts of criteria. One of the most important filters are taxonomy terms. You can filter using one or more taxonomies and one or more terms for each taxonomy. This tutorial will show you how.
No matter how fast your server is, it is always a good idea to use different caching methods. It is important to understand how caching plugins work before you decide what is best solution for you based on how your website works and how much you want to gain with caching.
With introduction of custom post types, additional templates WordPress loads and maybe custom rewrite rules websites can use, it can be a bit confusing what happens when WP loads and resolves the URL. Sometimes you will end up on wrong page, and here is to find out why.
Few weeks ago I have tested 35 plugins to find how they affect WordPress in terms of loading and resource usage. What can plugin author do to make plugin loading faster, to use less memory and to lower its impact on website loading? There are several things to consider.