What is Wordpress Customization and
Some Techniques Worth Learning
you planning to work on any blog site or you are given to enhance or modified
the already created blog or you want to know what actually the Wordpress
customization is? Well, reason could be anything but yes you came to right
place to find answers of your question which are running in your mind.
is known for its blogging functionality. There are particular group of members
who continuously engaged themselves to improve and enhance the functionality
and performance. Wordpress can be used as tool in any website or as standalone
blog site. There are lots of ways to modify or customize Wordpress.
you are eager to know what actually this Wordpress customization is, right?
Well, customization is basically a kind of service which served by service
provider to modify and change product in terms to make it more attractive and
unique and to meet the clients requirements in order to make the site or blog
to be look more attractive and eye catchy.
can do customization through many ways some of them are as follows.
Customize admin interface
Modify or add themes
Change the style of commenting or names of authors
Using media activities or other info in blog
Engage readers by using fun characters or images
Make the login more attractive
let’s go in some more details regarding above listed options and let see how
each of these can help to customization.
Customize Admin Interface:
of you might start thinking why to make changes or modification in the admin
interface in customization? Well, now days there are people who use Wordpress
not just as blogging tool but more it has been used for publishing platform.
you look at the main page or UI of Wordpress admin panel, you will find many
thing or option provided are not usable to many users using it. In fact many
options are not even used by other sites. For techno freak person or techie
user’s it would be great to see all this features and functions but fornon-tech person it will be of no use and will be
headache to see unwanted things there.
are few things which make this possible which are known as “actions” and “filter”. By using this we can remove the things from the admin
interface which we don’t want. We can start doing it by changing function.php
we can add functionalities like disabling the standard or default widgets, can
remove the items from menus. So, by this way we can do customization in admin
Modify or Add Themes:
in themes or add new themes lead to enhanced functionality of site as well as
may get more user compatible. Modification in themes is the basic step of
customization if you beginner and don’t know much more about the other
customization options. Most of things can be customized using themes.
step to start customizing your theme is to change the style of header or change
the header. Most of time we find that in any site if you visit you will mark
that they use either image or some company name or symbol, but we can do lot
more with header itself to look more attractive and to be different on the top
of your site. Just we have to go in directory of theme and change the
can do template changes, sidebars, page templates to customize theme.
Change the style of commenting or names of authors:
can style the comments of author or name for customization to differentiate it
from user’s comments or to make it easy for user to read the answers of author
for their questions. We can make them highlighted automatically even to add
style to comments of author without editing the template files. Just we need to
use snippet of CSS to do such things.
is the most important part to make your site talk of the town. Just make it
more interactive so that users can feel to share it. Engaging the user can make
them feel that they have been noticed by you and can feel their thoughts and ideas
are liked by others.
can engage user by many ways like start the series of post on same topic,
encourage comments, provide quality etc.
these are few topics or you can say ways you can enhance or customize your blog
or can customize Wordpress. Hope this helps you to understand basic of Wordpress
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