All of these hacks involve you adding code to your WordPress theme's functions. php file. If you don't know what or where it is, it's probably best to avoid these tips for now. Keep in mind that if you are using an "out-of-the-box" theme, these settings may be overwritten the next time you update your theme. It's not a problem if you use your own custom theme or if you use a child theme. Without further ado, let's know the hands...Change greeting message It's easy to forget that WordPress was just a blogging platform now that it's grown into an extremely powerful content management system.
As I've recently created a few large corporate websites, I wanted to ensure a professional feel throughout the process, and it simply had to mean that "Hello,..." welcoming the change. There are many examples on the internet that attempt to implement this. Unfortunately, in my experience, they didn't work with recent versions of WordPress, until I came across this code snippet from Greg Kerstin that does the job! I came across this on the WP Beginner site. I recently had to migrate several old static websites to WordPress.
Once I have built the WordPress website on a development server, I will want to migrate it to the main website domain. The problem with that is that there is already a website there! How can I continue to serve the current static site to visitors, but let some people drop by to see the WordPress website? Also, how do you then make the site live automatically on the date it goes live? And how do you avoid having to modify one of the URLs so that the SEO is not affected?