Podcast Episode

061 – Hidden Features In WordPress

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In today’s episode we talked about the hidden features found in the Screen Options panel.

    • Seth Dochter Reply

      Another great episode Dustin! I found the different screen options a while back and they are very valuable. When I first noticed the tab I basically ignored it, but I’m glad I discovered it. It’s a shame you do not have the revisions option with your theme. I can’t tell you how many times that has saved my butt, because a hiccup in my internet connection caused me to lose half a page.

      Feb 8, 2012
      • dhartzler10 Reply

        @Seth Dochter It looks like there is a solution. Check out the other comment left by @CascadeVDesigns she rocks!

        Feb 15, 2012
    • CascadeVDesigns Reply

      Dustin, my woothemes template did not have revisions either and it freaked me out a little. You must have custom post types as well – noticed that is becoming more common. What you need to do is find your custom post type php file under includes/custom-post-types and add revisions in this string:

      ‘supports’ => array( ‘title’, ‘editor’, ‘author’, ‘thumbnail’, ‘excerpt’, ‘comments’, ‘revisions’, // ‘custom-fields’

      Feb 10, 2012
      • dhartzler10 Reply

        @CascadeVDesigns Oh wow, I didn’t know this! Thanks for the heads up. I will certainly be adding this to my theme. I’ll be bringing this up on an upcoming show too. Thanks!

        Feb 15, 2012
    • ReadTree Reply

      I am using Twenty Ten 1.3 and when I click screen option this is all I see “Page Lists Plus, Custom Fields, Discussion, Comments, Slug, Author Revision,s WordPress SEO by Yoast, WP to Twitter Page and Attributes Featured Image” Any idea what I am doing wrong?

      Feb 24, 2012
    • ReadTree Reply

      Found it. I was on pages not posts.

      Feb 24, 2012
      • dhartzler10 Reply

         @ReadTree As you see, there are different screen options depending on which section of the dashboard you are using.  Glad you figured it out!

        Feb 26, 2012

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