Do you’ve a shared computer either at work or at home and you’re the guru and the others using the same computer are masters at nothing but messing around with it and letting you handle the consequences as you’re the guru, well I know how it feels, we’ve all been in that same position. well sometimes those family members or college messes with things that you can fix but in many time they just screw up everything, either messing with the register, CMD or even the control panels. We’ve solved the first two points in previous articles and this post will target that last point.
One of the most useful features in Windows is the flashing buttons and icons as they show you tasks that requires your immediate attention or they notify you with currently running applications or failed to run applications so you can take immediate actions, and though they’re very helpful it might be cumbersome and annoying for many as they interfere with your workflow and thus decreases your productivity.
One of the ways by which you as a webmaster can customize your website and make it your own is to use icons for custom posts that would help you easily pick a category of articles and work on them; for example you can add a book icon for articles talking about a book review or you can add a movie icon for posts about a movie review and so on. This can be done either using a plugin, but we all know the drawbacks of plugins as they tend to increase page load times and server overhead. So this post will give you a step by step instructions on how to add icons to custom posts in WordPress without a plugin.