Elance Wordpress Test Answers ( Part 1 ) 2015



WordPress is written in:
PHP
Python
Ruby
Java


Which conditional statement checks to see if the current user is a Super Admin?
is_admin_user()
is_super_admin()
is_super_admin_user()
is_admin()


What is a helpful function for including translated javascript objects?
localized_js();
localize_script();
wp_localize_script()
wp_translate_js();


Wordpress allows Two Step Authentication
True
false


According to WordPress PHP Coding Standards, what kind of PHP tags are allowed?
Full and short PHP tags (i.e. both <?php ?> and <? ?>)
Full, short and ASP-like tags (i.e. <?php ?> , <? ?>, <% %> )
Full PHP tags only (i.e. <?php ?>)


How do you schedule a post for later publishing?
Change your post's status to Pending Review and click on the calendar.
Click the preview button and edit the date on the preview page.
Click "Edit" next to "Publish Immediately," select a time, then click OK. Then click "Schedule."
Type the time you wish the post to go live into the first line of the body of your post.
Click the tiny calendar icon next to "Publish Immediately."


Which of the following is a valid permalink format?
/posts/%post_id%/
All are valid
/%year%/%postname%/
/%postname%/
/%year%/%monthnum%/%day%/%postname%/


What is the WordPress Codex?
An encyclopedia of WordPress knowledge
The required password to access the WordPress Dashboard
Encrypted codes used for template design
The name of a plugin used to enhance your template


WordPress.com is a service which
allows you to have unlimited weblogs under a single account.
allows you to set up a blog for free.
is the administration location of the provider of platform software.
is where you will find all the answers to your technical questions.


What is required to activate Akismet in WP?
The last four digits of your WordPress.org password
Your email address
An Akismet API Key
Your Akismet username and password
Your WordPress.com account username


True or false? Plugins are compatible with each other at all times.
False
True


What can widgets do with supported themes?
Spell check your blog posts
Change the colors and fonts of the theme
Add content to your sidebars
Place videos in the body of your posts


Can you migrate your WordPress.com blog to your own hosted website?
You really shouldn't do this at all.
No, this is not allowed as per the terms of service on WordPress.com
Yes, but you have to purchase and syncronizer plugin
Yes, but you need to export the content and re-import it to your website


How much would it cost to get your own copy of the WordPress source code?
It's free for WordPress.com users but unavailable to everyone else
$199.99
$299.00
Nothing, they give it away for free.
$40.00


WordPress began as a publishing platform for:
Blogs
Web applications
Newspaper sites
Business homepages


HTML knowledge is required to install a WordPress theme.
True
False


Which of the following can you download and use to extend the native WordPress functionality?
add-ons
sparks
hooks
plugins


What is the name of the first page you encounter after logging into your web page?
Dashboard
Security question page
WP upgrade option
WPAdmin


What is the file that WordPress edits (or you can edit yourself) when installing WordPress?
The wp-installation.php file
The wp-database-settings.php file
The wp-login-information.php file
The wp-config.php file
The wp-installer.php file


When upgrading to a newer version of WordPress, you should check with your web host to ensure the following minimum required versions of these exist:
WinZip and MySQL
PHP and MySQL
PHP and FTP
PHP and SSH (Secure Shell Access)


Is it possible to add a full-featured security plugin to your WordPress installation?
No
Not Sure
Yes


Before you upgrade WordPress, what is the most important task you must perform?
install Askimet
ensure the new version ends with ".2"
backup your database
ensure your WP account is paid


What is the name of comment spam prevention plugin that comes default with WordPress?
Curecomment
Intense Debate
Disqus
Jetpack
Akismet


Items in WordPress sidebars are generally called:
Blocks
Widgets
Content Areas
Content Zones


You can build your WordPress site in your own language?
True
False


How can you get involved with WordPress?
Attend Word Camp
Edit the Codex (documentation)
Help in the Forums
All of these
Submit a bug report


How do you install a WordPress theme on your site?
Copy and paste the source code into a blog entry
Themes are not applicable to WordPress
Upload the source code to your server
Upload the theme in /wp-content/themes/


How can you install a widget on your blog?
Copy and paste the code for a widget into your blog
Upload a file with the code for the widget onto your server
Go to “widgets” in Appearance, browse available widgets and install them
The server programmer must add it for you


Can you unschedule an event from WP cron, if the event has been created by another plugin?
No
Yes


How do you speed up the load time of your Wordpress website?
Compress images before uploading.
All of these
Use a Content Delivery Network.
Minimize plugin installation.
Minimize CSS.


True Or False ? is it possible to disable WordPress autosave function?
False
True


What software stack does WordPress require to operate correctly?
PHP, MySQL and Memcached
Python, MySQL and nginx
PHP, MySQL, and a web server
Ruby, MySQL, and Apache


In WordPress, what is the user role with the highest privilege level?
Administrator
Author
Editor
Contributor


Of the following, which is a page in the administrative area of WordPress?
Dashter
Codex Control
Dashboard
None of these


What database table prefix is default for a Wordpress Installation?
tb_
wp_
wordp_
bl_
db_


How is WordPress licensed?
Wadalab Fonts License (Wadalab)
SIL Open Font License (OFL)
Bitstream Vera License (Bitstream Vera)
GNU General Public License (GPL)
Liberation Font License (Liberation)


WordPress is a:
Coded Content Silo
Content Production Developer
Customer Relationship Manager
Content Management System


What considerations should you make when using WordPress for a high-traffic site?
All of these
Make sure your host or hardware/network can handle the traffic
Determine what size of files you will be hosting and plan accordingly


How much time do you have to edit a post after publishing?
5 minutes
1 hour
15 minutes
24 hours
Posts can be edited at any time.


WordPress requires which of the following?
A server with Ruby on Rails
A server with a lot of help from your neighbors
A server with PHP and MySQL
A server with PHP and PostgreSQL
A server with Perl and MySQL


Which relational database does WordPress use?
MySQL
Oracle
PostgresSQL
MS SQLServer


You can easily add functionality to your WordPress blog by adding a:
Tool
Adapter
Plug-in
Apps


Where can you change your blog title?
You need to change core code
You cant change the blog title
From the widget
Upgrade the wordpress.org
Under the "Settings > General" screen within the WordPress admin


When you use custom CSS to lay out your site, you can:
Text-wrap around an image
Add borders and captions
Use image styles
All of these


WordPress is an example of what type of software?
Windows
Open Source
Proprietary
Linux


How many authors can you have on your WordPress blog?
1
2
10
Unlimited
100


How do you deactivate a plugin?
Plugins cannot be deactivated
Your site moderator must deactivate it for you
On the Plugins menu, select the plugin and click Deactivate
Delete the source code for the plugin from your server


What is the default WordPress admin url?
/admin
/wp-admin
/manage
/wp-manage


True or False? Wordpress.org's software is free.
False
True


You can post to WordPress from iOS, Android, Blackberry, Windows Phone 7, and WebOS phones.
False
True


I am backing up my WordPress website. At a minimum, I need to make copies of:
The database and wp-content folder.
The wp-content folder.


Can you add custom meta boxes to the post editor page?
No
Yes


Is it possible to hide wordpress header info?
Yes
No.


What is the name of the most famous WordPress plugin?
Hello Manny
Hello Dolly
Hello Sally
Hello Kelly


WordPress is written in what programming language?
Python
Ruby on Rails
PHP
Java
Perl


How much does it costs to host your plugin in WordPress plugin directory?
$4.99/year
$2.99/year
$1,000 Plugin Submission and Approval Fee
$10.99/year
Free


What is the maximum number of blogs that can be created in a WordPress network?
10
Unlimited
25
3000
100


WordPress is open source software.
True
False


True or False? WordPress is open source.
True
False


This filter is used by WP to minimize spam content:
Askimo
Eskimo
Scramble
Akismet


When you install a theme, where will the theme will be saved?
wp-includes
wp-admin
wp-root
wp-content
wp-config


How can you add an image to your blog entry?
You can't add an image to blog entries in WordPress
Upload the image to your server
Click "add an image" and enter the URL of the image, or upload an image from your computer
Email the image to your server moderator and ask them to post it


In what folder are Plugins and Themes located?
wp-admin/
wp-includes/
wp-common/
wp-content/
wp-extensions/


WordPress Widgets are designed to do the following:
simplify the arrangement of the various elements of your sidebar content, without code changes
works in conjunction with plugins to ensure a more secure site
allows for easier uploading of content onto your home page
aid navigation through the web to find similar content to yours


What is the key to solid WordPress SEO?
Relevant content
Minimal duplicate content
All of these
Backlinks and permalinks


What is another term for "HTML editor" within WordPress?
StepUp Effects
Visual Effects
Loop Editor
Text Editor


The sections of information that you can visually drag into your sidebar / footer are called?
Chunks
Excerpts
Widgets
Plugins
Gremlins


Standard post URLs like /index.php?p=76 can be replaced via:
Plugins
Jetpack
my-hacks.php
Permalinks
Core File Hacks


What are tools to extend the functionality of WordPress?
Modules
Blocks
Components
Themes
Plugins


Once you have entered your content onto your blog and completed final edits, what button do you activate to send it live?
Submit
Enter
Go
Publish


How do you post a new blog entry?
Click “new post” on the main site
Click “blog info” on the main site
Click “My dashboard” on the main site
Email your entry to the WordPress moderators to have them post it


Where can you edit your permalink settings?
Settings - Privacy
Settings - General
Settings - Permalinks
Settings - Reading


New themes can be chosen from which Dashboard section?
Plugins
Settings
Widgets
Jetpack
Appearance


How would you troubleshoot the error message: "Database not connected."?
You change the username in phpMyAdmin
None of these
You check functions.php
You check style.css
Check the database name, user and password in wp-config.php


Does WordPress have a built-in url rewrite engine?
Yes
No, and there's no way because it is useless
No, you need a SEO plug-in


When you install a theme, where will the theme files be stored?
wp-admin
wp-content
wp-config
wp-root
wp-includes


How can you display an RSS feed in your blog?
RSS feeds cannot be enabled
RSS feeds do not work with WordPress
Approve the feed link in Remote Content
Add the RSS widget to your sidebar


If you forget your admin password, you should try this first:
Contact WordPress support
Call 1-800-WordPress
Click lost password
Check the support blog


Your blog's timezone can be set via which Dashboard section?
Jetpack
Settings -> General
Posts
Settings -> Reading
Settings -> Writing


WordPress can only be used as a blog.
False
True


True or False: The $wpdb object can be used to read data from any table in the WordPress database (such as custom plugin tables), not just the standard tables that WordPress creates.
true
false


How do you change the date display format in WordPress posts?
Enter a sample date using Jan 1 1900 as a placeholder
It's controlled by the theme, so check theme settings
Install the Date Modifier plugin
Change the format under General Settings


How do you format text in your blog entry?
Copy and paste the formatted text from a word processing program
Use raw html to format the text after clicking the HTML tab or use the rich text editor to format the text
There is no way to format text in blog entries


One of the following is required in a child theme. What is it?
widget.php
style.css
functions.php
sidebar.php


On a default configuration of self-hosted WordPress, which one of these lets me login to manage the site?
/admin
/wordpress.com
/letmein
/login
/wp-login.php


WordPress is powered by the content management platform Drupal.
True
False


There can only be one loop in a template.
True
False


Which license is WordPress available under?
Proprietary
Other
GPL v2
BSD
Apache


True or False: You can replace JavaScript libraries included with Wordpress.
False
True


Where should you go to download the latest version of WordPress?
GoDaddy
WordPress.com
WordPress.org
WP.org


How can you add a plugin to your WordPress site?
The server administrator must add the plugin for you
In the navigation menu, choose “add new” under plugins
In the navigation menu, choose “edit plugins” under plugins
WordPress doesn't support plugins


Which function should you use to send an e-mail from within WordPress?
imap_send
mail
wp_mail
smtp_send


WordPress plugins might also be referred to as:
extras
additions
add-ons or extensions
fillers


Wordpress is used by major companies such as People Magazine and CNN
True
False


WordPress is only available to web hosting companies and/or domain registrars.
True
Not Sure
Maybe
False
Who Knows


What are categories?
They work just like tags
Wordpress blogs do not have categories
They allow you to organize your blog by subject
Labels applicable to other bloggers


What is a theme in WordPress?
The combined design and messaging statements in your site that drive the user to a specific 'call to action'
A plugin that extends the functionality of a WordPress site
A set of files that work together to create the design and functionality of a WordPress site
A color scheme


Which of the following theme features are required in order to submit themes to the WordPress Theme Directory?
All listed
Support Widgets
Automatic Feed Links
Comments


When you use the "Export" feature of WordPress, it creates a ______ file which can then be imported to retrieve all posts, pages, comments, custom fields, categories, and tags.
JPEG
XML
RSS
JSON


What default user role is required to activate a new theme?
Contributor
Author
Administrator
Editor
Subscriber


What is the WordPress.com tag line?
A better way to blog
Freshly pressed
WordPress is the best


Themes can add which of the following to WordPress?
Additional CMS capabilities
Functionality
Settings
All of these
Design


What are the registered user roles?
Viewer, commentator, author, guest, subscriber
Subscriber, contributor, author, editor, administrator
Visitor, user, contributor, blogger, lurker


When registering a new post type if you set public => true, then your post type will be
available for selection in navigation menus.
visible in search results.
visible in the admin interface.
visible publicly in the front-end.
All of these


Do new versions of WP provide support for automatic upgrades of itself?
Yes
No


When you install a plugin, where will the plugin be saved?
wp-includes
wp-content
wp-admin
wp-config
wp-root


What is the correct casing of wordpress?
Wordpress
wordPress
WordpRess
wordpress
WordPress


When you need to access your WP Dashboard, which URL do you use?
www.yourdomain.com/admin/wp-admin
www.yourdomain.com/wp/dashboard
www.yourdomain.com/admin-wp
www.yourdomain.com/wp-admin


How do you edit your WordPress profile?
Go to "My blog"
Click “Edit profile” under the My Account dropdown menu
Click “My dashboard”
Profiles are only editable at registration


From which of the following blog sites does WordPress provide the feature to import posts?
Tumblr
Technorati
LiveJournal
Blogger


True or False? A standard WordPress installation can be set to require an administrator to always approve a comment without a plugin.
True
False


How do you add a shortcode?
Using the add_shortcode function
Modifying shortcodes.xml in the theme folder
Using the the_shortcodes filter
From Settings->Writing in the admin


Which line of code would you add to your wp-config.php file to enable the WP_DEBUG feature?
define('WP_DEBUG',true);
define('WP_DEBUG_DISPLAY', false);
define('WP_DEBUG_LOG', true);
define('WP_DEBUG', false);


WordPress displays in US English by default, but is capable of being used with
all languages within North America and Asia
any language
UK, Canadian, Australian and US English
all languages that do not contain accents and symbols


You cannot use WordPress on
Local machine
A hosted server
WordPress.com
MySpace


Which of the following is not a required file in a WordPress Theme?
style.css
index.php
sidebar.php


With default settings, what's the first step in configuring WordPress Multisite?
Download the MU version of WordPress
Set WP_ALLOW_MULTISITE to true in wp-config.php
Browse to Tools > Create a Network in the admin area
Change the wpmu_enabled php.ini directive to true


post, page, attachment, revision and nav_menu_item are all reserved post types?
false
true


Which is the necessary file if you need to create a child theme?
index.html
style.css
page.php
single.php
index.php


What is the name of WP_Query pagination parameter used to limit posts shown per page?
total
posts_per_page
limit
per_page


In WordPress, how do you make (1) static page the "Home Page" of your website?
Create a file "home.php" in your theme folder.
Admin Panel of your Theme
"Settings -> Reading -> Set Front Page"
On the Page Editor you wish to make the default home page


In which table is a user's display_name stored?
wp_options
wp_usermeta
wp_users


What is a tag?
A WordPress-based game of Tig
A label that identifies different bloggers
A searchable label for blog entries
A Wordpress function similar to Facebook's “poke”


What do WordPress users commonly use to skin their blogs?
Codex
Templates
Themes
Data and photos


What's the difference between WordPress.com and WordPress.org?
That's a trick question - there is no difference they both lead to the same website.
WordPress.com offers a free hosting service for WordPress blogs, WordPress.org offers downloads of the free software for self hosting.
WordPress.org is a non-profit book printing service WordPress.com is a blogging platform.
WordPress.com is a place to buy teeshirts, WordPress.org is a free place to put your blog.


What filters out your comment and track-back spam?
WPAntiSpam
all external virus software
Akismet
WPSecurity


When WordPress is installed, it comes with which two of the following plugins?
Akismet and TinyMCE
myEASYbackup and Hello Dolly
Akismet and Hello Dolly
Jetpack and BuddyPress


All of your uploaded photographs can be viewed from which top-level Dashboard section?
Jetpack
Media
Library
Images
Appearance


When used in a post or page, the tag [button] is an example of what?
DRY Markup
BBC
Shortcode
Textile
XML


Where can "Widgets" be found on the WP Dashboard?
All of these
Tools > Widgets
Appearance > Widgets
Plugins > Widgets


True or false? wp_enqueue_scripts is the proper hook to use when enqueuing items that are meant to appear on the front end, but despite the name, it is used for enqueueing both scripts and styles.
False
True


A self-hosted WordPress website is totally hacker-proof.
Only if WordPress core files haven't been updated
Never
Only when wp-config.php hasn't been deleted
Only if the theme hasn't been updated


Which of the following is preferable for loading a template part other than header, sidebar, or footer?
include()
include_once()
require()
get_template_part()
include_part()


When you install a plugin, in what directory will the plugin code be stored?
wp-admin
wp-config
wp-includes
wp-content
wp-root


Where can you make functional edits to your WordPress theme without adding plugins?
functions.php
index.php
wp-install.php
wp-config.php


What is the default role for the user created during the WordPress "5-minute install" process?
Administrator
Subscriber
Contributor
Author
Editor


Which media type is not allowed to be uploaded by default in a WordPress multi-site?
bmp
jpg
gif
png


How is Wordpress licensed?
GNU General Public License
Common Public License
Apache License
Mozilla Public License
W3C Software Notice and License


What is Akismet?
A standard spam and comment management plugin that has been featured since WordPress 2.0
Akismet is not a plugin
Akismet does not have anything to do with WordPress
A spam and comment management plugin that must be installed from an external source


You can export and import your blog from which Dashboard section?
Tools
Appearance
Users
Posts


Who is responsible for backing up your WordPress installation?
Automattic, Inc.
You
Matt Mullenweg
Your hosting provider
WordPress.com


What are the two parts to backing up your WordPress site?
database and files
plugins and widgets
files and plugins
database and templates


If you want to create a custom WP loop without affecting the original query, you would use which of the following?
rewind_posts();
$wp_query = clone $temp_query;
$my_query = new WP_Query();
$my_query = $do_not_duplicate;


True or False? WordPress plugins and themes can be only released via wordpress.org
True
False


Which WordPress function do you need to use to send users to another URL?
redirect_user
auth_redirect
redirect
send_to_url
wp_redirect


When designing for mobile devices, it is best to:
Not specify measurements because there are so many different models and sizes
Use percentage measurements for formatting to adjust dynamically
Use fixed measurements to accommodate the smaller screens


A user with the level of Contributor can adjust your site settings.
False
True


Which of the following files must be deleted after installing WordPress?
None of the above. No need to delete any files
wp-admin/install.php
installation.php
install.php


In the "Add New Post" screen, you have a choice of two editors to use. What are they?
Rich Text and Poor Text
CSS and HTML
Visual and Non-Visual
Visual and HTML
Rich Text and Code


Where can you find plugins for combating comment spam?
Official WordPress Plugin Directory
Official Anti-Spam plugin
Official WordPress Codex
Official Norton Web Site


By default, who does not have the "edit_published_posts" capability?
Author
Contributor
Editor
Administrator


How can WordPress be hosted?
Neither of these
On the free WordPress.com platform
Both of these
On your own server


In order to extend or enhance the core functionality of a blog, which of the following might you use?
Plugins
RSS Feed
Security Software
Dashboard


To move a WordPress blog from one server to another you first need to
backup the database
backup the database and wp-config.php
backup the Wordpress directory
backup your WordPress directory, images, plugins, and other files on your site as well as the database
backup the wp-content directory


What is a WordPress Theme Framework?
A standard development agreement between two or more theme developers.
A code library or starter theme used to facilitate development of custom WordPress themes
A set of functions to identify DIV and SPAN elements in a theme
A package of security improvements, via plugin or embedded in a custom theme.


if ( have_posts() ) { while ( have_posts() ) { the_post(); } } This is best described as a(n):
WordPress posts loop
Roasted loop
single.php
Incorrect code
Sidebar widget code


How do you add a function to a filter hook?
do_filter_hook
run_filter_hook
run_filters
execute_filters
add_filters


Which of the following is a good reason to delete the admin account?
For better functionality
To enhance performance
Because it is not necessary
To enhance security


For a self hosted WordPress website, where are your pictures stored by default?
/wp-content/themes/uploads/
/wp-includes/uploads/
/wp-content/uploads/
/wp-admin/uploads/


In which table is a user's email address stored in a default WordPress installation?
wp_users
wp_options
wp_usermeta
wp_posts


This is a simple set of functions for creating macro codes that let you embed options to install a contact form, blog archive index, images, videos, or audio
Coders
Shortcuts
Sharpcodes
Shortcode API


WordPress is licensed under which of the following?
Public Forum
Copyright Matt Mullenweg
Public Domain
GPLv2
Creative Commons


WordPress is free and licensed under
GPL
GLP
LPGA
GLU


Which function should you use to retrieve the contents of a remote file?
fsockopen
fopen
file_get_contents
curl_exec
wp_remote_get


Expert WordPress users often share their insight and knowledge by publishing help articles here.
TechiesKnowItAll
WPSmarties
WPCoder
CapitalP
The Codex


Who can see password protected posts without knowing the password?
Author
Editor
Editor and Admin
None of these
Subscriber


What constant can you set to control the number of post revisions WordPress keeps?
None, you can't control the amount of post revisions WordPress keeps.
WP_POST_REVISIONS
WPPOSTREVISIONS
POST_REVISIONS
POSTREVISIONS


What are basically defined as "a way to 'skin' your weblog."
Plugins
Filters
Tempates
Skins
Themes


If you want to be allowed to access wp-admin/maint/ what do you need to do first?
Define WP_INSTALLING somewhere in WordPress.
Edit wp-config.php file and set WP_ALLOW_REPAIR to true
Create an empty file called .maintenance in the webroot.


The WordPress default theme consists of the following items:
header, footer, RSS feed, comments
header, footer, plugins, comments
header, sidebar menu, post, footer
header, footer, page number,


When adding a link to your blog, what is necessary for optimal search engine optimization and user friendly experience?
clean URL
clean content
clear concepts
clean themes


WordPress Documentation is in...
The README file.
The WordPress website.
The WordPress Forums.
The WordPress Codex.


Which function should be used to include header.php template file?
wp_header
get_header
the_header
return_header


When displaying a URL inside an anchor tag (<a>), which function should be used to escape the URL before displaying it?
esc_url()
esc_js()
attribute_escape()
esc_attr()
esc_html()


WordPress can import from which blogging platforms?
Movable Type
b2
Tumblr
Blogger
All listed platforms


By adding define('WP_POST_REVISIONS', 3); to your wp-config.php file, you are effectively:
Removing post revisions all together
Limiting post revisions to the last 3
Re-enabling post revisions that a plugin has disabled
Limiting the characters in post revisions to 3 or less


What type of installation allows for multiple WordPress Sites/Blogs on one WordPress Installation?
Manysite
Manyblog
Multisite
Multiuser
Multiblog


Template file sidebar.php must be included in every theme
False
True


What is the safest way to customize the look and functionality of your site without losing the changes on updates?
make certain changes in core WordPress files.
create a child theme with style.css and functions.php.
use a customization plugin.
add a special function in functions.php.
edit the theme's style.css.


WordPress allows access to a portable core. This implies
you can utilize your public domain as well as store WP related files and directory tree in the WP domain
you can take WP mobile to all social media sites
you can use WP from all Ethernet ports to fill your entire weblog
you can remove the content without your clients knowing


What is the recommended method for including the 'header.php' file within your theme's template files?
get_header()
wp_head()
get_head()
wp_header()


What function would you use to check if a plugin is currently active?
plugin_is_currently_active()
is_plugin_active()
plugin_activated()
plugin_is_active()
plugin_active()


The default user role for new user registration
Administrator
Contributor
Subscriber
Author
Editor


What feature allows you to attach additional non-standard information to posts?
RSS feeds
Permalinks
Custom Fields
Bookmarks
Pings


What is the default comment setting?
Only registered users can comment
Allow people to post comments
Only bloggers on your blogroll can comment
Comments are not allowed


Who is eligible to contribute to the continually growing number of templates and plugins offered by WordPress?
web technicians
anyone
WP admin
pro bloggers


Does WordPress have official unit tests?
Yes
No


Only approved beta testers can install a development version of WordPress.
False
True


What is the default user role?
Editor
Contributor
Author
Subscriber


How do you change which page displays on the home page of your site?
Edit the Reading Settings.
Make a post "Sticky."
Create a new page called "Home."
Choose a different page template.


What is the recommended method for including the 'footer.php' file within your theme's template files?
get_footer()
include 'footer.php'
wp_footer()
require 'footer.php'


Which of the following are needed to install WordPress 2.5.1?
(none of these)
Dreamweaver
web server
Plugin


The number of posts displayed on the index page is typically set via which Dashboard section?
Posts
Jetpack
Settings -> Writing
Appearance
Settings -> Reading


This code remove_action('wp_head', 'wp_generator'); to remove WP generator meta tag. In which file should you place this code?
header.php
home.php
page.php
footer.php
functions.php


These are provided in the Plugin API and enable your plugin to call functions at specific times during the loading of WP.
pegs
auto loaders
hooks
references


Under WordPress Coding Standards, you should NEVER use shorthand PHP start tags and always use full PHP tags.
False
True


"attachment" is a post type?
true
false


What argument do you pass to WP_Query to limit the number of posts shown on each page?
posts_per_page
showposts
numberposts
post_limit


What constant can you set to true to display PHP errors & warnings?
None, you can't control error reporting with WordPress.
WP_DEBUG_OUTPUT
WP{DEBUG}
WP_DEBUG
DEBUG


It is possible to change wp-admin with the help of .htaccess file.
No
Yes
WordPress admin URL is hard coded, you can't change it.


How to run shortcode in your theme file?
run_shortcode
none of these
exec_shortcode
do_shortcode()
all


One of the following is NOT a pluggable function
wp_verify_nonce()
wp_set_auth_cookie()
None. All of them are pluggable.
wp_validate_auth_cookie()
wp_redirect()


Which WP function is used to know the log status of current user?
is_user_logged_in()
wp_user_logged_in()


What function would you use to check if a plugin is inactive?
plugin_is_inactive()
plugin_inactivated()
plugin_exists()
plugin_inactive()
is_plugin_inactive()


Securing the wp-admin/ directory might break some WordPress functionality, such as the AJAX handler at wp-admin/admin-ajax.php.
False
True


Which of the following will execute a MySQL query against the WordPress database?
mysqli_query()
mysql_query()
PDO::query()
$wpdb->query()
PDO::exec()


What is the name of the WYSIWYG editor used in WordPress?
TinyMCE
WP-editIt
WPedit
TCEditor


When using translatable text strings in a JavaScript file, which function localizes those strings for the JavaScript file?
wp_send_script_translations();
wp_l10n_script();
wp_i18n_script();
wp_localize_script();
wp_translate_script();


An introduction to your full blog posts is called a(n):
Intro
Snippet
Excerpt
Blurb


An AJAX action registered within WordPress can be accessed directly without performing a JavaScript-driven AJAX call.
False
True


is_single is used to get which of the following?
The Category
The Index
The Page
The post
The Tag


Name the first file (or files) that you need to create to make a child theme:
functions.php and style.css
style.css and functions.php and header.php
style.css
functions.php
header.php


When another site links to your article, you receive a notification in your dashboard called a:
You don't receive a notification
Ping Notification
Hotlink Alert
Trackback/Pingback


What function will you use to localize or pass data to script files?
wp_localize_script()
wp_translate_script()
wp_script_localize()
wp_i18n_script()
wp_enqueue_script_i18n()


Since WordPress 2.7.0 you can perform HTTP GET and POST requests with the following methods
You can't do HTTP requests with WordPress
wp_http_remote($method, $arg)
wp_remote_post, wp_remote_get
wp_httpapi_remote($method, $arg)


If a theme is not acting as anticipated after loading a plugin, what should you do?
Use function_exists
Upgrade the plugin or deactivate it
Check the plugin panel
Remove WordPress recent upgrades


When we talk about "Post Tags" in WordPress what do we mean?
Keywords that classify concepts within the content
Tags added to your theme via the editor after the theme is installed.
A structural element in any markup language
Shortcodes
Valid XML/HTML Markup styles with CSS


Where is the Wordpress repository stored?
Bazaar
Mercurial
SVN
Git
CSV


What is the function that check if the user is logged in?
user_logged_in_status()
is_user_logged_in()
wp_user_logged_in()
wp_user_status()
use_logged_in()


Which global object should you use if you'd like to interact with the WordPress database directly?
$mysql
$wpdb
$wp_database
$db
$mysql_obj


What function do you use to programmatically update a post?
update-post
update_post
wp_update_post
wp-update-post
None, you can't programmatically update a post in WordPress.


What is the WordPress plugin and themes repository build on?
SVN
Mercurial
Git


WordPress gives you the ability to theme the way attachments are displayed by adding MIME_type.php files to your theme.
True
False, this was never a feature
False, this is still being developed
False, this was deprecated >=3.0


How do you turn on debugging in WordPress?
Save a file called .maintenance in the root of your WordPress installation.
Install and activate the WordPress Debugger plugin.
Go to Dashboard > Settings > Debugging, click on "Yes" radio button.
Define WP_DEBUG constant as true in functions.php.
Define WP_DEBUG constant as true in wp-config.php.


What should you write in PHP comments in the head of a file to declare a custom page template in a WordPress theme?
Name:
Page Template:
Template:
Description:
Template Name:


At a very minimum, a WordPress Child Theme consists of which files?
index.php and functions.php
style.css
loop.php and style.css
functions.php and style.css


Which of these parameters does update_post_meta() accept?
$meta_value
$prev_value
all of these
$post_id
$meta_key


Is the following statement True or False: Pages do not use tags or categories.
False
True


Which function will return the filesystem path of a given plugin?
plugin_basename();
plugin_dir_path();
plugins_dir_url();
realpath();
plugins_url();


Given the following line of code: remove_filter( 'the_content', 'capital_P_dangit', 11 ) what does the third argument (11) mean?
The priority of the function (as defined by the original hooked function)
A custom, arbitrary numeric ID (like a 'cache buster')
Times this filter should run


What is the correct function for registering custom taxonomies?
new_custom_taxonomy()
register_taxonomy()
new_taxonomy()
register_custom_taxonomy()


Which function is used to add a custom taxonomy?
None of these
custom_taxonomy
custom_register_taxonomy
register_taxonomy


Who supports, maintains, and updates the WordPress core code available on WordPress.org?
WordPress LLC
WordPress.com
37 Signals
The WordPress community
ThemeForest


You can create a custom post type:
Through the function new_post_type()
Through the function register_post_type()
You can't
Through the function wp_new_post_type()
Through the function custom_post_type()


Where in a theme do we define the theme's author name?
In theme's index.php file
In theme's header.php file
In config.php
In Appearance setting page
In theme's style.css file


What does the "RPC" in name "XML-RPC" stand for? ("XML-RPC" is used by WordPress to connect to external resources such as a mobile WordPress application)
Restore Post Content
Remote Procedure Call
Retrieve Post Content
Retrieve Posts Collection


What is the proper way to determine the local path to your plugin files?
plugin_dir_path()
site_url()
plugins_url()
bloginfo('plugins')


Will your WordPress blog have the same visual styling as the administration panel?
No
Only if an option for it is checked off during registration
Only if the back-end code is edited to allow it
Yes


Which wp-config.php constant defines the path for your content folder?
WP_DIR
WP_CONTENT_DIR
WP_CONTENT_URL
WP_PLUGINS_DIR


What is the best way to add plugin functionality to a theme template without breaking the theme if the plugin is not installed? (Example plugin: Foo)
<?php (get_plugin('foo')) { foo(); } ?>
<?php (if_exist_foo()) { foo(); } ?>
<?php if(function_exists('foo')) { foo(); } ?>
<?php (get_plugin_foo); ?>


Which of the following are used to create "The WordPress Loop" that displays posts on a page?
have_posts() and the_post()
have_posts() and the_content()
start_loop() and rewind_loop()
get_header() and get_footer()


Which template tag should you use to output the post title inside the loop?
the_heading
the_post_heading
the_page_title
the_post_title
the_title


How can you include a js file in a WP theme file?
wp_Init_script(), wp_add_script()
wp_init_register_script(), enque_script()
register_script(), enque_script()
wp_register_script(), wp_enque_script
wp_add_script(), wp_init_script()


This function allows quick publishing with a web browser bookmarklet. You can create a post by quoting some text, images, and videos on any web page.
Press Press
Press That
Press All
Press This


The code that displays post or page title inside a loop in your template is:
title();
wp_title();
the_title();
wp-title();


WordPress stores the password in plain text in the database.
Only if WP_INSECURE_PASSWORDS is set to true in wp-config.php
False
True


What is the preferred way to programmatically make an HTTP API GET request from within WordPress?
_get
remote_get
None, you can't make an HTTP API GET request from within WordPress.
wp_remote_get
cURL


This function destroys the previous query used on a custom Loop.
wp_delete_query();
wp_remove_query();
wp_reset_query();
wp_destroy_query();


What functions are used to safely add a style file to wordpress generated page?
wp_add_inline_style() and wp_register_style()
add_editor_style() and wp_enqueue_style()
wp_register_style() and wp_enqueue_style()
add_safe_style() and enqueue_safe_style()
wp_register_css() and wp_enqueue_css()


Which constant can you set in wp-config.php to limit the allowed memory for WordPress?
WP_LIMIT_MEMORY
WP_MEMORY_LIMIT
MEMORY_LIMIT
ALLOWED_MEMORY_LIMIT


What file doesn't contain the current WordPress version?
wp-includes/js/l10n.js
readme.html
wp-includes/version.php


WordPress has a function called zeroise() which adds leading zeroes to numbers. So, zeroise(1, 3) will give 001 and zeroise(1, 2) will give 01 and so on.
FALSE
TRUE


What is used to get values from custom fields
get_meta_value
post_meta_value
the_post_metas
get_post_meta
the_post_meta


What is the recommended method of linking JavaScript to a WordPress generated page.
wp_print_scripts()
wp_localize_script()
wp_enqueue_script()
wp_add_script()


What is bbPress?
A photo gallery plugin for WordPress.
A social networking plugin for WordPress.
A forums plugin for WordPress.
A wiki plugin for WordPress.
An arcade plugin for WordPress.


What is BuddyPress?
A chat plugin for WordPress.
An email newsletter plugin for WordPress.
A social networking plugin for WordPress.
A forums plugin for WordPress.
A photo gallery plugin for WordPress.


Which function is use for create custom post type ?
custom_post_register()
register_post()
wp_custom_post()
register_post_type()


Pages do not use tags or categories
True
False


What Filter Hook is used to modify the output of the_content()?
publish_post
page_content
the_body
the_content
post_content


The excerpt can be customized:
Adding a function in current theme
Never
Editing wp-admin/post.php


Which WordPress function should you use to add a "rel='nofollow'" attribute to any <a> link in an HTML string?
wp_rel_nofollow
wp_rel_escape
nofollow_html
escape_no_follow


What class is used for all database manipulations?
WP
Database_Delta
Query
wpdb
WP_Query


WordPress stores your uploads by default following which folder structure?
wp-includes/uploads/[year]/[month]/[day]/[filename.extension]
wp-content/uploads/[year]/[month]/[filename.extension]
wp-content/uploads/[filename.extension]
wp-includes/uploads/[year]/[month]/[filename.extension]


Which of these is NOT a core post type?
Page
Attachment
Post
Events
(all of these are NOT core post types)


How can one determine the post format of the current post in the loop?
is_post_format
has_post_format
get_post_format
get_post_status


How does Wordpress discover the version of a plugin?
By reading a config.json file located in the plugin folder
By reading the standard plugin header in the main plugin php file
By reading the plugin readme text file
By reading the wp-config.php file
By making an api call to a centralized plugin server


Which function do you use to enable featured image in WordPress?
add_template_support('post-thumbnails');
add_theme_support('post');
add_theme_support('post-thumbnails');
set_theme_support('post');
set_template_support('thumbnails');


The function the_excerpt() can be used anywhere in your WordPress theme.
Only when you set the second parameter to true
Only within the posts loop
True
No such function exists


In a standard single installation of WordPress, which sub-menu should you use to change your site's registration options?
Privacy
Reading
Discussion
General


When using classes, what visibility level is needed in order for WordPress to call your functions after being hooked into an action?
Public
Pass by Reference
Doesn't matter.
Private


To remove all the html tags from a string, so that only plain text is left, you'd rather
write my own function
wp_strip_all_tags()
wp_html_excerpt(false)
wp_html_to_txt()


True or False: update_post_meta can be used in place of add_post_meta.
true
false


In what order does blog content appear on a WordPress blog by default?
Reverse chronological order
Ranked by popularity
Ordered by the author
Oldest first


How can you make your custom function my_function() pluggable?
By defining $pluggable = true
By registering the function via the make_pluggable filter
By checking function_exists('my_function') before defining the function
Custom functions can't be made pluggable


Which file do you need to change in order to modify the post template?
archive.php
article.php
post.php
page.php
single.php


Making alterations to WordPress core files is
The best way to extend functionality
Highly discouraged
Highly recommended
Illegal


which function is use for display usermeta information ?
get_meta()
user_meta_info()
wp_get_user_meta()
get_user_meta()


In order to remove a .css file that is loaded by a plugin, which function is going to be used inside the theme's functions.php file?
wp_deregister_style()
wp_deregister_script()
wp_dequeue_script()
wp_deregister_css()


Which function returns a search form?
get_template_part('search_form');
output_search_form();
display_search_form();
wp_search_form();
get_search_form();


What must happen to correctly localize a JS file in the WordPress API? The external file is a JS script, and it has multiple strings that require translation.
the translated strings must be assigned to a javascript object to avoid name-space conflicts, and the external scripts must reference the included objects' strings.
the translations must be passed to wp_localize_script()
the script handle that wp_localize_script('handle') references must be registered
all of the answers are correct


If you want to retrieve the current user's last name you'll use
get_user_last_name( $current_user->ID )
get_user( $current_user->ID )->last_name
get_user_meta( $current_user->ID, 'last_name', true );


To change the output of text for use on the front end or for saving to the database, which kind of hook would you use?
api
filter
action


The WordPress Codex is editable by:
Only volunteers with over 2 years of experience
Only Matt Mullenweg
Only Automattic, Inc.
Only the Core Developers
Anyone


In wp_redirect( $one, $two ), $one is the URL you're going to redirect to, while $two is ___
HTTP redirection status code
Seconds to wait before redirection
User ID (if already logged in)


Can you disable posts revisions?
Yes, with define('WP_POST_REVISIONS', 0 );
Yes, with define('WP_POST_REVISIONS', false );
Yes, with define('POST_REVISIONS', false );
No, you can only set how many revisions will be stored.


Which WordPress conditional tag is used to check if the current query is the main query for the current screen being displayed?
is_main_query();
is_parent_query();
is_top_query();
is_current_query();


Which code is used to enable Featured image option in WordPress?
the_post_thumbnail();
set_post_thumbnail();
add_theme_support( 'post-thumbnails' );


The get_query_var() function is used to:
Retrieve variable in the WP_Query class of the global $wp_query object.
To get the $wp_query object instead of using directly the global object.
Retrieve a previously generated rewrite query var from the wp_options table.


CVE’s are routinely published by WordPress. CVE stands for:
Custom Vulnerabilities and Experiments
Custom Variants and Exposures
Common Variants and Exposures
Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures


While running through the WordPress Loop, which action can be used to display content before each post in The Loop?
current_post
the_post
wp_post
wp_the_post
the_current_post


Using is_archive() will return true on:
Category, Tag, Author and Date listings
Category, Tag, Author listings
Category, Author and Date listings
Category and Tag listings
Date listings


Which of the listed functions would you use to get the value of a Custom Field?
the_post_meta
get_post_custom_field
the_post_custom_field
get_post_meta
get_custom_field_value


You can move the wp-content folder elsewhere adding _____ in wp-config.php
define( 'DEFAULT_WP_CONTENT', [new_content_path] );
define( NEW_'WP_CONTENT', [new_content_path] );
define( 'WP_CONTENT_DIR', [new_content_path] );
define( 'WP_CONTENT', [new_content_path] );
define( SITE_'WP_CONTENT', [new_content_path] );


What is the proper order of parameters that get_the_post_thumbnail() accepts?
$post_id, $attr, $size
$size, $post_id, $attr
$size, $attr
$post_id, $size, $attr


How to retrieve single variable from database?
$wpdb->get_singlevar($query)
$wpdb->query($query)
$wpdb->get_var($query)
$wpdb->get_results($query)



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