12/13/2016 - 11:59 AM

Breadcrumbs without a plugin

Breadcrumbs without a plugin

//* Do NOT include the opening php tag shown above. Copy the code shown below.

Create those breadcrumb trails without the help of a plugin. Insert this into functions.php 

function the_breadcrumb() {
    echo '<ul id="crumbs">';
  if (!is_home()) {
    echo '<li><a href="';
    echo get_option('home');
    echo '">';
    echo 'Home';
    echo "</a></li>";
    if (is_category() || is_single()) {
      echo '<li>';
      the_category(' </li><li> ');
      if (is_single()) {
        echo "</li><li>";
        echo '</li>';
    } elseif (is_page()) {
      echo '<li>';
      echo the_title();
      echo '</li>';
  elseif (is_tag()) {single_tag_title();}
  elseif (is_day()) {echo"<li>Archive for "; the_time('F jS, Y'); echo'</li>';}
  elseif (is_month()) {echo"<li>Archive for "; the_time('F, Y'); echo'</li>';}
  elseif (is_year()) {echo"<li>Archive for "; the_time('Y'); echo'</li>';}
  elseif (is_author()) {echo"<li>Author Archive"; echo'</li>';}
  elseif (isset($_GET['paged']) && !empty($_GET['paged'])) {echo "<li>Blog Archives"; echo'</li>';}
  elseif (is_search()) {echo"<li>Search Results"; echo'</li>';}
  echo '</ul>';

<!-- Insert into header.php -->

<?php the_breadcrumb(); ?>