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The most recent WordPress release, 3.5, has passed the 6 million download mark. It brought us a renewed media experience and various improvements in the dashboard. But life moves on, and the scope of the upcoming version 3.6 release has already...
WordPress is a powerful and popular CMS for nearly all types of websites. But what about content creation? Writing is one of the most important aspects of a website especially for freelancers, small business owners and individuals. WordPress...
A lot of us can never get enough WordPress themes. It's not like we get a merit badge for having a couple hundred of them residing on our harddrive, "just in case". That being said, it's not like you can ever really having too many high-quality WordPress...
With the ever increasing accessibility of smart phones, coupled with the rapid advancement of mobile internet technology, more and more people are reaching for their phones and tablets to carry out their everyday internet browsing. According...
Whether you're a WordPress theme creator or just a consumer, it's important to stay abreast of what's going on in the wild world of WP theme development. One of the best ways to do just that is to follow trends in new theme designs from some of the...
W.C. Fields famously said 'Never work with children or animals' and there are numerous blooper reels around to show just how difficult it can be to work with kids. It can be just as difficult to produce work for kids: they are a very tough audience,...
We're all sold on WordPress, it's a great solution for anybody who needs to easily manage their site's content in a user interface that even the least tech-savvy staff members are comfortable with. But WordPress comes with a price: customizing...
There is no need to ask why anybody would want to write a plugin for WordPress. It's one of the primary features that makes WordPress so flexible and a good fit for a wide range of projects. In the first part of our series we created the base...
If you run your website on WordPress, chances are you use at least a handful of plugins. That's what's so great about a CMS like WP: rather than some huge bloated system with every feature under the sun, the use of plugins lets you add just the functionality...
In the previous part of our series we created the base for a WordPress plugin recognisible by the core. Today we are going to learn how to actually alter the default functionality of the core. The concept of hooks, actions, and filters is responsible...
One of the main problems with technology is the frequent lapses in security we experience; a lot of information is stolen daily and used to steal more information, send spam messages, open backdoors to systems and sometimes even do damage to...
WordPress plugins allow you to easily modify and enhance your blog by bringing new functionality not otherwise available in the base code. Using plugins works more effectively than trying to modify the overall core programming that makes...
A basic WordPress install offers one of the most fantastic blogging experiences available, but with a selective eye for the right plugins, it can easily turn into a really flexible and solid content management solution for an entire website....
If you build new WordPress websites on a regular basis, you may be familiar with the process of setting up a local WordPress installation using WAMP or XAMPP to do your development work before migrating the site to your live server. It’s a great...