WordPress articles

The upcoming WordPress 4.1 release is going to pass the release candidate mark, so we now have an opportunity to look closer at the forthcoming features. Those features vary from the introduction of new UI elements, and modes in the dashboard,...
Custom post types are one of the key elements you should grasp if you want to create flexible, professional-grade, WordPress sites. What custom post types do is allow you to add your own type of data; that may be an article, a song, a movie, or...
There are so many things to consider when launching a startup or small business. But creating your website does not have to be a chore thanks to plenty of great WordPress themes available on the market made just for small businesses. These small...
Smashing your desk in frustration? Is an annoying error causing you to fall out of love with WordPress? It’s a wonderful platform both for blogging and CMS, but no software is without its flaws. This article overviews 3 of the most common WordPress...
WordPress 4.0 is now available, and millions of sites worldwide are in the process of upgrading. Despite the fact that WordPress themselves have talked down the significance of the .0 version number, WordPress 4.0 may be the most significant...
Have you ever considered running your own class or training course online? Everyone has something they can teach and many people are amazed when they see how easy it is to turn that knowledge into passive income.  Before you can start however,...
The most important parts of WordPress are the post and page editing screens. I mean, that's where the magic happens, right? A lot of people do their writing there. It’s where the formatting happens. It’s where the content is produced, tweaked,...
If you work with WordPress sites, then you know how frustrating the built-in editor can be. Whether it's superfluous markup, outdated CSS, or its habit of truncating spacing, the default editor in WordPress can cost you hours of time. There...
Spring is in full bloom and WordPress designers are busy as ever. The market is filled with tons of new themes and the overarching theme is responsiveness. Not many developers are releasing themes that are not usable across multiple devices....
As web designers, it goes against our nature to restrict access to our code. We're taught to maximize compatibility of our websites and strive for backwards compatibility wherever possible; to create progressively enhanced and gracefully...
It’s been a busy month for theme designers & developers as a large number of new themes were released, making this a great time to update your site if it is in need of a new look. Some of the overall trends in web design are showing through in...
Welcome back, WDD readers! It’s time for this month’s round of WordPress plugin goodness. As usual, we’ve got quite a variety of plugins, with a variety of potential use cases. Take note, though: some of these plugins are very new, and...