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It’s 2012, and more and more sites and blogs are looking for ways to further their user’s involvement, many taking example from, perhaps, one of the more polished of these sites, Buzzfeed.com. What makes Buzzfeed different from sites...
Today I'm going to talk to you about setting up a local server to use with WordPress.  Using a local server is important for many reasons, if only to keep you from having to upload and download your files all the time.  Anytime we need to make changes,...
Whether you’re developing WordPress themes for yourself, for a client, or to sell commercially, having the ability to customize aspects of your theme via the WordPress control panel makes your theme infinitely flexible and many times...
Managing a blog with a single author can be time-consuming enough, but adding in multiple authors can exponentially increase the amount of time and effort it takes to manage. There's editorial workflow, scheduling, and author management...
[Editor's note: This is a sponsored post for Template Monster] TemplateMonster.com is among the most well known stock template and theme providers online. They offer templates for a wide range of sites, agricultural sites to church sites,...
SEO can be a very daunting task.  With the help of plug-ins, this daunting task becomes a piece of cake.  As we all know search engine optimization is extremely important for any website or blog in order to be found on search engines like Google,...
There are a ton of options out there for font replacement, including some great WordPress plugins that make font replacement easier than ever. Sure, you can hard-code your font replacement into your theme (or into a theme options page), but...
Whether you just want to create a slightly customized theme or something completely unique, creating a WordPress child theme can greatly speed up the development process. Child themes let you start with the basics of an existing theme, so...
As WordPress morphs more and more into a CMS rather that just a blogging platform, there are a lot of instances where you might want to add calendar functionality to your WordPress-powered site, beyond the standard posts calendar widget. The...
New WordPress themes are released constantly, some free, some premium. And some better than others. Free themes, especially, tend to have a greater disparity in quality from one another, with some being just as great as the best premium themes,...
Tumblogging, posting short, often multimedia, blog posts on sites like Tumblr, has been consistently growing in popularity for a couple of years now. Tumblr is the most well-known tumblog service out there, but there are also themes that...
Social sharing options are pretty much a must for any blog. You want to make it easy for your visitors to share what you've written with their social networks so that others can discover your content. And the best way to do that is to include a button...
If you're going to design a WordPress site, there are a few ways you can start. Many designers start with an HTML template that they then add WordPress code to. Others start with the basic WordPress code and design around that. But others begin...
Pretty much no matter where you live, the economy sucks right now, and many designers are finding it hard to get new clients. People just don't want to spend money on a website, or a redesign of their current site, if they don't have to. And even...