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Creative Coding

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    Using WordPress for Web Application Development: Understanding Events, Actions, and FiltersApplication foundation 400
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    Throughout this series, we've been taking a look at how WordPress can be used for building web applications. Up to this point, we've established that WordPress is a foundation - rather than a framework - and we've talked a bit about how we need to avoid trying to shoehorn WordPress into another type of design pattern than that of its native type.Read More…
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    Using WordPress for Web Application Development: The Conceptual ModelApplication foundation 400
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    With people beginning to realize WordPress' potential as an application foundation rather than just a content management system or a blogging platform, this series is focusing on just how WordPress can be used for such projects.Read More…
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    Using WordPress for Web Application Development: Rethinking ArchitectureApplication foundation 400
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    In this series, we're in the process of talking about how we can build web applications using WordPress. And though this isn't a technical series in which we'll be looking at code, we are covering topics such as frameworks, foundations, design patterns, architectures, and so on.Read More…
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    Using Selector-Query for Responsive, Column-Driven LayoutsSelector query 400
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    We've all heard about media queries. We've used them extensively in our themes to make them responsive. They're great for most purposes, but when it comes to column-driven layouts, we sometimes need more control to make our designs stand out. In this article, you will learn about the Selector-Query jQuery plugin, and how to use it in your WordPress themes.Read More…
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    Using WordPress for Web Application Development: An IntroductionApplication foundation 400
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    Now more than ever, developers and designers are beginning to see the potential for using WordPress as a way to build web applications. By that, I mean that the community is beginning to see that WordPress can be used for more than blogging and more than just content management: Instead, it can be used to power database-backed applications that run within the context of the web browser.Read More…
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    Redirect Users to Custom Pages by RoleRedirect 400
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    WordPress is being used more and more as a web application framework. With that use case comes a bunch of extra circumstances that WordPress doesn't cover. Do you really want your application users to see the WordPress admin? In my web application development experience, the answer to that question is usually "no." Today I'm going to teach you how to redirect a user based on their role to a custom page in WordPress.Read More…
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    Customizing the WordPress Admin - Adding StylingCustomize wordpress admin rachel 400
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    In the first five parts of this series, I showed you how to customize the WordPress admin in a variety of ways, including customizing the login screen, dashboard and post editing screen. In this tutorial you'll learn how to add some styling and branding to your admin screens. Specifically you'll learn how to: customize the admin screen footer and style it style admin menus style links and buttons Read More…
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    How to Implement Post Status Transitions for Custom Web ApplicationsCustom post status 400
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    WordPress uses posts and pages to provide the dynamic content for applications. The introduction of Custom Post Types has increased the possibility of developing complex applications with WordPress. Generally, normal posts go through a well-defined workflow, before they get published on the website or on the application. During this workflow, various statuses are assigned to posts and handled internally by WordPress. Post statuses can be used as a powerful technique for managing status in a custom web application. In this article, we are going to discuss how to use WordPress custom post statuses and transitions to build applications which go beyond the conventional websites or blogs. Do you have experience in working with custom post status transitions? All of you are welcome to discuss your experiences.Read More…
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    Customizing the WordPress Admin - Listings ScreensCustomize wordpress admin rachel 400
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    In Parts 1-4 of this series I showed you how to: Customize the WordPress login screen Customize the dashboard Customize the admin menu Add help text to post editing screens In this fifth instalment I'll show you how to customize listings screens in the admin.Read More…
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    Customizing the WordPress Admin: Help TextCustomize wordpress admin rachel 400
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    In Part 2 of this tutorial, I showed you how to add custom metaboxes to the WordPress dashboard, which you can use to provide help text for your clients or users. But what if you want to provide help text on individual editing screens? In this tutorial, I'll show you how to do just that.Read More…
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    Customizing the WordPress Admin: Custom Admin MenusCustomize wordpress admin rachel 400
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    In the first two parts of this series, I showed you how to customise the WordPress login screen and the dashboard. In this third part I'll show you how to customize the admin menus in WordPress.Read More…
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    Customizing the WordPress Admin - The DashboardCustomize wordpress admin rachel 400
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    In the first part of this series, I showed you how to customize the WordPress login screen by adding a custom logo and some custom styling. The next thing your users will see after they've logged in is the Dashboard, so in this tutorial you'll learn how to customize it by removing some of the existing metaboxes, moving some around, and adding some new ones.Read More…
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