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    Quick-Tip: Natively Detecting iPhone Users in WordPressPreview
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    With the rapid growth of smart phone users, it has become increasingly important in web development to ensure visitors who access your website through handheld devices are catered to appropriately. There are a number of ways in which these visitors can be targeted, and in this tutorial we will explore creating a function to natively detect iPhone users in WordPress. Read More…
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    How To Publish To The WordPress Plugin RepositoryThumb
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    One of the considerations that all WordPress plugin developers have to make is how to actually publish their work. Many premium plugins opt to run their own website, documentation, and purchase gateway, but if you're looking to publish a free plugin or perhaps a lite variation of a premium plugin then using the WordPress plugin repository is a great option.Read More…
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    Three Practical Uses for Custom Meta BoxesMeta box thumb
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    Last week we introduced how to create custom meta boxes inside the post-editor and save the data you put in them. But what are some practical applications of this technique? Today, the goal is to go over three real world examples of using custom meta boxes to improve the post page. Read More…
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    Reel 'em In: Understanding Hooks From the Inside OutHooks thumb
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    The key to WordPress' flexible foundation is in its use of hooks. Be it in themes, plugins, or the core, hooks allow unparalleled growth while ensuring compatibility with future versions of WordPress. As a result, understanding them should undoubtedly be a part of any developer's repertoire. Join in as we uncover the intricacies of this simple yet sophisticated system from the inside out.Read More…
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    How to Create Custom WordPress Write/Meta BoxesThumbnail metaboxes
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    Creating meta boxes is a crucial part of WordPress theme/plugin development. It's a way to add an appealing editor to the post screen and avoids forcing users to rely on custom fields. If you've ever created a custom post type in WordPress, you've probably wanted to add some sort of additional data to it. Sure, you could use custom fields, but that's ugly. Getting started with custom meta boxes is easy, so let's dive in!Read More…
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    Quick Tip: Using Shortcodes in Theme DevelopmentUsing shortcodes in wordpress
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    The WordPress Shortcode API was introduced to WordPress in Version 2.5. Since then, it has become a widely used method for allowing quick customisation of layout and inserting certain formatting snippets. But shortcodes can be equally useful when creating WordPress themes - here's how you can make full use of them!Read More…
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    The Definitive Check List for Publishing Your WordPress PluginPlugin checklist thumb
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    When you are getting close to completing your WordPress plugin, it's time to start thinking about releasing it to the broader public. Getting ready for publishing a plugin requires a lot of polishing, testing and fine tuning, and it's easy to forget some steps in the process. This tutorial will guide you through publishing the plugin in the WordPress plugin directory and work as a check list to help you make sure your plugin will be ready for the prime time by the time you hit publish.Read More…
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    How to Write a "Most Popular By Views" WordPress Plugin200x200
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    As you continue writing for WordPress more and more, the level of difficulty and complexity of your plugins will eventually reach far beyond the simple back-end data manipulation, as demonstrated in our beginner's article. In this installment we'll cover in-depth: database interaction, Admin Widgets, and Sidebar Widgets. Today's example will be a custom built "Most Popular by Views" plugin, which creates an admin area widget for us to view, and a sidebar widget for visitors to see.Read More…
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    Build a WordPress Plugin to Add Author Biographies to Your Posts200x200
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    Many popular blogs these days are authored by multiple contributors. Today, we'll create a simple WordPress plugin that will allow us to add the post author's biography to the conclusion of each post, much like you see on Nettuts.Read More…
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    s3Slider jQuery Plugin200x200
    Cost: Free, Creative Commons Attribution 2.5Found Via: www.serie3.info/ Read More…
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    Live Query200x200
    If you've ever dynamically created an element using Javascript, you'll no doubt have experienced problems with binding events to these elements. Luckily, a small jQuery plugin created by Brandon Aaron (jQuery team member), called Live Query, makes this a cinch. Read More…
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    jQuery Plugin: Preload Images200x200
    Cost: Free, links backFound Via: www.filamentgroup.com Read More…
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