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    Collecting Donations With WordPress: BitcoinDonation series image
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    In the second and final part of this mini-series titled, "Collecting Donations With WordPress", you'll learn how to write a WordPress plugin that allows users to send you a donation via Bitcoin. The plugin uses its own backend settings panel, and is highly customisable. Read More…
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    Building a Social Profile Widget: Get Your Follower CountBuilding a social profile widget feature
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    Recently, a feature that's becoming more and more common with a lot of websites the social media profile widget. The widget consists of icons and text that link to a number of social network profiles to which the website is associated. Some of these widget also the number of followers on of each social network. There are a lot of free and premium social profile widget plugins available for WordPress that one can use in linking to his/her personal or website social network's profiles. In this two-part series, I will show us how to get the count of Facebook page Likes, Twitter and Google+ followers how to build a Social Profile WordPress widget.Read More…
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    Integrating CloudFlare With WordPressCloudflare1
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    CloudFlare is one of the leading CDNs on the web right now. It has strategically located servers all across the globe that reduce the load times of your website by serving static files like images, videos, CSS and JavaScript from the data centers located closest to the website visitors. In this tutorial, you'll learn how to integrate CloudFlare with your WordPress site.Read More…
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    Creating Maintainable WordPress Meta Boxes: Save and RetrieveMaintainable meta boxes
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    In this article, we're going to continue our work by saving the information to the database, retrieving the information, and displaying it on the front-end. Along the way, we'll also look at some of the built-in WordPress API functions designed to help make this a bit easier for us as well as some tips for double-checking our work in the database to verify our information is being saved exactly as we expect.Read More…
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    Settings and Controls for a Color Scheme in the Theme CustomizerTheme customizer color scheme preview
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    The theme customizer is a great tool to allow your users more freedom to tweak a theme without having to edit the code. But if you want to let your users change the colors of their site, things can get complicated. Adding a control for every single element they can change will make things cumbersome and users may end up with a site which looks like a garish mess. Instead of adding lots of controls for all of the elements you want users to be able to change, you can simply create a color scheme, allowing users to select a few colors and then applying those to a range of elements in the theme.Read More…
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    Pagely Review: Fine-Tuned Managed WordPress Hosting Preview image
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    Managed WordPress hosting has exploded in the past couple of years, but the concept of hosting specifically optimized for running WordPress sites was pioneered by just a few companies. Pagely was one of those forerunners back in 2006 as the first ever managed WordPress platform, and in this article, we're going to take a look at what they have to offer and what still sets them apart from other managed WordPress hosting solutions nearly a decade later.Read More…
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    Creating a PayPal Buy Now Button With Variable ShortcodesPaypal variable
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    PayPal is a great payment processor that allows anyone to send you money, which you can then send directly to your bank account. In this tutorial, you'll learn how to make a WordPress plugin allowing you to generate a Buy Now button, using a variable shortcode.Read More…
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    Evaluating Your Business for a WordPress eCommerce SolutionWordpress
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    There is a general perception that WordPress is free and easy to set up, and that one can rapidly set up an online store and start trading. The truth of the matter is, there are a lot of considerations when setting up an online store. In this article, we will look at some of the general considerations and the functional and technical requirements of setting up a WordPress eCommerce website and eCommerce sites in general.Read More…
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    Collecting Donations With WordPress: PayPalDonation series image
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    In the first part of this mini-series, you'll learn how to write a WordPress plugin which allows users to send you a donation via PayPal. The plugin uses its own backend settings panel, and is highly customisable. So, let's get started!Read More…
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    WooCommerce: Adding Virtual Products to Your StoreGetting started with woocommerce preview
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    Now that you have your WooCommerce store set up and your product settings configured, you need to start adding some products to it. In the last article, we took a look at how to add and configure physical products, and now we'll learn how to add virtual or downloadable products to your WooCommerce store.Read More…
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    Configuring W3 Total Cache: Advanced Minification SettingsWpconfigtips
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    In the previous article about configuration of W3 Total Cache plugin, we completed configurations of Page Caching. The next part of the advance settings is minification. In this article I will explain and configure General, HTML & XML, JS, CSS and Advanced settings in reference to the minification menu.Read More…
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    Creating Maintainable WordPress Meta Boxes: Verify and SanitizeMaintainable meta boxes 1
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    Up to this point, we've put together the basic file organization of the plugin as well as the front-end, but we haven't actually implemented functionality for saving information to the database. And if you can't save information, then the plugin is of little benefit to anyone. In this post, we're going to hop back into the server-side code and implement the functionality that will verify the user has permission to save and that the data is properly sanitized.Read More…
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