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WordPress Themes

  • WordPress
    WordPress Theme Validation, Marketplaces, and ModelsSteps
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    The final aspect of launching a successful WordPress Theme is taking care of the packaging process. In this article, we'll take a look at some of the key steps one should take after successfully building a theme, and preparing to launch it to the general public. This article is ideal for beginners in the world of theme development.Read More…
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    Writing Maintainable WordPress Themes: ToolsWriting maintainable wordpress themes
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    Throughout this series, we've been talking about a number of practices that we can employ in our WordPress theme development that will help not only provide a consistent foundation off of which we can build our existing and future projects, but that will also help us maintain them after they're released. In this final article, I'll be talking about several different settings and plugins that I think should be defined and/or installed in every WordPress development environment to make sure that you're using the most up-to-date APIs, that you're not negatively impacting performance, and that you're not causing any notices, warnings, or errors to be thrown via PHP.Read More…
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    More Tips for Best Practices in WordPress DevelopmentValidating wordpress preview
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    Welcome to the second part of the series. On the first article we explained the WordPress Coding Standards, how to avoid namespaces collisions, comments in the code and some basic security. Today we are going to get a bit deeper and write some more code and learn some techniques to improve performance and security of our plugins. The topics we are covering today are: Read More…
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    Writing Maintainable WordPress Themes: Naming ConventionsWriting maintainable wordpress themes
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    In the first post in this series, we reviewed some of the strategies that are available as it relates to organizing our WordPress theme directories in order to make them more maintainable. Ultimately, the goal was to provide a directory schema in which we could organize our files such that we would have a level of cohesion, understanding, and maintainability to the work that we're doing. But that's not all there is to writing maintainable WordPress themes. Another aspect is to follow the conventions set forth by the WordPress Coding Standards. W˜e're going to take a slightly more granular look at some of the strategies and tools that we can use in order to make sure we're making our themes as maintainable as possible.Read More…
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    Taxonomy Archives: List Posts by a Second Taxonomy's TermsCreating post type archive to list by term preview
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    If your site uses multiple taxonomies to categorize information, it can be helpful to split up posts in a taxonomy archive by the terms of a second taxonomy. In this tutorial I'll show you how to create a taxonomy archive to do just that.Read More…
  • Web Development
    Creating a WordPress Theme From Static HTML: Creating Template FilesCreating wordpress theme from html 400
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    In the first part of this series, I showed you how to prepare your HTML and CSS files for WordPress, ensuring the structure would work, the code was valid and that the correct classes were being used. In this tutorial you'll learn how to take your index.html file and split it up into a set of template files for use by WordPress.Read More…
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    Beginning With WordPress: Editing the Look of Your Site With CSSBeginning with wordpress
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    So, now that we have a child theme set up we're ready to get make some changes to the look and feel of our site.Read More…
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    The WordPress Theme Frameworks Starter GuideFramework
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    In this article, I will go through the best known WordPress frameworks, analyzing them from a handful of benchmarks. The idea here is to help you sort out which framework is the best for your own development process! The aspects that we will review are: features, development capabilities, security, support, child themes.Read More…
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