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WordPress Themes

  • WordPress
    When You're Hacked in WordPress: Staying Safe Later OnHacked wordpress logo
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    In the first part of this series, we went through what to do when your website gets hacked. In this second part, we're going to learn about staying safe.Read More…
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    WordPressium: Creating a Medium-like ExperiencePreview2
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    Optimize WordPress for simplicity, readability and share-ability with these themes and plugins.Read More…
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    Combining Underscores With Bootstrap to Create a Theme Framework: Introducing UnderscoresUnderscores 400 x 277
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    Underscores (_s) was designed to serve as a base/starter theme by the WordPress.com Theme Team—the people responsible for the design and development themes that ship with WordPress. Learn how it works, and what advantages it offers when creating your own theme framework.Read More…
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    Import and Archive Your Tweets With WordPressPreview
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    Install a specialized Twitter archive theme for WordPress and its accompanying plugin; benefit from search engine traffic to your tweets.Read More…
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    Writing Documentation for Your WordPress Theme FrameworkBuild your own theme framework preview image
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    Even if you're the only person who'll be using your theme framework, creating some form of documentation will make your life much easier in the long run. Here are some tips for creating docs that work for you and your users.Read More…
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    Even More Essential Plugins for WordPress Theme Development Wp plug
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    In the previous parts of this series, we've reviewed many of the debugging plugins that are available in the WordPress Plugin Repository. In this final part, we will cover plugins specifically recommended by the Developer Plugin, and we'll add a few more that I've found useful in the course of WordPress development.Read More…
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    Getting Started With Redux Framework: Introducing It and Integrating It Into Your Theme 400x277   part 1
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    Most well-designed WordPress themes allow site admins to tweak certain aspects of the theme through an options page. The process of creating an options page can be daunting, especially for beginners or even intermediate developers. Luckily there are tools out there—commonly called options frameworks—designed to simplify this process. While several of these exist, one of the best is arguably the Redux Options Framework.Read More…
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    Developing Plugins for Your WordPress Theme FrameworkBuild your own theme framework preview image
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    By creating your own theme framework, you've created the foundation of a WordPress eco-system that you can develop using not only child themes but plugins, as well. Discover how to get more from your framework by developing plugins for it.Read More…
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    Creating Child Themes for Your WordPress Theme FrameworkBuild your own theme framework preview image
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    Sites built using your theme framework will each need to run on a child theme. Here are some approaches to child theming that can make your development more efficient.Read More…
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    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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