• Widgets
    Creating a Tabbed Widget for Custom Post TypesPreview
    Custom post types give you unlimited possibilities for creating content. The trick is trying to present it all to your users. We're talking bounce rate here, and one of the best ways to decrease your bounce rate and keep users on your site is to present as much content as possible in a clean and organized manner. This tutorial offers one solution by showing you how to create a custom, tabbed widget that grabs your latest articles from multiple custom post types, and as a bonus, shows you how to display star ratings next to each post!Read More…
  • Contests
    Wptuts+ Giveaway: Win eBooks, Resources, and a VaultPress Subscription!Giveaway
    To celebrate the launch of our latest Tuts+ site, we've organized a fantastic giveaway with some brilliant prizes for anyone who loves WordPress! With a total value of over $1,200, it's a fantastic collection of resources and subscriptions! Read on for more information on how to take part...Read More…
  • Theme Development
    Developing Your First WordPress Theme: Day 1 of 3Preview1
    Themes are a huge part of what makes WordPress as popular as it is, and in this three-part series we'll take you through a step-by-step process that results in a completed, functioning WordPress theme. No prior knowledge required, this is the perfect place to start if you're completely new to WordPress!Read More…
  • News
    Welcome to Wptuts+200 whatis
    Wptuts+ joins Psdtuts+, Vectortuts+, Audiotuts+, Aetuts+, Activetuts+, Cgtuts+, Mobiletuts+, Phototuts+, Webdesigntuts+ and Nettuts+ as Envato’s newest Tuts+ site. It’s all about developing for WordPress, creating fantastic themes, and building a business around the platform. Whether you're completely new to WordPress or you're a seasoned pro, we've got you covered! Keep reading to learn a little bit more about the new editor of Wptuts+ and what we’ll be offering on the site.Read More…
  • News
    Tell Us What You Want on Wptuts+!200 feedback
    Wptuts+ is a brand new site, meaning now is the best time to have your say on what you’d like to see here. Whether you’re dying to learn how to create your first WordPress theme, learn advanced plugin development techniques, or better promote your commercial themes, we'd like to hear from you! You can suggest not just particular topics, but feedback on how you think the site should operate, site suggestions any other ideas you wish to share with the editorial team.Read More…
  • WordPress
    Create a Multi-Layout Portfolio with WordPressMulti layout portfolio usin
    Wordpress, as a content management system, is often used for creating portfolio websites. With the evolution of user interface design and functionalities, a new trend has emerged: displaying portfolio items in different layouts. This tutorial details the process of creating a dedicated portfolio section in WordPress' backend, and using jQuery and CSS3 to display the portfolio in a classy manner. Read More…
  • WordPress
    Create WordPress Plugins with OOP TechniquesDribble
    Object-oriented code, among other things, can help organize and add reusability to your code. In this tutorial, I will teach you the basics of writing a WordPress plugin using object oriented techniques. We'll be using Dribbble's API as an example for this tutorial. Ready?Read More…
  • Scaling & Caching
    Deploy Your WordPress Blog to the CloudPreview
    For the last decade, hosting a large scale web application has been a daunting task, reserved only for experts. Not anymore; when Amazon opened its server architecture, everything changed. Computer hardware moved to the cloud, and became available to any and all developers. In this tutorial, we will install WordPress in the cloud. Read More…
  • Web Roundups
    Essential Plugins for Every WordPress Installation200
    One of the reasons why people gravitate toward WordPress is the seemingly unlimited numbers of open source plugins available. Today, I'd like to go over a few plugins that I think absolutely warrant your attention. I'm sure I've missed some, though, so make sure to chime in within the comments! Hopefully, this article will morph into an absolute monster of a list that can act as a reference for fellow WordPress developers.Read More…
  • WordPress
    Scaling WordPress for High-TrafficScaling wordpress for hitraffic
    Just because you didn’t get to go to that awesome conference doesn’t mean that you can’t still watch the lectures! Each week, we feature one recommended web development lecture on Nettuts+. This talk, presented by Envato's very own developer extraordinaire, Ryan Allen, will detail some of the potential pitfalls and solutions when maintaining massive WordPress blogs, like Tuts+. Read More…
  • Theme Development
    Innovative Uses of WordPress Post Types and TaxonomiesFolders
    With the release of Wordpress 3.0, two great ways to better organize and display content were introduced: post types and taxonomies. These two advances improve Wordpress' role as an all-around content management system, and they continue to prove that WP is not just a blog platform. When 3.1 releases with post formats, it will be imperative that you understand how to use and implement post types and taxonomies.Read More…
  • WordPress
    Quick Tip: How to Target WordPress Sticky PostsWordpress sticky posts
    As of WordPress 2.7, we can now assign "sticky posts." This feature affords us the ability to "pin" postings to the top of our blog. But, how can we specifically target these sorts of postings from within our stylesheet?Read More…