• Hosting
    The Ultimate Quickstart Guide to Speeding Up Your WordPress SiteUwo
    Give your site a boost! Implement crucial optimization techniques that will improve not only your ySlow score, but your Google rank too. In this tutorial we will cover all aspects of W3 caching, ySlow, Google page speed, CSS sprites & htaccess rules, to achieve a high ySlow score like i have done on my blog.Read More…
  • Creative Coding
    Using Bitly URLs in WordPress and use them with Twitter and GooglePlus ScriptsThumbnail
    So you want to use your bitly account with your WordPress based website? Well that’s really simple. All you need is to pay attention and follow the steps accordingly in the following tutorial!Read More…
  • Creative Coding
    Simple Plugin Which Lets Users Upload Files Into Your Dropbox Folder1
    Today we will write a plugin which allows your users to send their files to you, to your Dropbox account. It might be needed for several purposes; For example, if you provide a contest for your readers, they might need to send you some files that you want partitioned off on a unique folder location in Dropbox. In short, this plugin is for receiving files, which must not be made public yet, which must be reviewed by you.Read More…
  • Theme Development
    Creating Your Own Image Gallery Page Template in WordPressPreview
    Today I'm going to walk you through creating a custom template for "Gallery" pages in WordPress. I remember in the past wanting to implement a gallery into my theme and getting frustrated with the options. WordPress' built in gallery works well, but doesn't quite fit the bill most of the time. Additionally, plugins like NexGen gallery are often more than you need or want. I will show you how easy it is to create a gallery template page that you could easily tweak and modify for future themes or versions.Read More…
  • Plugins
    How to Build an E-Commerce Website Using WordPress: Part 2Image1
    This is the second and final part of the WordPress E-Commerce tutorial. Here we will go through the final steps of completing our WordPress e-commerce web site. You will be shown with the process of adding products to your site, using different widgets to enhance your site, using different reports to keep track of the sales and efficient use of shortcodes.Read More…
  • Creative Coding
    Display PHP Errors as WordPress Admin AlertsImg wp tuts
    The PHP language is widely adopted for many web applications like WordPress. As powerful as PHP is it does have some drawbacks, but one of the my favorite features of PHP is that it will display errors right on the web page. The new toolbar that was introduced in WordPress 3.3 interferes with this functionality. The toolbar has a fixed absolute position which covers the first few lines of PHP errors. Read More…
  • WordPress
    Quick Tip: How to Implement Multiple Pages for your Wordpress Posts and PagesPreview
    There's nothing worse than scrolling through a long post or page when it's obvious that it should have been broken into a series of more easily-digested chunks. It's very easy to accomplish in WordPress and more people should do it. Here's how you can.Read More…
  • Readers' Polls
    Reader's Poll: Should we do regular bug hunts?Bughunt
    We recently had our very first bug hunt. A simple WordPress related code snippet with 10 hidden bugs. We thought it was fun, but did you? And if so, would you like to do it again? Your answers to this poll will tell us.Read More…
  • Creative Coding
    Quick Tip: How to Utilize Akamai CDN with Your WordPress SiteAkamai
    "How to Utilize Akamai CDN on Your WordPress Site Without Busting Your Bank Account" Sounds impressive? It is! I have found a solution to integrate the Akamai CDN without having me to pay a lot, thus making CDN affordable to a lot more people. It still isn't free and it won't work for every webhost/CDN setup, but it's definitely cheaper than some CDN setups... and it might just work for you!Read More…
  • Theme Development
    Fork Your WordPress Taxonomy The Right WayPreview
    Custom post types and custom taxonomies have been one of the most exciting new tricks for WordPress developers since its release in WordPress version 2.9. However, using them can become a headache for even the most experienced WordPress developers without knowing a few extra tricks. In this article I will be using Twenty Eleven as an example to give you tips and tricks to create your own taxonomy the right way. Read More…
  • Theme Development
    Reusable Custom Meta Boxes Part 3: Extra FieldsMetabox 0
    In Part 1 and Part 2 of our custom meta box template tutorial series, we learned how to create a field array to loop through and create a custom meta box with your standard fields. Now let's throw in a bit of JavaScript for some fancy, but highly useful fields.Read More…
  • WordPress
    The Rise of HTML5 in WordPressHtml5
    2011 was a big year for the advancement of HTML5 in the web development community. It became pretty widely adopted, especially for the mobile web. There have been major projects that help developers use HTML5, like Paul Irish's HTML5 Boilerplate (technically 2010, but popularized in 2011) and books galore! I would strongly recommend Jeremy Keith's HTML5 for Web Designers, published by the venerable A Book Apart (a service by Happy Cog). But what started as a movement in 2010 became the proper way to do things in 2011, from mobile websites to progressive enhancements, and that includes integrating HTML5 into WordPress themes.Read More…
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