Code Learning Guides

Collections of posts that take you through a particular topic or project.
  • Creating an image based archive page

    Using images when displaying an archive listing in WordPress can be very powerful. It can increase the visual appeal of your archive pages and your site overall and it can help to illustrate what your site is all about.

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  • Plugin marketing guide 1

    Ok, so you fancy yourself as a hardcore WordPress developer who knows the most popular CMS in the world inside out; You can design and code a WordPress theme in a weekend; You crank out a WordPress plugin with the cleanest code possible. There's nothing you can't do with your godlike coding skills... but nobody is using your plugins or themes. "What gives?" Today we're kicking off a new series that examines just that: How to effectively market your plugins and themes.

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  • Type

    WordPress continually proves itself time time and again that it has very few limitations, and is rapidly pushing itself to being, if not the best, but certainly the most versatile CMS available. Out of the box it is certainly not perfect, but you can change it however you want. In this series, we will go over how to change the fonts of your theme using a plugin. You can use either Google Web Fonts our your own custom fonts.

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  • Beginning with wordpress

    Most guides for beginners focus on how to use WordPress, here we're focussing on how to get started when you want to customise WordPress. Right from the very beginning, including the difference between and, to your first theme customisations.

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  • Anatomy of a perfect sidebar

    Admit it: Most of us see sidebars as nothing more than a simple container that holds stuff, in our blogs and websites. It gets our minimum effort on the design process and we fill it up without thinking which widget should go where.

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  • An introduction to thesis 2

    If you develop with WordPress you have probably heard the term "framework" before, and chances are you've developed with one. If you haven't, you're in luck! This tutorial will walk you through the ins and outs of one of the most popular WordPress frameworks: A framework that over 55,000+ people are using - Thesis.

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