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01 June 2013 ~ 0 Comments

How to Build a Countdown Timer Widget

We all love a celebration, and now that Easter is over, we look forward to the next occasion. How far away is the next occasion you like to celebrate? Whatever it might be, let’s build a widget plugin to add a countdown timer to our…

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27 May 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Common WordPress Problems & Errors and How to Solve Them

Have you ever faced a situation where after updating a theme or a plugin, your WordPress site displays nothing but a white page? So bad, that you’re even locked out of the WordPress dashboard? That my friend, is popularly…

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26 May 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Beginners Guide To PHP in WordPress

WordPress uses different types of code to run the software. PHP, CSS, HTML and Javascript are 4 different code languages you’ll find in the core WordPress files. PHP is the most powerful code that runs the core WordPress…

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21 January 2013 ~ 0 Comments

How to Use Conditional Tags In WordPress

Lets take a look at how to execute custom functions in your themes different hook locations based on certain conditions being met and returning yes…

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21 January 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Customize Your WordPress Dashboard Welcome Message

It seems that many of you don’t want to show the new feature called “Welcome Panel” since WordPress 3.3. I guess that those who do not want to display this message try to hide this box to their clients, that’s why I thought…

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19 January 2013 ~ 0 Comments

The Complete Guide to Using bbPress as a Support Forum

bbPress is a tremendous plugin that provides a complete forum system done the WordPress way. Along with simply providing a great forum system for discussion boards, bbPress also works exceptionally well as a support…

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18 January 2013 ~ 0 Comments

How to Create A Widget Area For A Certain Category

In WordPress you can create a sidebar widget area where the admin user can dynamically choose which widgets are displayed on the website. This makes it very easy for the user to add, edit or delete widgets with a nice…

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15 January 2013 ~ 0 Comments

How To Convert Drupal Website To WordPress

After hunting down some tutorials and finding some missing important parts, no explanations, and being disappointed, I had to do some experimenting. As a developer, I do not mind solving a challenge and putting puzzles…

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25 December 2012 ~ 0 Comments

How to create Twitter Stream WordPress Widget

In a previous article last year I wrote a tutorial about how to Create WordPress Widget To Display Twitter Updates, since then I have learnt a lot more about WordPress development. For this reason I have decided to revisit this widget and make…

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24 November 2012 ~ 0 Comments

How to Add Custom Attributes To WordPress Menus

They are so many tutorials on the web to explain “how to add a custom field to WordPress menus” but most of them treat about how to use the default CSS field of the default Description field. None of them gives a real method to…

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19 November 2012 ~ 0 Comments

How to Send Out An Email When a Post is Published

On a recent project, I had created an order tracking system using custom post types, and I needed a way to send out an email to the representative once the order was entered into the system, so that they could then track the order and check for updates at their leisure…

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14 November 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Common WordPress Development Mistakes and How to Fix Them

With WordPress becoming more and more popular there is a massive amount of code being generated by users, agencies and marketplaces. I’ve been working with WordPress for a long time and it amazes me how many developers…

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11 November 2012 ~ 0 Comments

10 Things You Shouldn’t Do as a Beginner WordPress Blogger

There are plenty of posts out there with tips for WordPress newbies, which is pretty damned handy, it has to be said. After all, we were all beginners once. When you first fire it up, WordPress can be pretty overwhelming — such a depth of functionality…

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11 November 2012 ~ 0 Comments

How to Display Metaboxes According to the Current Post Format

Today I’d like to show you how to go further with custom metaboxes and specifically how to use them according to post formats. We won’t cover how to build reusable custom metaboxes as it has already been covered in a previous…

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10 November 2012 ~ 0 Comments

The Complete Guide To Custom Post Types

WordPress has been gaining a foothold in the general content management system (CMS) game for a few years now, but the real breakthrough was the custom post type mechanism which allows for the creation of a wide variety of content. Let’s take a look at how…

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07 November 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Resources for WordPress Theme Designers: 20 Free Icon Fonts

One development in web design in the last year that I have found really handy is fonts which are made up of icons which you can include your WordPress themes. No longer do you have to cut out individual fonts as images, using a font icon…

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06 November 2012 ~ 0 Comments

WordPress Tips For Newbies To Help Avoid Common Pitfalls

If you’ve been using WordPress for a while, you’ve probably made some mistakes. Maybe you haven’t made many mistakes however you may look back at when you first started and know you could have done things better. Personally, i know i could have done…

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06 November 2012 ~ 0 Comments

A Guide to WordPress Custom Post Types: Taxonomies, Admin Columns, Filters and Archives

Before diving into this tutorial please go through my first tutorial on Custom Post Types, where I have explained some of the important aspects of CPTs (Custom Post Types). In this tutorial we shall explore more about this wonderful feature in WordPress…

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05 November 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Learn How To Make WordPress Themes: All The Best Resources

WordPress is great. It’s easy to install and there are a multitude of free and premium themes available to download. Or you could always make a theme yourself. Don’t know how to code? No problem, we’ve got you covered! Everyone is a beginner…

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05 November 2012 ~ 0 Comments

A 7 Step Plan to Improve your Client-Related WordPress Development

Every new client job you start working with will have its own set of challenges for you to work around, but by developing a streamlined process that you an apply to new clients its makes both parties live’s easier. Recently I put forward the case…

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