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18 June 2013 ~ 0 Comments

How to Add Featured Images or Post Thumbnails in WordPress

Featured images also known as post thumbnails are a popular feature in WordPress themes. Today most WordPress photography themes, restaurant themes, church themes, and other types of themes have built-in support for…

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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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20 March 2013 ~ 0 Comments

A Step-by-Step Checklist for Writing Your WordPress Blog Posts

I don’t know about you but if I want to do a job right I feel much more comfortable with a checklist to refer to. Otherwise you’re just leaving it up to the reliability of your focus and memory in any given moment. Mental checklists…

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19 November 2012 ~ 0 Comments

How to Upload and Install A WordPress Theme

One of the greatest benefits of using WordPress is the huge range of different themes. A themes includes all the code & functions which determine the appearance of your website…

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19 November 2012 ~ 0 Comments

How to Add A Featured Thumbnail In WordPress

I have put together a WordPress screencast video on adding a featured thumbnail in WordPress. A thumbnail is usually a small image that represents something like a larger image, or even a small image related to an article…

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19 November 2012 ~ 0 Comments

How to Create a New Category in WordPress

Every time you create a new blog post, you can assign it to a category. Categories are like the index in a book and help your readers find the specific content they are looking for…

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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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07 November 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Why Use WordPress?

It is all too easy to take WordPress for granted. After all — you have to pay for most good things in life. The chair you’re sitting in, the operating system your computer is running on, many of the apps you use, and so on. WordPress is powerful enough…

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07 November 2012 ~ 0 Comments

How to Get the URL of Images You Upload in WordPress

Often in our articles you will see a reference like insert image URL. For example in our adding new default avatars article, we mentioned just add the name and image URL. One of our users, asked how to get the URL of images you upload…

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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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05 November 2012 ~ 0 Comments

How to Use Keyboard Shortcuts in WordPress

I’m sure you use loads of various keyboard shortcuts when working with your operating system, but is your behavior similar in WordPress? Of course, I’m not talking about Ctrl+C and Ctrl+V, and other basic stuff. I’m talking about WordPress specific…

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04 November 2012 ~ 0 Comments

How to Use Static Page as the WordPress Homepage

By default, WordPress website display listing of recent posts on the homepage. For different look for specific type of websites, you can also display static content on the homepage instead of recent posts listing. This can be easily done by setting specific (static) page as homepage…

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24 October 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Beginners Guide to The Concept of Tags in WordPress

Tags are one of the most common terms associated with blogging nowadays. In fact, tags have found their way outside blogging and are now an integral part of content sharing all across the internet — you tag your photos on Facebook, sort tweets on the basis of hash-tags…

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20 October 2012 ~ 0 Comments

The Beginner’s Guide to WordPress Actions and Filters

When it comes to professional WordPress development, it’s imperative that developers understand both actions and filters – that is, it’s important to understand WordPress hooks. Simply put, hooks are what give us the ability to customize, extend, and enhance WordPress through…

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13 October 2012 ~ 0 Comments

7 Most Common Weaknesses of WordPress Developers

WordPress truly is a great tool, and no wonder that many PHP/web developers have chosen to use it as the base of their work. However, WordPress won’t do the whole work by itself and there’s always a significant amount of stuff that needs to be handled manually (when working…

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10 October 2012 ~ 0 Comments

How To Install A Theme In WordPress

There are a couple ways to install a theme in WordPress. I have put together a video screencast on how to install a theme in the WordPress administration area. This is just one of a few ways to install, but also the easiest way since it really is a one-click install method that takes mere…

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08 October 2012 ~ 0 Comments

How to Create a Personal Blog with WordPress

This post is part of a series on building better WordPress blogs. You can find links to all posts in the series at the bottom of this page. Back in the distant past (otherwise known as the turn of the century), blogging was something of a niche hobby, typified by “personal bloggers”. Online journals…

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07 October 2012 ~ 0 Comments

How to Create A Random Post Custom Page

In a previous tutorial you would of learnt how you can create custom page templates to add additional functionality to your theme. Some of the example pages mentioned were: Contact Us page, with validation…

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06 October 2012 ~ 0 Comments

What You Need to Know About WordPress 3.5

WordPress 3.5 is officially on its way. In a blog post published late last week on WordPress.org, the official release date of 5th December was confirmed, in keeping with WordPress’ bi-annual new release cycle. This new version offers up an ambitious re-modeling of an existing major…

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