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30 Unusual, Fresh and Creative WordPress Blog Designs 1

Need some inspiration for you next WordPress blog design ? Or just fancy admiring what some people have achieved with WordPress then today’s post is for you. I love seeing the creative design layouts people create for their blogs, it drives me to make my next design extra special, with that in mind I thought…

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7 Ways to Link WordPress and Tumblr Blogs

Tumblr is a fantastic microblogging platform that allows users to post text, images, videos, links, quotes and audio through an easy-to-update interface. Many bloggers are choosing Tumblr for certain types of blogs that don’t require a full-featured blogging platform such as WordPress. However, if you want the flexibility to blog from either platform, we’ve selected …

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Free and Commercial BuddyPress Themes

In the third part of today’s BuddyPress series, I am going to take a look at what themes are available for BuddyPress, Free and Commercial themes are covered. See the other posts in this series, How to Install and Configure BuddyPress and 20 Creative Examples of Custom BuddyPress sites. Free Themes Ines Beautiful three column…

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20 Creative WordPress sites using BuddyPress

This is the second part of our BuddyPress series, in our last post we looked at how to install and configure it. In this post we’re going to look at what other people have achieved with the plugin by listing 20 creative sites using WordPress and BuddyPress. OOiZiT Visit OOiZiT » ESSE Community Visit ESSE…

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How To: Create a Digg style Social Voting site with WordPress

I have been wanting to add a social voting aspect to one of my existing websites for a while now, there are a few existing solutions such as Pligg (standalone CMS) and Drigg (add-on for Drupal) but I wanted to see if WordPress could be used to handle this. It was during this search that…

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20 Creative Personal Portfolio sites using WordPress

What makes a good personal portfolio design? Essentially, it has to promote you as a brand, it needs to show off your very best work in a clean & tidy way. The site itself shouldn’t overwhelm the potential client but gently show your skills and complement the work it is showcasing. Yesterday we looked at…

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Block Spam on WordPress, Multisite and BuddyPress Using Math Questions

If your WordPress site doesn’t have protection from spam, then I guarantee you that you’re spending too much time sifting through spam comments and deleting spam registration accounts from your site. Spam is a common problem for WordPress sites, because bots have been trained to find vulnerable sites running on WordPress. Block by Math Reloaded …

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20 High Quality Free WordPress Portfolio Themes

If you have images to show off, such as graphic design work or photography, then a portfolio style theme for WordPress could be a good fit for your site. A good portfolio theme is not over-designed, it holds back and lets the images of your work do the talking. In this post I’m going to…

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How To: Use WordPress to power a Job Board

WordPress is being used more and more recently to power various types of websites other than blogs, replacing the need for scripts dedicated to one type of site. A premium theme company that I recently came accross is AppThemes. They specialise in WordPress themes that allow you to run certain kinds of sites, they currently…

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Start Microblogging in WordPress with Wumblr

Our friends over at Themify has notified us of the launch of their first ever tumblr like WordPress theme called Wumblr. This theme includes 9 different post formats, 15 different color presets that help customize the look of each post, 3 different column layouts for your pages, 7 different color skins for the site, footer widgets, lightbox gallery, and much more…

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Best of Best WordPress Tutorials of 2010

2010 was a great year for the WordPress community. We got tons of cool features in WordPress 3.0. We had awesome WordCamps all around the world. Through out this year, we wrote tons of cool tutorials, and we want to point out some of the best ones in this list to you. We will also…

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Amazing Free and Premium WordPress Themes for Architects

When it comes to blogging,Wordpress is the 1st word which comes in my mind.And I have reasons for that:Wordpress is the most flexible easy to use and customize CMS platform among all. Premium WordPress Themes are the first solution when building a blog for Architectures. Are fully supported,fully featured,perfectly coded and way too visual appealing,so…

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Famous Brands using WordPress as their CMS

More and more companies are looking to open source software to power their blogs and even their whole corporate site, with WordPress 3.0′s new features I can only see this pattern continuing. I thought it’d be fun to look at which big brands are currently using WordPress. If you know of more that I’ve missed…

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