15 July 2013 ~ 0 Comments

5 Quick and Easy Tricks To Improve Your WordPress Theme

There are a few behaviors I normally change when I’m writing a WordPress theme. Some of them are pretty basic, but they can really enhance the theme my making it go that extra mile.

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19 March 2013 ~ 0 Comments

How to Add Theme Support For Menu Item Descriptions

I’ve had this post in drafts for a few months because i’ve been searching for an easier way to add a description for each menu item. Basically speaking, there is no easy way without adding a big chunk of code to your theme…

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14 February 2013 ~ 0 Comments

A Complete Guide to Using WP_Query In WordPress

If you’ve been around WordPress for a while, you’ll know how difficult it used to be to create lists of posts based on complex criteria while also conforming to WordPress’ standards. Over the course of a few years, the platform…

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25 January 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Creating WordPress Themes That Sell – 5 Guidelines You Should Know

Considering the fact that WordPress is the most popular Content Management System out there and serves many users, it’s no wonder that developers feel encouraged and motivated to create themes for WordPress. After all…

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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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26 November 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Creating a WordPress Post Text Size Changer Using jQuery

We already know that WordPress is considered the most popular CMS in the world and when it combines with jQuery, it can create wonders. In this tutorial we shall be discussing one example of the usefulness of jQuery…

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18 November 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Debugging Tips for WordPress

There comes a time for every developer when things break and it’s time to set to debugging. Mario takes a look at different techniques you can use for plugins, themes, and servers…

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12 November 2012 ~ 0 Comments

How To Customize Your Site Title & Description

Some themes include design options which enable you to style your sites title and description (tag line). Some don’t. Either way, you can use this beginners tutorial to change the styling of your websites title & tagline…

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12 November 2012 ~ 0 Comments

How to Check Your WordPress Theme

When developing a new WordPress Theme you need to make sure that your theme meets the spec of the latest theme standards. You can see the quality of theme WordPress expects by viewing the theme review page…

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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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10 November 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Why and how to use the WordPress Theme Frameworks

To create a feature rich web application or blog, WordPress is the best Open source web software to develop custom websites. There are different ways to design a WordPress powered website, as you can start with an HTML template and then…

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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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27 October 2012 ~ 0 Comments

A Guide to The WordPress Settings API

This weekend at WordCamp Sofia 2012, I gave a session about the Settings API, which is a way to create simple, flexible and secure options pages for your WordPress plugins and themes. The session covered the basic usage of the API along with a few more advanced topics…

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17 October 2012 ~ 0 Comments

How to Add Date Picker To WordPress Admin

On a previous article you would of learnt how to add default third party applications on your WordPress site. Here is a list of all the default scripts you can load from WordPress. One of the useful scripts in this list is the jQuery UI features. In this tutorial you will learn how to add a field in…

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13 October 2012 ~ 0 Comments

WordPress Body Class 101 Tips and Tricks for Theme Designers

Through out our experience of using WordPress, we have found that often theme designers overthink a certain functionality. They are looking for crazy WordPress filters and hooks to accomplish a task when all they need is some simple CSS. WordPress by default…

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04 October 2012 ~ 0 Comments

What WordPress Theme Developers Can Learn from Twenty Twelve

We’ve all been waiting for the new default theme for WordPress, and it has finally arrived. Without a doubt, Twenty Twelve is one of the best themes I’ve ever played with. It’s so simple, clean, good-looking and filled with so much awesomeness inside…

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03 October 2012 ~ 0 Comments

How to Use Underscores as Your Starter Theme

Have you heard of Underscores? It’s one of the best starter themes for WordPress. Here are some resources you should check, start out your week by learning more about this very useful theme: Introducing the _s Theme, Underscores theme generator, Underscores Github…

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19 September 2012 ~ 0 Comments

How to Customize Your WordPress Navigation Menus

Ever found a fantastic WordPress theme but wished you could make a few minor tweaks to the navigation menus? I have. I’ve noticed that some WordPress themes have navigation menus which display post categories rather than displaying your pages and that some of them don’t give you the option…

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18 September 2012 ~ 0 Comments

How To Create A Theme Options Page For WordPress

If you have ever used a WordPress premium theme then you would of seen the custom theme options page that is available. The theme options page that is found under the appearance menu which allows the admin of the WordPress site to change some of the settings on the theme…

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