24 February 2011 ~ 0 Comments

How to Avoid Common Pitfalls and Ensure a Smooth WordPress 3.1 Upgrade

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Watching the tweets coming rolling in yesterday, I discovered that in the excitement of WordPress 3.1′s release, many users forgot some of the basics of upgrading WordPress…

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15 February 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Create Highly Customized and Beautiful Mega Menus for WordPress

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Does your WordPress site need a solution for managing a complex menu? If your drop-down navigation is getting bogged down with too many pages then it’s high time you discovered UberMenu, an amazingly easy-to-use mega menu creator. UberMenu has created a highly versatile, customizable, and fast plugin that makes mega menus snappy and oh-so-simple to…

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14 February 2011 ~ 0 Comments

How to Create a Custom Facebook Page for Your Band or Business Using WordPress

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Facebook recently announced that they’ve updated page design for organizations,¬†adding in support for iframe tabs. This is good news for WordPress users, because it makes it very easy to embed custom designs that you’re already using on your WordPress pages. In this tutorial we’ll walk you through the process of creating a custom Facebook page …

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13 February 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Daily Tip: Remove Unwanted Plugins From Your WordPress Site

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Have you ever deleted the “Hello Dolly” and “Akismet” plugins only to find them return when you upgrade the WordPress core? The Unwanted Plugins Remover helps you to keep your site lean and will remove Akismet and Hello Dolly upon each core upgrade. You can also extend the list of plugins removed by using a …

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11 February 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Create Your Own Directory Site Powered by WordPress

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Creating your own powerful online directory site has never been easier. Whether you want to set up your own local directory, a network of affiliates or display business listings, you’re going to want to use the WordPress Directory Plugin. It’s packed full of features that make it easy for you to make money from your…

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08 February 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Graph Paper Press Releases 3 Free WordPress Plugins

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Graph Paper Press has created some of the coolest free WordPress themes currently available. Their team has just released 3 free theme-enhancing plugins, all of which are simple to use with no coding skills required. GPP About You Widget Add a quick “about” section to your theme with this handy widget. You can include your…

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02 February 2011 ~ 0 Comments

20 jQuery-Powered Design and Usability Plugins for WordPress

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jQuery is the most popular JavaScript library for creating and adding simple, dynamic effects to your content. WordPress users who love jQuery will find that there are hundreds of free tools available in the repository, but you can spend all day sorting through them. We’ve selected 20 high quality, recently-updated plugins that will help you …

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28 January 2011 ~ 0 Comments

7 Ways to Link WordPress and Tumblr Blogs

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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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27 January 2011 ~ 0 Comments

How to Add a Custom Background Image to BuddyPress Avatars

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Let’s do something fun with BuddyPress! We had someone on Twitter request a tutorial on how to give BuddyPress avatars a custom background, specifically a Polaroid image, so that’s what we’re going to use as an example today. The only thing you’ll need to do for this tutorial is edit the CSS of your child …

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24 January 2011 ~ 1 Comment

Excellent New Deployment Plugin For WordPress Developers

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WP Deploy is an exciting new tool for WordPress developers working in teams using version control software and multi-server environments. It allows multiple config files to be added through the admin system and then dynamically switched depending on the URL from which the user is accessing the site. This flexibility makes it much easier to …

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19 January 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Dump Photos Directly From Your iPhone to Your WordPress Site

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iPhone camera technology has been getting better and better in recent years. Currently, the top specs on the latest iPhones boast 5 megapixels, a 5x digital zoom led flash capability and even new processing features like high dynamic range mode for capturing more vivid images on the go. But what good is all of that …

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18 January 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Beware of Bad WordPress Developers: 8 Ways To Spot and Avoid Danger

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Aside from your inventory, vision and personnel, your website is your business’s most valuable possession. With your website, you can brand your label, court your customers, store and disseminate information, manage your projects and contacts, and so much more. Choosing a developer to trust with the creation or update of your WordPress site is one …

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14 January 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Daily Tip: Find All the WordPress Mobile Apps in One Location

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The other day I noticed that a new menu item has been added to the WordPress.org website. Check out the Extend tab for the new home of WordPress mobile apps. You can now find all of them listed here: WordPress for iOS, WordPress for Windows Phone 7, WordPress for Android, WordPress for BlackBerry, and WordPress …

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14 January 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Block Spam on WordPress, Multisite and BuddyPress Using Math Questions

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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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13 January 2011 ~ 0 Comments

How to Write a WordPress Plugin: 12 Essential Guides and Resources

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Want to learn how to extend WordPress? Consider this a crash course resource for building your own plugin. WordPress plugin development requires a little bit of personal initiative. Get ready to jump in and teach yourself. But where should you start? We’ve prepared a list of the most essential resources for those who are new …

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10 January 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Daily Tip: Add an Unblockable Popup to Your WordPress Site

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One easy way to send your visitors a welcome message, notice, or advertisement is to add a popup to your site. The WordPress repository has a new plugin called Cool Fade Popup that allows you to create unblockable popup ads for your site. Try out a demo on the plugin’s homepage. It’s easy to install …

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10 January 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Groupon Clone Plugin for WordPress Now in Beta

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The Instinct team over at GetShopped.org has got something interesting cooking. They’ve written a plugin that essentially clones Groupon functionality for WordPress websites. In case you’re not familiar with the concept, Groupon is a hugely successful deal-of-the-day website that offers localized specials for consumers in major geographic markets around the world. WordPress Group Deals works …

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07 January 2011 ~ 1 Comment

Daily Tip: New Network Blog Manager Tool for WordPress Multisite Super Admins

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WordPress Multisite power users will enjoy this new tool available in the WordPress repository. The Network Blog Manager plugin incorporates an internal search engine so that super admins can easily search through and find specific blogs in the Multisite network. Each blog is listed with its admin’s contact email, as well as page rank, and…

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