Category Archives Wordpress

Wordpress Archives

In this extensive category you will find general articles, detailed tutorials, handy resources, and many free themes for WordPress.

Sub-Categories: WordPress Plugins

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WordPress 3.4 “Green” Released

Few days back, WordPress came up with its latest stable release – WordPress 3.4 – named “Green” after the guitarist Grant Green. Version 3.4 comes with several new features, both major and minor. For a start, we now have greater freedom when customizing backgrounds and headers. You can now make the header images flexible in terms of width and height,…

For the Novice Developer: The Anatomy of a WordPress Theme

The great thing about WordPress is that, due to its surging base of 60 million users, it’s one of the most widely-developed and themed content management systems in the world. This isn’t just due to the popularity of the software itself, however; WordPress is actually exceedingly easy to theme and extend in various ways based on a user’s experience and…

Focusing on Usability with an Enhanced Pagination Design in WordPress Entries

WordPress has supported basic pagination in both entries and in lists of posted entries for quite some time, although this method is not the most intuitive way to navigate content. Because the developers behind this popular content management solution believe in making everything almost exceedingly basic, so that it accommodates novice users as well as those who are more advanced,…

An In-Depth Understanding of WordPress Hooks

Say the phrase “WordPress hooks,” and any novice developer will almost invariably balk and begin fretting over how difficult it is to understand implement these advanced pieces of code in independent plugins and theme-specific functions.php files. This might be because there are simply so many WordPress hooks to be learned, or it might be because using them to modify the…

Pros and Cons of Developing Plugins While Hosting them at the WordPress Repository

For nearly a decade, WordPress has been developed as an open source content management system, able to easily respond to changes and new demands in the marketplace. It is because of this flexibility and community development method that the software was easily able to grow and expand to serve more than 60 million users and 15,000 developers around the world…

Recently Released Free WordPress Themes

Free WordPress themes can be highly valuable resources to users and bloggers. While there is no shortage of premium themes available for purchase, the quality of free themes can sometimes exceed the expectations that you would have for something that can be downloaded and used for free. In this post we’ve compiled some of the best free WordPress themes that…

Syndication for Articles Only: The How and Why of an Articles-Only RSS Feed

There was a time, not too long ago, when blogging was only about creating full-length entry content for readers to peruse and interact with. That time has long passed, however, and has given way to the era of tweets, blogrolls and link lists, micro-entries, digests, and all kinds of other content which gets published right alongside traditional content. When it’s…

Removing PHP out of WordPress Template Files and Placing it in Dynamic Pages and Posts

One of the things which characterizes WordPress is its broad use of PHP and “PHP-like” variables throughout its template files. These variables have remained unchanged for the better part of a decade since WordPress was developed, and so too has their placement. Since the very first WordPress release, PHP code could only be used in a raw template file which…