Lets be honest, when you look at the volume of WP themes that are available, there is not really that much originality. They are basically they same theme re-hashed in a different style. That maybe fine for some, but not for me. I look for all of those individual elements that add up to something original and unique, something that sets the theme apart from the rest. Perhaps that is…
Today we have the pleasure of releasing free to our readers Worn Wall, a three column, grungy WordPress theme. The theme has been designed and developed by Brian L. from TemplateLite and exclusively released here on Speckyboy Design Magazine. If you are anxious to see the theme in action, you can click here for a quick demo: Worn Wall Demo. Worn Wall Screenshots Download and Demos Demo the Theme (393kb)…
Think back to three years ago and to the standards of blogging platforms and to the power of the then themes. Wordpress and its community changed all that, the blogging platform has evolved into an industry standard power house CMS, yet it is still easy to use and build upon. That is why it is so popular.
Theme design has matched the WP CMSs evolution step for step, thanks to the many talented designers and developers, we showcase the best free, and the relatively fresh themes the Wordpress community has to offer.
Writing your own Wordpress plugin is not that difficult if you are a web developer with basic PHP skills. The only thing you will need, coupled with your PHP skills, is some direction, some resources, a little information on how WordPress expects your plugin to behave and, most importantly, a great idea.
After putting in all of the time, and perhaps money, into your Wordpress website or blog, its now time to secure and protect it from outside enemies and general bad guys: hackers, spammers and all round tossers.
If your WP development knowledge is limited, your best option is to download and install plugins. They are easy to install and manage and will give you all the power and security you could ever hope for. Of course, no plugin is powerful enough to protect you from everything, we can only minimize the possible intrusions.
Below, we have twenty plugins that will help you protect your Wordpress installation.
Stylish typography in web design gives your site or blog an added air of quality and sophistication, it demonstrates that mere text can transform a dull and bland design into an eye catching collage of visual architecture. In this article you will find 20+ Free and Stylish Typography Wordpress Themes.
Take the most popular CMS, Wordpress, and then take the easiest and most versatile of Javscript libraries, jQuery, and you have a match made in heaven. Implementing jQuery within Wordpress is a lot easier than you would think, all you need is a little support from the huge WP community and a little patience, and you are good to go.
We have another great giveaway, for one lucky reader. We have a free book called WordPress Plugin Development: Beginner’s Guide by Vladimir Prelovac, WordPress expert and developer of WordPress plug-ins such as Smart YouTube and Plugin Central, view all his plugins here.
Needing a little help with your Wordpress development? Try these useful cheat sheets, they are always helpful for reference.
What has happened to blogging, minimal design seems to be a forgotten style within blogging, everywhere you look the themes are graphically and content heavy and the basic premise of blogging is missing, a simple online diary.
Lets make blogging look like its supposed to look!
The easiest way to create an image gallery within Wordpress is by using the add [gallery] feature (from WP 2.5+), but to give your gallery something extra you may wish to add the Lightbox effect.
It is easy to settle for one of the many free themes that are offered online for free. But it is also about time to realize that unique web design might end up costing a few bucks and some of your time…
If you have ever tried to display code within a post you will know all about the problems this can cause. That is why there are some amazing developers who create plugins to make that solve this niggly issue.