Practical Uses for the Post-Thumbnail Function in WordPress 2.9

We are all used to seeing an image below blog posts titles, be it on blog homepages or on individual posts. However, until recently, adding these images was not as straightforward. Before the ability to register post thumbnails in themes was introduced in WordPress 2.9, WordPress theme developers were forced to use the post metadata […]

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A Detailed Look Into WordPress Database Optimization

It is a known fact that WordPress is powered by PHP and depends on MySQL database; in fact, all the content, including the website settings, are stored in it. When your WordPress site is visited, the web server will query the database to retrieve all the necessary information to display; a typical operation for most […]

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A Complete To-Do List & Plugins for WordPress Maintenance

If you own a WordPress site, it will probably be operational 24/7. As time passes, the number of different site operations will cause your WordPress site to slow down. Just like your computer or house, your WordPress site requires scheduled maintenance checks in order to keep it running in its prime condition. Image credit: batega […]

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The Ultimate Guide for An Online Portfolio Using WordPress

Are you a designer, developer, an artist or even a photographer? If yes, then in these modern times, you have to start thinking about building an online portfolio. Or perhaps you already have one? As we all know, nowadays the Internet has been developed and grown far more rapidly than we imagined, including the purpose […]

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8 New Exciting WordPress 3.0 Features

Finally, WordPress 3.0 has been released. Now you can download the latest stable version to test it out on your localhost or development server before upgrade on your live server. This WordPress 3.0 release is packed with tons of exciting features, like custom post type, better menu management, editor style and many more. It also […]

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A Startup Guide to Selling Premium WordPress Themes

The popularity of WordPress and themes are still on the rise, and we can see that selling premium themes seems to be a business model that is not going away anytime soon. With its gain in popularity, many web designers are looking into creating premium themes as either a complete stream of income, or a […]

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WordPress Cheatsheet: What You Need To Know In One Sheet

Today, we are glad to provide free a WordPress Cheat Sheet for WordPress theme designers or developers. It’s created by Paul Maloney a UK based web designer or developer exclusively for Onextrapixel’s readers. He particularly enjoys using and working with WordPress and has a keen interest in typography. To show main source of content: http://www.onextrapixel.com/2010/09/30/wordpress-cheatsheet-what-you-need-to-know-in-one-sheet/

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35 Free WordPress Themes For Personal Bloggers

WordPress is already a widely used blogging platform. One of the reasons is the ease of customizing its look to suit your needs and preferences. Many bloggers have designed their theme to stand out among others while there are others who make a living selling such themes. For those who are not friendly with HTML […]

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How to Protect Your WordPress Blog From Getting Hacked

As many users are probably aware, WordPress is one of the premier open source blog software available on the internet. It has gone far beyond the standard weblog and is now an excellent foundation for just about any type of website. However, the internet itself is fraught with inherent dangers which leave users open to […]

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