Hottest Web Design Tweets For May 2012
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WordPress Hot List – May 2012
How to Create a Drop Down List for Posts on WordPress – The following two options will allow you to create a drop down list for your posts. I went looking for a widget to do this but couldn’t find one. So the solutions below are somewhat manual in nature, but they still work.
What you Really Need to Know About WordPress & SEO – Most of what you read about SEO is over hyped and a complete waste of time. It’s based on people going way over the top, thinking they can follow a magic formula to get into bed with Google and preaching their thoughts [..]
WordPress Shortcodes: A Complete Guide – WordPress shortcodes were introduced in version 2.5 and since then have proved to be one of the most useful features. The average user acting as editor has the ability to publish dynamic content using macros, without the need for programming skills.
Add Post Type Archive Links to Your Menu – In this tutorial I will show you how to produce a plugin that creates a meta-box on your Appearance -> Menu page which allows you to add post type archive links.
How to Create an Instant Image Gallery Plugin for WordPress – Learn how to create a simple, automatically generated image gallery plugin with thumbnail navigation for WordPress. The end result is a simple, attractive gallery with thumbnail navigation that is created automatically whenever you upload images to a post or page.
Are You Setting Up WordPress For SEO Success? – I know WordPress can be challenging – but I hope this guide has helped give you a better understanding of its different functions, and how to resolve some common issues on your own.
QueryPosts.com – A new reference for developers that aims to be an even better WordPress code reference than the codex. Explore the site a little bit and you’ll find that function pages have tons of information, source, links to trac and github, and a list of similar and/or related functions.
7 Ways to Speed Up Your WordPress Blog – With complexity of any site, the speed of the site tends to slow down. It’s not uncommon to see page load times creep past 10 seconds, which may become a death sentence in the world of the Internet. We’re going to take a look at seven ways to speed up your WordPress blog.
Adding Post Series Functionality to WordPress With Taxonomies – Ever wrote a “post series” on your blog? In this article, we’re going to learn how to create the “post series” functionality by using the taxonomies and shortcodes.
Wordless – An opinionated WordPress plugin that dramatically speeds up your custom theme creation. Wordless will make your web development easier, faster and fun again, you will write less and be more productive.
Fresh WordPress Plugins That Are Interesting And Useful – WordPress is becoming more and more visual and that is noticed when looking at the new plugins released in the WordPress Plugin Directory. There are a lot of sliders, lightbox and social media plugins and fewer ..
How to Code an Awesome Categories Menu for Your WordPress Site – We’ll see alternatives to WordPress wp_list_categories functions that allows full customization. Also we’ll see how to do it with clean CSS and a little jQuery for final touches to make it smoother.
Plugin Development for WordPress – If you cannot find a plugin of your choice, this article will introduce the basics of developing your own plugin for WordPress.
Turning a WordPress error into an opportunity with a custom 404 page – Creating a 404 error page is generally done using FTP to create the initial PHP file that will contain basic theme code. It can then be edited using built-in tools contained within the WordPress Dashboard itself.
Syndication for Articles Only: The How and Why of an Articles-Only RSS Feed – This is done by using conditional variables within a traditional WordPress RSS feed setup and it involves creating both a new PHP template file and a new WordPress page itself.