15 February 2013
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Add Custom Themes to the Distraction Free Writing Mode in WordPress

Monokai theme The fullscreen distraction free writing mode is one of the coolest new features recently added to WordPress. But what if that blank white screen just doesn’t do it for you? Distraction Free Writing Mode Themes is a new plugin that gives you more design options when enabling this mode. This plugin revives some […]


14 February 2013
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Crucial Things You Must Do When Changing Your WordPress Theme

A WordPress theme is a way of ‘skinning’ or creating the outer design of your website. The theme can make a huge difference to the presentation and the overall look of your site. The theme offers a graphical interface via template files. It modifies the way in which the site is displayed without modifying the […]


13 February 2013
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Quick Tip: Deploying a Plugin From Git to WordPress.org

You’re developing a plugin on GitHub, and now you’re ready to deploy it to WordPress.org… uh-oh, WordPress.org plugin development is done via SVN. Now what? Not to worry, there’s a script for that. Recently I’ve been developing a plugin for WordPress that I wanted to release on the WordPress.org plugin directory. I prefer to use […]


13 February 2013
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Get A Curated List of BuddyPress Plugins In Your Dashboard

BuddyPress now has 468 plugins listed as extensions for the platform. How would you ever know which ones are quality and which are no good if you’re a new to BuddyPress? You could spend hours researching all the options, reviews, support forums, installing and testing. Or, you could get some advice. Get A Curated List […]


12 February 2013
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Reader’s Pulse: What Would You Like to Read More Of?

In an effort to bring you more of the tutorial content you want to read about, and less of the stuff you feel we’ve already covered enough, we’re taking a poll. Let us know what you think! Note: I’ve decided to add an “other” option to allow you more flexibility, but keep in mind that […]


12 February 2013
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Adaptive Blog Theme: Session Complete!

We’ve reached the end of our Adaptive Blog Theme Session – what a session it’s been! If you’ve followed along from the beginning; starting off in Photoshop, through to HTML, CSS and ultimately into WordPress development, hats off to you. If you’ve yet to dive in, take a look at what’s in store for you.. […]


9 February 2013
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7 Exciting New Features In BuddyPress 1.7

BuddyPress 1.7 is due out any minute now. This is a very exciting and important release that we believe will greatly expand BuddyPress usage throughout the WordPress community. Here’s a quick breakdown of all of the major new features and changes that you’ll need to know about to be ready for 1.7. Theme Compatibility Theme […]


8 February 2013
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Improving Blog Discussions With Disqus Comments

In the first part we discussed how we can use the default WordPress comments system to engage users into effective discussions. Today we are going to talk about how Disqus can help you to create effective discussions and how you can choose between default WordPress comment system vs Disqus systems. Disqus is one of the […]


7 February 2013
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Using jQuery Masonry for Pinterest-Like Posting

With the inclusion of jQuery Masonry in the WordPress 3.5 core library, it’s never been easier to change up a template’s layout for recent posting. Serving up your content in a masonry layout can make the blog portion of your website more visually interesting for your readers. With jQuery Masonry, it doesn’t matter the length […]


1 February 2013
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Adaptive Blog Theme: Shortcodes

Shortcodes are a popular feature for themes, and are often a great way to display certain kinds of information that may need special treatment. The optimal way to implement shortcodes is through a plugin, and that’s exactly what be covered in today’s video. Shortcodes and Simple Plugin Alternatively, Download the video, or subscribe to Wptuts+ […]