20 December 2012
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Portable phpMyAdmin – Unsafe For WordPress Consumption

In June of 2011, my colleague Sarah Gooding wrote about a phpMyAdmin plugin that posed a HUGE security risk. Because of the security risk, this plugin was removed from the WordPress repository and it was recommended that everyone stop using it and remove it. Now, there’s another dangerous plugin in the WordPress repository – Portable […]


20 December 2012
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Clean Retina: A Free Responsive and Retina-Ready WordPress Theme

The folks over at Theme Horse are making their debut in the WordPress theme market with Clean Retina, a beautiful and super functional theme. You’ll be happy to know that it’s also free and may be just the thing for your blog’s or website’s new 2013 look. Clear Retina comes with an excellent built-in theme […]


20 December 2012
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Adding a Syntax Highlighter Shortcode Using Prism.js

Syntax highlighting has become pretty standard on most tutorial sites (as you can see below) and there are many options available, all depending on what languages you use and how you want your code snippets to be displayed. For the longest time I have been using Google’s Prettify since it was easy to set up. […]


19 December 2012
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Best of Tuts+ in November 2012

Each month, we bring together a selection of the best tutorials and articles from across the whole Tuts+ network. Whether you’d like to read the top posts from your favourite site, or would like to start learning something completely new, this is the best place to start!   Psdtuts+ — Photoshop Tutorials Create an Autumn-Themed […]


19 December 2012
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Custom Database Tables: Maintaining the Database

This entry is part 4 of 6 in the series Custom Database Tables Over the lifetime of your custom table you will probably find that you need to make changes to what it stores, or how it stores it. This may be in response to a need to store more (or less) data. It may […]


19 December 2012
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Practical Tips for Improving Your Code

On this site, we spend a lot of time sharing information and discussing how to accomplish certain things with WordPress. After all, the purpose of the site is to provide tutorials – that is, we attempt to give practical advice on how to build certain things using the platform. But development isn’t strictly about writing code […]


19 December 2012
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Custom Database Tables: Exporting Data

This entry is part 5 of 6 in the series Custom Database Tables As mentioned in the very first article of this series one of the major problems with a custom database tables is the fact that they are not handled by existing import & export handlers. This article aims to address that problem – […]


19 December 2012
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A Guide on Using New Features of Jetpack 2.0

Jetpack by WordPress.com is a brilliant plugin which allows you to activate some modules that are ready to use on WP.com blogs. And with its recent release (v2.0), they added several very useful modules. In this article, we’re going to go through them. Photon: A Free CDN Service from WordPress.com That’s right: Now you can […]


19 December 2012
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Custom Database Tables: Importing Data

This entry is part 6 of 6 in the series Custom Database Tables In the last tutorial we looked at exporting data from a custom table. Of course this is only half the story – we obviously need to provide a way of importing that data. Naturally, WordPress doesn’t handle this – so once more […]


19 December 2012
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Creating Customized Comment Emails: Understanding the API

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Creating Customized Comment Emails When it comes to working with emails in WordPress, most users are familiar with the basic features and/or notifications. Specifically, we’re used to seeing emails for: User registrations Password reminders Comment notifications …and so on. When it comes to building more […]