19 December 2012
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Creating Customized Comment Emails: Building a Plugin

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Creating Customized Comment Emails In the first post in this series, we took a look at the variety of emails that WordPress sends depending on how it’s used. We also discussed how it’s possible to customize emails that WordPress sends without actually having to outsource […]


18 December 2012
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Add Beautiful Instagram Image Galleries to WordPress

Instagram galleries and widgets are no longer just for individual bloggers who want to display their recent photo feeds. Companies and organizations are now utilizing the service as another way to connect with their fans and followers. As a web developer I am often asked to add Instagram feeds to company websites. Fortunately, there are […]


18 December 2012
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Add a PayPal “Buy Now” Button to WordPress

Adding a PayPal button to your site is one of the easiest (and fastest) ways to take payments or collect donations with your WordPress installation. In today’s Daily Tip, we’ll show you how to quickly add a PayPal button to your site using the standard post/page editor. To start, you’ll need a PayPal account. You’ve […]


18 December 2012
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Add a SlideShare Presentation to Your WordPress Site

Slideshare is a popular online presentation viewing service. Members can upload presentations in multiple formats, host them in the cloud and deliver them through Slideshare’s viewer. You can also use the company’s built-in WordPress shortcode feature which embeds your slide show right on your WordPress site. What you end up with is a picture-perfect slide […]


14 December 2012
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How to Create WordPress Photo Galleries with the New 3.5 Media Manager

The biggest change in the recently released 3.5 version of WordPress was undoubtedly the way media is handled. Not only did the Media Library change, but the way galleries are created also changed – all for the better. Below we’ll go over how to insert a photo gallery in a WordPress post. We’ve got both […]


14 December 2012
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Make It Easy For Your Readers To Help You Proof Your Posts

I have always believed that you cannot proof your own work; I know that I can’t. We’ve all seen those memes that ask you to see if you can read them. Most people can read them without any issues. Give the following a quick read and see if it makes sense. You can see the […]


12 December 2012
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Managing Images in WordPress with the Media Attacher

There are 2 ways to upload images into your WordPress site – through the post/page image uploader or through the media library. Both place images into your overall media library; and both give you the ability to drag and drop upload multiple images at once. So what’s the difference and which one should you use? […]


12 December 2012
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Insert WordPress Page Content Anywhere You Like in Your Site

If you need to insert content from a Page into other places in your site, such as in a sidebar or a category page, then that’s easily done with this little trick I discovered from Scott Nelle. As Scott mentions, he does this for clients so that they can easily add content to a sidebar. […]


12 December 2012
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How to Customize Responsive WordPress Themes – Part 4: Media Queries

In this 4th part of the series on “How to Customize Responsive WordPress Themes”, we’re going to take a closer look at media queries, and see how they work their magic in responsive WordPress themes. And don’t worry; it’s really not as complicated as you might think. On the contrary, as powerful and flexible as […]


12 December 2012
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Cleaning Up WordPress Menu Admin with Screen Options

If your site uses a few custom post types and those custom post types are viewable in the WordPress menu area, your admin panel can get messy quickly; making it hard to find categories or tags you actually want to include in your menus. Of course you could alter your custom post type code to […]