23 April 2013
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Replace BuddyPress Friends Functionality With Followers

Every BuddyPress site has different requirements for how users should be able to connect. The built-in friendship functionality of BuddyPress is not appropriate for every social network. This is especially true for professional networks. In many instances you may want to replace the friendship component with followers instead. Luckily, there’s a plugin that does that […]


23 April 2013
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Comments: Comments Off on An Invitation – Write for WPMU, for $$$s, Exposure and FAME

An Invitation – Write for WPMU, for $$$s, Exposure and FAME

As you might have noticed, we’ve been raising the bar here at WPMU of late. We’re committed to bringing you the absolute best in WordPress tutorials, resources, reviews, news and interesting, topical articles. And, well, we’d like to invite you to join us, and we’d like to make it more than worth your while too – […]


23 April 2013
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Where are the Women in WordPress?

Since my first Programming 101 lecture at college 10 years ago where I was just one of five women in my class, it seems not a lot has changed. Back then, the stares of a hundred pimply nerds trying to pass off bum fluff for facial hair burned my skin. No doubt they were all […]


23 April 2013
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Swiftype: The Best Search Solution For WordPress

Despite WordPress’ world class publishing capabilities, the native search function leaves something to be desired. In fact, on larger sites it can be damn near impossible to find what you’re looking for. We set out to find the best possible search solution for WordPress and have been completely blown away by Swiftype. This revolutionary app […]


23 April 2013
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What Theme Authors Need to Know About Post Formats in WordPress 3.6

The next major release of WordPress is already around the corner. This is a big one for theme authors with a major focus on post formats. There’s a new post formats UI for the WordPress end-user, along with a new system of handling and displaying this data in our themes. In this article, I’ll cover […]


22 April 2013
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Plugin Templating within WordPress

When it comes to creating a Custom Post Type within a WordPress plugin, there’s always the same problem: you need to create a custom single-[cpt_slug].php file in your theme folder if you don’t want to use the default single.php file from your theme. In this post I’d like to cover two aspects of using custom […]


11 April 2013
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10 Proven Ways To Stop BuddyPress Spam

WordPress sites are tasty morsels for spammers. BuddyPress seems to be even more popular, because not only can users comment on blogs but they can also run wild in the activity streams, forums and private messaging inboxes with offers for pharmaceuticals and fashion handbags. Unfortunately, spam is an irritating problem for virtually 100% of BuddyPress […]


11 April 2013
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Leading Premium WordPress Theme Providers Compared

A major reason behind the popularity of WordPress is the easy availability of various readymade themes to help you give your website or blog a unique look. In fact, a search for “wordpress themes” on Google returns over 154,000,000 results. However, searching for WordPress themes on Google is not the best solution, and this is […]


11 April 2013
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BuddyPress 1.7 Released: Now Compatible With ALL WordPress Themes

BuddyPress 1.7 is finally here! Rumor has it that the BuddyPress core devs are mainly powered by pie, so every new major BuddyPress release has a pizza theme. This release is dubbed “Totonno” to honor a legendary pizza joint in Brooklyn. The exciting new world of Theme Compatibility In the past you may have paid […]


11 April 2013
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75 Days of SEOmoz’s PRO Service for FREE – Get it before it runs out!

TL;DR: This is the best offer on the best set of SEO tools you’ll ever see. And it doesn’t last forever… in fact it only lasts until the end of this month – scroll down or watch the video to find out more. So, you set out on a journey. You don’t get to where you […]