8 March 2013
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DIY Truly Responsive Images on Your WordPress Website

Responsive Web Design is all the craze at the moment. Watching websites cascade into different layouts as you resize the browser can even be mesmerising. But there’s one facet of RWD that still remains a (properly) unsolved problem. Responsive Images. If you simply use CSS’s max-width: 100%; attribute, mobile sites will still be downloading full […]


7 March 2013
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Building a Mobile First Responsive WordPress Theme

Theme building is at the heart of WordPress. It’s the technique you use to build bespoke websites for yourself or your clients and it’s a vital skill for anyone wanting to design and develop with WordPress. More and more WordPress themes now are responsive – they use CSS media queries to adapt to different screen […]


6 March 2013
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WordPress Security Threats That You Should Look Out For

When running a website on WordPress, it is sensible for you to pay attention to security. There are constant threats to blogs and sites running on WordPress. Oftentimes, you will find out about a security breach after it has happened. The better option is preventing the threats from materializing than reacting later. Being proactive with […]


2 March 2013
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Best of Tuts+ in February 2013

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 a Surreal “Parting […]


1 March 2013
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Using Backbone Within the WordPress Admin: The Front End

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Using Backbone Within the WordPress Admin Welcome to the second part of Using Backbone Within the WordPress Admin. In the first part, we set up the ‘back-end’ of our plugin and now in the second part we’ll finish off by adding our ‘client-side’ or ‘front […]


1 March 2013
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Choosing the best custom fonts plugin for WordPress

Today I’m going to review four WordPress plugins that can help you get custom fonts set up easily on your blog. Custom fonts have swept the web, starting with Flash & Javascript based solutions such as sIFR and Cufon. Next came @font-face and high quality hosting services such as Google Web Fonts, Typekit and Fonts.com. […]


28 February 2013
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Incorporating the jQuery Date Picker Into the Post Editor: Save the Date

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Incorporating the jQuery Date Picker Into the Post Editor In this series, we are working on a plugin for the simple purpose of introducing a jQuery date picker into the post editor using a post meta box and then displaying it on the site front […]


27 February 2013
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Using Backbone Within the WordPress Admin: The Back End

This entry is part 1 of 1 in the series Using Backbone Within the WordPress Admin The rumours are true! The WordPress Admin Panel is now using Underscore and Backbone! This means that with minimal effort, we can begin to utilise these fantastic JavaScript libraries in our own plugins. This tutorial will show you exactly […]


26 February 2013
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Important Notice For BuddyPress Theme Developers

BuddyPress 1.7 will be compatible with all WordPress themes .BuddyPress 1.7 is very soon on its way to a dashboard near you. Theme compatibility is one of the most exciting features of the upcoming 1.7 release. But how will this affect existing BuddyPress themes? If you’re a BuddyPress theme author and your theme supplies its […]


26 February 2013
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Incorporating the jQuery Date Picker Into the Post Editor: Preparing the Plugin

This entry is part 1 of 1 in the series Incorporating the jQuery Date Picker Into the Post Editor We cover a lot of topics on this blog – anything ranging from something as simple as how to include and require template files in WordPress projects to something such as an entire series on the […]