25 February 2013
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Show Yourself Off With a Custom Author Box

Multi-Author blogs are becoming increasingly popular and with good reason. Creating regular, engaging content can often be a challenge for an individual blogger. With multiple authors it can be a lot easier and also allows you to cover a greater range of topics pulling from the knowledge of several people. On sites like Wptuts+ you […]


23 February 2013
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A Brand New WordPress Plugin from WPMU DEV: YouTube Featured Video

We’re happy to announce that WPMU DEV has released a brand new plugin – the YouTube Featured Video plugin. This simple, flexible widget lets you select videos from a YouTube channel and then feature them in your sidebar. If you look over to the bottom of the right hand sidebar here on wpmu.org, you’ll see […]


21 February 2013
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How to Create a WordPress Avatar Management Plugin from Scratch: Finishing Touches

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series How to Create a WordPress Avatar Management Plugin from Scratch Avatar Manager for WordPress is a sweet and simple plugin for storing avatars locally and more. Easily. Enhance your WordPress website by letting your users choose between using Gravatar or a self-hosted avatar image right […]


20 February 2013
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The Easy Guide To Theming MarketPress

There’s a reason why MarketPress is one of our most popular plugins. As those of us who have used it know, setting up a store with MarketPress is quick and easy. You can be selling online in no time with a store that fits seamlessly into your WordPress theme. But did you know that it […]


20 February 2013
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Quick Tip: How to Install Twenty Thirteen on Your WordPress Site

You’ve probably seen that the new Twenty Thirteen theme’s draft is now in WordPress core, which is pretty exciting. But what if you want to install it on a site that is running the latest stable version of WordPress (3.5.1), not from an SVN of WordPress Trunk? Let me show you how. First, I should […]


19 February 2013
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How to Create a WordPress Avatar Management Plugin from Scratch: Getting Started

Avatar Manager for WordPress is a sweet and simple plugin for storing avatars locally and more. Easily. Enhance your WordPress website by letting your users choose between using Gravatar or a self-hosted avatar image right from their profile screen. Improved workflow, on-demand image generation and custom user permissions under a native interface. Say hello to […]


19 February 2013
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14 CDN Providers to Make WordPress Blazing Fast

If you are running a website that has a lot of images and similar content, a Content Delivery Network might be useful for you as it can help in reducing page load times. In this article, I shall be taking a look at various CDN options available for WordPress users and making some recommendations at […]


18 February 2013
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Making the Best of Google AdSense in WordPress

Blog monetization is not a “must”, but it’s a very important source of motivation. Whether you’re blogging alone or along with some authors you gathered, earning even a few bucks a month can change your and/or your authors’ approach to your blog. Since Google AdSense is one of the easiest and most popular ways for […]


16 February 2013
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What You Need to Know Before Buying a WordPress Theme

Free is great, right? Who doesn’t like free stuff? But when it comes to free WordPress themes, ‘free’ doesn’t always equal ‘great’. In fact, sometimes free sucks. Why? Because sometimes you need more than most free themes can deliver. You need complex functionality, kick-ass design, and rock-solid support. This is where premium themes come in […]


15 February 2013
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Strategies for Supporting WordPress Plugins

As a WordPress developer – specifically for plugins, in this case – determining the best way to provide support for your work can be a challenge. In fact, I’m currently in the process of evaluating what may be the best route for my current set of plugins, so this topic hits close to home. As […]