How to Add a Background Image in WordPress

Do you want to add a background image to your WordPress site? Background images can be used to make your website look more engaging and aesthetically pleasant. In this article, we will show you how to easily add a background image to your WordPress site.… Read More »

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12 Most Useful .htaccess Tricks for WordPress

Are you looking for some useful .htaccess tricks for your WordPress site. The .htaccess file is a powerful configuration file which allows you to do a lot of neat things on your website. In this article, we will show you some of the most useful… Read More »

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Websites We Like: May 2017

It’s been far too long since we rounded up some of the most interesting websites out there. But this time we have a diverse round-up of whacky interfaces and beautiful layouts to look at. Let’s dive straight in!

Nick Jones’ Portfolio

The portfolio of Nick Jones is one of the neatest personal websites I’ve ever seen. As you flip through each page and project that Nick has worked on, the interface rotates and zooms in as you get closer to …


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Web Hosting with Media Temple

I find Media Temple to be a perfect fit for a mostly-front-end person like me. I’m not an idiot, I’m pretty experienced with web work, but I don’t really wanna be in charge of setting up and configuring a server. That’s a specialized set of knowledge that I think is well suited to the people that own, sell, and support servers. (I think that would be a pretty good career choice, FWIW, kids.) That’s what Media Temple does in spades. …


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Announcing JSON Feed

Manton Reece and Brent Simmons have just published their thoughts on JSON Feed which is a new standard for making a feed, like a collection of blog posts. The format itself is similar to RSS and Atom but since it’s in JSON it’s easier to read and a lot more familiar to developers:

For most developers, JSON is far easier to read and write than XML. Developers may groan at picking up an XML parser, but decoding JSON is often …


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User Facing State

Let’s talk about state. Communicating state to the user that is, not application stores state in JavaScript objects, or localStorage. We’re going to be talking about how to let our users know about state (think: whether a button is disabled or not, or if a panel is active or not), and how we can use CSS for that. We’re not going to be using inline styles, or, as much as can be helped, class selectors, for reasons that will …


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How to Remove the Sidebar in WordPress

Do you want to remove the sidebar from your WordPress site? A sidebar is the widget-ready area in your WordPress theme. It often appears at the right or left side or below the content area on every page. In this article, we will show you… Read More »

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How to Add a Custom Author Profile Page to Your WordPress

Do you want to add a custom author profile page to your WordPress site? Many WordPress themes have limited author profile information on their author archive page. In this article, we will show you how to create a custom author profile page in WordPress. Method… Read More »

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24 Best WordPress Themes for Animals and Pets

Are you looking for the best WordPress themes for animals and pets related websites? Many WordPress themes are designed to be multipurpose with a business or blog like design, which makes it harder to find a theme for pets and animals related services. In this… Read More »

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