Ideas and Inspiration

Looking for a good WordPress theme? Building a site and stuck on a blank canvas? Struggling to get started in general on whatever you’re working on? Help yourself to these pieces of inspiration. We talk #design, #business, #WordPress, #tools, and more. Get. Stuff. Done!

120+ Great Cheat Sheets for WordPress, Web Developers and Designers

WordPress cheat sheets + web development and design

“Why bother with WordPress cheat sheets?” – you ask. Well, maybe it’s just me, but I find it rather hard to remember all those keyboard shortcuts, function names, arguments, structures and whatnots that all come “with the territory” when you’re doing any kind of WordPress dev, design, or publishing work.

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Top 100 WordPress People to Follow on Twitter

As a new (or even experienced) Twitter user, it can be hard at first to know exactly who you should be following. You can start with the Twitter elite, those users who are considered the elite of Twitter because of high follower counts. The problem with following just the Twitter elite, however, is that you’ll rarely be able to start a good conversation, and I

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6 of the Best Website Builders Compared – Prices, Features, Which One to Pick

6 best website builders

In general, people can’t code. HTML? CSS? PHP? You name it. That stuff is hard, and not everyone has the time to master the skill. But there’s another problem. A lot of people need a website, but they might not be able to afford it – hiring a web designer can get expensive. Luckily, there are some tools that can come handy here, and today, we’re looking into 6 of them.

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Who Uses WordPress? How About These 100+ Famous Brands

Who Uses WordPress

The timeline of WordPress is nothing short of extraordinary. Basically, what started as a niche blogging tool has turned into the most popular publishing platform and website software on the web. Just how popular? Well, currently, research says that more than 27% of the web is powered by WordPress. Just to make this clear, again, that’s 27% of the entire web.

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Top 100 Blogs About WordPress and Their Most Popular Posts

Wow, it has taken a while to compile this post (and I hope the headline speaks for itself). What you’ll find here is a list of the top 100 blogs about WordPress and their most popular and engaging content. The idea is to give you a resource linking to posts that have proven to be valuable to the community. The criteria when compiling this list were to

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Plugin Information for WordPress Beginners – Plugin Info Part 1

This is the first part of a two part series. It will cover basic information on WordPress plugins. The second part will cover the more complex details which will enable you to begin developing your own plugins. If you’re at all familiar with WordPress, you’ve most likely at least heard of plugins. You’ve heard how they make everything easier. All it takes is an install

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How to Build a Social Network on WordPress

In a previous article, we went over how to build a private community. Well you’re probably wondering how to make a public community. You may want to begin a small social network, a fan club, a discussion community, etc. and want the general public to be able to access it. There are a few options out there for WordPress users. BuddyPress The plugin itself works

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WordCamp Europe – Day One Recap

I will split this by speakers and interesting things that they said (from my point of view ), you can find more things on twitter using : #wceu Speaker : Vitaly Friedman ( @smashingmag ) – Editor Smashing Magazine Presentation : Behind the Scenes at Smashing Magazine – You don’t need legal mumbo-jumbo – You don’t need deadlines – You don’t need many articles – You don’t need

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How to Add Publish and Delete Buttons to the Frontend of WordPress Posts

Your site may be set up in such a way that posts need to be approved. It may be that they don’t need to be approved, but it allows contributed posts that you may need to delete. Publishing and deleting articles in these cases can get annoying really quickly. You have to check for pending post son the backend, then preview it in the frontend,

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WordPress: A Decade in the Making

  What’s WordPress? If you have to ask, you’re missing out on one of the largest content management systems (CMS) in the world! On May 27, 2003, WordPress was released by founders, Matt Mullenweg and Mike Little, and as of September 2013, there are 69,764,179 WordPress sites accounted for around the world! Over 17 percent of the websites in the world run on WordPress, or

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