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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!

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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Our Hopes and Fears for WordPress 4.8 (Roundup)

I should probably add a little context before we jump into this one and talk “our hopes and fears for WordPress 4.8.” This article is not exactly what it looks like. Everything started back in December when I and the rest of the team traveled to Philadelphia to take part in 2016’s WordCamp US. Getting there was a big deal for us so we wanted to

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SOS! Where to Find the Best WordPress Help

Where to Find the best WordPress help

The great thing about working with WordPress is that the best WordPress help is never hard to find. Whether you have a simple question about resetting your password, or a more complex issue concerning custom post types, there is support and education available for all levels of users.

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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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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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What Most Web Designers Have Wrong About WordPress Theme Hierarchy

WordPress theme design can at first seem rather daunting; even for seasoned web designers. The simplest of themes seem to be made up of multiple files that are somehow interconnected. But the good news is this: There is a logical system behind the confusion. If you’re willing to roll up your sleeves and learn a little PHP, you can turn your static HTML designs into

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Time Management for WordPress Freelancers With No Time

Time Management for WordPress Freelancers

Freelancing in the WordPress space is a hugely attractive proposition: WordPress has experienced incredible growth for over a decade now and despite challenges there’s no sign of that stopping or there being any shortage of work to go around. There are even great opportunities to split your time between client work and your own projects, which can flourish into very large businesses (see the progress made over

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This Is How You Get Stunning Content Presentation on a WordPress Site [Codeinwp Roundup 001]

Is it just my impression or do people generally don’t care that much about the so called “content blocks” on their WordPress sites? Where by “content block,” I mean the main block where the actual article or blog post is visible. For instance, even if you look at the official theme gallery at WordPress.org, you’ll see that most theme designs are focused primarily around headers,

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WordCamp Europe 2014 (#wceu) Day 1 – Here’s What’s Going On

— Sep 26th — This year’s WordCamp Europe started a bit earlier than expected. Even though the official green light was given this morning (Sep 27th), things actually started happening yesterday evening. That being said, the agenda wasn’t particularly tense as the most popular hashtag apart from #wceu was … wait for it … #beer. People seemed to be reaching out to other like-minded WordPress

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The Problem With "Get Pro" Plugin Notifications

Quite possibly, the biggest and most obvious factor behind the popularity of WordPress is the fact that you can extend its features and functionality with the help of plugins and themes … all within minutes. Need to add an eCommerce store to your website? Cool, have no fear! How about a job board or a help desk, right next to your WordPress site? A forum

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