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How to Update a WordPress Theme without Losing Customization

How to Update a WordPress Theme without Losing Customization

As a beginner, when you want to customize your WordPress theme, you simply paste code snippets directly into your theme files. This becomes a problem when a new update is released for your theme because updating a theme wipes out all customization. Recently one of… Read More »

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Aug 28, 2014
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How to Create a WordPress Child Theme (Video)

Create a Child theme in WordPress

How about creating a child theme? What is a child theme? Dim the lights, put your dancing shoes on, crank that music, because today we’re creating a WordPress child theme.

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Aug 25, 2014
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How to Add Custom Styles to WordPress Widgets

How to Add Custom Styles to WordPress Widgets

Most sidebar widgets in WordPress usually look the same. It would be fine if all your widgets had the same importance, but the truth is that some widgets are more important for your site’s growth than others. For example, an email list subscription widget is… Read More »

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Aug 20, 2014
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How to Highlight New Posts for Returning Visitors in WordPress

Highlight New Posts for Returning Visitors

Did you ever wonder how popular sites highlight new posts for returning visitors? It’s a great way to help users find new content and increase your pageviews. In this article, we will show you how to highlight new posts for returning visitors in WordPress. Why… Read More »

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Jul 24, 2014
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How to Fade In the Last Sidebar Widget in WordPress using jQuery

Fade In Last Sidebar Widget in WordPress

Recently one of our users asked us about how to add a fade in effect for the last widget in the sidebar. This popular jQuery effect is used on many well-known websites and blogs. As the user scrolls down the page, the last widget in… Read More »

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Jul 8, 2014
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How to Improve Your 404 Page Template in WordPress

How to Create a More Useful 404 Error Page in WordPress

404 errors are not good for user experience. We showed you how to get email alerts for 404 errors on your site so that you can quickly fix them. In this article, we will show you how to improve your 404 page template in WordPress,… Read More »

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Jun 11, 2014
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How to Add Staff Member Profile Pages in WordPress

How to Create Staff Profile Pages in WordPress

Showcasing the people behind your website is a great way to earn customer trust. Previously, we showed you how to create a simple staff list in WordPress. Some of our users wanted to extend their staff lists by adding links next to individual staff member… Read More »

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Jun 2, 2014
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How to Display Most Commented Posts in WordPress Without a Plugin

How to Display Most Commented Posts in WordPress Without A Plugin

When we wrote about how to display most commented posts in WordPress, we highlighted a plugin to make beginner’s life easier. However some of our users asked us if there was a way to display most commented posts without installing a plugin. In this article,… Read More »

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May 30, 2014
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How to Style Tags in WordPress

How to Style Tags in WordPress

WordPress allows you to sort your content in taxonomies. By default it comes with categories and tags. While categories can be used to sort your content into different sections, tags can be used to sort content into more specific topics. You can display tags used… Read More »

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May 29, 2014
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How to Add User Browser and OS Classes in WordPress Body Class

How to Add Browser and OS Classes Using WordPress Body Class

When developing WordPress themes, sometimes you may need user’s browser and operating system information to modify certain aspects of your design using CSS or jQuery. WordPress is capable of doing that for you. In this article, we will show you how to add user’s browser… Read More »

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Mar 11, 2014
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