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How to Enable Custom Background in WordPress 3.0 Themes

Custom Background WordPress

WordPress 3.0 introduces a new feature called custom backgrounds for WordPress themes. This feature will give the user an ability to add custom backgrounds to their site which will give their blogs/sites a unique touch. Even though this feature is added to the core, it will only be activated if your theme supports it. In this article, we will show you how you can enable Custom Background in WordPress themes for WordPress 3.0.

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Apr 11, 2010
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How to Exclude Latest Post from the WordPress Post Loop

Exclude Latest Posts

Excluding latest posts from the loop and/or offset posts in the loop is one of the things that comes in handy when editing or designing themes. In this article we will show you how you can use the offset parameter in wp_query function to exclude latest posts from the WordPress post loop.

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Mar 13, 2010
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How to Display Custom Fields Outside The Loop in WordPress

Custom Fields outside the Loop

In this article we will show you how you can display custom fields outside the loop. This tutorial will allow you to expand the possibilities of what you can do with WordPress.

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Mar 5, 2010
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Change the Footer in Your WordPress Admin Panel

Modify Admin Footer

There are times when you want others to know that you designed the specific WordPress theme. So you would put a credential link in the WordPress footer. But if you want to take it even further, you can modify the WordPress Admin panel footer.

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Feb 19, 2010
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How to Add Custom Dashboard Widgets in WordPress

Custom Dashboard Widget

There are tons of new themes coming out for WordPress every day, but none of them seems to utilize this feature. WordPress developers should add custom dashboard widget with support information. In this article we will show you how you can customize dashboard widgets in WordPress.

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Feb 12, 2010
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How to Display Featured Posts with Thumbnails in WordPress

Featured Posts Thumbnail

In this tutorial, we will share a function which will allow users to select specific Post IDs and display them as featured posts with thumbnails by utilizing the WordPress Post Thumbnail feature that was added in WordPress 2.9. This way allows you to avoid using Sticky posts which sometimes may be necessary due to other functions in a custom project.

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Feb 8, 2010
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How to: Related Posts with Thumbnails in WordPress without Plugins

Related Post Thumbnails

Related posts can be easily displayed with plugins, but did you ever wonder how you could display related posts with a Thumbnail without using a Plugin? In this article, we will share two different algorithm which you can use to generate related posts with thumbnails and avoid using any plugin.

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Feb 5, 2010
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How to Add Post Thumbnails in WordPress

Post Thumbnail in WordPress

In this article we will show you how you can utilize the new feature added in WordPress 2.9 to add post thumbnails easier than before.

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Jan 18, 2010
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How to Display Post Excerpts in WordPress Themes

Post Excerpts in WordPress

Some of our users wanted us to post a tutorial on how to display Post Excerpts in WordPress Themes. This is a very simple tutorial that anyone can implement and take advantage of this built-in feature. The benefit of implementing this tutorial is that it decreases page load time and it increases the pageview count.

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Jan 17, 2010
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