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How to Add Rotating Testimonials in WordPress

Rotating Testimonials

Recently, we had to create a rotating testimonials display in WordPress for one of our clients. We did a brief search on the web, but we did not find a plugin that did what we wanted. Rather than spending a lot of time finding the… Read More »

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Sep 22, 2011
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How to Remove WordPress Dashboard Widgets

Customizing WP Admin

Have you ever worked on a project which required you to customize the display of the WordPress admin panel? Well one of the first things consultants customize is the WordPress Dashboard. We showed you a quick example of how to add custom dashboard widgets in… Read More »

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Sep 16, 2011
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How to Add Placeholder Text in Gravity Forms

Placeholder Text for Gravity Forms

If you don’t know already, Gravity Forms by far is the most beginner friendly WordPress contact form plugin out there. We use it on our WordPress Gallery site, WordPress Coupons site, and pretty much all new clients as well. Recently while working on a client’s… Read More »

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Sep 15, 2011
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How to Create Additional Image Sizes in WordPress

Additional Image Sizes

Last month there was a huge vulnerability spotted in a famous image resizing script known as TimThumb. Since then the community has collaborated and fixed the issues. While TimThumb is a viable option, we believe that WordPress theme developers should focus on using the core… Read More »

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Sep 12, 2011
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How to Use Shortcodes in your WordPress Sidebar Widgets

WP Shortcodes

We showed you how to add a shortcode in WordPress, then we also showed you how you can use shortcodes in your WordPress Themes. In this article, we will show you how to use shortcodes in your WordPress sidebar. First thing you need to do… Read More »

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Sep 2, 2011
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How to Embed an External RSS Feed in WordPress Posts via Shortcode

RSS Hacks for WordPress

Have you ever seen showcases like 25 best XYZ sites to follow? Usually these tutorials have the site name, site screenshot, a small description, and the list of recent posts. The main issue with those posts are the list of recent posts which gets outdated… Read More »

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Aug 31, 2011
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How to Create Feed Only Content in WordPress with Shortcode

Custom Content RSS

In the past, we have shown you how to add a shortcode in WordPress. We have also shown you how to use the shortcodes in your WordPress themes. In this article, we will show you how to use shortcodes to create feed only content. Normally,… Read More »

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Aug 30, 2011
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How to Disable Plugin Deactivation from WordPress Admin Panel

Disable Deactivation

One of the best parts about WordPress is the availability of plugins that makes your job easy as a user and as a developer. Often when creating sites for clients, we as developers use plugins that are absolutely crucial for the site to have certain… Read More »

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Aug 29, 2011
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How to Show Hidden Custom Fields in WordPress

Show Hidden Custom Fields

Often when a plugin needs to utilize custom fields and work in the background, the authors make them hidden by adding an underscore to the name. This allows their plugin to work smoothly without any interruption. But if you are a developer trying to debug… Read More »

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Aug 26, 2011
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How to Grayscale Images in WordPress

Grayscale Images in WordPress

Did you ever wonder if there was a way to automatically grayscale images in WordPress when you upload them? Well the wondering time is over. In this article, we will show you how you can use some simple PHP image manipulation tools and WordPress functions… Read More »

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Aug 22, 2011
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