One of the note-worthy upgrade in WordPress 3.0 is a new default theme called Twenty Ten. This theme has a lot of great features enabled, but one of the features that a lot of users want is the Custom Headers Panel. In this article, we will share with you how you can enable custom headers with a back-end admin panel in WordPress 3.0.
Upon the release of WordPress 2.9, we shared with you an article that shows you how to add fields like twitter and facebook to author profile page. In this article we will show you how you can remove unwanted default author profile fields to make WordPress admin panel more user friendly for your clients.
WPBeginner is proud to announce another commercial theme giveaway thanks to Craig Tuller and Brian Gardner of StudioPress. Formerly known as the famous Revolution Themes, StudioPress has always strived for excellence and produced high quality themes.
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.
In WPMU, there was an option that would let you add Buddypress function on all multi-blogs (network blogs) installed under the main installation. Due to the big merge in WordPress 3.0, now you can enable BuddyPress in WordPress using the wp-config.php file as well.
N.Design Studio has released a stellar free WordPress theme called Koi Theme. Koi Theme has delicate and beautiful colors and shapes reminiscent of the swimming and darting koi fish it is named after. Koi is a simplified version of N.Design Studio’s 2009 theme.
WordPress 3.0 is when the big merge happens. The core of WPMU is incorporated in WordPress which means that you can now run multiple blogs from one installation of WordPress. This new feature is being called Network or Multi-site option. By default this feature is disabled. If you want to use this option in your WordPress, then you would have to enable it.
Smart sharing adds a floating box with social media buttons in single posts only. By default, you can pick between retweet, facebook, digg, and stumbleupon. But you are not limited to these choices because there is an option to add your own custom codes.
As many of you know that we were having a mini giveaway on WPBeginner. We were giving away 10 free copies of Standard WordPress Theme thanks John Saddington, one of the guys behind Standard Theme. Here is the list of ten lucky winners.
WordPress 3.0 is coming out very soon (May 1, 2010). The first beta version of WordPress 3.0 is already out for users to try out. You should try it on a test blog to see all the cool features. For those who do not want to test the beta version, you can read this post to see the overview of WordPress 3.0.