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Why You Should Consider Using Git, Even If You Are a Solo Developer by: Fred Morgan If you work with open source software then I’m sure you have already learned how challenging the process of upgrading applications can be (if not, you will soon enough). After recently upgrading a Drupal 7 installation for a client, I
Intro to WordPress Custom Post Types Welcome to the exciting world of Wordpress Custom Post Types! If you have spent any time working with WordPress you know that a basic WordPress site is primarily made up of Pages and Posts. You have probably also noticed that there isn’t a ton of difference between Pages and Posts.
How To Setup and Implement Google Geolocation Services API As our society becomes increasingly mobile, more web traffic is coming from mobile devices than any other platform. Consequently, it is more important than ever for your web site and web applications to be mobile friendly. Of course responsive design is an important first step in your mobile marketing
One of the mot valuable tools WordPress offers website owners is the ability to schedule posts to publish at a later date. There are significant benefits to scheduling posts--both users and search engines alike appreciate regularly updated, fresh and timely content published on your site. This means you'll increase the traffic to your site and exposure
A WordPress child theme is a WordPress theme that inherits its functionality from another WordPress theme--the parent theme. Using a child theme is the best way to customize an existing WordPress theme for several reasons, most importantly because you don't lose the ability to upgrade the theme when security updates and new functionality is released. A
By default, WordPress menus require each item added to link to another page within your site, another post, category or to a custom link. However, especially when creating a drop-down menu, sometimes you want to add navigation items that only help organize menu items--without linking somewhere else. Sometimes you may only want to add a title
When you create new content on a WordPress-powered website, you have the option of creating a new post or a new page. Both WordPress posts and pages can be added to your site navigation, have formatted permalinks and each can accept the same content, shortcodes and formatting. So what's the difference between the two? WordPress Posts
While there are several plugins that do a great job of simplifying the process of (automatically) backing up your WordPress site, images and settings (my favorite is BackupBuddy by ithemes)--there are a handful of times when a manual backup is required. This is usually while troubleshooting other issues within WordPress such as when you temporarily cannot