It seems like I started this WordPress Featured Content tutorial forever ago. Well in this tutorial I finish it.
I have shown you how to do pretty much anything with WordPress in this tutorial. All of those things I have missed have already been covered in my basic WordPress Theme Tutorial or in my...
Posted by Derek Banas
on Jul 24, 2011 in How To
| 16 comments
If you recently installed Mac OSX Lion and now can’t start Web Sharing, or if you get a 403 Forbidden Message when you try to access your web server I have a fix.
The first thing you should do is to open the Console app. To do that click in the Spotlight Search box in the upper right hand corner. Type...
Here I finish what I started in part 7 of the WordPress Featured Content tutorial.
I’m focusing on how to dynamically create the featured content slider after a new post has been saved.
The main skills you’ll develop here, aside from how to make the slider, is how to keep your code very organized...
In this part of the tutorial, I continue making a WordPress Featured Content Slider.
I’ll specifically show you how to do many things with WordPress like:
Find out what category a post is in
Get the URL for the Plugin Directory
Retrieve Post Titles, Excerpts, Meta Data
Make custom queries for the...
In this part of my tutorial on how to create a WordPress Featured Content Slider I’ll cover many topics.
I’ll show you how to:
Count the Number of Posts in a Category
Create Custom WordPress Queries
Pull Post Titles, Excerpts, Links, etc.
Use Tim Thumb to Shrink Images
All of the code used in...
This tutorial is both a continuation of WordPress News Theme and my WordPress Featured Content Tutorial.
In this tutorial I’ll show you how to turn the previous html / css version of the featured content slider into a WordPress featured content plugin.
You’ll learn how to make a meta box that...
Posted by Derek Banas
on Jul 8, 2011 in Web Design
| 12 comments
I received a ton of emails recently asking how to use the Google Plus One Button on a WordPress site.
This is extremely easy to do. You can set up everything from inside of WordPress with a few simple copies and pastes.
So, open up your WordPress dashboard on your favorite browser and we’ll be done in...
Here I finish all of the HTML and CSS for the WordPress News Theme. Here is all of the code and images from the tutorial zipped archive. It’s licensed under the GNU License, so you can do whatever you want with it.
I’m really proud of this tutorial series because I’ve received many emails...
If you want to know how to create professional grade WordPress Themes and plugins, you are in the right place.
If you don’t know anything about how to create a WordPress theme check out WordPress How To first. There you’ll learn how to create WordPress themes, plugins, widgets, shortcodes,...
In this tutorial series I’ll show you how to make a WordPress Newspaper Theme.
This Newspaper Theme has all the bells and whistles. It can display 15 featured content articles. It allows you to display articles based off of categories. A lightbox will allow you to display videos or galleries...