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WordPress Weekend Resources – May 15, 2009

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Another week, another set of weekend resources. Got some good ones this week. How To: Use WordPress Conditional Tags to Hack Your Theme – This post by John Pratt over at WPHacks goes over, well, how to use WordPress conditional tags, as well as a number of ideas on what to use them for. For

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WordPress Theme Checklist By WP Toy

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Just heard about this pretty cool release by Stefan Vervoort of WP Toy. The WordPress Theme Development Checklist is a free-to-download PDF file that goes over several elements of a WordPress theme you should probably take a look at before going live with a new theme. It’s broken up into eight parts, which will be

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WordPress Weekend Resources – May 8, 2009

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Okay, it’s been a while since my last “WordPress Weekend Resources” and some of you have noticed I stopped posting them since I came back. Well, now that I’ve got back into the swing of things, here’s this week’s set of WordPress weekend resources. Force CSS changes to “go live” immediately – This is a

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Add a Widgetized Footer to Your WordPress Theme

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The inspiration for this tutorial comes from a tweet I received with feedback for the soon-to-be-released RS12 theme. Although the widgetized footer did not ultimately make it in the release of the RS12 theme, I decided to write this tutorial to show people how exactly to add a widgetized footer in your theme. In this

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WordPress 2.6.3 Released

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It was just announced that WordPress 2.6.3 has been released due to a security issue in something called Snoopy. Snoopy is something that grabs the feeds that are displayed in your dashboard. It’s supposed to be a relatively minor risk. If you don’t want to download the whole upgrade, you can get the following 2

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WordPress Weekend Resources – October 19, 2008

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Another week has passed, which means more WordPress resources! Building a Control Panel for Your WordPress Theme – For WordPress theme authors out there, Ahmad of Custom Theme Design goes over how to create a control panel for your WordPress theme in this detailed tutorial. Complete with code examples! Ultimate Guide to WordPress SEO –

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Wrongfully Flagged As Spam By Akismet?

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For the past few days I’ve had some real trouble trying to comment on other blogs. I would make a comment, and it would seem like nothing happened. No “Your comment is awaiting moderation.” message would show up. Same story even with blogs I’ve had previously approved comments on. I started to suspect that for

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How To Add PollDaddy Polls On WordPress Blogs

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It’s been a long time since I’ve written a tutorial here. I thought with Automattic’s acquisition of PollDaddy, this would be a good opportunity to write one about adding polls to your self-hosted WordPress blogs, more specifically – PollDaddy polls. In this tutorial I’ll go over: Installing the PollDaddy plugin Signing up to PollDaddy (if

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