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See How Easy It Is To Widgetize WordPress Themes

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Making your themes widget-ready really isn’t as difficult as you might think. Widgetizing your theme usually involves making your sidebar items widget-ready. I go over what exactly a widget-ready theme is in a previous article. If you have a theme coded in clean CSS, it could even take 5 minutes or less, and I’ll show

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The Ultimate Guide to WordPress Conditional Tags

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A conditional tag can make the browsing experience for your visitors a little different depending on which page they are browsing. I use conditional tags extensively on this website. How do you think I get the list of all previous tutorials I’ve written listed on only the tutorial pages? How is it the recent post

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How to make WordPress themes writable

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So you’ve uploaded a WordPress theme, head on over to the theme editor to make some changes, and get the dreaded If this file were writable you could edit it message? Not to worry, this is a quick fix. You don’t have to fire up your FTP client and reupload a new template file every

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The Ultimate Guide to the WordPress Loop

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In this tutorial, I’ll be going over The Loop, and how WordPress uses it to display your posts and pages. Keep in mind, this is slightly more advanced than our previous tutorials. Hopefully you will find this ultimate guide easier to understand than what’s available in the WordPress documentation. Here’s what we will go over:

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WordPress 2.5 Finally Released!

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This is literally breaking news. I was browsing through the WordPress.org website and was surprised to see the new design out of nowhere. I’m happy to announce WordPress 2.5 has been released. So far there have been 34,051 downloads and counting. You can download it here. Hopefully our installing WordPress tutorial is still up-to-date. If

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WordPress 2.5 RC2 Video

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Just in case you didn’t see this screencast of WordPress 2.5 RC2, I suggest you take a look. Matt from WordPress created a video that demonstrates the new photo gallery feature in the new version of WordPress. RC2 is available for download now as well if you want to test it out for yourself. Like

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Put your dormant domains to use with WordPress

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For those of you domainers who have a lot of unused domain names earning nominal revenue at old-fashioned domain parking services or simply collecting dust and not doing anything, read on. Developed domains will almost always outperform one-click landers at parking sites. One of the easiest ways to do quickly develop a domain is to

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WordPress Security Alert – Vulnerability in 2.3.3

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I just stumbled upon this post about an exploit which allows a hacker/spammer to inject links and HTML into your WordPress installation. If you see a /wp-content/1/ directory in your FTP, you have likely been affected. Over 9000 other WordPress blogs are in the same boat. As you can see, ringtones, gambling, the usual spammy

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