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Guide to Styling the WP-PageNavi WordPress Plugin

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If you’re not familiar with the WP-PageNavi WordPress plugin, it allows you to replace normal previous/next navigation with a more advanced, numbered paging navigation. This is a feature I’ve included on a number themes I’ve developed, including RS16, Blogwave, RS17, and Bright Spot. In this tutorial, I’m going to go over how to: Install WP-PageNavi

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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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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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Dipslaying Code In WordPress Posts

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Sites that frequently publish code examples, such as tutorial sites, need an easy way to display code on their pages. Fortunately for WordPress users, there are several great ways to display codes in your posts. In this tutorial, you’ll learn about: Manually displaying code The WP Code Shield plugin SyntaxHighligter Plus If you run a

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