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Remove Unnecessary Code from wp_head

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WordPress includes a lot of stuff through the wp_head() hook included in most themes. Most of this stuff I would consider unnecessary. A few lines of extra code in your header probably won’t slow your site down that much, but I like to keep things as clean and efficient as possible. In this quick tip

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Make A Custom Twitter Widget Without A Plugin

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I’ve been asked a few times about which WordPress plugin I use to generate the “Twitter Feed” list in the footer of my site. I actually don’t use a plugin at all, it’s a snippet of Javascript from Twitter that displays a list of my recent tweets that I styled with CSS. In this tutorial,

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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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Seamless Image Rollovers Using CSS

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Have you ever noticed how sometimes when you hover over an image, it goes blank for a second, and then it loads the hover image? When you roll back over though, everything is seamless. Here’s an example of what I mean using my Underground ladder image (broken into two pieces). This is because there are

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