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Custom Tumblog with SimplePie & RSS Feeds

It’s interesting how projects can completely change from the way you first planned them to be. For February’s 12412 project, I originally wanted to play with social media APIs to create a custom tumblog of every site I’ve ever been a part of, in addition to learning PHP to add them all together. I took one look at the API...

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Step-By-Step: Turning A Design Responsive in WordPress, Part 3

Back for another week? In the first week, we got our design ready and coded the header. Last week, we coded the homepage content. This week we’ll be finishing up the homepage and the footer, and doing some testing. Maybe we’ll even get into one of the sub page designs, maybe not. Other Posts In This Series Part 1 Part...

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Hijinks: A Developer's Blank WordPress Theme

Regular Hijinks is no longer available and has now become, Super Hijinksified!

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Think Vitamin Membership Review–Great Way to Expand Your Web Knowledge

I’ve been investing a lot of my time lately on learning new things. I prefer to stay a front-end developer, but I’ve always wanted to play in different languages and keep up to date with design trends. Following long how-to books really isn’t my thing, as I usually end up falling asleep before the first chapter ends. I’ve never been...

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CoreCommerce Token Guide eBook

Just finished writing a new guide for CoreCommerce‘s new php-less token system. Enjoy! View & Download the eBook

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How To Build A WordPress CMS Theme – Part 7: Subpages, Finale and an eBook!

We’ve come a long way through the series, and sadly, it’s time to finish up! All we’ve got left is a couple of subpages, so let’s go! PART 1: Theme Basics PART 2: Let’s Get Started PART 3: Built In Functions PART 4: Coding The Header PART 5: Coding The Homepage PART 6: Coding The Footer Remember you can see...

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How To Build A WordPress CMS Theme – Part 6: The Footer!

We’ve come a long way in such a short series, haven’t we? In today’s post, we’ll be finishing up the homepage by doing the footer. Normally footers are pretty easy, but we’ve got an extra large one for you today, just full of goodies waiting to be WP functionalized (ok enough with the nerdness). Anyways, if you’re just joining us,...

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How To Build A WordPress CMS Theme – Part 5: Coding The Homepage

Whew, here we are again! We’ve got a long way to go today, so let’s skip the fluff and get right down to the coding! Last week we finished up the header code, and this week we’ll be coding the homepage. In case you’re just joining us, here are the previous tutorials: PART 1: Theme Basics PART 2: Let’s Get...

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How To Build A WordPress CMS Theme – Part 4: Coding The Header

Whew, we’ve made it to the good stuff! It’s now time to code a real website! If you’re just joining us in this series, I really recommend you start at the beginning, otherwise you might get lost. Here’s where we’ve been so far: PART 1: Theme Basics PART 2: Let’s Get Started PART 3: Built In Functions The theme we’ll...

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How To Build A WordPress CMS Theme – Part 3: Built In Functions

In Part 1: Theme Basics, we learned what composed a theme and how to get it working inside of WordPress. In Part 2: Let’s Get Started, we looked at using starter themes and the basic header and footer files. Now it’s time to get a bit more technical. In today’s post, we’re going to learn about some of the most...

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