Creating a Responsive Navigation Menu in WordPress

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This is an intermediate level tutorial for WordPress developers. In this tutorial I will explain how to add a responsive navigation menu to any WordPress theme using CSS, media queries and Jquery. Later in the tutorial, I will show you a couple different WordPress plugins you can use to get similar results for those of you that do not like to code. Although, I always caution that plugins can......

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Making a Simple Theme

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This is an intermediate level WordPress tutorial for aspiring theme developers. In this tutorial you will learn how to create a simple theme to get you started on the path to being an accomplished theme developer. This is meant to be a quick start guide to get you started and does not cover everything in detail, but gives you just enough to develop a simple theme without spending months......

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Creating Responsive WordPress Themes

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If you are up to date on the latest techniques in WordPress theme development, you are surely aware of the need for more and more mobile friendly themes. In this tutorial for WordPress theme developers, I will describe some basic techniques to get you on your way to developing your own responsive WordPress theme that will look great in any device. Layout is Key The first step to creating a responsive......

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Understanding the WordPress Plugin API

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This is a tutorial for plugin developers that explains the basics of the Plugin API or Application Programming Interface. Chances are, if you are seeking to learn about becoming a WordPress plugin developer, you probably have worked with some APIs in the past. The WordPress plugin API is one that was developed so WordPress developers no longer have to use outdated hacks to add special features to WordPress. Before......

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Recovering WordPress Admin Password

Recovering WordPress Admin Password

This is a beginner level tutorial for WordPress users and developers who may have forgotten their admin password to log into the WordPress admin dashboard which is necessary to update any WordPress blog or website. I will provide several possible solutions for different situations. There is even a solution if you don’t know the username, password or email for logging in. The simplest way to recover a password involves......

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Advanced WordPress Security Part 2

Advanced WordPress Security Part 2

This is an advanced tutorial for WordPress developers looking for ways to secure their WordPress blog or website beyond that of the everyday user. I will demonstrate how implement some of the more advanced security measures into your WordPress website or blog to enhance the security of your website and server. This is the fourth and final part to my series of WordPress Security tutorials. You can find the......

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How to Configure a WordPress Theme

How to Configure a WordPress Theme

Themes control how your website looks and how content is structured. Even if you are not a designer, it is important for to understand how themes work in WordPress. In my last article, I showed you how to configure your website after installing WordPress. Today I will walking you through the "Appearance" section of the WordPress admin area and showing you how to make basic customisations to your website. This......

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