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Wordpress 3.0 Features for Designers

WordPress 3.0 Features for Designers

Excerpt of the ori­gin­al art­icle.

«The recent release of Word­Press 3.0 has shif­ted the already rock­star pop­u­lar Word­Press from a cap­able but simple CMS/Blogging Plat­form into a full fea­tured web­site frame­work. It is safe to say that the quick rise and wide-spread pop­ular­ity of Word­Press is largely in part of it’s sim­pli­city.»

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WordPress Custom Post Types Guide

WordPress Custom Post Types Guide

Excerpt of the ori­gin­al art­icle.

«One of the most anti­cip­ated fea­tures of Word­Press 3.0  was the abil­ity to add your own cus­tom post types to Word­Press, which allows you to dis­play and cat­egor­ize dif­fer­ent types of con­tent out­side of the 5 nat­ive Word­Press con­tent types (i.e. Post, Page, Attach­ment, and so forth). The addi­tion of this fea­ture is a big step for­ward in mak­ing Word­Press a full-fledged CMS, extend­ing out­side its nor­mal use as a blog­ging plat­form.»

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The Ultimate Guide to WordPress 3.0 Comment Form Customization

The Ultimate Guide to WordPress 3.0 Comment Form Customization

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«With the release of Word­Press 3.0, a new func­tion is giv­en to us to use. com­ment_­form()  will dis­play the com­ment form on any giv­en page with ease. This will be good for both theme developers and plu­gin developers alike. This new func­tion opens up new doors and allows us to modi­fy things that before were much more com­plic­ated.»

Read more on → 1stwebdesigner.com

Use the Link Description in WordPress 3.0 Menus

Use the Link Description in WordPress 3.0 Menus

Excerpt of the ori­gin­al art­icle.

«One of the great new fea­tures that the recent Word­Press 3.0 release has giv­en us is the new and improved menu sys­tem. Those of you who have built com­plex web­sites in Word­Press will undoubt­ably share my pain in work­ing with menu sys­tems in Word­Press. Pre­vi­ously it seemed that we would have to use a mix­ture of plug-in cock­tails and hard coded sub-menus.»

Read more on → stylizedweb.com

How to add Backwards Compatible WordPress 3.0 Features to Your Theme

How to add Backwards Compatible WordPress 3.0 Features to Your Theme

Excerpt of the ori­gin­al art­icle.

«If you’re look­ing for a way to take full advant­age of the new Word­Press 3.0 cus­tom menu and back­ground fea­tures, then keep read­ing. Learn how to integ­rate the Word­Press 3.0 cus­tom menu and make it back­wards com­pat­ible for older Word­Press ver­sions. Also learn how to imple­ment the new “head­er back­ground image”; all with detailed examples, codes, and pic­tures»

Read more on → 1stwebdesigner.com

Using Menus in WordPress 3.0

Using Menus in WordPress 3.0

Excerpt of the ori­gin­al art­icle.

«The menu sys­tem in Word­Press 3.0 was hotly anti­cip­ated. But per­haps unbe­knownst to many aver­age Word­Press users, actu­ally using this fea­ture takes some cod­ing work. In fact, even enabling the fea­tures take a bit of code.»

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30 Grid-Based WordPress Themes

30 Grid-Based WordPress Themes

Excerpt of the ori­gin­al art­icle.

«Grid based lay­out designs can be very use­ful for build­ing struc­tured, usable and con­tent rich (not lim­ited to) web­sites. Grid design cer­tainly has some major bene­fits for developers (its really easy to to plan where things should go), but its real power lies in what it can do for your read­ers and users. With a struc­tured grid lay­out, an every­day user vis­it­ing your site can quickly under­stand and loc­ate the con­tent they want mak­ing it very obvi­ous for users to nav­ig­ate.»

Read more on → speckyboy.com

WordPress Custom Menus

WordPress Custom Menus

Excerpt of the ori­gin­al art­icle.

«Recently intro­duced in Word­Press 3 is the abil­ity to cre­ate cus­tom menus.  For any­one who has ever developed a theme, this was long a over­due fea­ture.  In this tutori­al we are going to look at the new menu sys­tem and how to imple­ment it.»

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10+ Must have Plugins that are Ready for WordPress 3.0

10+ Must have Plugins that are Ready for WordPress 3.0

Excerpt of the ori­gin­al art­icle.

«Word­press 3.0 has been around for some time now and plu­gins that work well with it show up every day. One of the main con­cerns every­one has when rely­ing on open source soft­ware like Word­Press is how hard it will be to upgrade to a new major release. There are no guar­an­tees that favor­ite plu­gins and themes will work and even worse, it is likely that developers will not fix pos­sible issues at all or at a speed we can accept.»

Read more on → tripwiremagazine.com

Getting Started with WordPress Custom Menus

Getting Started with WordPress Custom Menus

Excerpt of the ori­gin­al art­icle.

«Per­haps one of the biggest holes in Word­Press pri­or to ver­sion 3 was the lack of cus­tom menu sup­port. Menus often had to be hand coded into header.php  and, whilst they could be ‘smart’, it often let the cli­ent need­ing a PHP savvy developer to make alter­a­tions to the setup.»

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