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20+ Free WordPress Themes to Start the Year With (January 2016)

January 7th, 2016
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20+ Free WordPress Themes to Start the Year With (January 2016)

Let me welcome you to the first issue of our monthly themes roundup for 2016 – the January edition. I hope you’ve had an excellent special season and switched years comfortably. Now is the time to start anew. What have you promised yourself to change this year? If the design of your WordPress website is among these promises, look no further. We have the...

Plugins

Two Fresh Solutions for Code Display in WordPress

January 5th, 2016
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Two Fresh Solutions for Code Display in WordPress

When you’re running a WordPress blog that deals with the development of software, web design or WordPress, you’ve probably felt the need to integrate code snippets into your articles. But, WordPress doesn’t come with an option to display code correctly. For safety purposes, the content management system filters source code that is implemented into articles and widgets. Every entered code needs to be masked...

Themes

Premium for Free, the WordPress Theme HC Blog is a Must-Have

December 28th, 2015
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Premium for Free, the WordPress Theme HC Blog is a Must-Have

Sometimes, you find true gems in the depths of the internet when looking for themes. One of these gems is the new free premium WordPress theme »HC Blog«, which offers a whole bunch of interesting features. HC Themes is the name of a new theme provider. To raise its popularity HC Themes makes this free theme with premium features available to the public. It...

Plugins

December 2015: Ten Free WordPress Plugins to Revamp Your Blog

December 22nd, 2015
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Ten Free WordPress Plugins to Revamp Your Blog

This monthly article on new free WordPress plugins is always fascinating to me. More often than not, there are absorbing plugins among them. I have found exciting features since I run this series. You can revamp your blog in no time and offer functionality to your readers (and yourself) that make your blog stick out of the thousands of others. That’s why I dug...

Themes

Top 10: Free WordPress Themes of December 2015

December 21st, 2015
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Free WordPress Themes of December 2015

December brings us some fresh and free WordPress themes. That might not be surprising considering December is the single most important month for all the givers out there. Have you been waiting for a new design to deliever your content in, waiting time is over now. As usual we have looked for the most beautiful themes of the past month. As always, all the...

Business Online

16 Fresh Free eBooks for Designers and Developers

December 18th, 2015
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Being a designer or developer means that you’ll never be able to stop learning. Learning is like your second leg. You can still move with only one but won’t win any contests any longer. Free eBooks are perfect in helping you staying updated as they usually offer knowledge in a very compact form. That way they don’t take up too much of your time,...

Plugins

Post Snippets for WordPress: You Need This Plugin

December 15th, 2015
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Post Snippets for WordPress: You Need This Plugin

Sometimes, you find some real gems in the depths of the internet. I just wanted to look up how to add a button for placing my own shortcodes in the text editor when I stumbled upon the plugin »Post Snippets«. Post Snippets is basically the swiss army knife of plugins. It tightens the working process a lot when you are juggling with HTML snippets...

Themes

WordPress: How to Create a Theme Option Page Quickly

December 7th, 2015
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WordPress: How to Create a Theme Option Page Quickly

Many WordPress friends will attempt to create their own theme at some point. In a lot of cases, a dedicated theme options page in the backend is relinquished. Of course, even your first self-made theme should have a theme option page to be able to change settings quickly. Until now, the creation of this page was very complicated and needed a lot of code....

Themes

20+ Fresh and Free WordPress Themes: Christmas Edition 2015

December 3rd, 2015
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20+ Fresh and Free WordPress Themes: Christmas Edition 2015

Okay, you can as well decide not to read this article and bake some cookies instead. But then you will definitely miss out on a bunch of great free WordPress themes. And while the cookies only last a few hours from input to output, a new theme will let your blog look better for days, weeks, even months to come. Can there be any...

Tips, Tricks & Tutorials

WordPress Hacked? Keep Calm – This is What You Need to Do Now!

November 28th, 2015
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WordPress Hacked? This is What You Need to Do Now!

Shock! Your WordPress website was hacked. A new landing page saying “WordPress Hacked by XYZ” or nastier things shows up. You break a sweat and feel close to fainting. Your heart plays drums in your chest. You can’t think clearly and you don’t know what to do. Got it? Now calm down. It is not that difficult to clean up a hacked WordPress website...

Plugins

Loco Translate: Localize WordPress Themes and Plugins Easily

November 26th, 2015
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Loco Translate: Localize WordPress Themes and Plugins Easily

Until now, the plugin “CodeStyling Localization” was the measure of all things concerning the translation of WordPress themes or plugins. Unfortunately, the plugin will not be developed any further and can not be received from the WordPress plugin index. Finding a suitable replacement is not easy. I more or less randomly found the plugin “Loco Translate” and was positively surprised. It is easy to...

Plugins

Free WordPress Plugins: The Top10 of November 2015

November 25th, 2015
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Top 10 Fresh, Free WordPress Plugins of November 2015

The best thing about WordPress is its adaptability. Everything you can think of is generally possible, and a lot of it can be done very fast. You just need to search through the official WordPress plugin index to find the features of your desire and even more. Just install a plugin and your website becomes a bit better and more functional. But be careful:...

Themes

Top 10 Best Free WordPress Themes from November 2015

November 23rd, 2015
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Fresh free WordPress themes raise the blood pressure of any user of the world’s most popular CMS. Content feels to be delivered much better from a new design. Let’s not deny it, choosing a new WordPress theme is like choosing a new lover – lots of emotion involved. That’s why we bring you the best free WordPress themes in a monthly roundup. All of...

Business Online

WordPress: This Checklist Helps you Optimise your Articles

November 19th, 2015
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WordPress: This Checklist Helps you Optimise your Articles

Have you already published that blog post and just noticed that you forgot some important aspects? We all make mistakes when writing our articles. It happens a lot that you forget something and get angry at yourself for clicking “Publish” too early. Highly successful bloggers always use a checklist that contains the most important aspects for that exact reason. You can then simply go...