As a social media platform, Google+ has come a long way in a short amount of time. It’s now the second largest social media network – even surpassing Twitter in 2013 – and shouldn’t be ignored by bloggers. Hangouts is a wildly popular feature of the Google+ platform. With Hangouts, users can privately video chat... Read more »
In the first part of this series, we went through the fundamentals of Conditional Tags. And in this second part, we're going to start introducing and reviewing Conditional Tags. | Difficulty: Beginner; Length: Medium; Tags: WordPress, CMS, PHP, HTML, Web Development
Shortcodes in Wordpress are small snippets of text that you can enter into a post or page body which trigger a larger function to run at that position. It’s the equivalent of inserting a program inline with your content and it’s useful in many scenarios. Wouldn’t it be nice to have this power in sidebar widgets as well?
In this series, we're going to be taking a beginner's look at taxonomies - from the concept to how they work in WordPress and from how we can use them in themes and plugins to implementing them in our own work. | Difficulty: Beginner; Length: Short; Tags: WordPress, CMS, Web Development
In the first post, we looked at the initial directory structure and setup the basic code required to get a plugin running in WordPress. In this post, we're going to continue planning and building our plugin.
We'll also be talking about the decisions that we're making when it comes to separating parts of our code and how it factors into maintainability. | Difficulty: Intermediate; Length: Medium; Tags: WordPress, WordPress Plugins, PHP
If you arrived here from the Optimizing WordPress with Varnish and W3 Total Cache tutorial, you already have a pretty well optimized WordPress installation. If not, you may want to go back and review our guide to Varnish and W3TC.
We're going to show you how to use New Relic's free server monitoring to see within your WordPress and PHP stack. | Difficulty: Intermediate; Length: Medium; Tags: WordPress, PHP, W3 Total Cache, MySQL, Performance, New Relic
In the first article in this series, we reviewed an introduction to WordPress global variables. Specifically, we said that they are variables that hold a variety information that can be accessed from anywhere in the WordPress page lifecycle.
We learned how to access a global variable and display various details about the latest post using the $post global variable. In today’s article, we will dive further into global variables by learning how to access them to display the author information. |
Your WordPress database stores all of your website content. This includes blog posts, pages, comments, and custom post types such as links, form entries, and portfolio items. It also stores website settings, theme settings, and plugin settings. If you update your website regularly, your database will grow larger over time. A large database can greatly affect the performance of your website as it takes longer for your server to retrieve information from database tables. This is why data
Theme building is at the heart of WordPress. It's the technique you use to build bespoke websites for yourself or your clients and it's a vital skill for anyone wanting to design and develop with WordPress.
More and more WordPress themes now are responsive - they use CSS media queries to adapt to different screen widths, adjusting the layout and making design and interface changes to make any site created using the theme easier to read and interact with on a range of devices and scree
X is the greatest WordPress theme ever made. Not only does it include amazing shortcodes and fantastic support, but it’s incredibly versatile. Theme X is destined to expand your horizons in building an infinite number of client websites, by starting from a series of fantastic designs named Stacks. Feature-Rich Everything about Theme X spells excellence, from the wealthy documentation and...
Sharing your scoops to your social media accounts is a must to distribute your curated content. Not only will it drive traffic and leads through your content, but it will help show your expertise with your followers.
How to integrate my topics' content to my website?
Integrating your curated content to your website or blog will allow you to increase your website visitors’ engagement, boost SEO and acquire new visitors. By redirecting your social media traffic to your website, Scoop.it will also help you generate more qualified traffic and leads from your curation work.
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Creating engaging newsletters with your curated content is really easy.