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New WordPress Power Tips For Template Developers And Consultants

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Head on over to Smashing Magazine and check out this great article on some not-so-well-known features for WordPress template developers. http://www.smashingmagazine.com/2011/05/10/new-wordpress-power-tips-for-template-developers-and-consultants/

Ten Things Every WordPress Plugin Developer Should Know

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I just wanted to share a article on WordPress Plugins that every developer should read. Dave Donaldson lays out everything you need to know in order to create plugins as well as make them play nice with everyone else's plugins. (more...)

A Solution for Using Ajax in WordPress Admin

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How to correctly use Ajax in the WordPress Administration area has been a problem that I’ve never found a complete solution for online. I’ve searched all over Google and the WordPress documentation, but there seems to be very little content on this topic. Since no one else wants to commit their time to creating and writing some example code for the use of ajax in WordPress, I decided to write my own plugin and share it with all of you.

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Using TimThumb with WordPress Featured Image

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A common problem I’ve run into while making templates is using TimThumb.php with the Featured Image to resize on the fly. Google seems to lead to very few solutions for some reason so I wanted to share my way of solving this problem.

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Bengal Premium Landing Page – Totally Free!

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I’ve decided to release this premium landing page under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License for anyone to use in any way in which they see fit.

We’ve used so many free resources here at Zero Signal Production I decided to start giving back. If you like this theme or just have any comments, let us know below. We’d appreciate a link back to this page if you do decide to use this theme. If you REALLY like this theme, donations are always welcome.

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Fixing the Cufon Sub-menu Whitespace Error

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I just came across this annoying error when using Cufon in Wordpress with the wp_nav_menu function that adds an extra line-break with submenus. This causes Cufon to wrap canvas tags around the character and add extra spacing where it’s not needed. So here’s a quick little fix with wp_nav_menu to strip out all tabs and newline characters.

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Easy WordPress Installation Script using XAMPP/Cygwin

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Here’s a script I wrote for myself to quickly create new wordpress installs using a XAMPP installation. This requires Cygwin to run and make sure to download the package for clear screen keyword as well. Everything will work if you have a default XAMPP installation, otherwise you’ll have to edit the directories throughout the script to ensure that everything is installed in the correct place.

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Saving and Returning to Draft Posts & Pages

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If you’d like to save your work and come back to it another time, without putting it out for the world to see, WordPress gives you various draft options. This video talks you through the process.

Original Link: http://wordpress.tv/2009/01/14/saving-and-returning-to-draft-posts-pages/

Embedding Photos, Video & Audio into your Posts

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If you’d like to insert photos, videos, audio or other media into your blog posts, this video will walk you through the basics

Original Link: http://wordpress.tv/2009/01/05/embedding-photos-video-audio-into-your-posts/

Adding Categories and Tags to your Posts

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If you’d like to insert photos, videos, audio or other media into your blog posts, this video will walk you through the basics.

Original Link: http://wordpress.tv/2009/01/05/embedding-photos-video-audio-into-your-posts/

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