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Plugin: Add Icons to Categories and Pages Sections. Just another WordPress weblog. Thematic is a free, open-source, highly extensible, search-engine optimized WordPress Theme Framework featuring 13 widget-ready areas, grid-based layout samples, styling for popular plugins, and a whole community behind it.

Just another WordPress weblog

It’s perfect for beginner bloggers and WordPress development professionals. Download it from the official WordPress Themes Directory. Thematic Features. Manifest Demo. How to Make a Drupal Theme: a Drupal theming tutorial. Making a custom Drupal theme is actually quite easy.

How to Make a Drupal Theme: a Drupal theming tutorial

A Drupal theme is just a few PHP files, a CSS file, and an info file. I prefer the PHPtemplate theme engine (the default one) but you have several choices. See the bottom of this post for a link to the official Drupal Theme Developer's Guide which has information on other Drupal template engines. The following information was originally written for Drupal 4.7, but has been updated for Drupal 6 on March 4, 2009. "Magazeen": Free Magazine-Look WordPress Theme. Advertisement We love our readers.

"Magazeen": Free Magazine-Look WordPress Theme

We respect the hard work of designers and developers across the globe. 10 Useful RSS-Tricks and Hacks For WordPress. Advertisement By Jean-Baptiste Jung RSS is one of those technologies that are extremely simple yet extremely powerful. Currently, RSS is the de facto standard for blog syndication, and it is used widely in both personal and corporate settings; for example, in blogs. Info: 100+ Basic to Advanced WordPress Video Tutorials. Themes Demo - Just another theme demon. WordPress Grid Focus Download. If you are running a pre 12/05/08 release of Grid Focus, please note that much of the code was re-written.

WordPress Grid Focus Download

Please save any personal modifications you may have made before installing the latest edition. WordPress Grid Focus was originally a personal project designed and coded for Grid Focus is a three column widget enabled WordPress 2.6 or 2.7+ compatible WordPress theme. Prominent navigation bar with room to share important pages. The latest update is completely optimized and stripped of any unnecessary code allowing for complete customizability. In exchange for the download, please include the Grid Focus link for others to download for their own use. How You Can Use WordPress Functions to Run a Smarter Blog — Pear. We bloggers have it rough.

How You Can Use WordPress Functions to Run a Smarter Blog — Pear

Info: Use WordPress Functions to Run a Smarter Blog by Blog Perf. Be Brave - Break Your Blog. How to create a WordPress theme: A guide for the design-challeng. I love minimalist designs with great colors.

How to create a WordPress theme: A guide for the design-challeng

No, that isn’t accurate, make that: I now love minimalist designs with great colors. I used to love putting everything but the kitchen sink in my blog template, hence my previous fascination with three-column themes-to get more screen space for buttons, listings, banners and what have you. I’ve gone through a lot of WordPress themes, customizing one after another. I decided to simplify my blog design after buttons and stuff that depended on other services and servers delayed loading of my blog pages. I also thought that the clutter of having all these buttons and stuff was getting in the way of the content, and the AdSense clicks. When I set out to use a minimalist design, I had planned on choosing one of the hundreds of ready-to-deploy WordPress themes out there but at the back of my mind, I had this plan of eventually creating my own theme.

Dissection of a WordPress theme: Part 1. Life as a WordPress blogger has become remarkably easy.

Dissection of a WordPress theme: Part 1

If you can hold a mouse and follow instructions then you’re most of the way towards carving out your own niche on the internet. A fresh installation gives you a powerful and attractive system with minimal effort, and with a little luck you can be blogging in under half an hour. Despite the availability of hundreds of themes, and the general goodness of the default Kubrick theme, sometimes you just want to give your blog that personal touch, and the only way to do this is by going under the hood and having a look around. J david » Blog Archive » Wordpress Theme: Simpla Remix. WordPress Plugin Database. Plugins can extend WordPress to do almost anything you can imagine.

WordPress Plugin Database

In the directory you can find, download, rate, and comment on all the best plugins the WordPress community has to offer. WP Super Cache. Free Web site templates. For the non-technical, a simple way to save some money when launching or redesigning your Web site is to go with an existing template.

Free Web site templates

Smashing Magazine published a long list of sites that provide templates free for you to download. The list includes templates for e-commerce sites, information sites, and blogs. Turn any cellphone into a PDA with IMified. Practically all cellphone service providers offer a plan that lets you use AOL instant messaging for free or for a very low monthly cost. If you have a cell phone that supports instant messaging, you can add the functionality of a PDA to your cellphone for free by using IMified. IMified allows you to manage your calendar, manage your to do lists, draft documents, and send yourself reminders from within your favorite instant messaging service (in this case, AOL Instant Messenger).

Previously we introduced IMified. Create your own Wordpress Information Widgets. Adding structure within blog postings can go further than using H1, H2, H3 headings and blockquote tags… You can create and use your own “information widgets”.

Create your own Wordpress Information Widgets

Here’s an example: the “info box”… An info box (my definition, Information Architects probably have a better word for it… Peter?) Contains some background info you want to add it as a side note, separate from the normal text flow. You can achieve the effect in 2 steps: Define containing css classes First we want to have a css class wrapping the box, sizing and positioning it on the right side in the blog text. Then define infobox header and body text: Create your custom “quicktag” JPF Category Feeds Wordpress Plugin. The JPF Category Feed plugin allows you to easily list the RSS category feeds for your post.

It is quite flexible, allowing a number of parameters that can derive horizontal and vertical listings or even ‘sentence’ form. Installation is simple, copy the jpf_catfeed.php file to your WordPress plugins folder and activate in your Plugins Management tab. The optional rss.gif file can be copied anywhere in your site, and can be referred to as specified below. Then, place the following code in ‘the loop’: <? Php jpf_catfeed([Image], [Images], [Before], [After], [Separator], [And]); ? Image is the path to an image that will preceed the list. From Weblog to CMS with WordPress. By John McCreesh 04/20/2006 With the advent of blogging software, creating web pages has become so easy that anyone with the most basic computer skills can establish a presence on the web.

However, in the best open source tradition, the most popular blogging software is evolving rapidly. In some cases, it is now as powerful as many of the content management systems (CMSs) used to build traditional websites. WordPress Widgets.