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  1. Using Font Awesome with WordPress

    projects; however not all icons have been created and you may find yourself having to rely on images in some situations Getting Font Awesome into Your WordPress Project Integrating Font Awesome with WordPress, be it a theme or plugin, is exceptionally easy and requires very few steps to get up
  2. Optimizing Your Images for WordPress

    of optimizing your images for WordPress. Is an Image Really Required? Of course the first question you should ask is do you really need an image when text, symbols, and simple logos can be replaced with web fonts and other CSS effects that can possibly do the job better, faster
  3. The WordPress Template Hierarchy

    WordPress themes allow you to change the design of your website, providing control over the look and feel. They are essentially collections of different template files that work together and produce the overall design of your website. Before you dive deeper into WordPress themes, it is important
  4. An Introduction to Asset Handling in WordPress

    As a WordPress theme or plugin developer, there will come a time during your development process that you will need to include third party scripts or stylesheets in your plugin or theme. Sure, simply linking the assets in the header or footer would definitely work, but adhering to standard practice
  5. Accepting Bitcoin Payments with WordPress

    on your WordPress site, you should read this introduction to Bitcoin, which discusses the many advantages and risks of accepting cryptocurrencies for your business. Why Use a Bitcoin Gateway? Although Bitcoin carries significant risks due to it being volatile, most Bitcoin payment gateways allow
  6. Designing WordPress Themes for Printing

    In this tutorial we'll take a look at what designing a theme for printing means and how WordPress theme developers can design their themes for printing. Designing a theme to look great in a web browser is not enough, some people still like (or need) to print out web pages for various reasons, so we
  7. What is the Best WordPress Theme?

    Your choice of WordPress Theme determines many important aspects of your site. Choosing the right theme can be tricky for newcomers to WordPress, since most people will be attracted by eye-candy alone. A good theme is one that not only looks good, but is also lean and lightweight, easy to customize
  8. WordPress as a Framework

    WordPress is one of the most popular CMS (Content Management Systems) as far as the user base and ease of access is concerned. Many famous content rich websites use WordPress as their back-end - including SitePoint itself. Regular updates, a larger community, great support forum, rich documentation
  9. What's New in WordPress 4.1

    WordPress 4.1, named “Dinah” after the jazz singer Dinah Washington, was officially released today. Here's a round up of what you can expect with this latest version. Around seven days ago the WordPress 4.1 Release Candidate became available, this article is based on the information shared
  10. Customized WordPress Administration Filters

    This article will outline what you need to know about WordPress and its filtering mechanism available to you via your posts administration screen. We will detail exactly what the WordPress filters are and the purpose they serve in displaying your post listings. From there we will learn how you
  11. What are WordPress MU-Plugins?

    WordPress core is full of features, however, sometimes it is not enough, and we need more. This can be achieved thanks to plugins, and sometimes themes can even add features. However, how can we decide whether a feature should be a plugin or a theme? The answer to this question can be tricky
  12. Adding a Google+ Sign-In to WordPress

    This tutorial is aimed at WordPress developers who want to add a Google+ login to their WordPress theme. For themes built for eCommerce, forums and other sites that require users to login, providing the option for a Google+ login button makes the registration and login process both faster
  13. Custom Shortcodes for WordPress

    What Are Shortcodes? Shortcodes are a convenient method that WordPress implements which provides a way to generate dynamic and often complex functionality from very little input. While developers often create functionality to provide additional features for a website; they are executed
  14. Using the Shopify API with WordPress

    WordPress is extremely popular with small businesses, but more and more product businesses are also opening up e-commerce stores using Shopify. It's possible to keep an existing info site and use of the Shopify API with a custom page template to pull a feed of products from Shopify into a WordPress
  15. Automate WordPress with Zapier

    Managing a WordPress website can be a time consuming process for even the most experienced users mainly because of minor tasks which add up over time. Whether you're trying to share your posts on social media sites, back up your content or create new content, all of these tasks can take up
  16. No CAPTCHA reCAPTCHA Integration with WordPress

    pretty effective in combating spam. Previously on SitePoint, we wrote a series on integrating the old reCAPTCHA to the following WordPress forms: login registration comment In this article, we will learn how to integrate the new No CAPTCHA reCAPTCHA with a custom form and WordPress
  17. Automate WordPress with IFTTT

    Whether you're a blogger, programmer, or just casual user of WordPress, you probably know WordPress is a helpful tool which can be used for a variety of tasks. Whether you're trying to roll out your own self-hosted business powerhouse or are just trying to share your knowledge with the world
  18. Using Chassis for WordPress Development

    When I wrote the first article on WordPress and Vagrant I introduced WordPress VVV. VVV is a Vagrant configuration for developing WordPress themes and contributing to the core. One common problem, however, is that many people were overwhelmed with VVV. Especially those new to Vagrant, who just
  19. The WordPress JSON REST API

    WordPress has a big market share on web. Rest APIs are a growing technique and a big opportunity for developers. Knowing how to create APIs and how to consume them gives you a great advantage. A REST API can be consumed everywhere. On mobile applications, on front-end (web apps) or any other
  20. XML-RPC for WordPress Developers

    protocol for RPC. In this tutorial we'll look at the different core WordPress functions which can be executed remotely using XML-RPC. This can help us to build tools which can perform various operations on a WordPress installation. One of the greatest examples of this is the WordPress Mobile App
  21. Blogging: WordPress or Jekyll

    should expect from each. So you want to create your own blog, or port your blog over, but you may not know which platform is the right fit for your needs. Of course there is a world outside of WordPress or Jekyll, but for sake of simplicity we'll only dig down into these two. First, allow me