• WordPress
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  • WordPress
    Building a WordPress Theme in 60 Seconds60 wp
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  • WordPress
    How to Customize Your WordPress Site Without Having to Understand CSSCss
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  • WordPress
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  • WordPress
    New Course: WordPress Theme Creation With UnderscoresSwp
    Underscores starter theme, by the makers of WordPress themselves, is designed to give you a “1,000 hour head start” on WordPress theme creation. Our new course will take you the rest of the way to the finish line, with everything you need to know to go from “starter” to a fully fledged WordPress theme.Read More…
  • WordPress
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    In this tutorial we’re going to do things a little differently. Instead of learning something by following a number of steps, I’m going to get you to complete an assignment.Read More…
  • WordPress
    Installation, Setup and Customization of MemberPressPreview memberpress
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  • Email
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  • CodeKit
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    In this quick article, I'm going to explain how to use Codekit 2.0 and speed up your local development workflow with style injection, browser refreshing, and device testing without touching a line of code to setup!Read More…
  • Complete Websites
    Skeleton to WordPress: Finishing OffPreview 2
    It's been quite a journey, but our final destination is in sight! Today we're going to wrap up our Skeleton Magazine WordPress theme by looking at a FlexSlider plugin, the loop, plus we'll take a quick glimpse at preparing themes for translation.Read More…
  • Complete Websites
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