Category Archives: WordPress

WordPress Q&A With Andrew Norcross

I am starting off a series of interviews with Andrew Norcross. I met him in 2010 at the Search and Social Conference in Tampa. He is a really nice person, extremely intelligent and very focused. He has always been willing to help out SEO’s and ha… Continue reading

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WordPress 3.3 Update Refines Features, Interface

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Twitter Unleashes Embeddable Tweets

Along with Twitter’s redesign announcement Thursday, the service has rolled out a new way to let website developers and bloggers embed twe… Continue reading

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WordPress 3.3: The 11 Most Important New Features

For those of us who work with WordPress every day, it has been exciting to watch our beloved content management system evolve over the years fr… Continue reading

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Top 4 Ecommerce Tools for WordPress

Remember when WordPress was used only for blogging?
Even all of the talk about WordPress being a true CMS seems to be old news these days. The… Continue reading

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BuildMobile: The Future of WebOS

Not very long ago when we were planning the launch of our humble magazine BuildMobile, which you are reading right now, the content strategy included coverage of the nebulous WebOS mobile operating system. Come launch time, there wasn’t enough traction to include it in our platform categories, but we were hopeful for the future. WebOS in 60 Seconds WebOS is a mobile operating system based on the Linux Kernal Initially developed by Palm and first released in January 2009 Acquired by Hewlett-Packard in April 2010 for US$1.2b WebOS uses a “card” UI with a left-to-right flick for app swithcing, flick up for “off” The WebOS broswer, called simply “Web” is based on the WebKit layout engine WebOS “Synergy” feature integrates information from many cloud services into a single list Devices include the Pre , the Pixi and the Veer phones, then the HP TouchPad HP announced in March 2011 that WebOS would run within Windows by the end of 2011 On 18th August 2011 HP announced it would discontinue operations for WebOS devices Potentially even more HP TouchPads will be made and sold at a loss Web Standards based Native Apps A feature that was full of promise, and partly responsible for the underdog adoration WebOS attracted from developers worldwide, is that web technologies like HTML, CSS and Javascript are first class tools for developing native apps for the platform, with full access to hardware APIs like the camera. Continue reading

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HOW TO: Integrate Google+ Into Your WordPress Site

This month’s hot topic has been, without a doubt, Google+. Whether the new social service from the world’s largest search company w… Continue reading

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5 Things to Know About WordPress 3.2

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How to Add Featured Image Thumbnails to Your WordPress Theme

547-wordpress-thumbnailsCraig’s latest WordPress tutorial describes how to add featured image thumbnails of any size to your theme files. Continue reading

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How to Make WordPress Easier for Clients By Removing Unnecessary Menu Options

In Craig’s latest WordPress tutorial he explains how to write a custom plugin which removes items from the main administration menu. Continue reading

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