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Beginners Guide to installing WordPress

Peter over www.wordpress-how-to.com just released a 20 pages Free E-Book about how to install Wordpress. It’s taking you from downloading the latest release of Wordpress, uploading it to your site, creating a database in cPanel, installing and finally a short introduction on themes and plugins. If you haven’t installed Wordpress before and thought about this […]

Adobe Air resources for HTML and JavaScript developers

I’ve just finished my first adobe air project. It was a simple Daily Incomes-Expenses desktop application with monthly reports (simple enough to build in a few hours using PHP and MySql). It took me however something like 12 hours of work mostly because of lack of documentation, certain JavaScript functions are banned in Adobe Air […]

Front-end interface portability between CMS – the next BIG step in web-development?

Image by unloveable I want to talk in this post about front-end interface that could be used without any modifications (or just with basic configuration) between different Content Management Systems (Wordpress, Joomla, Drupal, Expression Engine and a million more) and how this could help the developer. I know it sounds far fetch but bare with […]

WP Greet Box, my Design and Thematic – The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Photo by StevenM_61 First of all the reason: most of my trafic comes from StumbleUpon. With that in mind I decided that it would be a really good way to promote my blog by nicely asking visitors that came from Stumble to give me a thumb up if they like the article (the all “ask […]

Use WordPress as a CMS with Thematic – Part2

Photo by solarnu In Part 1 of the tutorial we’ve discussed about: Installing Wordpress Creating a Child Theme Implementing out blog design Css tricks The functions.php file Setting up Wordpress and adding pages. Now we take over from where we left and make the web-site fully functional. In order to do that we’ll use a […]

Use WordPress as a CMS with Thematic Theme- Part1

This will be a two parts tutorial in which will use Wordpress as a CMS with the Thematic Wordpress Theme Framework. Requirements: Wordpress Thematic Theme framework A ready made layout design Coffee ( preferably hot with cream and no sugar) We all know how powerful Wordpress can be. A lot of people have done this […]

Before I go on vacation, more Thematic madness!

Demo I’ve mentioned in my previous post about Thematic that I want to implement a static web-page using Wordpress and Thematic as a CMS, so here’s a sneak  peek: Demo. It doesn’t have a lot of content yet, I still have to install a form builder, a photo gallery, create some more pages and perhaps […]

Joomla! 1.5.3 FTP layer and upload problems (update)

I’ve encountered a really nasty problem with a Joomla! 1.5 installation for a client of mine. It has to do with the default PHP upload function. The problem manifested like this: Upon uploading and installing a plugin, because the server was using PHP 4 I needed to make some modifications to the plugin php files […]

10 design tips for your custom wordpress theme built with thematic

Photo by *nomi* & malcolm I’m quite happy with the way my custom weblog theme design turned out. There is still room for improvement but for now things will stay like this. I didn’t make huge changes from the base Thematic Theme, but it dose look different and somewhat close to my personality, and this […]