I'm a web designer and entrepreneur from Itajubá (MG), Brasil. I love writing about obscure topics and doing some cool stuff. And also I do some FREE stuff, check it out: http://www.roch.com.br/
Today our task is to create a simple WordPress plugin to relate posts as a series. With this, when you create a new post it is automatically listed in your series, so if a user is reading any post of the series he can jump to others, even posts created after that one he is reading.
It may seem a bit too simple, but with this we can learn a lot about:
1. Custom post types
2. Custom fields
6. Basic plugin structure for WordPress
7. Little bit of jQuery
So, let’s rock!
WordPress is surely the most used CMS in the world. Here we will talk a little about it’s incredibly easy multisite install (a.k.a. Network install). With multisite you can set up multiple blogs that share the same WordPress files, DB, plugins, themes, so you can do some cool things with it. We will see how to get posts from another blog in the network, as it was yours, create users, dynamically create a blog, how to create multiple blogs in different domains, and much more.
So, let’s rock.Read More
Today we will get a perfect and simple blurry menu effect via CSS. In addition to it, we will get a useful multiple borders effect. To achieve this effect you will need to have a basic understanding of HTML and CSS. We will work with IE filters and text-shadow, but there is no reason to worry if you have never used it, they’re all well and simply explained.
And the best part is that anything done here works almost anywhere, from IE6 to real browsers.
So, let’s work!Read More