The Business of Freelance Design Using WordPress

Posted in Freelance, HowTos, Tips, Web Design, WordPress2 years ago • Written by 114 Comments

Take a few minutes with this video so that we can get to know each other. :-)

It is my goal in 2013 to teach you the Business of Freelance Design. That is to say, how you can make your passion into your livelihood.

Specifically, I’m going to share with you my six years of online experience, helping thousands of customers to monetize their talents and turn their dreams into reality. Freelancers such as yourself are incredibly gifted in design and are very creative, but notoriously weak at maximizing the return on their time invested. We will change that together.

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Create Elegant Tags With Sliding Post Count For WordPress

Posted in HowTos, Plugins, WordPress3 years ago • Written by 16 Comments

Tired of the boring category style being always same, like a mini menu? Tired of items arranged horizontally or vertically, styled always the same way? Yes, I’m tired of it too. So let’s make things more interesting now.

Our starting point will be a cool sliding tags design made by Thomas Bosée. Then we’ll learn how to use WordPress wp_list_categories function, how to edit its result, how to code CSS and finally a little of jQuery “Black Magic”.

So, let’s rock!

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Setup Surveys and Capture Data with Google Forms

Posted in HowTos, Tools, Tutorials, Web Design, WordPress3 years ago • Written by 5 Comments

Are you looking to learn more about your website visitors? If so, Google has your back. Google Docs is an excellent free online tool that allows you to create forms (surveys) for the purpose of capturing data from your online community. Google Docs allows you to create very professional looking forms, with over 60 different themes to choose from. You can customize the questions you want to ask and the answer choices you want visitors to choose from. Once the form is setup you can easily embed the form in your website or e-mail it out to a list. Feedback is captured automatically and reports can be charted and graphed for accurate analysis. Sound good so far? Let’s dig into how the process works.

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The Ultimate Guide To WordPress Hacks And Customizations

Posted in HowTos, WordPress4 years ago • Written by 30 Comments

If you are looking to add new design features and functionality to your WordPress blog, odds are there is probably someone who has already done it and shared the code on how to do it. There are a number of great resources you can use to find outstanding hacks, customizations, and tips to make your WordPress blog more unique, user-friendly, and engaging.

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How to Create a Custom Error 404 page for WordPress

Posted in HowTos, WordPress4 years ago • Written by 32 Comments

This tutorial will teach you how to create an error 404 page for your WordPress powered site. If you already have an error 404 page you will learn how to make it a bit more user-friendly and dynamic.

An error 404 is when a visitor tries to access a page that does not exist. Sometimes people tend to overlook this feature, and never think about designing for it. Taking the time to make a user-friendly 404 page could mean the difference in a user staying on your website, or leaving.

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How to Implement Ajax in WordPress Themes

Posted in Coding, HowTos, JS & AJAX, WordPress4 years ago • Written by 64 Comments

AJAX(Asynchronous JavaScript And XML) as we all knows is a very democratic technology in web development that allows a web page to update the content without page reload or refresh. And WordPress is widely being used not just for Blogs but for CMS’s as well. I have used WordPress many times in my Projects and Built web applications by using WordPress as a CMS. While using WordPress for your websites or web applications you will need to use Ajax in your WordPress themes or plugins etc.

Today, I am going to show you how we can implement Ajax in our WordPress themes with the help of simple example.

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A Crash Course in Creating E-Commerce Websites with WordPress

Posted in Coding, HowTos, Tutorials, WordPress4 years ago • Written by 80 Comments

WordPress is an awesome publishing platform which is utilized everywhere these days. You will find WordPress development from Harvard Gazette to Andy Roddick’s official website. In this 1st article of 1st E-Commerce week, we will learn how to create a website which has online store’s functionalities in it. In simple words we will create a fully functional electronic store. We will also talk about building e-commerce themes from a developer’s point of view.

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Your New WordPress Website Step By Step. Beginner’s Guide

Posted in HowTos, WordPress4 years ago • Written by 43 Comments

Update 2013: New WordPress website setup guide here.

Just a few years ago only the most advanced Internet users knew what actually a blog is. Nowadays every kid hanging around seems to have a page on livejournal and you meet hundreds of websites hosted on Blogspot or say WordPress every other day in the search engine results or in the spam emails in your inbox. I would like to give you some insight into what actually a blog is and give a quick guide on starting a WordPress website.

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Setting Up WordPress for SEO

Posted in HowTos, WordPress4 years ago • Written by 79 Comments

WordPress out of the box comes SEO friendly, however there are many tweaks you can make to further optimize it for search engines.   We recently covered 10 important tips to optimize wordpress for search engines, however this post will go more in-depth and offering further optimization tips.

Here are a number of  advanced tweaks and WordPress plugins you can install to help with URL structuring, search engine crawling, handling duplicate content, optimizing title and meta tags, images and internal linking.

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10 Important Tips to Optimize WordPress for Search Engines

Posted in HowTos, WordPress5 years ago • Written by 64 Comments

Wordpress Seo Tips

There is a wide concept in publisher’s mind that using wordpress means getting maximum traffic from search engines because wordpress is a very good CMS which hardly requires Search Engine Optimization (SEO). Well this concept is not as correct as it sounds. WordPress also requires some optimization to get max out of search engines. For this purpose i made a list of 10 Important Changes which should be a part of your wordpress blog.

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