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Best practices for deployment and development of CSS and JS files

Best practices for deployment and development of CSS and JS files

6th September 2009 // 2 Comments

When working on a big size web based application, static files (Javascripts, Stylesheets and Images) are something you should handle with care. While you’re back-end can be a breeze for server, a front-end without best practices can cause your website to load slow thus resulting in loosing visitors/customers. There are many tips that can make your website load much faster and In this article I am going to write about how you can adopt those techniques.

Admin avatars not showing up in comments after switching the admin user?

Admin avatars not showing up in comments after switching the admin user?

3rd September 2009 // 2 Comments

Lets say, you posted 5 posts and 3 comments with user admin with the same user. Your email address for this user was x@yoursite.com. Now you read the WordPress admin security article here and decided that you should delete the admin user.

When you’ve done it, everything seems to be fine. Except your avatar is not showing up in the comments you made. Changing the email address of the new user won’t work. Now you have to do a bit of manual work.

40+ killer logos based on text

40+ killer logos based on text

27th August 2009 // 2 Comments

Usually logos have some graphics and text together but below we are presenting a showcase of some clever and creative logo designs that are based on text only, yet they reflect the concepts fully.

These logos are made by putting some rotation, color, angel, width, height or size of simple Numbers and Characters. As a designer, we always need inspiration just like breakfast, so I hope this list will bring some inspiration to my readers.

Themes downloaded 175+ times

Themes downloaded 175+ times

22nd August 2009 // 2 Comments

Thank you all for liking our free wordpress themes. Just in a short time of 20 days, all of our free wordpress themes were downloaded 175+ times. Following are statistics,

* Dark Side Theme (100)
* Dark Side Theme (15)
* Dark Side Theme (16)
* Enlighten Theme (37)
* Enlighten Theme (12)

We are working on two new free wordpress themes, which we are planning to release next Month. We will soon post the screenshots.

WordPress custom fields: Usage and Tips

WordPress custom fields: Usage and Tips

15th August 2009 // No Comments

WordPress allows the authors to attach the extra fields. These custom fields are basically the random data that you don’t to mix with the Post text. For instance you want to add a thumbnail to each post or want to display your Mood at the end of every post. In this tutorial, I am going to show you how can add Custom Fields, and then use it in your Themes. I will also add some examples to make you understand in a more better way.

You can add a custom field when writing a new Page/Post or editing an existing Page/Post. There is a whole section with the name Custom Fields in that Page, look at the image below.

How not to get more twitter followers

How not to get more twitter followers

6th August 2009 // No Comments

There are many comprehensive guides on how you can get more followers to your Twitter account. Following are a few examples.

But there are still some ways that you should avoid on all cost even if those methods are getting you loads of followers. A few days ago, a friend of mine on Facebook posted a link of site tweeterfollow.com, with title get 500 followers a day. Out of curiosity, I went to the site and saw a simple login form, but before blindly signing in with my Twitter account, I thought I should look their terms and privacy policy. I found a link with title Rules located at tweeterfollow.com/rules.php. I was stunned after looking their RULES, read yourself and you’ll be stunned yourself.

How to remove categories from the_category function in WordPress

How to remove categories from the_category function in WordPress

5th August 2009 // 16 Comments

You might needed this hack if you want to use a single installation of WordPress for multiple sections. the_category() is WordPress Template Tag that displays a link to the category or categories a post belongs to. If you want to eliminate a specific category from the string returned by the_category, you can use the add_filter() to achieve that.

For Instance you don’t want to show the category Uncategorized and Private, in order to do so first put the paste code at the end of your functions.php located in your current theme folder.

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