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WordPress News and Articles
Plans Laid for WordPress 3.2
The plans have been laid for WordPress 3.2. In summary, this is going to be a much faster and lighter release with support dropped for long-outdated technologies.
21 Musicians Doing Their Thing Using WordPress
I thought I’d check out some other musician websites to see who in the music world is using WordPress to build their website.
Cory Miller, WordPress entrepreneur, interviewed
Cory Miller is the WordPress entrepreneur behind iThemes, PluginBuddy and WebDesign.com. Recently he was interviewed on the Relentless Business video blog
Tutorials and How-Tos
Travelling with WordPress: Seven Essential Tools for Blogging on the Move
While I was away I did do some blogging and to celebrate my return I thought I should write about some essential things that every blogger on the move can’t do without
How to Display WordPress Post Thumbnails with Captions
In this article, we will share a small trick that will let you display captions or entire image descriptions with your post thumbnail.
How to Unregister the Default WordPress Widgets to Clean Up Your Dashboard
If you’re not making use of many of the default widgets included with the WordPress core, here’s what you can do. Unregister them..
Workshop: A Better WordPress for your Clients
Troy Dean led a workshop on improving WordPress for your clients at WordCamp Melbourne 2011.
6 .htaccess Tricks for Better WordPress SEO & Security
Here are six htacccess tricks that will help improve the security and SEO quality of your WordPress-powered site.
Custom WordPress Login without using a plugin
Today we are going to see how to make a Custom WordPress Login page template.
How to Add a Gallery in WordPress with a Lightbox Effect
How to add a gallery in WordPress with a lightbox effect is one of the hottest question that we have been getting lately through our contact form
Resources & Freebies
5 Useful Plugins for the New WordPress Admin Bar
The newly added Admin Menu Bar in WordPress 3.1 has been the topic of many conversations here @ The IStudio. So I thought I would share with you some information that addresses the questions and concerns I’ve been asked about most.
How to find WordPress Themes, quickly and easily
If you’re using WordPress, odds are you have started exploring the wonders that are WordPress themes. The right WordPress theme can make your blog pop, and while that won’t make or break your blog it might give you the inspiration to continue blogging and making a great site.