Posts tagged 'Wordpress'

My 6 essential WordPress plugins for every new site

  • Updated April 20th 2020

I have developed a few WordPress sites for myself and others and with every new project, I find that there are certain WordPress plugins that I must install immediately. In this article, I want to walk you through some of the essential plugins that I use in my WordPress projects.

WordPress theme files – A stripped back starter template

  • Published April 16th 2020

WordPress theme developers often like to start with a theme template and amend this theme to suit the needs of their particular project. However, when you are learning about theme development, starting with a blank slate can often aid your journey towards becoming a theme developer. I have created a stripped back template that can be used to remove the effort of creating all the core files required for your web build.

Migrating a WordPress site from Local to Production Server

  • Updated April 16th 2020

Migrating a WordPress site is something that every WordPress developer needs to understand before they can fully deploy and launch any WordPress site on a number of platforms. This example will run you through the essential steps needed to launch a test site from a test environment (using a local server such as XAMPP or WAMPP) to your production environment.

How to make a WordPress theme – The Basics!

  • Updated April 16th 2020

WordPress is the biggest blogging platform in the world today. Users like it because it is easy to use, highly expansive and best of all, it’s free! This tutorial should help you with the basics of building a custom WordPress theme. When you see how easy it is, you will be making themes in no time at all!


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