How to Tweak Your WordPress Website Colors

Last Updated on by Noumaan Yaqoob There are WordPress frameworks available that allow you to choose the colors your website uses. Most themes however control the color scheme of your website directly through the style.css stylesheet template. Modifying your color scheme through your stylesheet is not as user-friendly as using a color picker.

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Genesis Skeleton for WordPress: Rapidly Create, Develop, and Deploy Across Multiple Environments

Last week we featured a collection of Vagrant resources for WordPress development. Eric Clemmons, one of our readers, commented to let us know about Genesis Skeleton for WordPress, an awesome project that uses Vagrant for creating, developing and deploying WordPress across multiple environments.

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What Net Neutrality Means For Your Business, and Why You Need to Act Now to Protect It

You’ve probably seen a lot of buzz around the web about an impending threat to what’s called “net neutrality.” Those of you who tend to steer clear of drama or politically-charged hyperbole might have avoided this conversation, because the arguments around this issue tend to be filled with language like “scumbags,” “prostitutes,” and “two-faced, split-tongued, double-talking, backstabbing cowards.”

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Freelance WordPress Developer Bill Erickson: Contracts | iThemes

We’ve been talking to freelance WordPress developer Bill Erickson. Previously we heard how Bill got started and he shared some of his freelance best practices. Today we’re going to hear more best practices as Bill shares how he handles billing and contracts with his clients. Can you tell us about your unique billing system?

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How to Properly Ask for WordPress Support and Get It

We help dozens of users on a daily basis providing them with free WordPress support help either via our twitter, or our contact form. As a volunteer providing free support, every now and then it’s hard not to get frustrated with new users who ask questions in accusatory tone without taking the time and consideration to read or search through past information.

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Security flaw puts all Internet Explorer users at risk, exposes Windows XP

If you’re still using a 12-year-old operating system, a new security flaw discovered in Internet Explorer should cause you quite a bit of consternation. Microsoft published a security advisory today warning its customers that a vulnerability in all versions of Internet Explorer (6 through 11) could let hackers gain full user permissions over your computer, allowing them to install programs, view and delete data, and much more simply by visiting a website.

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Exclusive: CEO Gurbaksh Chahal Fired by RadiumOne Board

According to sources, Gurbaksh Chahal has been fired by the board of RadiumOne, directly related to his conviction for battery and domestic violence. As I reported earlier, the board had been mulling what to do about Chahal and the controversy sparked by his guilty plea to two misdemeanors related to an incident involving his girlfriend at his San Francisco apartment.

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Obama pledges Net neutrality laws if elected president

If elected president, Barack Obama plans to prioritize, well, barring broadband providers like AT&T and Comcast from prioritizing Internet content. Affixing his signature to federal Net neutrality rules would be high on the list during his first year in the Oval Office, the junior senator from Illinois said during an interactive forum Monday afternoon with the popular contender put on by MTV and MySpace at Coe College in Iowa.

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Legend Confirmed: Atari 2600 ‘E.T.’ Game Discovered at New Mexico Dig

After decades of video game lore surrounding a supposed treasure trove of discarded E.T. game cartridges from the ’80s, on Saturday an excavation crew in Alamogordo, New Mexico uncovered the truth. Breaking through huge mounds of dirt, concrete and refuse, the crew, which began setting up the dig on Thursday, unearthed the proof of what was once only urban legend: Atari 2600 cartridges for the E.T.

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In this game of winner stays, every touch of the ball proves that soccer will always belong to those who Risk Everything, even when it matters the most. Featuring: Cristiano Ronaldo, Neymar Jr., Wayne Rooney, Zlatan Ibrahimović, Gerard Piqué, Gonzalo Higuaín, Mario Götze, Eden Hazard, Thiago Silva, Andrea Pirlo, David Luiz, Andrés Iniesta, Thibaut Courtois, and Tim Howard.

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WPWeekly Episode 147 – Interview With Japh Thompson

In this episode of WordPress Weekly, I sat down with Japh Thompson to discuss his experience working at Envato for the past four years. Thompson worked in support before becoming the WordPress Evangelist for ThemeForest. In the interview, we learned what it was like to be a liaison between a huge theme marketplace and the WordPress Community.

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Remove Genesis Blog and Archive Page Templates | Bourn Creative

With the recent release of WordPress 3.9, several new features for theme developers were introduced to further enhance what can be baked into new WordPress themes. Devin Price has a great post over at wptheming highlighting many of the new features. The inspiration for the Genesis specific filter below came from his post.

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HipChat Will Grant Employers Access To 1-to-1 Chat History | Hacker News

What I find far more alarming — and quite hypocritical from SaaS users seemingly suddenly concerned with privacy — is that when I communicate with companies and individuals that use SaaS providers like Google Apps, the party with which I’m communicating implicitly shares my private correspondence with a SaaS company that engages in massive cross-internet data collection.

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Kindergarten show canceled so kids can keep working to become ‘college and career ready.’ Really.

An annual year-end kindergarten show has been canceled at a New York school because the kids have to keep working so they will be “college and career” ready. Really. That’s what it says in a letter (see below) sent to parents by Ellen Best-Laimit, the interim principal of Harley Avenue Primary School in Elwood, N.Y., and four kindergarten teachers.

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