Many people think of WordPress as a blogging tool, mainly because it has posts, categories, tags, etc. What most people don’t know is that all posts, categories, tags, can be replaced by custom post types and custom taxonomies.
Profile field visibility settings were added to BuddyPress in version 1.6 in order to address a popular request for profile privacy. The settings had remained the same up until the recent 2.0 release. Field visibility settings were previously tacked onto each field in the profile editing screens.
Last Monday I published the least open and least transparent blog post GitHub has ever written. We failed to admit and own up to our mistakes, and for that I’m sorry. GitHub has a reputation for being transparent and taking responsibility for our actions, but last week we did neither.
We have tons of qualified candidates for a key open position–but I’m looking for more than qualifications. Advertisement Recently, I posted an ad for a product-designer position at Basecamp. Product designers lead the visual design of individual projects. They also lead the process of figuring out what we should be working on.
Task lists in issues, comments, and pull request descriptions are incredibly useful for project coordination and keeping track of important items. Starting today, we are adding read-only task lists to all Markdown documents in repositories and wikis.
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.
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.
Flash fiction. You might know it by one of many other names, including sudden fiction, micro fiction, micro-story, short short, postcard fiction, or short short story. No matter which name you know it by, flash fiction is the ultimate challenge to writers everywhere – to tell a story in very few words.
We often find new techniques employed by malware authors. Some are very interesting, others are pretty funny, and then there are those that really stump us in their creativity and effectiveness. This post is about the latter. Everyone who writes code in PHP knows what the eval() function is for.
Genesis comes preloaded with two page templates. The Blog page template allows you to display your posts using a custom loop. See this post on why I don’t recommend you use it. The Archive page template provides links to your pages, posts, authors, categories, and month archives.
It’s been a long time that I haven’t published a compilation of super useful WordPress hacks. Well, here’s a list of amazing and fresh snippets from my personal bookmarks. Enjoy! Delete post revisions using your functions.php file Post revisions are super useful sometimes, but from time to time you might want to clean your database.
This weekend I was lucky enough to get a ticket to Wordcamp Sheffield . The event was the latest in a series of WordCamps that have taken place at various locations in the UK over the last 5 years and this time organised by Kimb Jones (@mkjones) and a great team of volunteers.
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.”
Working with people can be hard. But get it right, and you’ll be able to produce stunning work more smartly and quickly than ever before. With methodologies such as agile and lean influencing how design teams work, some interesting challenges lie ahead.
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?
We all know that Internet Explorer has some bugs. Some of them can even bring down the entire rendering of your page. Like for instance the forced Standards mode crash bug in IE8, which can make your page to disappear completely if you have a floated container with max-height and overflow: scroll.
We imagine, create, and grow amazing web experiences with WordPress.
Last updated on by Editorial Staff In most Word processors, you can easily add extra blank line spaces. All you have to do is press the ENTER key a few times. If you’re a bit more savvy, then you can change the formatting to create double spaced line after paragraphs, increase line spacing, etc.
Do you hold grudges or do you believe in forgive and forget?
Prevent Beard Itch Beta Carotene (Vitamin A) helps reduce the secretion of oil and thus may help prevent the clogging of facial oil glands and the buildup of beard dandruff.* Strong Facial Hair In addition to many well-known antioxidant/immunity benefits, Vitamin C assists in the production of collagen and can
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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Microsoft issued a security advisory on Saturday warning users of a vulnerability in its Internet Explorer web browser that could allow malicious “remote code execution.” The vulnerability affects all versions of the browser and, as of this writing, there is no patch available to fix the issue.
By now everyone knows about the OpenSSL Heartbleed vulnerability: a missing bounds check in one of the most popular TLS implementations has made millions of Web servers (and more) leak all sorts of sensitive information from memory. This can leak login credentials, authentication cookies, and Web traffic to attackers.
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.
The truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth, he says in a riveting post.
Video conversations without the hassle, free video chat that is easy to use directly from your browser, no installation or download and no login required.
In December last year, we released our Stream plugin on the WordPress.org directory. Fifty six updates and over 12,000 downloads later, it looks like you all love Stream as much as we do. Now, we’re making things even more powerful. I’m very excited to announce our launch of Stream Premium memberships.
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.
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.
You’re throwing a party — for you! Tell us all about the food, drink, events, and party favours you’ll have for your event of a lifetime. Use any theme you like — it’s *your* party!
Most US airlines follow the same procedure for allowing non-first-class passengers to board a plane. They let people who are sitting in the back board first, then people in the next few rows, gradually working their way toward the front. This procedure makes absolutely no sense.
Answer 1 of 235: I’ve discussed this with people who work in construction. When they build an estimate they have known hour numbers for various small tasks. …
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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.
Settlers of Catan is one of my favorite board games to play. It combines the commercial and strategic elements of Monopoly and Risk without importing those games’ ability to ruin friendships. As much as I love the Settlers, I do realize that it lacks an element of sexiness, so I decided to do something about that.
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.
Success in digital publishing has become as much about content as it is the technology used to create it. Digital native publishers like Vox, BuzzFeed and Say Media have realized that publishing for the modern media climate also means creating a more modern publishing platform.
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.
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.
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.
We can see from the feedback we’ve gotten that we need to clarify exactly what is changing with the new Terms. There is confusion around the last item, 1-to-1 chat history. First, let us clarify that there is no way for an admin to access 1-to-1 chat history through HipChat itself.
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.
By Jay Kirell I’ll be open about this. I’ve had racist family members, racist co-workers and sometimes even racist friends. As a child I grew up around relatives who never gave a second thought to tossing out words you wouldn’t say unless you were surrounded by those you trust.
What was it that drew you to your significant other? Their blue eyes? Their ginger countenance? Their smile? Their voice?
L.A. Clippers Owner to GF: Don’t Bring Black People to My Games … Including Magic Johnson L.A. Clippers owner Donald Sterling told his GF he does NOT want her bringing black people to his games … including Magic Johnson … and it’s ALL on tape.
I just want to say thanks everyone for creating and supporting such an amazing platform that WordPress is. I have been working with it for a few days now and I am amazed how much it can do with barely any coding required. Pretty much everything I can think of, there is as plugin for it already.
There’s a lot of talk about sexism in tech. For the most part I shut it out, even the sincerest stories tend to irritate me. But I think that’s to do with my own feelings on the subject – particularly, that I don’t really know what they are.