Worried about security for your WordPress-based web site? You should be. Due to its popularity and ease of installation, WordPress sites are hacked more often than any other. There’s a reason for this. But that doesn’t mean you have to give them one. Here are ten things you can do right now to ensure that your WordPress-driven site is a bit more hack-resistent.
Here is a selection of 10 free and yet creative and unusual social media icon sets for your projects:
1. Free Wood Social Icons Vol1
2. 18 Free Ribbon Social Media Icons PNG
3. Social Truck Icon Set
4. The Little (Free) Sketchy Monster Social Icon Pack
5. The Leaves Fall
6. Yammy Social Media Icons Set
7. Social Sketches
8. WEB 2.0RIGAMI
9. Latte Art Social Icons
10. Bulb Social Media Icons
“Perfection is achieved not when there is nothing left to add, but when there is nothing left to take away”
– Antoine de Saint-Exupery
A collection of ten free minimalist WordPress Themes for your consideration. Images link to theme demos, by request. (We aim to please!)
1. Frank WordPress Theme
Frank, an open-source WordPress theme designed and built to provide a light, responsive and unobtrusive reading experience.
Author: P.J. Onori, Demo: Link, Download: Link
2. Sutra WordPress Theme
It’s a very minimal theme meant for journal type posts with no distractions.
Author: Mike Sewell, Demo: Link, Download: Link
3. Feijoa WordPress Theme
This is a four-column layout with a simple sidebar and was designed using the jQuery Masonry plug-in.
Author: Chris Magiera, Demo: Link, Download: Link
4. Blogum WordPress Theme
Blogum is a simple grid-based blog theme, designed with a modern and minimalist style. It supports all WordPress 3.0 features, giving you …
When developing a platform everyone and anyone can use, you should focus on including the key features since they are something all your users need. The rest is handled through custom development or plugins. The reasons why WordPress is such a successful product and widespread platform are hidden in these facts:
WordPress is easy to use and has been around long enough for people to get used to it.
It is very well documented, both officially and unofficially.
It has a great support community, both at WordPress.org, and on the web.
WordPress has tons of great plugins that can make it do almost anything you can think of.
And of course, thousands of free and paid themes, some of which are truly amazing.
Since we have been developing and designing for it ever since WordPress was just a little baby and few knew about it, …
In times when everyone is looking for a magazine-like solution for their blog, good old fashioned themes are nowhere to be found. Here we will try to give you a solid selection of 10 free yet beautiful and powerful themes.
“Are you Master of your Domain?
“I am King of the County. You?”
“Lord of the Manor.”
“I’m Queen of the castle!”
With the economy in its current slump and the net a quick and easy way to set up online shop, more and more people are looking for viable web hosting solutions. We’ll show you what to look for (and what to look out for) when choosing a web host for your online business.
One of the powers of WordPress has always been its custom Pages feature. It’s one of the least understood, most under-utilized, and most often misused feature WP has. In order to harness the power of WordPress, and to drive a non-blog site, understanding and exploiting custom Page templates is essential. I’ll show you here how to create a custom WordPress Page and show you some examples of how we’ve used custom Page templates in our clients’ web sites.
You can read more about WordPress Pages in the WordPress Codex, but in a nutshell, just remember that Pages aren’t generally meant to contain post information. They are used to contain static content on your web site. And since you can’t generally place live PHP code into the “content” area of a Page or Post without a plugin, if …
In this day and age of instant gratification (do you, like me, stand in front of the microwave and holler “Hurry UP!!!!”?), it’s nice to know that there are still a couple of things you can do to improve your web site’s visibility and performance in the time it takes you to heat up a Hot Pocket™! So, what are you waiting for? Get that Hot Pocket in the microwave and let’s get busy!
1. Validate your stylesheets.
You’d be amazed at the number of errors that can come to light by just running your stylesheet through a CSS Validator.
2. Validate your HTML.
Like with the stylesheet, the HTML validator will point out all your HTML shortcomings. Maybe you forgot to declare a DOCTYPE or a character set? Not to worry. An HTML Validator will shake out those errors and …