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WordPress is an open source web framework that powers one-fifth of the world’s websites. These articles show you how to use WP more effectively.

Create A Custom Post Type RSS Feed In WordPress

Most WordPress themes output a RSS feed for Posts (standard blog posts) and Comments by default in the <head>. Posts are basically used for a normal blogging function. Post types are also used for Pages, Attachments, Revisions, and Navigation Menus. But since 2010, WordPress has supported custom post types, beyond these core five. This has […]

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How Long Does It Take To Make A Custom WordPress Theme?

One of the first questions people ask when they’re searching for a WordPress developer is “How long does it take to build a custom WordPress theme?” Like everything else in web development, the answer is “It depends.” Keep in mind that development is one stage of the web design cycle. (Most projects have discovery, strategy, […]

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WordCamp Sacramento 2015 Slides: iThemes Security

Just a few days ago, the very first Sacramento WordCamp took place. WordCamps are conferences centered around WordPress, the platform that powers one out of every four websites on Earth. This was significant, as Sacramento was perhaps the largest American city to never host a WordCamp prior to now. I had the opportunity to give […]

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Automatically Change The Copyright Year In WordPress

A common question for website owners is “How do I automatically change the copyright year in WordPress?” Most WordPress themes have a place in the footer for copyright information or site credits. Sometimes this is in the footer.php file, sometimes it’s not. It depends on the theme. I’d like to show you not only how […]

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Repost Old Content To Social Media From WordPress

Have you ever seen seen Twitter accounts that seem to post archived articles on a semi-regular basis? Chances are they are using some sort of automated plugin with their WordPress site to achieve this. On social networks like Twitter and Facebook, the timelines go by very quickly. Consequentially, posting a link to your latest article […]

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