Barış Ünver
Freelance web designer. Loves to work with WordPress. Follow him on Twitter or visit his blog, if you speak Turkish.
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    New wp-config Tweaks You Probably Don't Know8 new wp config tweaks you probably didnt know about 400
    The wp-config.php file: One of the most loved WordPress feature for some, one of the worst nightmares for others. There are countless tips and tricks in a plethora of articles, and you can't get enough of them; however, this article is aiming to be different. In this article, we're going to get familiar with eight new wp-config tricks that are less known than functionality such as turning off post revisions, increasing the memory limit, or other similar features.Read More…
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    A Guide to Using FeedPress with WordPressA guide to using feedpress with wordpress
    FeedBurner still works great, but it hasn't been updated much in the last few years, and people are worried that Google, owner of FeedBurner, may close it down especially with the track record they've had over the past few years. So for those of us who want to continue tracking statistics about our subscribers, what options do we have available?Read More…
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    Plugins
    Choosing the Right Plugin for Your Next WordPress ProjectPlugin icon 400
    Ever needed a plugin for your WordPress-based website? Of course! After all, that's how WordPress is extended, isn't it? If you're a beginner to WordPress, or even a power user, then you're likely familiar with the WordPress plugin repository, premium plugins, and so on. The thing is, there are so many plugins available that do many of the same things, it can be difficult to determine which is best suited for your particular needs. This raises the question: What do you do to find the perfect plugin for a particular need? In this post, we're going to see how to find the best plugin for exactly that.Read More…
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    Articles
    Contributing to WordPress in Your Native LanguageWordpress logo with flags background
    WordPress is huge. It's so big that even though we know how many websites are there using WordPress, it's difficult to imagine how widely it's being used. I mean, we know the numbers, but it's easy to be amazed by how often we stumble upon another WordPress-powered website. It's safe to say that WordPress is the most popular content management system in the world.Read More…
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    Creative Coding
    Making Use of the Genericons Font in Your WebsiteGenericons 400
    I believe that icon fonts are one of the greatest ideas ever born in the golden age of web design. Some great guys at Automattic probably feel the same way, since they decided to come up with a nice icon font named Genericons. In this article, we're going to learn how awesome icon fonts are and how to make use of the Genericons font.Read More…
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    Theme Development
    Making the Perfect WordPress Theme: Wrapping Everything UpWp white 400
    Welcome to the end of the series! As we have done with other series, I find it useful to bring it all together and summarize the articles in one last post. So in this post, we're going to do exactly that.Read More…
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    Theme Development
    Making the Perfect WordPress Theme: Maintenance, Compatibility, and Customer CareWp white 400
    In the previous part of this series, we reviewed what to avoid when making a WordPress theme. It is an important article because it's really easy to make those mistakes. And in this article, we're going to go through the things we need to do after making our theme.Read More…
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    Making the Perfect WordPress Theme: Bad PracticesWp white 400
    We discussed how to do good in the previous part of this series: We learn how to write better code, how to comply with the standards, how to make our code readable by others and so on. In this article, we're going to see how to do bad: We'll go through some of the worst practices that one can follow when building WordPress themes.Read More…
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    Making the Perfect WordPress Theme: How to Code WellWp white 400
    In the previous part of this series; we went through various WordPress APIs that we should learn about, talked about the importance of making a theme translatable (or even better, releasing them already translated into other languages) and understood the concept of licensing themes and using licensed products with the themes. In this article, we're going to focus on code: We'll see how to code with WordPress coding standards, how to properly comment our code and how to validate and test the theme.Read More…
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    Making the Perfect WordPress Theme: The Very BasicsWp white 400
    In the first post in this series, we talked about what we're going to be covering over the next few articles. In this article, we're getting started. Specifically, we'll be covering some basic stuff like the APIs, localization, and licensing.Read More…
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    Making the Perfect WordPress Theme: IntroductionWp white 400
    Making a theme for WordPress is easier than ever these days (in theory, an index.php file and a style.css file is all you need!). But if you plan to be the creator of a good theme, a perfect WordPress theme, you need to train hard. In this series, we're going to go through the many aspects of creating a theme such that it will arguably the best theme you've ever created.Read More…
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    The Complete Guide to Proper JavaScript Usage With WordPressJavascript 400
    I remember thinking "What the heck do we need JavaScript for, when we have Flash?" when I was fourteen. Although I still remember how I enjoyed coding stuff with ActionScript 2.0 back then, I saw how much one can achieve with JavaScript and fell in love with it. I'm not an expert on JavaScript (yet) but I can say I'm over and done with Flash for a long time. When it comes to WordPress, the biggest blogging platform and content management system worldwide, JavaScript is - of course - very useful for many things: content sliders, lightbox galleries, slick shopping carts, UI elements like tabs or accordions... you name it. But how exactly should we use JavaScript with WordPress? Returning or echoing a bunch of HTML script elements is one way to do it - and it's wrong. In this tutorial, we're going to see how to enqueue JavaScript files inside our pages and how to pass translatable data to the JavaScript code.Read More…