Three Simple Steps to Your First WordPress Blog

So let me guess: You're new in this area and have no clue how to start your first blog. Can I guess one more thing? You are passionate about something, have tons of ideas, enthusiasm to work and clear goals. Don’t wait. Today is your day to start a blog! Put things on hold and […]

How To Get More Subscribers To Your Online Content Using MailChimp and Ninja Popups

Besides actually getting traffic to your website, the hardest part for any website owner is probably turning those unique visitors into loyal readers. Why do we want this? Because consistent viewership boosts everything. It boosts shares on social media, page rank, authority and income if you sell personal or affiliate products. The best and easiest […]

How To Add Backstretch Background Slider To Your Theme

If you want to make your home page more eye catching or just add beautiful, responsive full screen background slider, you are in the right place. In this short tutorial I'll show you how to add backstretch to any WordPress theme without a plugin. Whoooa, what is Backstretch? Backstretch is a simple jQuery plugin that […]

Properly Escaping User Input Data in Themes and Plugins

One of the fundamental rules in web development is to never trust user entered data, failure to do so makes website vulnerable to cross site scripting (XSS) attacks (among others), this is the most common attack i can think of as it requires only a bit of web development knowledge and a web browser. It […]

Failing To Use a WordPress Child Theme Puts Your Hard Work at Risk

WordPress is a fairly user-friendly application, particularly for the inexperienced. But, there are a number of gotchas that cause problems for WordPress neophytes. One that I’ve seen time and again is a failure to properly use child themes. New WordPress users, in their enthusiasm, frequently install WordPress, choose and install a theme, and then go […]

Maintaining Compatibility With Pre WP 3.8 wp-admin

The biggest, visible to end user change in WordPress 3.8 was the wp-admin panel redesign. One can argue if this change is for better or worse, but from plugin developer perspective the only thing that matters is we need to target new admin design now. If i remember correctly there was even announcement sent to […]