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15 Useful HTML5 Tutorials & Cheat Sheets

15 Useful HTML5 Tutorials and Cheat Sheets

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CSS3 Hover Effects

CSS3 Hover Effects

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CSS3 Tilted Sticky Note Effect

Sticky Note Final

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How to Convert Your WordPress Theme to HTML5

How to Convert Your WordPress Theme to HTML5

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Custom Field Loop / Query

This piece of code allows you to create a custom loop based on your custom fields in published posts using a direct database call:

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Custom Database Error Page

Custom Database Error Page

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How to Assign a Default Post Thumbnail

To assign a default thumbnail image in WordPress change the highlighted link below to the location of the image you would like to use for your default image and then paste the code below in your functions.php file:

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Simple WordPress Admin Customizations

Whether you are just looking to customize your own WordPress site or are designing one for a client – these three snippets will make an impression.

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HTML5 Element Reference List

New Markup Elements in HTML5

Structure:

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WordPress Custom Post Templates

Similar to creating custom page templates you can create custom post templates.

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WordPress Custom Page Templates

In many cases, particularly if you are using your WordPress as a CMS, there comes a time when you need a website page that looks different than the default page of your theme. Examples would include a custom homepage, splash page, map page, links page etc. WordPress makes this very easy.

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Some Simple HTML

Even though you may never need to know any html to use wordpress it doesn’t hurt to know some of the basics.   Occasionally, it is easier to make format changes using the html screen in wordpress if you actually know a little html.  In any matter if you have a site or blog it doesn’t hurt to have a little html knowledge.

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Who Says Nothing Good is Free?

People have been questioning both the importance of social networking to business and the use of WordPress as a serious CMS for business. 

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Website Reality Check

Two Things to consider before starting a website:

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A little about Search Engine Optimization (SEO)

How to establish a good online reputation and improve your search engine results rank:

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Unexpected Inconveniences of WordPress 2.8

Update :  These issues have been fixed with the new Wordpress 2.8.4 release plus some additional security.

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Who Needs a Website?

The simple answer:  every business and organization needs a website no matter how small.

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2 Important Elements for a Successful Website

Probably the most important thing to consider when deciding whether to establish an internet presence with a website  is your email ethic. 

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Changes in WordPress 2.8

Most of the chaPressnges to WP 2.8 are backend or admin changes.  

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Upgrading to the new WordPress version 2.8

Note:  You must already have WordPress installed on your site in order to upgrade to the new version – otherwise you would be installing which is a different process.

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