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How to Easily Create Custom WordPress Code With GenerateWP

There are many great websites and books available for learning to build custom plugins. However, if you are looking for a little help in getting started with the code or simply looking to help speed up the development process, then GenerateWP is worth bookmarking. GenerateWP describes itself as “the easiest and the fastest way to create custom and high quality code for your WordPress project using the latest WordPress coding standards and API’s.” They have 20 different code generators for WordPress features including taxonomies, post types, menus, shortcodes, and more.

Fix WordPress When Maintenance Mode Is Stuck

WordPress updates and upgrades are very common, both for the core of WordPress as well as the many themes and plugins that are used. WordPress has a built in feature to set the website into “Maintenance Mode” during these updates and upgrades. While that is a great idea and quite helpful at times, it can also be a problem in the event that an update or upgrade fails. In the normal process of an upgrade Maintenance Mode is turned off once the upgrade has finished. However, if an upgrade fails, Maintenance Mode will be stuck on until it is manually turned off. Thankfully, fixing this problem is quite easy.

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My Everyday Web Developer/Designer Toolbox

Adobe Dreamweaver CS3 I use Dreamweaver for all of my coding needs. I use it to write (X)HTML, CSS, PHP, and JavaScript for my sites. There are many free options available to do what I need, like HTML-Kit, but I’m hooked on the code editor

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WordPress.com Now Supports You 24-7

For those of you who use WordPress as your blogging platform, you can understand the need for support forums and help documentation for troubleshooting problems that occur. Hosting your own blog requires you to take care of any issues that may arise. Even if you

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10 WordPress Plugins Everyone Should Have

As a follow up to my earlier post on how to create your own wordpress widget, I have compiled a list of wordpress plugins that everyone should have. You don’t necessarily have to use them all the time; however, they should be installed and ready

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Creating a WordPress Widget

If you are reading this post, you are familiar with a wordpress widget because you can see multiple widgets displayed in the right hand sidebar of this theme. The Archives, Recent Posts, Blogroll, and Links are all wordpress widgets. If you are asking yourself, “why