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WordPress Plugin Roundup – December 2015

Here’s this month’s list of 10 cool and useful (oh, and free!) WordPress plugins. This month’s WordPress Plugin Roundup includes everything from an …

Introducing Term Meta Data In WordPress And How To Use Them

WordPress 4.4 introduced <b>term meta data</b> which allows you to save meta values for terms in a similar way to post meta data. This is a highly …

Metadata

The Definitive List of WordPress Theme Frameworks

SitePoint already has a long list of articles on WordPress theme frameworks, but as you’ll see, there are dozens of frameworks out there, all with …

How to Easily Add CSS Animations in WordPress

Have you seen those beautiful CSS Animations on popular sites? Animated effects like sliding content, fade in feature boxes, bouncing images, etc. In …

Web Design

How to Restore a WordPress Site with Just a Database Backup

We always recommend our users to make complete WordPress backups on a regular basis. But what if you unknowingly used one of the free plugins that …

Stretchy Navigation in CSS and jQuery

We created the .cd-stretchy-nav class to define the main style for the stretchy navigation. We then used two additional classes, .add-content and …

jQuery

Introducing GSS

You may have recently heard of Grid Style Sheets (GSS) in the world of HTML and CSS. GSS re-imagines CSS layout and replaces the browser’s layout …

How to Add Topics in WordPress Navigation Menus

We are often asked by new readers about how they can add topics in their WordPress navigation menus. Most users assume that they need to create pages …

Top plugins every WordPress site needs

So you've just finished setting up your brand spanking new WordPress site! Or maybe you have one that you've been using for quite some time now. …

What is Sass?

If you're new to web design, you may have heard the term 'Sass' floating around. If you're not sure what Sass does and whether or not you should be …

Manage large CSS projects with ITCSS

<i>Harry Roberts will be speaking at</i> <i>Generate Bangalore</i> <i>on 2 December. Don't miss his talk on</i> <i>refactoring CSS without losing your mind</i><i>, in which he'll</i> …

CSS

Top 6 free WordPress backup plugins

Creating and managing websites is very simple and easy nowadays, with many online services that let you create websites quickly.<p>WordPress is the …

Reverse Text Color Based on Background Color Automatically in CSS

Over the weekend I noticed an interesting design for a progress meter in a videogame. The % complete was listed in text in the middle of the bar and …

21 Simple And Easy To Use WordPress Themes 2018

Gone are the days when technology was only available for those with advanced programming degrees. In today’s environment, almost any device with a …

Web Design

Creating a CSS Sliding Background Effect

The "trick" of sliding backgrounds in CSS is not new. In fact, the first time I came across it might have been a couple of years ago on the Valio Con …

CSS Multi-Level Accordion Menu

We use a smart (and quite standard nowadays) technique to detect the click and show sub content with CSS only: by including a checkbox input element, …

Understanding and Using rem Units in CSS — SitePoint

CSS units have been the subject of several articles here on SitePoint (such as A Look at Length Units in CSS, The New CSS3 Relative Font Sizing …

Backing up and Restoring Large WordPress Databases

In a previous article we saw how to manually back up a WordPress website. In particular, we saw how to backup a database, and how to restore …

Mastering Image Optimization in WordPress

When building and maintaining WordPress websites, it’s important to find ways to improve site performance and decrease page load times. This helps …

7 Easy WordPress Optimization Tips

I get it, you take your website seriously. And as well you should!<p>For most of us, our website is more than just a hobby or a vanity project — it is …

WP-CLI – Advanced WordPress Management

The command-line interface has always been popular in the world of developers, because it provides tools that <b>boost productivity and speed up the</b> …

Command-line

20 Best Google Adsense Optimized WordPress Themes 2018

Adsense optimization is a great way to boost your click-through rate, by engineering little details which really make a difference. Things like …

WordPress Translation Plugins - Make your Site Multilingual

You probably get asked about translation on your website, which is definitely not a surprise. The increasing competition in the market has made …

How to Easily Manage Multiple WordPress Sites

WordPress is a popular content management system with a large user-base. With its popularity and user-friendliness, many webmasters and bloggers used …

Top Locations to Store WordPress Backups

The importance of making regular WordPress backups should already be clear to any WordPress user. The question of where is the best place to store a …

What Are WordPress Nonces? — SitePoint

Keeping your WordPress theme or plugin code secure is important to prevent possible attacks from malicious users.<p>Today we’ll look at how nonces …

Responsive Sidebar Navigation in CSS and jQuery

All the resources available on CodyHouse are released under the BSD-3-Clause license. You can support our project with a Paypal donation 🙌<p>Building …

Build a Simple Tumblr Theme with Bootstrap

<b>If you’ve ever looked at all the wonderful Tumblr themes and wondered what it takes to build a Tumblr theme from scratch, then this tutorial is for</b> …