Web Development

What’s the difference between a Web designer and Web developer?

You may have noticed that there’s still a confusion between web designer and web developer. If you are thinking to start a web project, it can be hard to know where to start. Many professionals identify themselves as either one of them, but what does it mean? A designer’s...

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How to set up Google’s AMP Project on your WordPress website

The Accelerated Mobile Pages or AMP is a Google project designed as an open standard for any publisher to help load pages instantly on mobile. Announced in October 7, 2015, AMP immediately saw a mass adoption by the small a big companies. AMP looks like a bare-bones version of...

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2017 Website Trends for Online Businesses

The one constant when it comes to running an online business is that you’ll always have to deal with change. As 2017 rolls around, many things could impact small business websites. Here are some trends in website development and design updates that companies should watch for 2017. Page Speed...

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Display post counts within link for categories and archive

Recently I had to add the count of posts in each category or archive on the sidebar. I knew exactly what I have to do, search wp_list_categories in the WordPress Code Reference. I copied the code and modified it to look the way I want just to realize that...

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How to add a search bar to main navigation menu

WordPress 3.0 introduced a new menu system that is easier to use and maintain straight from the user interface. While this added a lot of customization, it is not very intuitive to add elements that are unique, like a search bar. You could get the search bar there with...

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How to add an icon to the parent menu in WordPress navigation

Sometimes we need to add a small icon to indicate that there is a submenu. While I could do this with JavaScript/jQuery, I usually like to find a way to implement the code directly, this way we don’t have to wait to JavaScript to load. While there are multiple...

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How to Create a Responsive Square with CSS

During a recent project, the designer wanted to create square elements for a gallery-style layout where the elements are laid out on a consistent grid. Is easy to make a square when you have fixed width and height. .box { width: 200px; height: 200px; } This works great, but...

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How to add featured images in WordPress

Is common to populate blogs with images to keep the users engaged. Let’s face it, who wants to read paragraph after paragraph. In this article, I will show you how to add featured images in WordPress. What are Featured Images? Featured image is a feature introduced in WordPress with...

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Checklist for delivering a WordPress website

Just because you finished a project, it does not mean that your job is over. Before delivering you need to make sure the client does not have a hard time understanding using the website. Those are the last steps I take before I give a project. Finishing the project...

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How to embed a WordPress page inside another page

Sometimes you will create a template or a page that will require you to embed the content from another page. There are a couple of plugins that will help you do this, like Improved Include Page but I don’t like to install plugins just because they exist. The code...

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