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How to use the theme skeleton

In this tutorial you’ll learn how to create your own version of a skeleton theme. The “Skeleton-F16-Bootstrap” theme for WordPress is a boilerplate, or a place to start, if you want to create a Bootstrap theme from scratch. Or almost scratch that is. The basic files are ready. The top picture is a variant of […]

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Multimedia Design WordPress

Twenty Seventeen

So the new verson of WordPress has arrived. With it came a new theme: Twenty Seventeen. It’s an attempt to combine the (perhaps too) popular “one-pager” with WordPress content-managing. The theme has many interesting features. One important addition isΒ the .svg icon theme. These days the SVG format becomes more and more important. Twenty Seventeen may […]

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Install WordPress on a Localhost (Linux)

Here’s a recipe that works on Ubuntu & friends: Unzip the WordPress files. Prepare a database in PhpMyAdmin. The collation should be utf8. Edit /etc/apache2/envvars (see below) How to edit theΒ  /etc/apache2/envvars file locate lines: export APACHE_RUN_USER = www-data export APACHE_RUN_GROUP= www-data Change this to: export APACHE_RUN_USER = yourName export APACHE_RUN_GROUP= yourName The username should […]

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Create a WordPress Plugin

In this tutorial you will learn how to create a WordPress plugin that will get data from the WordPress database – or other tables residing in the same database. As a starter here’s a video from the “Tips and Tricks HQ”. See the full blog post here. The tutorial will add a new tool in […]

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Styling WordPress

Styling WordPress can be a daunting task. Especially if you don’t know the relevant ids and classes etc. But there is hope.