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WordPress under the Hood: Files, Folders & Templates

WordPress files, folders and templates tutorial

So you’ve been put in charge of a WordPress (self-hosted) website. You can log in as an administrator, create pages and install plugins with ease. Now you’re ready to go deeper and look under the hood. You may have already started with (tutorial #1) Beginner HTML and CSS or (tutorial #2) Beginner PHP and JavaScript.

Now’s the perfect time to peek at WordPress Files, Folders and Templates. You’ll be glad you did when you experience your first WordPress glitch, problem or perceived catastrophe. Sometimes, installed WordPress plugins don’t get along. Sometimes, WordPress sites act in strange, unpredictable ways. Sometimes, they slow down to a crawl. When it happens, you’ll want to have some troubleshooting strategies up your sleeve, so you don’t have to call complete strangers for help each time.

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HTML5 & CSS3 for Beginners [INFOGRAPHIC]

What’s the difference between HTML5 and CSS3?

Here’s an Infographic and quick explanation to show some of the differences between HTML5 and CSS3. See Smooth Strides from HTML to HTML5 and Smooth Strides from CSS to CSS3 for detailed tutorials. Read more…

WordPress under the Hood: Beginner PHP & JavaScript

 WordPress under the Hood: Beginner Php and JavaScript

Why learn PHP as a WordPress administrator?

You don’t need to know how to code proficiently in PHP to utilize PHP in WordPress. But, understanding basic PHP syntax will help you become familiar with the WordPress Loop, understand WordPress Functions, and give you the skills to add code snippets to your site. Read more…

WordPress under the Hood: Beginner HTML & CSS


WordPress under the Hood: Beginner HTML & CSS

Do you have a little experience with WordPress? But now you want to dig a little deeper and get a look under the hood? Let’s take a step beyond simply publishing a page, uploading images and installing plugins.

In this beginner tutorial, we’ll focus on HTML and CSS. In related tutorials, we’ll peek at PHP & JavaScript and also Files, Folders & Templates.

Do you need to know HTML and CSS to use WordPress? No. But the more you know, the better off you’ll be at managing your WordPress website (self-hosted version). We won’t dig too deep, just enough to get a little dirty. Read more…

How Technology is Shaking up the Future of Web Design

future of web design

Interested in web design? Let’s take a glimpse at this fast-changing profession and see what’s “shaking up” its future. Read more…