[TOTD] Timeline WP – WordPress Theme depicts Facebook New Timeline Layout

[TOTD] Timeline WP - WordPress Theme depicts Facebook New Timeline Layout

Giuliano Ambrosio is an Italian web designer freelancer, has designed a WordPress theme, called Timeline WP, inspired by Timeline Facebook based on Twenty Eleven theme. TechCrunch, All Facebook have already talked highly about Timeline WP. Personally I was really impressed how the theme highlights different features of Facebook Timeline. It features Archives, Featured Categories, Categories […]

WordPress wins Bossie Awards 2011: The best open source applications

WordPress wins Bossie Awards 2011: The best open source applications

InfoWorld has announced the winners of its annual Best of Open Source Software awards (Bossies). Chosen by InfoWorld Test Center editors and reviewers, the annual Bossies recognize the best and most innovative open source software products for end users, businesses and IT professionals. The 2011 awards, which recognize 37 projects, reflect the dominance of open […]

How to Display a Post Image Thumbnail using Featured Image option in Twenty Eleven theme?

How to Display a Post Image Thumbnail using Featured Image option in Twenty Eleven theme?

WordPress Twenty Eleven theme comes with Featured Image option which allows you to tweak the theme and display a Post Image Thumbnail for each post in homepage and other archive pages. For this customization, we will be using Twenty Eleven child theme. I am hoping that you already know how to create and use a […]

How to add Google Plus Profile Feed Widget on WordPress blog sidebars?

How to add Google Plus Profile Feed Widget on WordPress blog sidebars?

I believe you are already familiar with Facebook’s Activity Feed or Twitter’s Profile Widget. These plugins display the most interesting recent activity taking place on your site or on your profile. Ever since I started using Google Plus, I am looking for a widget that can be used for same purpose. Couple of days ago, […]

How to exclude / hide posts of a category (or multiple categories) from displaying in the blog homepage?

How to exclude / hide posts of a category (or multiple categories) from displaying in the blog homepage?

Suppose you have a blog on WordPress setup and customization, and you want to hide “Books Review” and “Hosting Review” from blog homepage(is_home). Because you want to place them in the navigation menu. So here is an easy tutorial at your service.

How to remove / disable “Leave a Reply” from WordPress Twenty Eleven theme?

How to remove / disable

To remove or disable Leave a Reply from Twenty Eleven theme requires no coding experience. It is a very easy process, even a child can do it You can disable the comment option on Posts or Pages to hide Leave a Reply in two ways. You can disable comment while you are writing your post. […]

How to use FireBug to modify a WordPress theme [video]

How to use FireBug to modify a WordPress theme [video]

FireBug is a very handy extension/add-on for both Firefox & Google Chrome browser that allows you to customize a website’s html/css locally without effecting the website itself. FireBug is one of the most useful tools I use everyday for WordPress customization and design. Guys from WooThemes has published a video on how to use FireBug […]

How can I create a Wordle like tag cloud in WordPress?

How can I create a Wordle like tag cloud in WordPress?

I am quite confident that you know Wordle, a web-based Java application that arranges words from a paragraph, or from a webpage by colors, directions, size ratio and much more and generates banners. Recently I have found a plugin, called FatCloud, developed by Brad Pollard and Neil E. Pearson can create tag cloud for your […]

What else I can do beyond the famous WordPress 5-minute installations to make it more secure?

What else I can do beyond the famous WordPress 5-minute installations to make it more secure?

Do you remember the famous WordPress 5-Minute installaion? It is all about installing WordPress using default settings. At WordCamp UK 2011 conference, Steve Taylor shared a presentation on settings addition to the standard installation; Best security practices Guides to wp-config.php, .htaccess, robots.txt Must-have admin plugins   Beyond the WordPress 5 minute Install – Presentation Transcript […]

WordPress blogs security put under risk due to third party scripts

WordPress blogs security put under risk due to third party scripts

According to a report, thousands of WordPress installations are at risk of being compromised because of a critical vulnerability in a popular third-party image manipulation script called timthumb. The affected image utility is not part of the main WordPress package, but is incorporated in many popular WordPress themes. The script consists of a single file […]