WordPress Vs Drupal

If you're a regular reader of my site then you will know that I do a lot of development with WordPress, this being the most popular CMS it seems like a good choice of software to learn. But lately I've been trying to learn the second largest CMS...Drupal, what you first hear about Drupal is the steep learning curve that you must go through to understand how Drupal works. This

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When the_content() Ignores More Comment

In WordPress there is a special HTML comment called more. <!--more--> This comment allows you to put a stopping point in the content of the post, this is then searched for by WordPress when you display a list of posts. If it finds this HTML comment then WordPress will stop displaying the rest of the content and will add a continue reading → link. There are two ways of displaying

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Override Sidebars Per Page In WordPress

In WordPress development you define what sidebars can be used on your theme, these sidebars will then appear on the widget dashboard screen where you can assign all the widgets that are placed in the sidebar. One of the areas that I've noticed with WordPress is the limitations you have with the widgets area. When you assign widgets to the sidebar they are used site wide and you can't change

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HTML5 Datalist

Most people use the jQuery library jQuery UI in their applications, this gives you access to a number of useful elements that you can use, these consist of the colour picker, sliders, accordions, dialog boxes, menus and progress bars. One of the most useful elements that is in the jQuery UI library is the autocomplete element. jQuery UI Autocomplete This works by first creating a Javascript object which you can

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Disable Auto Updates In WordPress

In the past when there is a new WordPress version release the site admin would have to log into the admin area and manually update their website. As of WordPress 3.7 the core development team have created a new feature called automatic updates. This is done by using the new WP_Automatic_Updater class located in /wp-admin/includes/class-wp-updater.php. This is not just for core updates it can also be used to automatically update

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TeslaThemes

Sometimes making a decision can be tough. Even when it's something positive and fun, like selecting a new theme for your website. Maybe you're not sure which direction to take things in visually. Or maybe you'd like to see how a theme works for a while before really sticking with it for good. That's where owning a whole collection of 14 themes can sure come in handy. This TeslaThemes WordPress

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Free Premium Files For November 2013

Each month the Envato marketplace brings you free premium standard files. Envato is a web marketplace where you can get premium files for different areas of your website. My favourite marketplaces are the script marketplace CodeCanyon and the theme marketplace ThemeForest. Here are the files which you can get for free for November 2013. Pure CSS3 Image Accordion 35 purchases at the price of $3.

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Maintain Last Keyframe Of CSS Animation

When using CSS animation you can set the keyframes of activities you want the animation to do. For example if you want an element to fade-in you would change the opacity of the element from 0 to 1. This will run on the page load event and will last two seconds. The problem that you get with CSS animations is that once the animation is complete the element will be

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Force Browsers To Load Latest CSS And JS

In modern browsers they will cache most external aspects of the website, they will cache all images and even stylesheets and javascript files of your website. During a website redesign where you can change the HTML and CSS files, when you go live with these changes there will be some visitors which will come back to your site and view your page with your old stylesheet. Viewing a new page

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WordPress 3.7 Basie Release

This week has been the release of the latest version of WordPress, version 3.7 named Basie after the Jazz musician Count Basie. The main updates in this release are: Automatic Updates Improved Search More Secure Passwords Improved Globalisation Support Download the latest version from wordpress.org. WordPress 3.7 Fastest Release To Reach Half Million After this release, lead Developer Andrew Nacin post a tweet to show this release has the fastest

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