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HTML Tips for Beginners

If you’re just getting into web development you’ll need to learn Hypertext Markup Language (HTML); the standard markup language for creating web pages. These are my top tips for beginners.

Beginning WordPress Theme Development: A Reading List

A reading list for web developers looking to try their hand at WordPress theme development. This list aims to give you a better understanding of WordPress’s core functionality, such as it’s hierarchy and the loop, then leads on to creating a basic theme.

Change the Image Quality in WordPress

By default, WordPress compresses images uploaded via the media uploader. Learn how to change the level of compression in your functions file to better suit your website.

Get content from another site on a WordPress Multisite

On a WordPress Multisite you might want to grab content from one of your websites (site 1) and display it on another (site 2). In this tutorial we’ll show you how to switch to another site and get the title, excerpt and main body content, then display it on one of your other sites.

Smooth Scrolling with jQuery

Create a smooth scrolling effect to an anchor tag on the same page. You can pass a parameter to this so it’s reusable, and the link has graceful degradation for anyone who’s disabled JavaScript.

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10 Plugins to install on every WordPress site

There are some incredibly useful plugins out there, and while I’ve never been one to install a plugin for the sake of it, here are my 10 essential plugins that I install on almost every site I make.