Barış Ünver
Core WordPress Author in Tuts+ Code, and freelance web designer. Follow him on Twitter or visit his blog, if you speak Turkish.
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    Using the TGM Plugin Activation Library in Your ThemesTgm plugin activation
    Themes aren't meant to be functional, but as theme developers, we mostly need to include some features to make our theme a bit better and a function, you know, functional. In this tutorial, we're going to have a glance at the term "plugin territory" and learn to use a fantastic tool written by Thomas Griffin: the TGM Plugin Activation library.Read More…
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    Loading CSS Into WordPress the Right WayCodetuts css preview
    Without CSS, you have very limited choices to style your web pages. And without proper CSS inclusion inside WordPress, you can make it extremely hard for your theme's users to customize the theme's styling. In this tutorial, we're going to have a look at the right way to enqueue CSS into WordPress.Read More…
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    Eight Hidden Gems in the WordPress Function ReferenceHidden gems preview
    WordPress is like a big ocean to me. It has a big set of great APIs, it has some awesome functionality and you can make almost any kind of websites you can imagine. But in this grand ocean as a content management system, there are some tiny bits of code that are being overlooked. In this tutorial, we're going to have a quick look at eight interesting WordPress functions.Read More…
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    How to Effectively Validate a WordPress WebsiteValidating wordpress preview
    Validation is undoubtedly one of the most important aspects of good web design. And in a content management system like WordPress, you need to be careful about your HTML & CSS both in your theme and your content. In this tutorial, we're going to talk about validating a WordPress website.Read More…
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    Using WordPress to Create a FAQ System With Custom Post TypesFaq system with wp preview
    If you're building a website for a person or an organization and the website needs to educate its visitors with small doses of knowledge, an FAQ page is one of the simplest solutions to do it. In this tutorial, we're going to see how we can build such a system.Read More…
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    Theme Development
    Creating a Metro-Style Homepage With the Isotope JavaScript PluginMetrostyle
    Microsoft's Windows 8 may not be success story as far as user experience is concerned, but it certainly introduced the world with a new design concept: Metro. Since its emergence in 2012, it's become extremely popular with its flat, simple, and colorful looks. In this article, we're going to see how we can build a blog's homepage with the design concept of Metro.Read More…
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    New wp-config Tweaks You Probably Don't KnowTools
    The wp-config.php file: One of the most loved WordPress feature for some, one of the worst nightmares for others. There are countless tips and tricks in a plethora of articles, and you can't get enough of them; however, this article is aiming to be different. In this article, we're going to get familiar with eight new wp-config tricks that are less known than functionality such as turning off post revisions, increasing the memory limit, or other similar features.Read More…
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    A Guide to Using FeedPress with WordPressA guide to using feedpress with wordpress
    FeedBurner still works great, but it hasn't been updated much in the last few years, and people are worried that Google, owner of FeedBurner, may close it down especially with the track record they've had over the past few years. So for those of us who want to continue tracking statistics about our subscribers, what options do we have available?Read More…
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    Plugins
    Choosing the Right Plugin for Your Next WordPress ProjectPlugin icon 400
    Ever needed a plugin for your WordPress-based website? Of course! After all, that's how WordPress is extended, isn't it? If you're a beginner to WordPress, or even a power user, then you're likely familiar with the WordPress plugin repository, premium plugins, and so on. The thing is, there are so many plugins available that do many of the same things, it can be difficult to determine which is best suited for your particular needs. This raises the question: What do you do to find the perfect plugin for a particular need? In this post, we're going to see how to find the best plugin for exactly that.Read More…
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    WordPress
    Contributing to WordPress in Your Native LanguageWordpress logo with flags background
    WordPress is huge. It's so big that even though we know how many websites are there using WordPress, it's difficult to imagine how widely it's being used. I mean, we know the numbers, but it's easy to be amazed by how often we stumble upon another WordPress-powered website. It's safe to say that WordPress is the most popular content management system in the world.Read More…
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    Creative Coding
    Making Use of the Genericons Font in Your WebsiteGenericons 400
    I believe that icon fonts are one of the greatest ideas ever born in the golden age of web design. Some great guys at Automattic probably feel the same way, since they decided to come up with a nice icon font named Genericons. In this article, we're going to learn how awesome icon fonts are and how to make use of the Genericons font.Read More…
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    Theme Development
    Making the Perfect WordPress Theme: Wrapping Everything UpWp white 400
    Welcome to the end of the series! As we have done with other series, I find it useful to bring it all together and summarize the articles in one last post. So in this post, we're going to do exactly that.Read More…