Bilal Shahid
I'm 23 years old full time web developer having 2+ years of experience with HTML/CSS/JavaScript/PHP. I'm in love with WordPress and also exploring the subject of Data-Driven UIs.
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    Creating Upcoming Events Plugin in WordPress: Creating the WidgetUpcoming events plugin
    In this final installment of this series, we're going to take a look at how to create a widget using the WordPress Widgets API, use the widget to display a list of current events, and familiarize ourselves with WP_Query as we use the class to request upcoming events from the database.Read More…
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    Creating Upcoming Events Plugin in WordPress: Custom Post Type and the DashboardUpcoming events plugin
    In the previous part of the series, we planned the basic structure and working of our plugin. We also created the basic file structure and downloaded the copy of jQuery UI Datepicker from the official site. Although we have placed the stylesheet in our css folder, we haven’t registered it yet.Read More…
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    Creating Upcoming Events Plugin in WordPress: IntroductionUpcoming events plugin
    WordPress is now ten years old. What initially started as a blogging platform is now powering roughly twenty out of every hundred websites on the Internet. One of the main reasons for the popularity of WordPress is its ease of use and extendability. Read More…
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    Adding Custom UI Themes to WordPress Admin Using SassPreview image@2x
    With the release of WordPress 3.8 we now have a new feature for Admin UI themes. This means that every user can change the color scheme of his admin regardless of the the theme that’s being used on the front-end. To change the color scheme of your admin, go to Users > Your Profile. Here you’ll see eight predefined themes that you can select from. Select any theme from these themes and you’ll see the changes immediately. When you are done with selecting the theme, hit the “Update Profile” button.Read More…
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    Using HighCharts in WP-AdminHighcharts 400
    Charts are a great way to present data. They make data more digestible by making it visually appealing. In WordPress, there is no built-in method for getting posts and pages data in a graphical form. Although, there are certain plugins available which integrate Google Analytics with WordPress, but they are overkill if you want to get only a portion of that data. Also, nothing should keep you from learning new techniques and to dive straight into the subject is the best way to learn.Read More…