Brandon Jones
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  • Web Design
    Understanding the F-Layout in Web DesignPreview
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    Today we're going to examine the "F Pattern Layout". Rather than trying to force the viewer's visual flow, the F-Layout gives in to the natural behaviors of most web surfers and it uses scientific studies to back it up. This tutorial will walk you through the principles of the F-Layout, why it works, and how you can create your own.Read More…
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    20+ Great Gift Ideas for Any WordPress DeveloperPreview
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    With Christmas around the corner and a large family, plus friends asking me what I want, we've been putting some thought into things we'd like and find useful. This obviously includes some tools of my trade, which is web development, focusing on WordPress. You would think I'd have a hard time coming up with gifts for your standard WordPress developer, but to be honest a lot of stuff on my wish list applies. So to anyone who asked me, here you go: Over 20 gift ideas for us or any other WordPress Developer!Read More…
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    Call for Writers: We're Looking For New Tutorials and Articles!Writefortuts
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    Calling all WordPress experts and authors! We’re in need of a few new kick-ass authors to help out on Wptuts+ 1-4 times per month. You’ll be expected to submit at least one article a month and you’re free to choose your topics, as long as they’ll appeal to our audience. This is a paid gig, so if you're looking for some holiday cash, read on!Read More…
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    Reader's Poll: What WordPress 3.3 Features Are You Looking Forward To Most?Readers poll wordpress 3.3
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    WordPress 3.3 is on the horizon! What features are you looking forward to the most when it comes out later in November? We've already written about the new features... now it's your time to pick your favorites! Hint: We'll be writing up tutorials based on the poll results!Read More…
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    WordPress Cheat Sheets: Template Heirarchy MapWordpress cheat sheet emplate map
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    Next in line for our WordPress Cheat Sheet series, The Template Hierarchy Mapl! If you haven't seen the first posts in this series, this is a new batch of these quick pocket guides that you guys n' gals can download, save to your phones for a fast reference, or even print out and keep next to your desk while you're working on customizing WordPress to do your bidding.Read More…
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    WordPress Cheat Sheets: Theme Anatomy ModelWordpress cheat sheet themeanatomy
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    Next in line for our WordPress Cheat Sheet series, The Basic WordPress Theme Anatomy Model! If you haven't seen the first posts in this series, this is a new batch of these quick pocket guides that you guys n' gals can download, save to your phones for a fast reference, or even print out and keep next to your desk while you're working on customizing WordPress to do your bidding.Read More…
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    WordPress Cheat Sheets: The Loop Visual ModelWordpress cheat sheet the loop model
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    With the popularity of our old WordPress cheat sheet, we've decided to fire up a new batch of these quick pocket guides that you guys n' gals can download, save to your phones for a fast reference, or even print out and keep next to your desk while you're working on customizing WordPress to do your bidding. Today's cheat sheet: The Loop Visual Model!Read More…
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    WordPress Cheat Sheet: The Loop Code SnippetWordpress cheat sheet the loop
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    With the popularity of our old WordPress cheat sheet, we've decided to fire up a new batch of these quick pocket guides that you guys n' gals can download, save to your phones for a fast reference, or even print out and keep next to your desk while you're working on customizing WordPress to do your bidding. Today's cheat sheet: The Loop Code Snippet!Read More…
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    Gettin' Jiggy wit' the WP Database: Converting Category Slugs to IDs ($wpdb)Jiggy thumb
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    The "out of the box" type of data extraction that you can do with Wordpress is awesome... really, it is. Until it's not. You see, there's actually quite a few scenarios out there where you need more than a simple function or tag to grab the data that you want and convert it to something that's actually useful. Buckle your seat belts, we're about to jump off the tracks for a few minutes...Read More…
  • Web Design
    Understanding Visual Hierarchy in Web DesignPreview
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    Visual hierarchy is one of the most important principles behind effective web design. This article will examine why developing a visual hierarchy is crucial on the web, the theory behind it, and how you can use some very basic exercises in your own designs to put these principles into practice.Read More…
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    Readers' Poll: How Do You Train Your Clients?Pollthumb training
    WordPress is an incredible platform... and one of the most appealing things about it is how easy it is for basic users to update content without needing to call or email their developer. That said, even the most basic users still usually need a lesson or two (or twenty) before they're completely self-reliant. Which brings us to our first official Readers' Poll: How Do You Train Your WordPress Clients?Read More…
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    Inspiration Roundup: 30 Career Changing Portfolio SitesThumbnail
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    Yesterday we looked at the top 15 tips that anyone creating an image based portfolio should keep in mind. Today, we're going to roundup some of the best portfolio sites on the net in a massive visual extravaganza. Ready to be inspired? Grab a notebook and get ready to take some notes.Read More…