Will Wilson
I'm Will, a full time web developer, geek and musician. I develop using PHP and MySQL and spend most of my time working with WordPress. When I'm not buried in code I'm gaming, cooking or writing and recording music in my studio.
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    Show Yourself Off With a Custom Author BoxCreateanauthorbox
    Multi-Author blogs are becoming increasingly popular and with good reason. Creating regular, engaging content can often be a challenge for an individual blogger. With multiple authors it can be a lot easier and also allows you to cover a greater range of topics pulling from the knowledge of several people. On sites like Wptuts+ you get to read articles from a massive team of writers and bloggers, we all have our own writing style and personalities. Like Wptuts+, on most multi-author sites, you will find a nice little author information box somewhere on the page. Today I'm going to show you how you can create one for your very own site.Read More…
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    Getting Started With WooCommerce: Launching Your StoreLaunchingyourstore
    WooCommerce brings serious big boy e-commerce to WordPress in the first part of our series we looked at installation and getting everything setup. Today we're going to move on and talk about products, we'll discuss the different product types WooCommerce offers and we'll add our first products to our site. We'll then move on to styling and theming WooCommerce before wrapping up with some next steps.Read More…
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    Getting Started With WooCommerce: Initial SetupGettingstartedwithwoo
    E-Commerce is massive, most of us use it and global e-commerce sales are set to top $1.25 trillion by 2013. Over the past few years it has become easier to start your own e-commerce store with products like ZenCart, Open Cart, OSCommerce and Magento. WordPress has a few options for e-commerce but none have stood out as the full enterprise quality system that serious sellers need. Today I'm going to talk about a product that has changed that and put WordPress right at the front as a serious contender as an e-commerce platform. Say hello to WooCommerce. In the first of our two part series we'll look at installation and initial setup talking through the various options available to you. In our second tutorial we will look at adding our first product as well as theming and styling WooCommerce.Read More…
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    What's New in WordPress 3.5Whatsnewinwordpress35
    WordPress 3.5 is about to drop, the 80th version of WordPress to be released since May 2003, it brings with it some changes to help maintain its dominant position as the CMS of choice for bloggers and developers all over the world. There are some obvious changes that we will all notice immediately and then there are some that maybe not everyone will notice, it is however shaping up to be a great release. Let's take a look at some of what's new!Read More…
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    Give Your WordPress Site Wings With JetpackWill tut2
    We all have our own set of must have plugins we use on every single site. You can find my own personal list of super useful plugins here. Recently I gave Jetpack by WordPress.com a go and was super impressed. A great collection of super useful plugins, widgets and cloud services essential to any site. This is my new plugin toolbox! Let's have a look through some of its core features and how it can help give your site wings!Read More…
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    Common WordPress Development Mistakes and How to Fix ThemCommon wordpress development mistakes and how to fix them
    With WordPress becoming more and more popular there is a massive amount of code being generated by users, agencies and marketplaces. I've been working with WordPress for a long time and it amazes me how many developers out there are making the same mistakes over and over again. I'm going to go through some of the most common development mistakes and how you can easily fix them, and going forward make your code better!Read More…