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Deploying WordPress with Capistrano

Deploying WordPress with Capistrano Part 3: Backing Up and Restoring MySQL

So you’ve been through the first two parts of the series and if not, here’s part 1 and here’s part two. In this third part we’ll go over backing up and restoring your WordPress database via Capistrano tasks and we’ll finally see how to attach our backup task to the main deployment task for automatic … Permalink


WordPress Internals: The Rewrite API

WordPress Internals: The Rewrite API

In today’s edition of WordPress Internals we are going to dig into the WordPress Rewrite API. Exploring its inner workings and mechanisms should allow us to understand WordPress better, why it does what it does and how it does it. Have you ever wondered how the heck does WordPress take /2011/10/15/wordpress-rewrites-ftw and renders that exact … Permalink


Theme.fm iOS Application

Theme.fm in Your Pocket with the New iPhone App

Today is a very exciting day for us over at Theme.fm — we just got approval from the iTunes Store for our very own iOS application. It took us a little over two months since our first sneak peek and it’s finally available free of charge in the App Store. In this post we’ll talk … Permalink


Google Analytics API in WordPress

Using the Google Analytics API in WordPress

I’m pretty sure you all know what Google Analytics is, but not everybody is aware that it comes with a Data Feed API which can be used to grab different sorts of valuable information from your Analytics profile. In this post we’ll talk about the API, authentication and firing requests to the API using the … Permalink


Tabs with Settings API in WordPress

How To: Create Tabs with the Settings API in WordPress

WordPress themes and plugins come with quite a lot of features and options these days, and the Settings API does provide a very easy to sectioning method. Sections are good and work out of the box, but if you’ve got more options than your sections can handle, it’s wise enough to split them into different … Permalink


Tips for WordPress Theme Developers

5 Tips to WordPress Theme Developers

The WordPress theme development market has grown incredibly in the past few years and with so many companies and freelancers around, how do you stand out? In this post we bring you five tips on how to make your theme easier to use, avoid frustrating customers, use WordPress to the max and provide better and … Permalink


Admin Pointers in WordPress 3.3

Introducing Pointers in WordPress 3.3

WordPress 3.3 is planned for November this year and we published the scope a while ago here on Theme.fm. As mentioned in that post, 3.3 will get a series of UI improvements, one of which is Pointers (or Admin Pointers). We learned about pointers in WordPress a few hours ago from one of Daryl Koopersmith’s … Permalink


5 Tips for Becoming a Better WordPress Developer

5 Tips for Becoming a Better WordPress Developer

There are a lot of tutorials, videos and screencasts, training courses and books that can teach you WordPress, and WordPress is well known for it’s large community, so perhaps the most important part in your journey is to be part of that community. Today we’ll talk about some tips that will make you a better … Permalink


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Meet Lorenz! A Business Premium Theme from Theme.fm

Today’s a very special day for us, we’re announcing our first premium theme called Lorenz — a nice looking and flexible WordPress theme made especially for small business. We’ve been working on Lorenz for over a month in total and did our best to provide a clean design layout, WordPress features you’re already familiar with … Permalink


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Interview: Matt Mullenweg at WordCamp San Francisco

This is our last interview from WordCamp San Francisco 2011 and yes, it’s Matt Mullenweg himself. Unfortunately we didn’t have much time to talk to Matt so this one’s quite short, but definitely exciting. A very big shout out goes to Adria Richards for making this possible. Permalink Permalink


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