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Deploying WordPress with Capistrano

Tutorial: Deploying WordPress with Capistrano

Capistrano is a command line utility for deploying web applications to one or more servers. It was primarily developed for Ruby on Rails applications, but applicable to all sorts of web applications these days, including of course WordPress. Honestly, I discovered Capistrano a couple of weeks ago during Mark Jaquith’s talk at WordCamp San Francisco … Permalink


mark-jaquith-interview

Interview: Mark Jaquith on WordPress

We did promise something cool this morning (or night in the US) via Twitter and here it is — a video interview with Mark Jaquith, WordPress Lead Developer. Taken last weekend at WordCamp San Francisco 2011. The interviewer is Adria Richards and if you listen carefully you’ll hear her in the back, sorry we didn’t … Permalink


WordPress Themes Typography Options

Providing Typography Options in Your WordPress Themes

Most of the premium themes and many free ones come with typography options these days. This means that the end user is allowed to customize their theme by picking a different font in their theme options. Not only does this give more freedom to the end user, but if done correctly, it gives freedom to … Permalink


Embedding Tweets in Your WordPress Posts

Embedding Tweets in WordPress with Twitter Blockquotes

Embedding content from third party services like YouTube and Vimeo is not new to WordPress, and we’ve been looking for a simple way to embed tweets from Twitter as well. There are a few interesting plugins in this area, one of which is the Blackbird Pie plugin by Themergency. It’s cool and lovely but trying … Permalink


Theme Review: React Pro by The Theme Foundry

Theme Review: React Pro by The Theme Foundry

React Pro is a premium WordPress theme created by The Theme Foundry and launched in July 2011, which later that month came to WordPress.com. React is a portfolio theme for web and graphics designers, photographers and artists. It’s design is simple and focused on the content, and most importantly responsive, meaning that React displays beautifully … Permalink


Post Options API: An Alternative to Custom Fields

Post Options API: An Alternative to Custom Fields

Some of the code and concepts in this post are outdated, please view the following post: Post Options API is Almost Ready for Action. Remember Custom Fields? Yeah, the ones with a not so friendly user interface, designed to assign some meta data to posts, pages and other post types, that would hopefully appear somewhere … Permalink


Free WordPress Theme San Fran

Meet San Fran — Our New Free WordPress Theme

Today’s a great day for us over at Theme.fm because just last night our very first free WordPress theme has made it through the review process and has been approved for the WordPress.org Theme directory! San Fran is quite a minimalistic, typography-based WordPress theme that provides a few different color schemes to pick from and … Permalink


Freebie: A Monochrome Vector Icon Set -- Post Formats & Real Estate

Freebie: A Monochrome Vector Icon Set — Post Formats & Real Estate

We’ve been working hard for the past few weeks, mostly client work and themes of course. I mentioned somewhere in an earlier post about having two themes lined up in the WordPress.org directory waiting for the review process and approval (hopefully) but the real announcements will come later. Today I’d like to share some parts … Permalink


Github Auto Pull on Post Receive

Github, Playground Servers & Auto Pull From Master

There are many different approaches on how you handle middle-scale to large-scale web applications development, source control, deployment and testing. Internally things may change, you can work in waterfall, scrum, agile and other methodologies, but externally it’s pretty much the same — local development server or servers, a testing (I like to call it playground) … Permalink


Essential Plugins for WordPress Theme Developers

6 Essential Plugins For WordPress Theme Developers

If you create themes for WordPress, free ones to the repository, premium ones to theme marketplaces or exclusive ones for your clients, there are some techniques that you will probably use to preview, debug and profile your work. The official themes repository and the marketplaces generally have reviews that you have to pass before your … Permalink


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