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Images, Image Sizes and Thumbnails in WordPress

Images, Image Sizes and Post Thumbnails in WordPress

A recent exploit revealed that many of the WordPress theme designers and developers, including companies like WooThemes and ThemeShift are using third-party tools like TimThumb to manage their thumbnails, preview and featured images in their themes. It’s not a secret (I really hope so) that WordPress has image management implementations of its own which was … Permalink


Post Options API: Need Your Opinion

Post Options API: We Need Your Opinion

This is a follow up to the Post Options API article we published earlier this week. Basically we’ve received some good feedback about the concept in general via Twitter, Facebook and the comments on our site, and today we’ve got some further questions for you. We continue to work on the concept and as tempting … Permalink


WordPress Themes Using TimThumb Under Attack

WordPress Themes Using TimThumb Under Attack

TimThumb is small php script designed for cropping, zooming and dealing with images on the web. Although WordPress has it’s own image manipulation capabilities, TimThumb seems to remain very popular among free and premium WordPress theme developers. Not for too long though, an issue has been filed for TimThumb version 1.28 and trunk, which apparently … Permalink


Trac Tickets for WordPress Developers

6 Trac Tickets Every WordPress Developer Should Follow

As mentioned in an earlier post here on Theme.fm, WordPress 3.3 is expected to arrive around November 15th and I’m sure you’re interested in what’s happening over at the development side of it, so today we’re publishing our top 6 WordPress Core Trac tickets worth following. If you’re not familiar with Trac, you can read … 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Some of the code and concepts in this post are outdated, please view the following post: Post Options API is Almost Ready for Action.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


Review: Unspoken Premium Theme

Review: Unspoken Premium Theme by WPShower

Here at Theme.fm apart from creating our own themes, we like to play around with other people’s creations. It’s not just an opportunity to see what others are doing, how they’re rolling out and what kind of features they’re implementing in their themes, but to actually learn from them by reading their code, structure and … 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


WordPress 3.3 Scope Defined

WordPress 3.3 Scope Defined, Expected November 15th

The weekly WordPress development meeting has been held yesterday and the main discussion was the scope of work for the next major WordPress release, 3.3 expected in mid-November this year. I have to admit that the update is not as exciting as 3.2 was but hey, there’s room for bug fixing and minor code and … Permalink


WordPress Tweets & Retweets Count

Get Your WordPress Posts Tweets & Retweets Count

It’s not a secret that being social is one of the key factors in today’s blogging world, and you’re probably tweeting your new blog posts every day anyway. You might have your Facebook Like, Google +1 and Tweet buttons set up on your blog already, and today’s topic is about measuring the results of your … Permalink


Customize Your WordPress Tag Cloud Widget

How to: Customize the WordPress Tag Cloud Widget

If you Google this topic, you’ll see that most of the posts that come up help you achieve what you’re looking for, but I couldn’t help but notice that most of them are doing it the wrong way. If you’re starting out with WordPress, there’s one thing you have to always keep in mind — … Permalink


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