Tag: Tech Articles

  • Everything You Need to Know About Ghost 0.5

    After months of work and much anticipation, Ghost 0.5 is finally here. This version is as exciting as the first version, if not more. Although a major chunk of the work in this release has been on the admin area, Ghost 0.5 still packs in a re-designed default theme and new functions for theme developers. […]

  • The Future of Ghost and How to Help

    Ghost is about 9 months old now and is on a very positive trajectory. People have been quick to adopt Ghost since it’s public release in October last year. Hosting companies have also taken steps to make it easier to use Ghost on shared hosting. Another indicator of popularity is the sizeable number of themes […]

  • 5 Ways to Add Comments to Ghost

    Ghost is a great blogging platform, but does not yet have a built-in commenting system. Also, Ghost does not yet have an API for plugins, so it doesn’t have an obvious way to add comments. In this tutorial, we’ll show you five ways to add comments to your Ghost blog. Read more on OSTraining.com

  • How to Use the Ghost Interface

    Welcome to the fourth post in our series on Ghost, the exciting new blogging platform. Today we will give you a walkthrough of all the important Ghost screens from your first registration to your detailed settings. Read more on OSTraining.com

  • WordPress Deployment with Deploy, Git and Bitbucket

    In recent years, developers have used WordPress for more powerful and complex sites. As WordPress sites have become more complex, developers have required better tools. It’s not common to version control and to have multiple deployment environments for production, staging or testing. In this tutorial, we’re going to show you one way to manage and […]

  • Using Bootstrap the Right (Semantic) Way

    Back in the year 2000, when I first started learning web development, tables were my best friend. The web was filled with <tr> and <td> and semantics were non-existent. Images were broken down and placed in bits & pieces inside different table cells. Things changed in mid-2003 when I came across a site csszengarden.com. This […]

  • Displaying Information of a WordPress.org Plugin on Your Website

    In the first part of this article, we discussed how to use built-in functions to communicate with WordPress.org and retrieve plugin details. In this tutorial we will put the theory in action to create a simple plugin which will allow us to display details of any plugin hosted on WordPress.org on our WordPress website using […]

  • Get Plugin Download Count from WordPress.org API

    Since last 3 days, I have been looking out for a way to get the total download count of my plugin. But there is almost no information about API for WordPress.org except on http://codex.wordpress.org/WordPress.org_API which is just links and some more information on http://dd32.id.au/projects/wordpressorg-plugin-information-api-docs/ which provides details on WordPress Plugin Information API. So after some tweaking and testing here […]

  • The Absolute Beginners Guide to LESS

    CSS is a simple language. It allows us to style properties of HTML elements using selectors. This makes it easy for beginners to get started with CSS. However, as the size of your web projects grow, you end up repeating much of your CSS code. If you face this issue, then it’s time to use […]

  • How to Customize the WordPress Login Screen

    By default, every WordPress site looks the same. For a variety of reasons, people want to customize the WordPress sites with their own logo or styles. In this tutorial we’re going to show you an example of how to customize WordPress the right way. We’re going give you an introduction to using functions and CSS […]