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Codepen WordPress – Adding Codepen Projects To WordPress

If you want to integrate projects from Codepen with WordPress, then look no further. If you don’t know, Codepen is a place where developers can test and share snippets of HTML, CSS and Javascript which you can then add to your site. The tricky part is getting them to work properly in WordPress. The Codepen we will use in this example is called Terminal Text Effect and original project in code is here. I’m including

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How To Create A WordPress Website

Before you can do awesome stuff with WordPress you need to have a WordPress website! In this post we start from zero, without even a domain name or hosting account, and build a site step-by-step.

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WordPress Core Files Replacement Done Manually On A Live Site

In this tutorial, I’ll show you how to safely replace all the WordPress core files on a live site. You may need this process if you encounter the ‘white screen of death’ since one of the best ways to fix that issue is WordPress core files replacement. You can either watch the detailed video tutorial below or scroll below that to read the image/text version of the tutorial. First you will need to log in

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Add Last Modified Date To Blog Posts

Whether you like it or not, readers will look at when a post was published and decided whether it is too old to be relevant. That’s where adding a “last updated” date to your posts becomes important. You see it on tons of websites including The Wall Street Journal, the New York Times and Mom & Pop’s Record Store. The reason is it helps calm the reader’s fears. They don’t want to waste their reading

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Personalize Landing Pages Using MailChimp Merge Tags or Merge Fields

Below you will find Javascript code that will help you personalize landing pages using MailChimp merge tags. We do this pulling a URL parameter and inserting the value of that parameter into the page. This is a really easy way to personalize landing pages on your site with your subscriber’s information. There are 4 things you need to do to make this code work for you. First, you have to place this Javascript on form

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Advanced Custom Fields – Create A Custom Post Type For Movies

Before you can use the advanced custom fields plugin you need to create a custom post type. To create a Custom Post Type you have two options, one is to use a plugin to create custom post types and other is to do it manually. Once you have a custom post type created you can go ahead and start creating custom fields using the Advanced Custom Fields tutorial. The code below will make a lot

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Countdown Timer – Custom Built Using HTML, Javascript, and CSS

Below is all the code you need to build a great looking countdown timer that can redirect to a different page after the timer expires. There are two variations. In the first code snippet the countdown timer will countdown to a specific date that you set in the Javascript code. Once the date is reached the visitor is redirected. In the second snippet the countdown timer countdown from a specific amount of time. Once the

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WordPress Custom Fields – Adding Custom Meta Data To Posts

WordPress custom fields are one of the reasons the platform is so popular. Once you master them, you can create literally any kind of website you want. You can even create each section of your site to be completely different than the others. The basis is what I’m going to show you in this tutorial. You can either watch the detailed video tutorial below or scroll below that to read the image/text version of the

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Get Value From URL Parameter To Pre-fill Contact Form 7

Below you will find Javascript code that will help you get a value from a URL parameter and input it into a Contact Form 7 field. This works for any contact form input field, not just Contact Form 7. There are 4 things you need to do to make this code work for you. First, you have to place this Javascript on form page. You can paste it right into the HTML editor in WordPress

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