- Some more exeplanation about the custom post types in WordPress 3.0. Anothe great feature that will boost the CMS capabilities of WordPress!
- A list of simple but good looking WordPress themes.
- A great way to replicate the styling of your blog right into your visual editor. Really helpful while writing! See an example in images on the 2010 development blog
- CollabPress is a new WordPress plugin that plugs into WordPress and WordPress MU and adds project management features right into your dashboard: tasks, emails, assignments… Check it out!
- A great collection of links to help you during all development phases.
For all beginners with WordPress, and sometimes even for pros, a bit of help is needed when looking for a code snippet or a special WordPress function. Of course, Codex is here for that, and there are plenty of great tutorials on the Internet, but sometimes it is not enough: the information can be hard to find, or you may not have the time to look.
In such cases, a WordPress search engine would be handy: that it where WPLookup comes in:
The idea is simple: using tools such as PHP Cross reference of WordPress source, from Yoast, and looking into the Codex, this search engine gives you the answers you need in just a search. And to make it even simpler, you can add it to your browser default search tools.
To conclude, this search engine will help you find info about WordPress functions in a few seconds. And if you are looking for other tools to speed up your coding process, do not hesitate to use WPLookup in parallel with these 3 other tools:
- A list of all upcoming interesting features of WordPress 2.9 for developers and users.
- A nice ordered list about WordPress functions. It can be helpful in parallel with the codex.
- A list of 21 Useful WordPress Plugins, from styling to security.
- Nevermind you’re not a designer. These days just about any kind of freelancer needs a porftolio as much as he needs a blog.Here are some of the newest and most eye catching themes released in the last few days.
- Login Lockdown is a great added security plugin. If you feel you have people trying to guess your password to login to your site, this plugin will be a great fit for you.
- Elastic is a WYSIWYG theme editor for WordPress.There are several main working parts behind Elastic: a WYSIWYG editor, a framework, and a set of protocols that link the two (base themes)
- High quality free WordPress Themes have become harder and harder to find in the past year, but smashing Magazine built up a great list of some of the best free WordPress themes nowadays!
- Whether you just want more control over how the basic text on your site shows up or you want to do something a bit more advanced, there’s surely a plugin available to help. Here is a lit of some of the most useful typography WordPress plugins.
- It just takes some hacking of the default login.css file and creation of your own graphics to create your very own login page. In this how-to, we get to know how to customize not only the login page’s logo, but also the background and the form div.
Sample psd files of each of the examples used are included, as well as a pre-altered login.css file.
Defintely worth having a look!
- A selection of some customizable, good looking, sexy, sleek, affordable, and fresh themes on the premium theme market.
- wefollow.com is an online directory for twitterers. It allows you to register and add keywords defining yourself. Nathan Rice made a summary of the top 10 twitterers to follow if you want to know everything about WordPress.
You will not be surprised to see familiar names on that list. These people are indeed the “rockstars” in the WordPress community!
- Here is a list of themes and plugins which either change the overall function of your website from a blog to something else or add new function that will otherwise require a separate software.