Content Migration between WordPress Sites

Content Migration between WordPress Sites

Ever needed to migrate content from one WordPress site to another? Fear not, fortunately WordPress has in-built import and export facilities. The process goes as follows: Log in to the original site you want to export data from. Go to Tools > Export. Arrange Filters as needed, by default WP exports all the content. Hit the ‘Download Export File’ button. When you click the button WordPress will create an XML file for you to save to your computer. This format, which is called WordPress eXtended RSS or WXR, will contain your posts, pages, comments, custom fields, categories, and tags. Log…

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A Better WordPress Admin for Your Clients

A Better WordPress Admin for Your Clients

We will soon be posting a guide to customising the WordPress admin for your clients, in the meantime this videocast by Troy Dean will give you ton of valuable information on this topic. If you enjoyed this post, make sure to subscribe to WPMayor’s RSS feed. About Jean GaleaJean Galea is a WordPress developer, entrepreneur and padel player. He is the founder of WP Mayor, the plugins WP RSS Aggregator and EDD Bookings, as well as the Mastermind.fm podcast. His personal blog can be found at jeangalea.com.

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How to Load JavaScripts into WordPress Themes

How to Load JavaScripts into WordPress Themes

JQuery and other JavaScript frameworks are very commonly used in WordPress themes and plugins, but not all developers load them correctly. Learn how to properly load them using the wp_enqueue_script function in WordPress.

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Best Video and Media Lightbox for WordPress

Best Video and Media Lightbox for WordPress

Update: The plugin has been pulled from the repository. If you are looking for a cool lightbox effect plugin for WordPress, Shadowbox JS is the answer. The best thing about it is that it supports so many media formats including video. Therefore you can make Youtube videos, for example, open in a lightbox style effect very easily by using this plugin. Shadowbox is an online media viewing application that supports all of the web’s most popular media publishing formats. Shadowbox is written entirely in JavaScript and CSS and is highly customizable. Using Shadowbox, website authors can display a wide assortment…

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Using WordPress as a Development Platform

Using WordPress as a Development Platform

Japheth Thomson presented on WordPress as a development platform at WordCamp Melbourne. You can check him out on his website and on Twitter at @japh.

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Easy Print Friendly Posts and Pages with PrintFriendly

Easy Print Friendly Posts and Pages with PrintFriendly

An important thing to consider when blogging is that people will want to print interesting articles, maybe because they prefer reading them in printed format, or maybe they just want to keep a hard copy. Whatever the reason, we need to provide an easy way for our users to print the posts and pages on our WordPress site. Learn how…

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