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How to Create New Dashboard Menu Icons

How to Create New Dashboard Menu Icons

If you are using Custom Post Types or creating plugin option pages, you will need to create menu icons for them. That is, if you want to follow the good practice of making the UI as friendly as possible for your clients.

The Ultimate Guide to Setting Up a WordPress VPS – Part 4

The Ultimate Guide to Setting Up a WordPress VPS - Part 4

And we’re back again for the fourth instalment of the VPS setup guide for WordPress! Just to refresh your memories, we are setting up a VPS using the VPS.net service, optimised for faster serving of your WordPress sites. Today we will focus on caching, which is an essential element in speeding up your site. It is important that you follow step-by-step, so if you haven’t completed the previous parts, head back to those posts before starting Part 4.

The Ultimate Guide to Setting Up a WordPress VPS – Part 3

The Ultimate Guide to Setting Up a WordPress VPS - Part 3

We’re back for the third instalment of the VPS setup guide for WordPress. Just to refresh your memories, we are setting up a VPS using the VPS.net service, optimised for faster serving of your WordPress sites. In Part 1 we discussed the technologies used, and in Part 2, we set up Ubuntu, PHP, MySQL and phpMyAdmin. It is important that you follow step-by-step, so if you haven’t completed the previous parts, head back to those posts before starting Part 3.

The Ultimate Guide to Setting Up a WordPress VPS – Part 2

The Ultimate Guide to Setting Up a WordPress VPS - Part 2

In this tutorial, the second part of our WordPress VPS series, I’m going to walk through setting up a web server using Ubuntu 11.04 Natty, NGiNX, PHP-FPM and MySQL. I use this setup for all of my servers, and this post is my way of remembering the process, and maybe help some others out.

The Best WordPress Custom Post Type Plugins: Types and Views

The Best WordPress Custom Post Type Plugins: Types and Views

If you want a lot more power and flexibility in capturing and displaying data, check out the recent release of Types and Views WordPress plugins. WP Types and Views are plugins that let you build virtually anything without coding. In a nutshell, the Types plugin defines custom post types, taxonomy and custom fields. Views displays it.

Building an Author Bio Box

Building an Author Bio Box

At WPMayor we have recently introduced guest bloggers to our website, in order to continue bringing the best WordPress tips to our readers. When creating such a multi-author blog, a nice touch is that of adding a bio box at the end of a guest post. Basically this is a box containing a photo of the guest blogger and some details about him. Let’s explore how this can be done via plugins and also via manual coding.

A WordPress Developers Dream: DesktopServer

A WordPress Developers Dream: DesktopServer

DesktopServer creates multiple “virtual servers” for development sites. This product installs and sets up WordPress sites on your local computer in seconds, creating local development test sites right on your desktop.