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How to Use Markdown in WordPress for a Better Blogging Experience

WordPress makes it easy and intuitive enough for you to write your content directly into the visual editor while styling your text, but it’s not necessarily a quick process. Anyone who has any experience composing content in the editor knows that you have to continuously reach for your mouse or trackpad so you can highlight the text you want to style and click the buttons at the top ...

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How to Use the WordPress HTTP API

REST APIs are becoming increasingly popular with developers, and for good reason. They provide a simple, uniform and understandable interface to third-party services like Twitter, MailChimp, and GitHub. With the WordPress API on its way (and already available via a plugin ), it’s prime time to learn all about the already existing HTTP API in WordPress. In this article, I’ll ...

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How to Share Your Instagram Photos on Your WordPress Site

If you’re looking for an easy way to post Instagram photos to your WordPress site, forget looking for a plugin – IFTTT offers an even easier way to do it. You could use the embed code Instagram includes on every individual post page by clicking the three dots in the bottom right corner to copy and paste it, which works just ...

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How to Make Your Website More Accessible (and 10 WordPress Sites That Are Leading the Way)

When launching a new website, you’ll likely think about a number of different things when putting it together. But if you’re like many, accessibility isn’t at the top of that list. What is accessibility? According to W3C , web accessibility refers to how easily those with disabilities can use the Internet. Or, to be more specific, it means, “…people with ...

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Using Snapchat with WordPress to Reach Younger Audiences

Social media marketing can sometimes feel like you’re being pulled in a million directions at once. Even so, being everywhere has its benefits and Snapchat definitely qualifies as a part of “everywhere.” According to Snapchat, in May 2014 the app’s users were sending 700 million photos and videos per day. The point-and-shoot blink-and-you’ll-miss-it social network has serious appeal for socially ...

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Embedding and Using Icon Fonts With WordPress

Images are great and all, but they offer up challenges for websites: they require extra HTTP requests, they add file weight, and they don’t scale well. Icon fonts, on the other hand, need just one HTTP request for any size set of icons, look great on any display or resolution, and you can scale the c!@# out of them. A ...

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Using Sketch to Design Beautiful Responsive WordPress Websites

Back in 2008, little-known development company Bohemian Coding formed and created Sketch . The app was lost in the general commotion of the Internet for a long while, but recently it has taken off – and rightfully so. Sketch 3 is now not only a viable alternative to Photoshop and Illustrator but surpasses it in so many ways, especially if your ...

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