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Beauty and Clean: a free minimal WordPress theme

Oh well, it’s too late now, it passed: Your Inspiration Web celebrated two years of life and nobody gave us their best wishes. Of course, it’s our fault, we didn’t say anything, we didn’t organize anything, not even a small party this year therefore our second anniversary passed quietly.

In reality in the past weeks we have been working behind the scenes to release a free resource just for this occasion, but unfortunately for one reason or another, the date was always postponed  and we completed this project only in these days.

It was tough, as they say, but we did it: we present Beauty & Clean, a free WordPress theme in minimal style, elegant completely controllable by the panel. Our small gift to celebrate with you our first two years of activity. || Read more »

Is it really necessary to validate the code?

Is it really necessary to validate the code?

It’s the mania of those who tend to perfection and write the code with almost a maniacal accuracy,  to see the green  check mark that indicates that the code of the web page newly developed passed the validation control. But...

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WordPress from A to Z: personalize the comments template (Part 2)

WordPress from A to Z: personalize the comments template (Part 2)

Last week we left each other after we’ve created the required page to visualize the list of comments present on every article and the related form. To visualize the list of comments we used the predefined template put at disposal...

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WordPress from A to Z: personalize the comments template

WordPress from A to Z: personalize the comments template

With this lesson we arrived at the end of the course dedicated to the creation of a theme for WordPress that accompanied us in these months. To complete the work that we intended to do at the beginning of  the...

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WordPress from A to Z: preset the sidebar for widget

WordPress from A to Z: preset the sidebar for widget

After the summer vacation we begin again our course dedicated to the creation of a theme for WordPress: in the specific today we'll see how to  create  a dynamic sidebar so that it can be  managed with widget directly from the administration panel,...

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How To Create Personalized Templates for the Pages of WordPress?

How To Create Personalized Templates for the Pages of WordPress?

In the past lesson we saw a bit more in detail how does the hierarchy of the template work and  how to create a personalized template to use to show the contents of the articles. Today instead we’ll see how...

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Hierarchy of the templates and their use: how to create a template for the articles?

Hierarchy of the templates and their use: how to create a template for the articles?

In the last lesson we completed the realization of the base of the template (index.php) that will be used by WordPress to present the many contents that will be  from time to time requested by the users. Every time the...

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WordPress: how to make dynamic the Header and the Sidebar of the template?

WordPress: how to make dynamic the Header and the Sidebar of the template?

During the lessons of this guide we have created the major part of our template; today before we go forward introducing the personalization of other elements concerning the theme , we’ll see how it’s possible to improve the organization of...

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WordPress: Adding the Sidebar to our theme

WordPress: Adding the Sidebar to our theme

And here we go again with our course on the creation of a WordPress theme, we stopped some days ago with the loop and we have seen that this is, in synthesis, the heart of the matter around which the...

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WordPress: Let’s take a look at the Loop

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In the previous articles of this guide we succeeded in – starting from scratch-  developing the higher part  (the header) of our site/blog. With today’s lesson we’ll enter in the heart of WordPress’s mechanism, the thing  that in jargon is...

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WordPress: How to Create the Theme Header? Part 2

WordPress: How to Create the Theme Header? Part 2

The topic this week is on building a theme for WordPress, it is very interesting and allow us to display the pages of our blog / site that we want to show at any point of our template and complete...

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The new look of YIW in the name of Order and Readability

The new look of YIW in the name of Order and Readability

If you thought that the YIW team was passing it’s time on the beach far away from the community, you have to change your mind now: in these last days we finally finished the  graphic restyling of the blog and...

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WordPress: How to Create the Theme Header? Part 1

WordPress: How to Create the Theme Header? Part 1

Here we are by the usual appointment on Tuesday with the course dedicated to the creation of a theme for WordPress. In the last lesson we stopped just at the climax: after creating the structure of our issue with the files needed...

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How to create a WordPress theme starting from scratch?

How to create a WordPress theme starting from scratch?

In the first two lessons we got acquainted with the WordPress platform, in the first one we saw how to install it on a home PC transformed for the occasion into a developing environment, while in the second one we...

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WordPress: Let’s have a Look at the Administration Panel

WordPress: Let’s have a Look at the Administration Panel

In the first lesson we saw how it is easy to install WordPress on your computer: the rest of the simplicity and rapidity of installation are just some of the features that have made this so popular blogging platform. Today's lesson...

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How to install WordPress Locally?

How to install WordPress Locally?

Kicks off the long awaited and requested guidance on creating a template for note blogging platform: WordPress, although probably define it as beginning to be somewhat 'simplistic as more often is used for the development of real sites with advanced Web...

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CSS: how to use the z-index property

CSS: how to use the z-index property

A couple of weeks ago we looked at CSS properties which relate to elements and their positioning inside a document. Specifically, how the absolute placement is used and how fixed placement works. In this last article we provided you with a preview...

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WordPress 3.0: which are the changes?

WordPress 3.0: which are the changes?

A few days ago the new Wordpress version 3.0 (beta 1) was released, while the release of the definitive version is scheduled for May 1st, day in which the WordCamp takes place in San Francisco. This new version of WordPress...

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Css tips: how to use the position fixed property?

Css tips: how to use the position fixed property?

A few weeks ago we saw in detail the use of absolute positioning of an element inside a web page through the use of the “position” property provided by CSS. In today's article we will see how it's possible through...

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The Author

Nando is administrator of Edi Group, a Sicilian web agency founded in 2005. He deals with the development of web applications in php language and the implementation and administration of databases. And besides Microsoft Trainer with years of experience in regional and private training courses as a designer and lecturer.

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