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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 by the core of WordPress.

In this last lesson we’re going to see how to personalize the visualization of the list of comments in accordance with our personalized template.

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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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Elements of cryptography: Hashing algorithms

Elements of cryptography: Hashing algorithms

Don't be scared, keep reading! I decided to start the article in this way since reading on the same title words such as cryptography and hashing algorithms can be intimidating. My aim, in this series of articles dedicated to cryptography,...

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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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How to use regular expressions in JavaScript?

How to use regular expressions in JavaScript?

After having examined the theoretical basis and syntax of regular expressions, it is important to know how to use this knowledge in productive terms. In fact, although the rules are common, every programming language uses its own routines: in this...

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Security and web sites: how to find the causes of code injection attacks, validation techniques

Security and web sites: how to find the causes of code injection attacks, validation techniques

So, after a thorough analysis of a web site's performance, we've found out how vulnerable it is, and in how many ways it is so.  We talked about code injection attacks, and considered the causes of this type of vulnerability,...

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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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The mod_rewrite and the magic of rewriting the URL (second part)

The mod_rewrite and the magic of rewriting the URL (second part)

In the first part of this article we’ve seen two simple examples of  url rewrite. What we will do now is to insert the name of the product in the url. Why? Since the rewritten url will be the one...

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How to convert an XHTML layout in a Joomla template?

How to convert an XHTML layout in a Joomla template?

In this article we can be, starting from an existing layout, XHTML, create a template for Joomla in a few easy steps. We will use the layout corporate / business created by Sara and resumed later also by Justin in an article that explains how...

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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 mod_rewrite and the magic of rewriting the URL (first part)

The mod_rewrite and the magic of rewriting the URL (first part)

In this article, we’ll see the basics of a wide spread and useful technique, so called  l’url rewrite. It deals with one of the Apache’s functionality made possible with the module  mod_rewrite, implementable and configurable through our old friend: the...

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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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Regular Expressions: Advanced Constructs

Regular Expressions: Advanced Constructs

The "bad" reputation of regular expressions is due in large part to the obscure syntax: there are many rules and abbreviations, some symbols have other meanings depending on their location, some constructs seem incomplete, while they are functioning properly. In...

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