Build a Bare-Bones WordPress 2.8+ Widget
This tutorial is going to be a little more advanced than some of the fare around here, but in the end you'll have all the information you need to know to create your very own WordPress widget! And that's worth the effort, I think. However, you will need to understand a little bit of PHP for this to make much sense.
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Developing WordPress themes is easier than you think. If you know a little bit of HTML and PHP, you can create a very rudimentary but functional WordPress theme in just a few minutes. In this screencast, I am going to show you how to create a WordPress theme from scratch.
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I am sure many, if not all of you, have already searched for a plugin in the WordPress repository or any of the available market places. This is one of the reasons why WordPress is so widely used.
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