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Customize External Links in your WordPress Posts

by Jake Rocheleau
on January 23, 2013

in Wordpress

The Wordpress backend system is versatile enough to support developers writing and managing their own codes. These often take the form of plugins, themes, or commonly systematic functions which are run in your specific WP install directory. These codes are often placed inside functions.php and pertains only to the current theme files.

With so much access to backend customization I have wanted to delve into the subject of hyperlinks. Writers often need to reference external links on various websites within blog posts. But you may want to edit the link styles for opening into new windows, or dynamically setting the title tooltips. I have put together this brief guide for editing custom settings with your anchor links through WP functionality.

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In-Depth Look into the WordPress Twenty Twelve Theme

by Jake Rocheleau
on January 18, 2013

in Wordpress

Ever since 2010 Wordpress has been releasing new themes to coincide with the new year. Previously the past two versions have been incredible and ultimately become staples in the Wordpress themes gallery. And now we have the ability to install Wordpress Twenty Twelve which is packaged with every new WP3.5 download.

Wordpress twenty twelve theme preview demo website

In this article I’d like to go over some of the new features within Twenty Twelve. There are plenty of changes in comparison to last year’s theme, and lots of relatable functionality for web developers. This new design may also prove useful as a basic template for creating your own Wordpress themes without starting from scratch. I am definitely a big fan of this year’s theme, and I am just as excited to see what the developers at WP will publish next.

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