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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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Collection of Helpful Videos from WordPress.tv

by Jake Rocheleau
on January 14, 2013

in Wordpress

There are so many web developers around the world who have been studying Wordpress for years. It is a common CMS which is used for various purposes, usually blogging, but often other niches too. The educational resource Wordpress.tv has some fantastic tutorials and videos which are worth your attention.

featured image - wordpress tv homepage screen view streaming live educational lectures

I have gone through and rounded up a collection for people who have never visited the site before. Each link below includes a small description of the video and the content. I want to point out that not every video will be useful, but many include professional speakers or keynote addresses on detailed topics. I have learned tons of great information by listening to these videos and following along with similar articles online. It’s worth recommending to anybody who is interested in Wordpress development should check out this brief showcase.

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Methods for Customizing the WordPress Login Form

by Jake Rocheleau
on January 10, 2013

in Wordpress

Developers who have been using Wordpress for a long time are familiar with the login form. It is styled in a very generic manner consistent with the default Wordpress theme. It is also the same design found on the registration form and the Forgot Password form. But there are very few who go out of their way to update the styles and rearrange the design schemes.

Wordpress login form styles default design

In this article I would like to present just a couple of methods for re-designing your Wordpress login form. The techniques may take a couple of hours developing new styles, but it can be finished within a day. You’ll need some knowledge of backend coding to edit inside your theme files. Additionally many of these changes can be theme-specific which means you can quickly turn them off when required.

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