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Archive for November 2012

3 Benefits of using .ico over .png or .gif in Favicons

Except when creating Favicon with a transparent background, we save Favicons as a 16X16 pixels square image saved as favicon.ico. There are several reasons why. 1. Compatibility with major browsers – Most browsers, even IE 5.0, back the .ico format.

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How to Create Your Favicon with a Transparent Backdrop

Now, since we all know what Favicon is, let’s go a little step further. For your Favicon to stand out optimally, you might want to go for a crystal-clear background instead of a colored one.

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What is a Favicon and How to Use it?

The word Favicon comes from ‘favorite icon’. It is the tiny image that sits next to your web URL after bookmarking it. You can call it a way to make your blog stand out from the rest. It provides a visual identification to your web page.

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What Types of Websites Can be Built Using Types and Views

Types and Views can be used to create practically any kind of website. In fact the USP of these two plugins is that they enable creation of complex websites in a simple intuitive manner, with no need for coding. When someone views a website, the designer/ developer […]

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The ultimate guide to working with the WordPress database

WordPress provides the wpdb class of functions for all database manipulations. Methods from this class shouldn’t be called directly because WordPress provides global variable called $wpdb representing a usable instance. Note: always use the variable $wpdb and remember to globalize it before using it at any custom functions in […]

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Guide to understanding Meta Data and when to use it

Guide to understanding Meta Data and when to use it What are Custom Fields? In simple words custom fields are additional information that you can add in Posts and Pages. A good starting point is to check the WordPress Codex, where custom fields are described in details […]

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