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Translate a WordPress Theme in 3 Easy Steps

Posted on Sep 30 2010 by Alistair Barnett in Tutorials.

Lately, more and more people are asking us how to translate a WordPress theme into a language other than English. And with an estimated 2 billion people now online, it’s no wonder. Fortunately, it’s a fairly straightforward process, and I’ve boiled it down into 3 simple steps. This tutorial assumes the WordPress theme to be…

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How to Fix Your WordPress Site If It Gets Hacked (Part Three)

Posted on Jun 22 2010 by Alistair Barnett in Tutorials. WordPress.

PART III: Plugins to Make Your Life Easier Below is a list of plugins that I have used to harden WordPress (and make my life easier). In no particular order, they are: WP Security Scan – Scans your WordPress installation for security vulnerabilities and suggests corrective actions. 1. passwords 2. file permissions 3. database security…

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How to Fix Your WordPress Site If It Gets Hacked (Part Two)

Posted on Jun 22 2010 by Alistair Barnett in Tutorials. WordPress.

PART II: Database Modification and WP Admin If you’re reading this, I can empathize. It’s really a downer when you’ve realized that your database has been compromised, but hopefully we can get things working right again.

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How to Fix Your WordPress Site If It Gets Hacked (Part One)

Posted on Jun 21 2010 by Alistair Barnett in Tutorials. WordPress.

PART I: Introduction and Housecleaning It’s no fun when your WordPress site gets hacked. I had a first-hand experience the other day when I was told by my brother that it happened to his site. After being able to successfully get it up and running again, I’d like to now share some helpful information and…

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How to Create WordPress Custom Nav Menus with Menu Manager Plugin

Posted on Feb 16 2010 by Alistair Barnett in Tutorials. Video. WordPress.

Update 08/05/2010: The custom navigation function is now built into WordPress 3.0++, so you can ignore the tutorial below. Instead, see this tutorial: How to Create WordPress Custom Navigation Menus. With most WordPress themes, your site navigation menu is based on your pages. For each page, a link is created in the navigation menu, and…

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How to Use the WordPress Image Uploader and Image Editor

Posted on Jan 27 2010 by Alistair Barnett in Tutorials. WordPress.

Over the last couple of weeks, I’ve spent some time playing with the new WordPress image editor that shipped with WordPress 2.9. It’s pretty cool and something you should play around with if you use any images on your site. I went ahead and did a short video tutorial covering the important parts. The video…

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