When I was a kid, I wanted to be an astronaut—exploring space and whatnot. But I was afraid of heights, told my mom I'll settle as...
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Today when I woke up, and started browsing Facebook, one of my friends in WordPress community Matt Cromwell asked a question which deserved answer in form of a blog post. Or should I say, I started to comment, then built a flow diagram and finally ended up creating the featured image. Question# A list of requirements for all your Premium [...]Ahmad Awais
It’s hard to admit but there were days when I used to be scared of those hardcore terminal commands. It was only when I tried and fell in love with the process simplicity attached minimal effort to get a good deal of work done through it. Well, long story short, as you know I am a WordPress Developer, so having to upload WordPress plugins [...]Ahmad Awais
Hey folks! It’s been a while since I wrote a piece here. I’ve been very busy with a premium WordPress Framework which I am building from the ground up for about last ten months (which will probably never see the light of the day). While building it, I had to build an impressive hero block or unit whatever you call it nowadays. [...]Ahmad Awais
Nokia sent me one of their lower end smartphone devices, Nokia Lumia 1320, for a hands-on review. I personally used it for about a month before writing this review. Let’s start with the specs. Nokia Lumia 1320# Let’s me show you some hands-on pics Lumia 1320 Specifications# General – Supports 2G/3G/4G SIM – Micro SIM [...]Ahmad Awais
I have had been writing a series for beginners about configuring W3 Total Cache WordPress plugin to speed up WordPress based sites. Here is the link to Configuring W3 Total Cache A quote from my first article Two reasons to start: User Experience. If your site loads faster, your visitors stay happy, your conversions increase, extended number [...]Ahmad Awais
Shortcode API in WordPress is really cool. I already wrote about coding your very first shortcode in WordPress. Today’s discussion is about using your WordPress knowledge in the best possible way. Today I’ll be creating the same three shortcodes we created in the earlier article, but this time we will be coding them through a [...]Ahmad Awais
Shortcode API in WordPress is fun. It helps you create small tags to address a chunk of code. All you do is write some [tag] and it returns the HTML/CSS/PHP code which you have saved inside it. Shortcodes can be used both in the Visual & the Text tab of your post/page editor. Let’s build a basic shortcode. Building shortcodes is [...]Ahmad Awais
WordPress as we know it, is not just a blogging tool, it is a CMS (Content Management System). Most of the freelancers out there use WordPress to build custom sites to entertain requirement friendly behavior. Even a basic CMS based project in WordPress demands for a custom login page in WordPress. Today I intend to discuss how one can create [...]Ahmad Awais
I have had been working with WordPress for over eight years now. I learnt WordPress on my own, did I mention, I have a degree in electrical engineering from a top notch university in my country? When I started working with WordPress, it helped me build amazing sites, from basic blogs to advance and complex privacy based user interaction CMS [...]Ahmad Awais
Attached with the technology we often find ourselves confused over making some very simple decisions. Or should I call them hard decisions? You like stories, I like stories, hell everyone like stories, so let’s start with a story of my own. I have bought over 500 domains throughout my life. The first domain I ever bought was Freakify.com, [...]Ahmad Awais