Setting WP Custom Post Types the right way

A very nice explanation on how to set up custom post types and taxonomies in WordPress. Better explained than in the Codex, I think, and the examples and discussion afterwards are also very good.

You’ve seen a million how-to’s, tutorials and articles talking about WordPress custom post types and taxonomies. Now learn how to create both of them the right way. This definitive guide will show what others have left out, and everything else you did or didn’t know about post types and taxonomies…. WordPress Custom Post Types And Taxonomies The Right Way | New2WP

Top 10 WordPress hacks /via @cafenoirdesign

I don’t know if they’re actually the top 10 of all time, but this collection of WordPress hacks is very good!

Everywhere you look you will find articles that talk about the best new WordPress hacks of the year, or the latest hacks for the content management system, but with this article, I hope to show you what I think are the top WordPress hacks of all time, that still work with the popular and ever-growing content management system. Top 10 WordPress Hacks of All Time | Onextrapixel – Showcasing Web Treats Without A Hitch

Improve WordPress TwentyTen theme with HTML5 and JavaScript

In a recent survey by Chris Coyier over at CSS-Tricks, almost two thirds of respondents said they would not use HTML5 in new projects. In a similar survey by Smashing Magazine the results were almost identical: only 37% of voters said they use HTML5. This is depressing reading. Perhaps developers and designers are scared off by cross-browser incompatibility and the chore of learning new mark-up. The truth is that with a pinch of JavaScript, HTML5 can be used safely today across all browsers, back to IE6. Using HTML5 To Transform WordPress’ TwentyTen Theme – Smashing Magazine

Good advice for a nice functions.php file when developing WordPress themes

By following this tutorial, you’ll learn how to create beautifully-coded, logically-sound function files for your themes. You’ll also learn how to overcome a major “issue” present with the way WordPress loads parent/child theme functions files.WordPress theme function files

Thanks to @cafenoirdesign for the link!

Metiéndote de lleno a HTML5

Dive Into HTML5 seeks to elaborate on a hand-picked Selection of features from the HTML5 specification and other fine Standards. I shall publish Drafts periodically, as time permits. Dive Into HTML5

Extraordinaria guía para adentrarse al HTML5, con todo muy bien explicado y con atractivas ilustraciones. La guía saldrá publicada en forma de libro eventualmente pero permanecerá en línea.

Plugins para usar WordPress como CMS

Over the past couple of years WordPress has grown into much more than just a blogging platform. People are now using it as a CMS (Content Management System) to power many different types of websites. Using WordPress more as a standard CMS often requires some creative thinking when building themes and setting up the structure of categories and content.12 Essential Plugins that Extend WordPress as a CMS | Web Design Ledger

WordPress ha pasado de ser una simple plataforma de blog a una solución muy completa que se puede usar como administrador de contenidos. Sin embargo, para hacerlo más útil y darle funcionalidad que le hagan más como Joomla o Drupal pero sin perder la sencillez de sus raíces blogueras se pueden añadir plugins. En el artículo de WebDesignLedger nos sugieren algunos.

Introducción a HTML5

The HTML5 work stems from the WHATWG (Web Hypertext Application Technology Working Group), and their focus is the development of HTML and APIs for web applications. The reason it came to life back in 2004, founded by people from Apple, Mozilla and Opera, was a worry about the direction W3C were taking with XHTML, and no focus on HTML or the real-life needs for web developers.An introduction to HTML5 – Robert’s talk

Un excelente artículo introductorio a HTML5 escrito por Robert Nyman. Trata muy bien los orígenes y fines del, aún en desarrollo, lenguaje estándar para crear páginas web. Sobre todo se centra en las diferencias con HTML4 y lo que puede o no ser útil. Es muy recomendable tenerlo de referencia.

Tips para exprimir WordPress

This article presents 8 tips for WordPress template developers that address common CMS implementation challenges, with little to no plug-in dependence. These examples are written for WordPress 2.7+ and should also work in the latest WordPress-version.Power Tips For WordPress Template Developers | Developer’s Toolbox | Smashing Magazine

Desarrollar temas para WordPress no tiene que depender de aplicar cientos de plug ins. Hay muchos comandos que ya vienen incluidos que pueden hacer muchísimas cosas. En este artículo de Smashing presentan algunos que se pueden implementar en WordPress 2.7 y superiores.

Menús multinivel con jQuery y CSS

Lately I’ve seen quite a few requests on Twitter and other places for multilevel menus using jQuery and/or CSS. There are quite a few ways to accomplish this and it largely depends on what your needs are.In the Woods – Multi-level Menus with jQuery and CSS

Muy buenísima recopilación de métodos y técnicas para crear menús multinivel con jQuery y CSS. De pilón también incluye como crear un megamenú muy atractivo. Excelente recurso.