Archive for June 2010

Creating jQuery UI Tabs in WordPress

jQuery UI is the official jQuery user interface library. It provides interactions, widgets, effects, and theming for creating rich internet applications. jQuery UI provides a comprehensive set of core interaction plugins, UI widgets and visual effects that use a jQuery-style, event-driven architecture and a focus on web standards, accessiblity,… Read more…

How to Create a jQuery Slide Gallery with WordPress Posts

This is a tutorial to replace my old tutorial on how to add SmoothGallery to WordPress. The principles of adding SmoothGallery and a jQuery slide gallery are almost the same. I’ve did some research and found what I consider to be an excellent slide gallery jQuery plugin.

Introducing, the… Read more…

4 Pop Over WordPress Plugins

To me, a pop over window is essential for getting new subscribers to your newsletter. I have found 4 WordPress plugins that allow you to add a pop over into WordPress with relative ease.

1. OptinPop

This is a free WordPress plugin that creates a pop over window from… Read more…

Include the Latest Version of jQuery in WordPress without Duplicates

At the time of this posting, WordPress 2.9.2 uses jQuery 1.3.2 but the latest version is 1.4.2. I wanted to use the latest version because it is supposedly about 3 times as fast as 1.3.2 as reported on the jQuery 1.4.2 release notes.

jQuery is automatically included in WordPress… Read more…

How to Split Test Your Pop Over Window in WordPress

I installed the OptinPop plugin to create pop over windows for my newsletter opt-ins. I wanted to measure the effectiveness of my pop over window’s ability to get people to sign up for my newsletter. Since I have been using Dynatracker to track the number of people who click… Read more…

jQuery or MooTools in WordPress?

I have recently ditched the MooTools Javascript library in favour of the jQuery Javascript library. What that means is I have removed the MooTabs and SmoothGallery from this web site and replaced them with jQuery scripts instead.

My reasons for giving up MooTools…

WordPress uses the jQuery Javascript

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How to Speed Up WordPress Part 1: Plugins

I recently made some changes to my web site to try to speed up the loading time of my pages. After installing loads of WordPress plugins and other social networking widgets, my web site loading time became rather slow because of all the extra CSS and Javascript code that came… Read more…

How to Make WordPress Search Engine Friendly

I am very happy to announce the release of my free eBook, How to Make WordPress Search Engine Friendly. This eBook is a compilation of all the WordPress SEO tips that I have learnt over the years and I did not hold anything back.

In this eBook, you will learn…… Read more…