Enhancing WordPress Custom Fields with Search Filtering

Feb 15 2011 by Kirsty Burgoine | 43 Comments

Enhancing WordPress Custom Fields with Search Filtering

Custom fields are an excellent feature in WordPress. They allow you to store any extra information (meta-data) about a post that you may want.

When I first started using WordPress as a content management system, I shied away from them, as I thought they would be difficult to use for end-users (i.e. the client), but as I learned more about customizing the administration panels of WordPress, I began to realize what a powerful addition to a WordPress site they could be.

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Giveaway: Five 1-Year Subscriptions to AceProject

Feb 15 2011 by Jacob Gube | 29 Comments

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AceProject, a collaboration-oriented project management web application, is giving away five subscriptions to their Standard package for one year (worth $240 each). Read on to see how you can participate in this excellent giveaway.

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The Wabi-Sabi Aesthetic

Feb 14 2011 by Michael Tuck | 13 Comments

The Wabi-Sabi Aesthetic

When I was in school, I fell in love with the same girl twice. Her name was Frances, and she looked something like Hillary Duff, only with short hair, less eye makeup, and more class. I’m not sure she ever knew I existed. I developed a massive crush on her in eighth grade, followed her around the halls between classes ("She takes English! She must really be smart!"), and never, ever told my friends about her. That would have spoiled it.

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30 Beautiful and Creative Ad/Marketing Agency Websites

Feb 13 2011 by Emma Egan | 32 Comments

30 Beautiful and Creative Ad/Marketing Agency Websites

Advertising and marketing agencies often position themselves as being specialists in creativity. So it’s just natural that their websites are often creative and beautiful. As clients expect these businesses to be creative (and a website is often one of the first things potential clients look at), ad agencies need to have effective and impressive websites.

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Announcement: Winners of IconDemon 1-Year Memberships

Feb 12 2011 by Jacob Gube | 8 Comments

Announcement: Winners of IconDemon 1-Year Memberships

IconDemon, a websites that provides members access to a huge collection of icons, offered up five 1-year subscriptions to their wonderful icon collection. Read on to see the Six Revisions readers who won the giveaway.

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Progressive Enhancement 101: Overview and Best Practices

Feb 11 2011 by Lars Kappert | 22 Comments

Progressive Enhancement 101: Overview and Best Practices

With an ever-growing variety of browsing situations and platforms that must be supported, the concept of progressive enhancement has become a hot topic of conversation. Put simply, progressive enhancement is the technique of building websites with strong foundations so that it’s accessible to the wide range of browsing situations — from mobile devices and netbooks, to desktops and screen-readers.

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Four Constants in the Ever-changing Web Design Industry

Feb 10 2011 by Brian Casel | 16 Comments

Four Constants in the Ever-changing Web Design Industry

The web is like a living, breathing organism. It’s constantly changing and evolving. You might say this animal has a serious caffeine addiction, considering the lightning-fast pace at which things move. Cutting-edge technologies arrive then fade away into the distant 6-month history of the medium. Apps obtain mainstream success only to be overshadowed by newer, shinier apps. Just when we started getting a grip on multi-browser compatibility, a whole slew of new platforms have emerged with the widespread adoption of mobile web devices.

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