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The 30 Most Popular WordPress Plugins: January, 2013

Our infographic today, courtesy of WP Template.com, is all about the 30 most popular WordPress plugins, as determined by their total number of downloads.  Hopefully, if you are planning to set up a WordPress site for the first time, this infographic will give you some ideas and inspiration for which plugins to consider

WordPress Most Popular Plugins
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Preparing CMS Web Graphics and Layouts Using Open Source Tools

Preparing CMS Web Graphics and Layouts Using Open Source Tools

with: Jen Kramer

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In Preparing CMS Web Graphics and Layouts Using Open-Source Tools, Jen Kramer shows how developers and graphic designers can collaborate to create a great site design that integrates with a content management system (CMS) like WordPress, Drupal, or Joomla!, all using open-source software. This workflow is based on two existing open-source design tools, KompoZer and GIMP. Jen shows how to modify web graphics and create slices with GIMP, and then place these in an HTML page integrated with CSS in KompoZer. Along the way, she discusses web design best practices and special challenges that might arise when designing for CMS software.

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Blogging for Mobile Devices

I just added the WordPress Mobile Edition as a result of my recent road trip across the country.  Think of this as a must have for your platform in today’s world.  Visit http://mobile.nytimes.com using your phone.  Incredibly useful and lightning fast, even when compared to the NYTimes iPhone Application which pales by comparison.