WP-Renova Theme

enova, a new single column theme for wordpress.The main design of renova is concentrated on a minimal style dedicated to those writers who need a simple layout without any kind of useless stuff.Just words, your words.The main core of renova offers 2 different backgrounds, full white or paper, 6 different color for links, a jquery support for hover effect and mobile device support. Yes, Renova was designed to perform well on the principal touch mobile device and tablets; now your blog can be read also from mobile user.

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Source via: http://renova.llow.it

 

WordPress 3.0.2 Released

WordPress 3.0.2 is available and is a mandatory security update for all previous WordPress versions. Haiku has become traditional:

Fixed on day zero
One-click update makes you safe
This used to be hard

This maintenance release fixes a moderate security issue that could allow a malicious Author-level user to gain further access to the site, addresses a handful of bugs, and provides some additional security enhancements. Big thanks to Vladimir Kolesnikov for detailed and responsible disclosure of the security issue!

Download 3.0.2 or update automatically from the Dashboard > Updates menu in your site’s admin area. You should update immediately even if you do not have untrusted users.

Summary

  • Fix moderate security issue where a malicious Author-level user could gain further access to the site. (r16625)

Other bugs and security hardening:

  • Remove pingback/trackback blogroll whitelisting feature as it can easily be abused. (#13887)
  • Fix canonical redirection for permalinks containing %category% with nested categories and paging. (#13471)
  • Fix occasional irrelevant error messages on plugin activation. (#15062)
  • Minor XSS fixes in request_filesystem_credentials() and when deleting a plugin. (r16367, r16373)
  • Clarify the license in the readme (r15534)
  • Multisite: Fix the delete_user meta capability (r15562)
  • Multisite: Force current_user_can_for_blog() to run map_meta_cap() even for super admins (#15122)
  • Multisite: Fix ms-files.php content type headers when requesting a URL with a query string (#14450)
  • Multisite: Fix the usage of the SUBDOMAIN_INSTALL constant for upgraded WordPress MU installs (#14536)

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WordPress 3 released

New of wordpress version is released.  On June 17, 2010, WordPress Version 3.0, named for Thelonious, was released to the public. For more information on this enhancement and bug-fix release, read the WordPress Blog and see the Changelog for 3.0.

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For Version 3.0, the database version (db_version in wp_options) changed to 15260, and the Trac revision was 15274.

New feature on WordPress 3 :

  • WordPress and WordPress MU have merged, allowing the management of multiple sites (called Multisite) from one WordPress installation.
  • New default theme “Twenty Ten” takes full advantage of the current features of WordPress.
  • New custom menu management feature, allows creation of custom menus combining posts, pages, categories, tags, and links for use in theme menus or widgets.
  • Custom header and background APIs.
  • Contextual help text accessed under the Help tab of every screen in the WordPress administration.
  • Ability to set the admin username and password during installation.
  • Bulk updating of themes with an automatic maintenance mode during the process.
  • Support for shortlinks.
  • Check required php and mysql versions in the update and notify if the server environment does not meet those requirements
  • New wp_login_form() provides a simple login form for use anywhere
  • New WordPress logo for admin header
  • Place “Search Engines Blocked” mini-alert in the wp-admin header to prevent people from accidentally delisting themselves
  • Remove ‘Turbo’ link from admin header and remove Turbo section from the Tools->Tools panel
  • Renamed various menu items, for example Posts->Edit becomes Posts->Posts, and Links->Edit becomes Links->Links, and so on
  • Revised administration menu icons
  • Revised Gray Admin Color Scheme
  • Revised information in readme.html file
  • Show login form upon email-sent for recover/reset passwords

Dashboard

  • Add link so user can visit Dashboard after core upgrade
  • Move Tools->Upgrade menu option to Dashboard->Updates and overhaul of user interface so themes, plugins, and core upgrades under one panel
  • New menu management (navigation) via Menus option under Appearances Menu (#11817)
  • Password nag for newly registered users
  • Split Right Now widget into Content | Discussion

Posts

  • Allow for removing all tags in quick edit
  • Allow themes to style the visual editor with editor-style.css file, using add_editor_style() function
  • Enable custom taxonomy UI for pages as well as for posts
  • Improved revision comparison user interface
  • Shortlinks enabled, but still requires a plugin or theme support to fully realize this feature
  • Added capital_P_dangit() filter to change ‘WordPress‘ to ‘WordPress‘.

Media

  • Add FunnyOrDie.com oEmbed support
  • Allow Deletion of Media Alt text
  • Change Media UI labels from “Post Thumbnails” to “Featured Image”
  • Cleanup of the edit media screen
  • Don’t let “Crunching” overlap image name while uploading
  • Optimize scan for lost attachments
  • Support for additional file type extensions (Changesets 12581 and 13349)

Links

  • Order link categories by name, not count, on Add New/Edit Link page

Comments

  • Add additional columns to the Posts Comments view
  • Allow configuration of number of comments to display Recent Comments dashboard module
  • Block comments for future posts and password protected posts (when password not provided)
  • Change to comments UI to show when a comment is replying to another, and link to the parent comment

Appearance

Plugins

  • Add Details and Install Now action links under each plugin listed in Install Plugins
  • Allow Tab indenting, Shift-Tab (outdenting), and multi-line tabbing, in plugin editor
  • Upgrade plugins in bulk from the Plugins->Installed panel (#11542)
  • When deleting plugins, check for uninstall hooks, and warn of data deletion

Tools

  • Add tag-to-category and category-to-tag converters to the Tools panel, add tag-to-category converter links to Posts->Post Tags panel
  • Clean up OPML link export script
  • Expanded filter criteria in Administration > Tools > Export panel
  • Import WordPress fixes notices, attachments, and users
  • Removed Turbo menu item, but because Turbo files weren’t removed, Turbo may still work
  • All importers moved to the plugin repository (e.g. WordPress Importer)

Users

  • Allow “No role for this blog” to be chosen in Users->Add New panel

Settings

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A Simple Magazine Theme for WordPress

A simpel magazine theme is free theme for wordpress from Camp26 , it’s  provided to user under the open source GPL License, I get it  from 1stwebdesigner webdesigner resources and released especially for 1stwebdesigner readers. If you want to sparead the world, please link to 1stwebdesigner .

Features

  • 5 in 1 color schemes,
  • Widget ready (footer and sidebar),
  • Package with twitter widget and flickr widget,
  • Easy to setup with theme options page,
  • AJAX-based contact form,
  • Social media on sidebar,
  • Social share button,
  • Integrated plugin wp-page navi,
  • Automatic Image thumbnail-No custom field.

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WordPress Free Theme : Gremint

With 4 columns fixed width news style WordPress theme developed by MagPress. This is news magazine wordpress theme , smoothgallery featured content slider, customized latest posts from category, 125 x 125 advertisement ready, Youtube video embed, Twitter feed and many more.
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Demo: http://demo.magpress.com/?wptheme=Gremint
Home: http://www.magpress.com/wordpress-themes/gremint.html
Download: http://www.magpress.com/download/56/

SEO Analysis

This talk includes examples with a look “under the hood” of a few actual sites owned by members of the audience. Discover how to enhance user experience and usability while making your site more search engine friendly. Corey Eulas is teaches SEO tips, tricks, and best practices proven to increase traffic from search engines.

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Brave Zeenat WP Theme “it’s Free!”

Brave Zeenet WP Theme is portfolio form Dizeno Co. It’s free Clean Free WordPress Portfolio Theme. Dark style with amazing ideal for photographers, artists and designers to showcase their portfolios.

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Some features:

  1. Fixed Width
  2. Widget Ready
  3. Right Sidebar
  4. Twitter Ready
  5. Homepage configurable to show 5 categories with three latest posts from each category
  6. Jquery Slider
  7. 3 Category Templates: Full Posts, Excerpts, Thumbnails Only
  8. Page Template for Search & Tags
  9. 2 Page Templates: Contact Page, Services Page with three tabs to show content, sample work and contact form
  10. Help Document included
  11. Source Files (PSDs) included for template, page headers, portfolio titles, logo and buttons
  12. Compatible with All  (IE7, IE8, Firefox, Opera, Chrome, Safari, Flock)
  1. Lightbox popup gallery  image:
  2. Gallery Thumbnail :
  3. Contact form:

New Release : WordPress 2.9.2

Let’s upgrade your wordpress to version 2.9.2. Recent versions of WordPress feature an Automatic Upgrade. You can launch the automatic upgrade by clicking the link in the new version banner (if it’s there) or by going to the Tools -> Upgrade menu. After that it should be straightforward.

Automatic Upgrades do fail sometimes, though, so remember to backup your database first, and deactivate your plugins before starting the upgrade.

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Note that your files all need to be owned by the user under which your Apache server executes, or you will receive a dialog box asking for “connection information,” and you will find that no matter what you enter, it won’t work. If the automatic upgrade doesn’t work for you, don’t panic, just try a manual upgrade.

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These are the short instructions, if you want more check out the extended upgrade instructions. If you experience problems with the Three Step Upgrade, you may want to review the more detailed upgrade instructions

For these instructions, it is assumed that your blog’s URL is http://example.com/wordpress/. Note that during the upgrade process access to your blog may not work for your visitors.
A Warning before you start

If you run into problems Upgrading WordPress with the three Steps described here, you need to revert to your old version first before using the more detailed upgrade instructions (ie. restore the backup made in step 0). Even though you might not run into any errors with this process right away, you might run into problems later down the line. Then it may not be possible to revert far enough back to fix the problem without losing any recent changes.

So If you use Plugins and Themes other than the ones that come with the default WordPress installation, it is advisable to start over with the more detailed upgrade instructions.
Step 0: Before You Get Started

* Just in case something goes wrong, make sure you have a backup. WordPress Backups is a comprehensive guide.
* Make sure the database user name registered to WordPress has permission to create, modify, and delete database tables. If you installed WordPress in the standard way, and nothing has changed since then, you are fine.
* Deactivate your plugins. A plugin might not be compatible with the new version, so it’s nice to check for new versions of them and deactivate any that may cause problems. You can reactivate plugins one-by-one after the upgrade. This is particularly important when upgrading to WordPress 2.7!

Step 1: Replace WordPress files

1. Get the latest WordPress. Either download and extract it to your computer or download it directly to the server.
1. As a reminder, to extract a tar.gz to a folder use this command, replacing (folder name) with the name of your folder: tar -xvzf latest.tar.gz -C ./(folder name)
2. Delete your old wp-includes and wp-admin directories.
3. Copy the new WordPress files to your server, overwriting old files in the root, except perhaps the wp-content folder (see “NOTE” below). You may use FTP or shell commands to do so. Note that this means *all* the files, including all the files in the root directory as well. If you use the default or classic theme and have customized it, then you can skip that theme.

NOTE The wp-content folder requires special handling, as do the plugins and themes folders. You should copy over the contents of these folders, not the entire folder. In some cases, copying the entire folder may overwrite all your customizations and added content.

Also take care to preserve the content of the wp-config.php file in the root directory. This file contains current settings for your existing installation, e.g. database sign-in information. Occasionally new versions of WordPress add statements to this file. (E.g. in version 2.5 the SECRET_KEY variable was added, see Extended upgrade instructions). Compare your existing file with the new installation file which is named wp-config-sample.php. Either transfer your settings to the sample-file and rename it to wp-config.php or copy the new statements from the sample file into your current file.

Step 2: Upgrade your installation

Visit your main WordPress admin page at /wp-admin. You may be asked to login again. If a database upgrade is necessary at this point, WordPress will detect it and give you a link to a URL like http://example.com/wordpress/wp-admin/upgrade.php. Follow that link and follow the instructions. This will update your database to be compatible with the latest code. If you fail to do this step, your blog might look funny.

Step 3: Do something nice for yourself

If you have caching enabled, your changes will appear to users more immediately if you clear the cache at this point (and if you don’t, you may get confused when you see the old version number in page footers when you check to see if the upgrade worked).

Your WordPress installation is successfully upgraded. That’s as simple as we can make it without Updating WordPress Using Subversion.

Consider rewarding yourself with a blog post about the upgrade, reading that book or article you’ve been putting off, or simply sitting back for a few moments and let the world pass you by.

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Akhirnya selesai juga saya me-redesign portal favorit saya, portal yang saya besarkan bersama teman-teman di komunitas digital art Jogjakarta “Jogjaforce“. Hampir kurang lebih 4 tahun portal itu bertahan dengan segala suka dan dukanya ;-).  Designdiary(DD) tidak jauh berbeda dengan portal-portal lainnya yang membedakan hanya adanya event submission untuk majalah digital yang bernama Design Flip untuk saat ini sudah mencapai edisi 4 dengan lebih dari 50 designer dari seluruh dunia yang berpartisipasi menyumbangkan karya-karya mereka. Konsep dari Designdiary adalah simpel dan open publish sehingga siapa saja boleh me re-publishnya tetapi harus mencantumkan sumbernya yaitu DD dan termasuk urlnya.

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Pada versi yang ke 6 kalau boleh saya bilang, theme yang diangkat adalah simpel clean, black and white. Saya mencoba menggunkan theme dari Simple Balance 2.2 ( Blogsessive
) sebagai core / framework themenya selebihnya saya modif termasuk sisi right dan left sidebarnya. Simpel Balance saya suka karena ada beberapa fitur yang sudah ter integrasi semisal pemasangan ads image di sisi sidebar secara otomatis , feedburner rss integration dan lain sebagainya. Alur css dan code themenya saya sangat suka, ini kalau di lihat dari sisi teknis, mudah di pahami dan diuraikan membuat saya mudah memodifnya. Layout saya berkaloborasi dengan Theyhatemydesign.com “Amin”.

Detail :

- HTML, PHP, CSS, Javascripts (jQuery).

-Wordpress, Theme Blogsessive “simpel balance 2.2″.

Selamat menikmati ;-)