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WordPress Functions Cheat sheet: The Quick & Handy Guide for Developers

by Param Chahal

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Most WordPress themes and plugins look for ways to create lists of posts based on multiple conditions and criteria. You often need to determine what you need on a page and pulls posts accordingly. You may also need to use other information from the requests if you wish to create optimized pages. The WordPress database stores all data for posts, pages, comments, categories, tags, custom fields, users, site URLs etc. If we need more information on these then we need a way to extract this from the database. Writing direct SQL queries is not easy and not recommended. In this cheat sheet, we primarily look at the WordPress functions that provide an easy and reliable way to work with the database.

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Top 6 Essential Graphic Design Software for Beginners

by Param Chahal

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Gone are the days when people use to just read online. Nowadays more than the words, the site has to look interesting with eye-catching visuals and interesting content, then only does the user stay on the website and use it, especially when it comes to ecommerce sites. The graphics play a major role in the outlook of your website. As a graphic designer, this is your work. And to be able to make such intriguing visuals you will require some graphic design software that will help you improvise the images, models and text that is to be shown on the website. Being new to graphic design, check out these 6 Essential software for graphic designers (both paid and free) that give a professional look to your website.

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Dreamweaver Alternative: Microsoft Visual Studio Code – Free and Open Source for Windows, Linux and Mac

by Param Chahal

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Dreamweaver, launched around two decades back, was one of the big Adobe releases till date. Packed with a heap of functionality and smart features, it took the web designing industry by storm. Only price users had (still have, though) to pay for this all-in-one package is its hefty subscription fee. With time, however, a lot of open-source Dreamweaver alternative tools came up which gave the paid ones a run for their money (literally speaking), but were soon overhauled for some reason or the other.

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