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  • Ahmad Awais 12:25 pm on January 15, 2015 Permalink | Reply  

    Getting the Facebook App ID 

    Originally posted on The Champ:

    If you need Facebook App ID and/or App Secret for any Facebook dependent functionality, you are at the right place. You can also use App ID in the Super Socializer plugin to use Facebook Social Login.

    Here are the steps:

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  • Ahmad Awais 9:33 pm on January 13, 2015 Permalink | Reply  

    Why Bootstrap is a bad fit for WordPress Themes 

    Ahmad Awais:

    Never used it for the very same reasons.

    Originally posted on ThemeShaper:

    Since its release in 2011, Bootstrap has quickly become the most popular front-end framework on Github. This popularity also has an impact on the world of WordPress themes, with authors using the framework during development or even releasing themes that feature Bootstrap as unique selling point.

    This is surprising, because Bootstrap is not a great fit for WordPress theme development.

    Bootstrap is the wrong tool for the job

    Bootstrap was created at Twitter as a tool for back-end developers to easily create interfaces for their applications. Before Bootstrap, various other libraries were used, which resulted in inconsistent and difficult to maintain interfaces.

    So Bootstrap was created with a precise goal in mind, and it continues to develop according to this initial vision for the project. It was created so that developers could focus on back-end code and quickly iterate without having to worry about the front-end.

    This is why it’s the wrong tool for…

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  • Ahmad Awais 2:31 pm on August 1, 2014 Permalink | Reply  

    Jetpack 3.1: Portfolio Custom Post Types, a New Logo, and Much More 

    Originally posted on Jetpack for WordPress:

    The latest Jetpack update adds exciting new features like additional JSON API endpoints and Custom Content Types — which includes the Portfolio Custom Post Type. And we’ve got a spiffy a new logo!

    Custom Content Types

    Custom Post Types (or CPTs) allow you to have content that doesn’t necessary fit into a post but isn’t right for a static page. Now, you can enable Custom Post Types via Jetpack. More and more CPTs are supported by themes on WordPress.com, making the ability to access this custom content critical if a user migrates to a self-hosted site.

    Introducing the Portfolio Custom Post Type

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    The Portfolio Custom Post Type gives you an easy way to manage projects you want to showcase on your site. It’s already supported by a number of themes, and more theme developers are planning on adding it.

    If your theme doesn’t support it yet, enable the Portfolio Custom Post Type by activating the Custom Content…

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