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In a previous post I wrote about a simple and easy way to convert your html into WordPress theme. Starting from today I will post a small series of articles that will explain the sweet little details when building a new WP theme. So first things first, we will start by explaining how to install WordPress on a local computer (Learn how to install wordpress locally on mac). By doing so, it will save you time from updating and previewing files, also we will mention some problems that you may encounter during the installation and after it.
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The Loop is used by WordPress to display each of your posts. It’s the most important set of PHP codes. Basically, it’s what displays the content you see on your homepage, your single posts, pages, archives, search results, etc. Any HTML or PHP code placed in the Loop will be repeated on each post. The Loop should be placed inside index.php and in any other Templates used to display post information.

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Some time ago I decided to give WordPress a try and convert some of my XHTML codes to WordPress. I looked for tutorials on this topic and find a lot of them and the WordPress website has lessons too. But can those tutorials and lessons be really helpful to you if you don’t know PHP and don’t understand the terminology used in them? I was a little bit confused by the huge amount of information at the beginning. So let’s keep it simple at least for now.

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My apologies for not updating the blog since long time. Thanks to Vivekk for point it out to me and reminding me about that how he’s missing the content of this blog (definitely makes me feel good). Coming back to the actual blog post and the talks of WordPress not being a secure blog engine and the questions being raised about the security of WordPress tells me that how we all tend to blame others for our own faults!

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We’ve already stressed on the importance of strong password in the security check series. And i’m sure that some of you’ll be surprised to find out that “Username” of the blog plays an important role in the security of the blog. If you don’t tend to agree, then here’s some food for thought – Will it be difficult if you were to guess only password or will it be difficult for you to guess both username & password?

While you ponder over the question (are you still thinking about it? if the answer is yes, go ahead and take these mind exercises or play these games), I would remind you to ensure that you subscribe to our blog for regular tips like these.

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Till this time we’ve covered the basics of security measures that one should take to secure their blogs. Today we are going to take slightly advanced approach and will try to ensure that automatic bots will not be able to gain access to your blog easily as we’ll change the table structure of the blog. Don’t worry if it sounds scary to you; we’ll ensure that you’ll be able to do it pretty easily as there are various tools available for the same.

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In order to ensure that your blog is safe from prying eyes, we are running this security check series. We’ve already discussed some of the basic stuff and today we are going to ensure that the file & directory permissions should be right. In this guide we’ll fix the CHMOD of various important files and folders of your blog.

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