September 11, 2014

Tumblr Theme Tutorial for Beginners

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Have you ever wanted to create your own custom theme for Tumblr. This tutorial is jam packed with all the essentials to get started.
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August 7, 2014

WordPress HTML Formatting Problems

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For the most part, WordPress correctly formats posts and pages. There is that odd time, when a bug just completely destroys our post or page formatting. WordPress uses a formator called wpautop which puts paragraph tags around everything in the post or page. Most of the time, this works perfectly, but sometimes, this just completely wrecks the formatting of the page.

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July 6, 2014

Sending Emails from Static Websites Using Parse

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When I first created Matt Black Design, I decided to create a simple static website, with a wordpress blog, as it would not be needing very much dynamic content. It was an easy process, but I was faced with a substantial problem which I didn’t think about in advance: how do I create a contact form, without any back end processing? Oh Snap!

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