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Honey Bee Hive

A web design & development blog

Category: Web Development

This category contains articles on best practices and techniques for developing a web site. Topics include development for mobile, using CMS, content development, network security, etc.

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The difference between archives.php and archive.php

I was recently working on another website and had added an Archives widget to a sidebar on the page for the blog posts. The widget itself was showing the correct dates – only April 2015 currently – but it was displaying properly. However, when I clicked on the April 2015 date from the drop-down menu […]

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Installing WordPress with GoDaddy hosting

If you have Web Hosting through GoDaddy, creating a fresh WordPress install is very easy. The first thing you need to do upon logging into your GoDaddy account is to navigate down the page to where is says “Web Hosting” and click on the “Manage” button to the right. On the next page, click on […]

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Adding widgets to your WordPress site

If you don’t want to have everything hard-coded into your various pages for your WordPress site, you can use widgets instead. Using widgets can keep the code on your php pages much cleaner, as you only have to add one simple line of code per widget. Let’s say you have three separate areas on your […]

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How to make dates show for every post on WordPress

While developing the theme for this blog, I knew I wanted the date, author and category (or categories) to appear on each post. The author and categories were no problem, however, the date was giving me trouble. Inside of my php I was using the_date() function to get the date of the post, or so […]

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