Our Favourite WordPress 3.0 Tutorials, Resources & Videos

With WordPress 3.0 being released only a few weeks ago, many great resources have been put together! With all major releases there were some minor teething problems but with this round-up of well written resources you will learn about what 3.0 has to offer, from WPMU integration to custom post thumbnails.

Here is a round-up of our favourite WordPress 3.0 tutorials, resources and videos.

Please note that clicking on the preview below will take you to the full tutorial.


Tutorial: WordPress 3.0 Custom Post Types via Design Juices


With the recent release of WordPress 3.0, I thought it would be good to show off one on its best features, custom post types. This feature will come into its own especially when using WordPress as a CMS, it allows you to assign a post area for different bits of your site.

How to create a side blog with WordPress 3.0 via Cats Who Code


In this tutorial, I’ll show you how to create a side blog listing products using the WordPress 3.0 custom post type feature.

WordPress 3.0 Tutorial: How to Enable WordPress MU into WordPress 3.0 via wpveda.


I will guide you on how you can install multiple WordPress blog in WordPress 3.0. To get started with this upgrade your WordPress to 3.0 and enable multiple site network option.

Adding Post Thumbnails To WordPress 3.0 via nenuno creative


Post Thumbnails were first introuduced in the release of WordPress 2.9, but seeing how the theme structure has slightly changed in 3.0 we have put together a short tutorial showing you how to add Post Thumbnails to your articles and posts.

Using the WordPress 3.0 Menus Feature Part 1 via unitz


A new feature that is getting a lot of press is the menus option. In this post, I’ll demonstrate how this new functionality works

Using the WordPress 3.0 Menus Feature Part 2 – Styling and Animating via unitz


In this second post, I’m going to explore the code generated by this functionality, and give a simple demonstration of how to style and animate the generated menus using  CSS and jQuery. You can then use these skills to develop your own WordPress 3.0 theme and its menus.

WordPress 3.0: Multisite Domain Mapping Tutorial via Otto on WordPress


In the comments, a lot of people wanted to know how to use your own Top-Level-Domains. Since I’m doing that now, here’s a quick walkthrough/how-to guide.

Create A Professional Portfolio Using WordPress 3.0 Custom Post Types via VOOSH THEMES


In this tutorial I’ll show you how to make use of the new custom post functionality to create a portfolio for your WordPress site.

HOW TO : Enable WordPress 3.0 New Features After Upgrading via SaveDelete


Here are some of the best links/tutorials which can help you to make those features enabled easily. I would say these tutorials are not for beginners, but few month old blogger will know what is required in a proper way.


WordPress 3.0 Features Every Theme Developer Should Know via w3avenue


WordPress 3.0 RC2 is now available for download; this means that final version could be released any day now. This release will mark a new milestone in WordPress history, with several exciting new features including: multiple sites, custom menus, custom post types and a new default theme.

Everything you wanted to know about WordPress 3.0 Menu Management via templatic


With the upcoming 3.0 release, WordPress is introducing a new user interface to help manage navigation menus, which simply means you’ll get a new page with some tools on it to help you add, delete, and arrange links.

WordPress 3.0 Theme Tip: The Comment Form via Otto on WordPress


So, here’s a big hunk of code I pulled out of my current theme’s comments.php. This hunk of code has only one purpose: To display the form area where people can leave a comment:

Template Changes/Tags for WordPress 3.0 via NSpeaks


By now everybody must be knowing that WordPress 3.0 will soon be released with some heavy duty featureset which will enable WordPress to directly compete with other CMS systems like Joomla and Drupal.

New WordPress 3.0 Cheat Sheet via You Say Too


In this category I will be sharing about New  WordPress  3.0 Cheat Sheet. Wait the minutes, what is cheat sheet mean and for what? In the IT, cheat sheet is a reference tool that provides simple, brief instructions for accomplishing a specific task.

WordPress 3.0 Cheat Sheet via OutsourceAge


The WordPress 3.0 Cheat Sheet Help is here, in which the most important information is summarized on the subject. selectable text based cheetsheet.

The Essential Guide to WordPress 3.0 Custom Taxonomies via 1st Web Designer


In general, taxonomies are used to arrange, classify and group things. By default, Taxonomies in WordPress are tags and categories that WordPress is using for the posts.

Mobile App Layout via hvdesigns


How to use Custom Post Types in WordPress 3.0

WordPress 3.0 Menus

Vertical Menus In WordPress 3.0

How To Upgrade A WordPress Website To WordPress 3.0


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