In this post i included all the latest wordpress tutorials and hacks. With latest wordpress 3.0 .

1. How to create a built-in contact form for your WordPress theme.

Many WordPress plugins can add a contact form to your blog, but a plugin is not necessary. In this tutorial, I’m going to show you how you can create a built-in contact form for your WordPress theme.

2. How to create a side blog with WordPress 3.0.

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

3. How To Use, Style And Implement WordPress Shortcodes.

WordPress shortcode API is a powerful function which was introduced from version 2.5, it’s just a simple set of functions for creating macro codes in post content. If you’ve developed a Vbulletin forum before, you would have been familiar with the shortcode (something called BBCode) but the WordPress users maybe not. In this article, I would like to show you how to create and use shortcodes, in addition, I will show you some creative examples of using shortcode in WordPress blog.

4. Show Number Of Retweets In WordPress Without A Plugin

Social proof is a powerful thing. Showing how many people are talking about your article on Twitter can encourage more people to talk about it, that’s a fact. Humans are silly and trusting this way.
The way most people go about it is by installing some sort of a widget or plugin. Now you say, “But Matt, why wouldn’t I want to use a plugin!? Plugins are awesome!”

5. Create A Professional Portfolio Using WordPress 3.0 Custom Post Types.

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.

6. Create a Powerful jQuery-Powered Archives Page in WordPress.

Here you’ll learn how to add an archives page to WordPress that not only shows a monthly archive, but also your categories, every post you’ve written, your most popular posts, and even a search box, using jQuery to keep everything organized and easy to navigate.

7. How to Style Individual WordPress Posts in Seconds.

With art directed posts being all the rage now, everybody wants to style everything. There are plugins and custom fields and all sorts of ways to do this, but WordPress already has two not-so-popular functions that allow you to style specific posts or pages.

8. How to Create a Redirect Page Template in WordPress.

In this tutorial we will show you how you can create a redirect page template in WordPress using the custom page template snippet.

9. How To Code The Mockup Search Box Design from PSD to WordPress Theme.

A couple of weeks back we went through the process of creating a search box design concept in Photoshop. The tutorial covered the process of designing our search box in photshop to an inspiratian for creating more color schemes. Now, let’s take the design to apply a complete mockup in wordpress theme.

About WordPress 3.0

10. WordPress 3.0 “Thelonious”

Arm your vuvuzelas: WordPress 3.0, the thirteenth major release of WordPress and the culmination of half a year of work by 218 contributors, is now available for download (or upgrade within your dashboard). Major new features in this release include a sexy new default theme called Twenty Ten.

11. WordPress 3.0 Upgrade: What to Expect

With virtually any WordPress release (or the release of any open-source software, for that matter), there are bound to be bugs. And in virtually every case, easy fixes have already been found. Of course, there are also a number of things you can do prior to upgrading to prevent problems. Read on for some tips, and some of the common bugs you might run into.

12. Highlights of WordPress 3.0!.

WordPress 3.0 was released to the public June 17th with a mountain of changes to it’s previous version. I have compiled my personal favorites below. For those of you not fully aware of the recent changes to WordPress, check out my favorites below:

13. 8 New Exciting WordPress 3.0 Features.

This WordPress 3.0 release is packed with tons of exciting features, like custom post type, better menu management, editor style and many more. It also comes with a new default theme – TwentyTen, that is compatible with most of the new features. Below I will highlight some of the keys features and how to implement them.

14. The Essential Guide to WordPress 3.0 Custom Taxonomies.

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. Apart from these two, WordPress makes it possible for theme developers to create their own taxonomies which are created within the functions.php theme file. This is what we are going to cover today. We will learn how to work with Custom WordPress taxonomies.

15. WordPress: From Kubrick to Twenty Ten.

Kubrick, the default theme for WordPress since 2005, got many Web and open-source enthusiasts through some pretty tough times. Developers have modified it, bloggers have learned HTML and CSS on it, and designers have made it their go-to template for designing blogs of all sizes for clients.
Enter “Twenty Ten” the new default theme for WordPress 3.0, which is scheduled for an imminent release. Not only does it address general changes in Web standards and style guides, it takes into account the clamoring of designers who love WordPress but have had a hard time applying new principles to an older theme.

16. WordPress 3.0 for Web Designers.

what’s new in the upcoming 3.0 release of WordPress and quizzes a number of web designers on their thoughts on the new features.

17. WordPress 3.0 Released: The Top 7 New Features.

WordPress 3.0 incorporates quite a few new features, including custom post types, a URL shortener, and a new theme. You’ll find plenty of lists like this across the web, not least of which being the official changelog at the WordPress codex. The problem is that most of these lists don’t explain how to use the new features, and many are not self-explanatory or enabled by default. This is my attempt to remedy that. Here’s a list of the top seven most compelling features that could change the way you blog.

18. WordPress 3.0 Features Every Theme Developer Should Know.

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. This article highlights important enhancements in WordPress 3.0 and provide links to some really useful resources.