Madalin Tudose

I`m a web developer. I build HTML Templates and WordPress Themes which are eventually released on ThemeForest under the DeliciousThemes brand.

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Harden WordPress Security – 12 Actionable Tips for Your Website

You’re probably thinking that you are running a secure and safe WordPress website. The short story – you’re not!

We’re living with the status-quo that our websites are secure enough to not bother with the dirty job of hardening them as best as we can. But the reality is different. While supporting my customers, I personally face every day with shared web hosting servers, outdated(sometimes, ancient) technologies; people are still using the “admin” username, they don’t have a security plugin installed, even if it takes less than 5 minutes.

It’s not your fault. We assume that WordPress is pretty safe to run a website on it. And it is, but threads are everywhere and it’s best to avoid them if possible. And it is possible.

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How to Display Contact Form 7 Fields on 2 or More Columns

I get this question a lot. “How can I display my contact form on 2 or 3 columns?” or “What are my options to have a contact form with fields side by side?” You get it! The main idea is how to get those text fields like Name or Email Address displayed on the same line and not one under another. Why? Because it looks good, therefore it increases the user experience. Let`s see what options you have!

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How to Optimize Images for the Web – A Practical Guide

Optimizing images for web is still a little-known practice. When it comes to websites and images, things can get a little complicated. You see, while images are something which all websites simply must have, for many reasons, they increase the overall size of a web page and thus slow down the loading speed of that web page. Above all, this is very problematic because of the user experience that this conveys.

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Black Friday & Cyber Monday Deals You Don`t Want to Miss!

It`s that time of the year again!

Instead of bombarding you with tons of deals, I filtered the best from the good and gathered a hand of awesome deals you don`t want to miss!

The criteria used for selecting the deals are following the motto “from zero to hero”! In other words, these deals are exactly what you need to start a new online business for a discounted price.

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30 Beautiful Examples of Inviting Hotel Brochures

Inviting Hotel Brochures Examples and Templates

Convincing people to stay a day or two at your hotel is difficult because it’s very likely that you’re dealing with a fierce competition. Small and large-scale hotels and properties struggle to gain the market`s acceptance and a place in it because they are forced to go up against well-established players with a proven track of quality services and satisfied customers.

To stand out from the competition, there is the need of establishing successful, results-driven marketing campaigns with the use of a series of promotional tools which could help get the name out to the public. One of these tools are the very well known brochures, which are leaflets containing information about your hotel. They`re usually displayed in hotel rooms or places with high foot traffic within the hotel or its amenities.

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How to Customize Browser Scrollbars Using CSS3 and jQuery

We’re all using web browsers to navigate on the internet. Most of you(to be more specific, 65% according to my analytics) are using Chrome and Safari to navigate through this website. These 2 browsers have something in common: they are both built on the WebKit platform, or in other words, they are WebKit browsers. Although Google and Apple assigned them already some quite nice UI elements, some people thought that there is room for more.

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How to Display Recent Posts with Thumbnails in WordPress

Working with WordPress is a breeze, mainly because the architecture of the content management system is rock-solid and easy to understand but most importantly because the community is so big and can offer you solutions for all your needs, through themes and plugins. Those who run websites built on WordPress are using a series of plugins which can make their life easier and more productive but generally speaking, plugins affect the loading speed performances of your website and there are some cases which don`t require using a plugin.

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Hello World!

“Welcome to WordPress. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start writing!”

If you’re a developer working with WordPress,  you’re probably used to see the Hello World! post quite often, since it’s the only post which comes with a fresh new WordPress install. This is my Hello World! post.

My name is Madalin Tudose and I`m a web developer. I build HTML Templates and WordPress Themes which are eventually released on ThemeForest under the DeliciousThemes brand. In other words, Welcome to DeliciousThemes! – my playground; and my business; and my blog.