Themes are awesome. Themes are amazing. Themes should be built with presenting user content in mind. What happens when you […]
Working with paginate_links
It is no secret that I try to advocate the use of core functions when possible. The idea of maintaining […]
Another template hierarchy post
Theme development does have a learning curve. There are hooks, filters, core features, and core functionalities that you can learn to leverage. The customizer, custom backgrounds, widgetized areas, and the template hierarchy are a few things to learn about.
Three sliders, one option, and a few tears later
I am not a huge fan of sliders until they are used in a decent way. The only way I sort of like them is in an image gallery but even then it has to be somewhat incorporated with a lightbox, colorbox, whatever you would like to call it. These sliders are slowly becoming a…
One theme reviewers point of view
Conducting WordPress theme reviews can be a great way to contribute. Some people love it, some hate it, and others tend to watch from the sidelines. This is a glimpse of what three years and over two thousand theme reviews may look like for those that also want to contribute.
Why theme documentation matters
So, you have a theme in the WordPress repository and have some documentation but you only have the basic information. How can you improve upon that?
WordPress Static Front Page
Setting up a front page is hard. So many things to think. Do you want a page of your latest writings to be what a visitor first encounters or do you want a static page? Perhaps a unique template so as to differentiate between the rest of the site?
The case for no upsell
Today I ran into a bit of an internal debate. This is something that has driven me crazy for the […]
Child themes are good
Creating a child theme can go a long way. Not only can you make some minor changes but you can also extend and create more without having to lose those alterations when the parent theme gets updated.
Projects on hold
Not long ago I posted about by small widget: Random project It felt good. I’ve been slowly working on random […]