Some theme review videos

It’s been some time since I was last able to record some video on theme reviews. The last time I did it was a quick overview of my review process. Super simplistic overview of a theme review. Today I was able to record an overview of what an admin review can be.

As you can see I tend to keep a tab open to the requirement list. Part of that reason is so that I can quickly link to the section that needs to be addressed. The other video I was able to create was of a quick overview of the approved themes list. This is where themes go once the reviewer feels all things have been met so an admin can look over just in case things were missed. That video is:

Hope that helps out at least one person in how WordPress theme reviews work as well as the workflow. If you really want to learn more then read about the entire process here or even join the team.

Working with paginate_links

It is no secret that I try to advocate the use of core functions when possible. The idea of maintaining less code is a great one for any developer. It’s the old set it and forget mentality. What I do see a lot of is the use of my_theme_pagination that uses get_pagenum_link in order to get…

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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 bit more popular with theme developers because it can solve a few issues for the user. The biggest drawback is that they will no longer have that slider when they ultimately redesign the site and switch themes.

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?