As a Wordpress designer/developer, I’m frequently installing Wordpress. Along the way, I’ve compiled a sort of checklist to guide the process so I don’t overlook any steps.
There is so much information on the web about web development, design, and WordPress that’s it’s easy to lose focus. We only have so much time on our hands, after all! Here’s a short list of learning resources that have proven to be the most useful to me.
DEMO This is a neat little plugin that lets you put several widgets in one widget area using tabs. I love tabs for organizing lots of content – it just looks neater and less cluttered. Tabber Widget is made by the awesome folks over at iThemes. You can download it from iThemes here, or just…Read more
WordPress version 3.0 includes an exciting new feature: Custom Navigation Menus. This menu system allows users to build and alter menus with a drag and drop menu interface. Previously menus had to be created in code with wp_list_pages or wp_list_categories, adding extra code to specify which items to include and in what order. Custom menus…Read more
I thought I was done setting up my new blog theme when I noticed that something wasn’t right on my about page. Hmm…there’s a gap at the bottom of the page! The footer isn’t at the bottom – it’s crept up because there is not enough content to fill the browser window. See for yourself:…Read more