Getting Started With Designing Your Site


BloggingPro.com has a good starter article on tips for designing your blog. Within the article, Amanda mentions that while most bloggers get the writing aspect of the job, design is another beast entirely. When people talk about the perfect blog, they always focus on content. The content of a blog is obviously extremely important, and Read More

Styling Your Comment Form And Layout


WPBeginner.com has a great tutorial on how to style the WordPress comment form as well as the layout of the comments. Most of the changes are simple CSS edits but determining where those CSS attributes are located can sometimes be harder than making the edits. Their guide shows you how to add buttons to the Read More

Post Format History And WordPress 3.6


While WordPress 3.6 is almost ready for release, one of the features that is already generating a love/hate relationship is the new Post Formats UI. This new UI exposes the Post Format functionality that is now relegated to a radio button post meta box. While researching this feature, I came across a discussion on the Read More

The Daily Plugin for 06-25-2013


Once again we scoop our hands into the repository in hopes of pulling out a few pearls. Today we have some very interesting new plugins that are worth checking out. As always, install these on a test site first before going live. These do not represent endorsements or ratings, but are just a sampling of Read More

The Daily Plugin for 06-28-2013


Today is another high volume day for plugin submissions in the repository. It’s encouraging to see the growth of the submission flow over the course of several years. Not only do we see a big variety of new plugins in both the subject matter and functionality, but there are much many older or abandoned plugins Read More

The Daily Plugin for 07-09-2013


Hello everyone and welcome to another installment of The Daily Plugin where we examine the newest and most recently upgraded plugins from the WordPress Plugin Repository. Remember to always test new plugins on a staging or development site first so that you do not risk data loss, conflicts with other plugins or even worse, complete Read More

Behind The Scenes Of The Collections Theme


The Theme Foundry recently released a brand new commercial theme into the market called Collections. Collections is a beautiful theme that puts all of the focus on the content. I’m used to seeing themes with a left or right sidebar with widgets in the footer but this theme doesn’t have those. This theme artfully showcases Read More

My Thoughts On The Atlas Theme Framework


A few days ago, Donal MacArthur of Cranes And Skyhooks reached out to let me know about a new framework he’s developed called Atlas. After playing around with the theme for about an hour, I have a couple of suggestions for Donal. Out of the gate, Atlas and it’s first child theme Elegance are clean Read More

My Thoughts On The Atlas Theme Framework


A few days ago, Donal MacArthur of Cranes And Skyhooks reached out to let me know about a new framework he’s developed called Atlas. After playing around with the theme for about an hour, I have a couple of suggestions for Donal. Out of the gate, Atlas and it’s first child theme Elegance are clean Read More

GravityForms 1.5 Released – Tons Of New Stuff


It’s been awhile since I’ve seen an upgrade notice for Gravity Forms but alas, 1.5 is here. This new version incorporates a ton of new features and enhancements. Among the new features are: Multi-Page Forms – Using the new Page Break field you now have the ability split longer forms into multiple pages or steps. Read More