If you’re used to reading this site via feed reader, you might want to take some time out today and take a gander at the new design. Let me know what you think. I’m quite smitten by it.
Beginning in WordPress 2.8, themes will be able to take advantage of the
body_class() function to place location-specific classes on the opening
<body> tag, usually located in the
header.php file of most themes.
Why is this significant? Easy … this opens up the ability to change the look of nearly everything with
Before we get into the application of the
body_class() function, let’s cover some technical details first. Read More
That title couldn’t be worse for my WordPress SEO goals, but it’s late and I don’t care!
Over the last several weeks, I’ve been a busy working on a few little gems that you might find useful. I certainly do.
I’ve created a new WordPress Plugins page here as a placeholder. Eventually, each plugin will have its own page. Check them out and let me know what you think.
So, yes, I admit it. I’ve been mostly silent here on the blog for a while. But I promise, it’s going to change soon. Trust me.
In the mean time, I wanted to let everyone know what’s going on, and what’s coming up. Read More
As the blogosphere is abuzz about all the cool new features in WordPress 2.7, I’ve seen very few (if any) good posts on the new Sticky Posts feature that will allow you to take any story, or stories, you’ve published and place them at the top of your homepage without editing the timestamp. This new feature will allow you to take posts that you’re especially proud of and display them for all the world to see for as long as you want.
But for many theme and plugin developers, and even users who may want to do a little DIY theme hacking, there is very little documentation for getting the feature set up to do the things you want it to. That’s where this guide comes in. Read More