WordPress has a few default classes used for things like image alignment, galleries and other html output by core features. This is a combination of the styles found in the default WordPress TwentyEleven theme, and some modifications of my own. Include this snippet with your css to save a bunch of time building your responsive . . . read more
I’ve bulldozed the digital hoarder’s house that was my filesystem, and sworn to clean up my act. Well on my way to a perfect workflow and code management system, I’d like to share what I’m doing with a series of posts. This first post will outline how I built the development cloud that is now . . . read more
I love a good framework. Just exploring different frameworks and trying them out for various purposes can teach you a lot. One of my side projects lately has been building my own WordPress theme framework, which uses Paul Irish’s HTML5 Boilerplate. Still, most of my projects and clients are using Thesis, which is a WordPress . . . read more
I’ve been meaning to begin using John Gruber’s Markdown to write my posts, I just never really took the time to find a plugin that is suitable until now.
Do you ever have trouble with finding the right color palette for a design, or just want some fresh ideas? ColourLovers the only website you need for finding them.
It’s been nearly a year since I saw the announcement of the Google Web Font Directory at Google IO 2010, and wrote the Google Web Fonts for WordPress Plugin. Today, at the 2011 conference, Google announced version 2 of the web font directory is on the way with a Developer API, and I’m ecstatic..
Normally I suggest keeping taxonomy out of permalink structure. I’ve found it to create issues when content takes new direction, or a site needs new architecture. WordPress Post formats offer a new way to sort our content, and they make sense for users.
Not many people in the world are as versed in new web development and design technology as Paul Irish. In this video, he runs through some pretty advanced optimization that takes advantage of modern browsers and hardware.
Here is my WordPress wp-config.php file starter. If you are going to use this as a template, make sure you read every line, and change things according to your installation.
It seems that I have turned into a salesman for a free plugin that I didn’t even write. This plugin is Joost de Valk’s WordPress SEO Plugin. I’m honestly tired of writing all the benefits in chat to friends, or in email to clients whenever the subject of the best WordPress SEO plugin comes up, . . . read more