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July 30, 2015

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People can obsess about the weather; others care about weather plugins.  Since I felt compelled to display the weather on a WordPress site, I researched weather plugins and started testing them out. I wanted a plugin that would do the following: Display current conditions (temperature, description, humidity) Show small relevant graphic Display forecast information And I wanted it to meet […]

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July 29, 2015

PHP in a Text Widget

Widget, WordPress

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Sometimes, you need a widget to be just a little more clever … if only it ...

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July 29, 2015

The Right Path

WordPress

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I prefer to develop as much as I can on my local WordPress and then move it to ...

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July 27, 2015

Eventful

Plugin, Responsive, WordPress

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We take calendar functionality for granted, but it is a significant amount of ...

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July 27, 2015

Theme Face

WordPress

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I could not help but notice how nice the “real” themes looked when perusing ...

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July 27, 2015

Sandy Footer

WordPress

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For many sites, the same footer is fine for every page, but sometimes, you need ...

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July 24, 2015

Image Captions

CSS, Web Design

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When images are added into media, there is an image editing screen that allows ...

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July 23, 2015

Pull Quotes

CSS

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Pull quotes are a great way to emphasize text excerpts and add variety to post ...

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July 22, 2015

Plays like code

Plugin, Web Design

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Sometimes you just want code to look like code without a lot of effort. While ...

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July 20, 2015

Mobile Aesthetics

Web Design

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Aesthetics refers to concepts of beauty in art, and it is subjective. What ...

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June 7, 2015

Navigating

CSS, Navigation

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WordPress makes it easy to create menus through the built-in Menu capability ...

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June 7, 2015

Searching…

CSS, Widget

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WordPress provides a number of default widgets so that it is quick to create a ...

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June 7, 2015

Making Contact

Plugin

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I cannot believe how many contact form plugins exist for WordPress (over ...

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June 7, 2015

Being social

Plugin, Widget

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Social media is part of most websites and there are almost 1000 plugins to ...

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June 7, 2015

Responsive Images

Responsive

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I created a new post the other day and wanted to include an image in the post ...

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May 13, 2015

A briefer excerpt

Web Design

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It is common to display a post’s excerpt so that site visitors have a better ...

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