These tutorials are appropriate for those new to WordPress, or for non-coders.
Here are 2 ways to safely make modifications to your site’s CSS and PHP functions, without creating a child theme. It’s based on my recent talk at WordCamp San Diego.
This year (2016) I gave a talk at WordCamp San Diego as part of the Beginners’ Bootcamp, entitled “Customizing Without Hacking”. It was an introduction to best practices for customizing WordPress without doing anything that will break your site or make it a nightmare to maintain.
Learning from the beginning how to customize the right way will make your future-self’s life much easier.
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Navigating the free themes in the WordPress directory can be a bit of a minefield. So here are 3 of my top picks for free themes that are solid choices with lots of flexibility.
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A common question I get from new WordPress users (twice in the past week as a matter of fact), typically arriving in a panic-stricken email, is "Why am I getting…Read more →
I'm loving this new plugin I recently discovered called Menu Social Icons. In a simple and elegant fashion it allows you to easily add icons to the major social networks…Read more →
When the same question crops up again and again, it's time for a blog post! Changing your WordPress theme can be a scary prospect if you've already invested a lot…Read more →
Ah contact forms....such as a standard feature of a website aren't they? One would think that WordPress would have tons of great, easy-to-implement choices for this. And indeed there are…Read more →