The 2nd WordCamp LA took place this past weekend and it was a blast. There was much to be learned, and lots of friendly WordPress geeks and fans to mingle with. I wrote a recap for WPCandy.com which you can…
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WordPress has an in-built image gallery feature which does not yet seem to be common knowledge even though it’s incredibly simple to use.
So let’s say you are writing a post that you want to include an image gallery in.
1) Using the usual upload/insert image button, upload any images you want to include in the gallery BUT make sure to just click “Save All Changes” instead of “Insert Into Post.”
2) If you want your gallery to have captions, make sure to fill in the Caption field when uploading your images.
3) To display the images you just uploaded, simply use the shortcode:
My online workshop series is launching July 14th with a free introduction to WordPress. If you've been shy to get WordPress set up on your site, this is your chance to have a guided tour to installation, plugins, themes, widgets,…
WordPress 3.0 “Thelonious” has now been officially released (as you may have noticed from the upgrade prompt at the top of your WP dashboard).
I’ll be doing a couple of posts about the new features – in this one I’ll be discussing the brand new default theme that you’ll find if you upgrade.
New Default Theme – Twenty Ten
Twenty Ten is the new default theme and it’s infinitely better than tired ole’ Kubrick. Twenty Ten serves as a demonstration of many of the new WP 3.0 features, making it much more functional and customizable right out of the box, but also making it a great framework on which to build child themes. Some of the new WordPress features aren’t obvious to the non-developer because they require adding some code in order to activate the features – Twenty Ten makes many of them visible to the ordinary user and provides a nice guideline for theme developers to understand and expand upon what’s now possible. See the theme in action.
Here are some of the main new features that Twenty Ten demonstrates:
In a previous article I discussed how to add thumbnail images to your Thesis teasers as an easy way to customize the look.
Another fairly simple tweak you can make to the teasers is to change the width. By default the teasers are set to be half the width of the main column, displaying 2 teasers per row, like this: