Sometimes I’ll use one of the pre-built Genesis themes from StudioPress to give me a head start on a project. While I’ll almost always rebuild the code, their designs are minimal, attractive, and place focus on the website content ahead of flashy features and code bloat. They give a solid base to work from. Because […]
Pick out important content and allow your visitors to easily share it on Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn.
Add a Featured Category widget, and showcase categories with image, link and optional subcategories.
If you build WordPress themes you’ll already be familiar with enabling features using add_theme_support. This function provides an easy means to enable optional features on a per theme basis – WordPress’ custom logo, custom background, title tag support and many more. It can also be used to extend your theme with custom functionality, and that’s […]
I love finding ways to improve my efficiency as a developer. One such advancement recently has been my adoption of WPStarter for managing WordPress installations using Composer. Using WPStarter I’ve created a new project boilerplate which I can use to quickly spin up a new WordPress website with a simple composer install. In the project […]
Advanced Custom Fields (ACF) allows you to add a WYSIWYG field, like the WordPress visual editor, as a custom field on your pages or posts. When you’re editing this field in the backend, you can apply formatting and styles as you normally would in the post editor. When you come to output the field, however, […]