Author: Fred Meyer
Printable Coupons in WordPress with Coupon Creator
Perhaps the single greatest thing about WordPress is the plugin repository. No matter what you want, there’s someone who’s tried to do it—perhaps unsuccessfully, depending on the need (“Instagram clone”), but often done as well as you need.
We’re Partnering with HeroPress to Offer Ten Scholarships to Up and Running
This one’s really exciting. :)
Attractive Google Font and Web Font Pairings with fontpair.co
Typography is maybe the cornerstone of attractive web design, as I like to remind myself with the screenshots I took of highly reputable websites like the New England Journal of Medicine converted to Comic Sans.
Easy Markdown to HTML Conversion with Dillinger
For writing online content, Markdown is a favorite of Redditors and nerds everywhere for writing richly marked-up text without the wordiness of typing HTML tags by hand.
“Beginning Graphic Design”: Free Video Introduction to Graphic Design
I’ve wanted to brush up my graphic design chops for quite a while—not to the point of actually becoming a graphic designer, but of more confidently standing in for one on projects that don’t need a full-time designer’s involvement.
Better Font Awesome: the Easy Way to Add Icons to your WordPress Site
In our work, we use Font Awesome all the time. Font Awesome is an icon font that lets you insert and customize nicely designed icons on most topics (especially in technology) anywhere you like on your site. The through in the WPShout nav are Font Awesome icons, for example.
An All-Time Most Useful Plugin: Enable Media Replace
I was looking through a few WordPress sites I’ve worked on recently, and they all had a few plugins in common—plugins I use almost every time I touch WordPress, because they patch something important that WordPress itself is missing.
Write WordPress Posts in Google Docs with Jetpack and a Chrome Extension
I’m writing this article in a Google doc. How cool is this?
Adding and Using WordPress Custom Image Sizes: A Guide to the Best Thing Ever
I really love being able to set custom image sizes in WordPress. The power and flexibility this system opens up for building beautiful, easy-to-administer, performant websites is hard to overstate.