Tag: WordPress Themes
Is WordPress a Good Website Builder?
WordPress isn’t as beginner-friendly as some alternatives, but it offers vastly more potential for customization. Is, and when is, WordPress a good website builder?
A Rational Approach to Updating Your WordPress Install
The ability to update WordPress core, themes and plugins from within the Dashboard is quite amazing. It has taken a process that was at one time tedious and made it incredibly simple. Anyone can do it. All it takes is a few clicks and you’re running the latest versions of everything.
Cyber Monday Roundup 2019: Deals on WordPress’s Best Products
This Black Friday/Cyber Monday deal roundup includes only WordPress products that we like, use, and recommend.
Beaver Builder Theme Review: Who Should Use It, and Why
How to Customize Your WordPress Sidebar
This video and text tutorial will teach you how to customize WordPress widgets, including how to edit your WordPress sidebar.
Course: WordPress Theme Development (Core Concepts)
Welcome! WordPress themes are one of the first and most important topics that one must understand to be good at WordPress development. Themes underlie the entire visual half of WordPress site, but often grow to do even more. We’re hoping your find these free content very helpful, as we think it covers some of the most important concepts in doing WordPress theme development for yourself.
What I’m Thankful For in WordPress: 2017 Edition
This year, it’s felt like change is in the air. The WordPress landscape seems to be shifting at the small-to-medium client level, with ever-stronger competitors driving attempted innovation within WordPress, while some giant players (huge hosting companies, “everything” themes) continue to gobble up huge numbers of the worst-informed customers and the rest of the marketplace starts to crunch.
“WordPress Theme Shops that I Trust”: Curated List of WordPress Theme Developers
Finding good WordPress themes can be really hard, because:
How to Make a WordPress Child Theme
In this week’s Quick Guide, we cover how to make a child theme in WordPress. You can — and sometimes should — just modify your CSS via the new “Additional CSS” feature in 4.7. But when you want to make bigger changes — especially to the PHP in the template files themselves, that’s not enough. That’s where you should be using a child theme in WordPress.
Theme Starter Content in 4.7
One of the focuses that Helen Hou-Sandi chose for WordPress 4.7 has been the experience for new users of WordPress. I think this is really wise, as WordPress faces increasing competition from hosted off-the-shelf website-building platforms that have long made that a much higher priority than WordPress has.