Tag: WordPress Themes
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.
What I’m Thankful For in WordPress: 2016 Edition
I asked myself: What in WordPress have I been thankful for in 2016? The answers will guide you to some amazing stuff.
How to Provide Page Templates in Plugins
Paulund has a nice little tutorial about something I’ve done once or twice, but haven’t managed to ever write down or remember well: how you can provide page templates in a plugin.
Solo Pine Designs
I’m writing Solo Pine up because they’ve been (specifically, their theme Redwood has been) lovely for a current client project. It’s very rare that a WordPress theme designer offers both beautiful design and clean, not-overdoing-it coding, and Solo Pine fits that ticket.
WordPress Child Themes: A Complete Guide to the Core Concepts
What I’m Thankful For in WordPress in 2015
I asked myself: What in WordPress have I been grateful for in 2015? The answers will guide you to some amazing stuff.