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.
How to Log In To Your WordPress Site
Logging in to WordPress is pretty fundamental to the whole editing experience. But I’ve always found it a little confusing and complicated, if I’m honest. I’ve been at this so long that I now have an easy time finding the log in page on any WordPress site. But if you’re struggling to log into your WordPress site, there are really three different ways to get to it. I cover them all in the video:
Do the WordPress Wiggle
WordCamp Denver was last weekend. And it was a really great event which I would recommend that everyone try to get to in future years. I got to hang out lots of nice friends, old and new, and it was a very good (and tasty) time. But the most sharable highlight is definitely a song commissioned by Zack Katz of GravityView, by the artist Jonathan Mann who may be best known as “Song-a-Day Mann.” It’s *real* catchy, and it’s all about WordPress:
What WordPress Teaches Us About Software Ecosystems
WordPress is, without a doubt, one of the most successful pieces of software of all time. Sure, Microsoft’s Office and Windows are both more influential. Apple’s iOS is huge, as is Google’s Android. Linux is no chump either. But WordPress is relevant to all those platforms and more. And it has about the same name recognition to boot. If people can name a single piece of web infrastructure technology today, there’s a good chance of WordPress being the one they know. (Not counting Facebook as infrastructure.)
WordPress’s Crusade against Technical Responsibility
Andrey “Rarst” Savchenko is one of my favorite WordPress personalities. He’s one of only a few people who really love WordPress a lot, but also sometimes struggles to like it. It’s how I feel a lot too. And this post from him highlights so clearly the cause for a lot of that concern:
“What is WordPress?”: What to Tell Your Clients
Your clients need a plain-language explanation of what WordPress is, and why to use it over other website solutions.