October 2007

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October 2007: Creating A Better Blog

October has been a big month for me. I’ve tried to take my blogging, coding, and designing skills to the next level, and I think I’ve accomplished this. I hit quite a few goals, blogged on a regular basis, and learned a lot about creating a better blog with valuable … Continue reading →

Simplest WordPress Contact Form

I’ve been scouring the WordPress plugin pages, other blogs, and the Web in general looking for a decent contact form that works with WordPress. Nope, not a one to be found. Well, I’m sure there is one, but I haven’t found it yet. Every plugin I found was easy to … Continue reading →

Weekly Roundup #3

Another week has gone by and I’ve, as usual, spent too much time surfin’ the Net. For those of you who are new around these parts, the Weekly Roundup is my personal listing each week of what I’ve been doing around the Web. It’s my way of saying “thank you” … Continue reading →

WordPress Custom Fields: Adding Images To Posts

This tutorial will explain how to add images to your posts using WordPress custom fields. It is the third part of the Using WordPress Custom Fields Series. This tutorial assumes you at least know what XHTML, PHP, CSS, and WordPress are. Plus, you should know how to input a custom … Continue reading →

Using WordPress Custom Fields: Introduction

I decided a couple of weeks ago that I wanted to do an ongoing tutorial series with WordPress custom fields. At first, I thought I’d simply write a complete guide, but that idea seemed daunting. It seems far easier to break down the guide into individual posts in a series. … Continue reading →

Creative Control: Flash Video Player Plugin

I finally found the perfect flash video player: Flash Video Player Plugin for WordPress. This thing has more options than anything I’ve ever seen. It even lets you add a logo over the video. I particularly like the floating controls it offers. Plus, everything can be overwritten for each video … Continue reading →

Valid XHTML Clickable Header Images

This is a tutorial on how to make your blog or website header image clickable with valid XHTML. This is assuming that you’re using a CSS background image for your header or that you want to. I was recently designing a theme that I wanted to add a clickable header … Continue reading →

Weekly Roundup #2

Once again, I’m offering a weekly roundup of the things I’ve found interesting throughout the week. I kicked the Weekly Roundup off last week with … Continue reading →

Magtastic: WordPress Theme

Theme Information: Description: A 920px, fixed-width, 2-column, widget-ready theme. Its focus is for fun news blogs and sites. Features a custom home page, sidebars, and templates. Requirement(s): Wordpress 2.1+ Download Theme ([download#17#hits]) | Live Demo Free header image: The first 20 people that request it, will get a free header … Continue reading →

Wedding War Cry

This past weekend, I experienced my first Korean wedding. I didn’t want to go because I was extremely sore from the “mandatory fun” called Avalon Sports Day (all the teachers had to participate in the oddest sporting event ever at my school). However, I’m glad I got the chance to … Continue reading →