June 2008

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First glimpses of Project M's design

After about six complete redesigns, I’m somewhat happy with the look I’ve come up with for Project M’s The good news for you all is that I’ll probably use some of those discarded designs in future themes. I’ve went from retro to corporate, from blog to magazine style, and this is what I’ve come up with.

Protecting text strings from theme upgrades

Have you ever wanted to change some text that reads “Continue reading” or “Post written by” in your WordPress theme to something a little different? That’s pretty easy to do if you just open up the appropriate PHP file and edit it. But what happens when the theme is updated with some cool, new feature or for the next version of WordPress? Well, you have to change that text all over again.

Showcasing another 10 great Options theme mods

Sometimes it sucks to be me. But in a really good way. Every day, I look at quite a few sites using the Options theme, and almost every day I’m surprised by what people are doing with it.

Doing more with gravatars: Authors template page

We’ve learned how to add an author bio to single posts and revamp our comments with gravatars. Now, it’s time to take this one step farther. We’re going to create a template page for all of our authors. This can be useful if you have multiple authors on your site … Continue reading →

I'll be on vacation

Yes, I know I just dropped a couple of big posts on everyone, but it was something I felt I had to do before getting a little rest and relaxation.