Professional WordPress themes are a good choice if you have limited budget or skills for completely customizing your own theme using code (CSS and HTML). These themes are highly stylized but have many options for customizing sites uniquely.
WordPress Theme Development Using a Responsive Theme Framework
WordPress Theme Development Using a Single Mobile Responsive Framework Many people approach WordPress website development by using pre-styled premium themes. The pitfall of these themes is that they are not very easy to modify for your own custom look and have either a very limited feature set or a large feature set that is not […]
Why you need to install and use Firebug for Firefox when editing WordPress Themes
How Firebug for Firefox can help you edit and customize your WordPress theme I receive many questions about how to change the styling of WordPress themes (such as font sizes, colors, and background images). Many people try to change the styles on their site by going to Appearance > Editor > Stylesheet (style.css) but simply […]
Customizing Studio Press Child Themes
Q: I’ve just started a blog. I’m new at it. The blog is set up using the Genesis theme Lexicon. I would like tags to show under my posts, but for some reason they don’t. Maybe this particular theme doesn’t enable it. How can I address this? I am not a coder so is there […]
I’ll be adding to this list, so please let me know if you have any WordPress resources you think should be added here. For those of you who want to understand WordPress PHP better, be sure to check out: http://adambrown.info/b/widgets/easy-php-tutorial-for-wordpress-users/ WordPress Books The CSS Anthology: 101 Essential Tips, Tricks & Hacks, 3rd Edition – While […]
How do I set up RSS Feeds on my WordPress website?
Q. How do I set up RSS Feeds and enable email subscription to feeds on my self-hosted WordPress website? Also, how do I promote that feed elsewhere (like on my LinkedIn account)? By default, WordPress comes with various feeds (http://codex.wordpress.org/WordPress_Feeds). These different feeds are invoked via template tags in the WordPress theme header.php file. You […]
Creating a Custom Single.php template
All posts on your WordPress site will be formatted using the single.php template. The single.php file is used when you click on the post title on the home page of the blog, and you see just the single post. This is efficient, but what if you have a Category of your website where you want […]