In the world of WordPress theme customization, back end customization is often neglected. I would say for good reason too. If you’re mostly a front end programmer like me, it’s daunting and complicated: database table and column architecting, server configurations, and then that whole world of plugin authoring….and I say all this having taught PHP … Continue reading Don’t forget your functions.php file! It’s powerful.
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Discuss search engine optimization with most business owners and it’s usually pretty high on their list. (Independent of whether they actually need it or not.) Generally speaking, SEO is the task of trying to get a high ranking on the search engines. Nowadays that really boils down to Google–and Bing to a lesser degree. Many … Continue reading Stepping up WordPress’ Search Engine Optimization Game
In the previous article I discussed the benefits, pitfalls, and reasons behind relying on a lot of CSS and JQuery to customize your WordPress installation. In this article I want to give you a concrete example of how it can be useful. Let say, for example, that I wanted only the second “Reason” in the … Continue reading CSS + JQuery = Lots of WP Customization [Part 2/2]