Monthly Archives: December 2009

Custom taxonomies in WordPress 2.8

http://justintadlock.com/archives/2009/05/06/custom-taxonomies-in-wordpress-28

WordPress Codex: Condition Tags

http://codex.wordpress.org/Conditional_Tags

Creating a new page template within a Thematic Child Theme

http://a.parsons.edu/~zeravivm/f09/osd/12/15/creating-a-new-template-within-a-thematic-child-theme/

Ian Stewart On Child Themes (part 1, 2)

Part 1: http://weblogtoolscollection.com/archives/2008/10/04/ian-stewart-on-child-themes-part-1/ Part 2: http://weblogtoolscollection.com/archives/2008/10/05/ian-stewart-on-child-themes-part-2/

WordPress Hooks: Actions and Filters

Action and Filter Hooks: Hooks are provided by WordPress to allow your plugin to ‘hook into’ the rest of WordPress; that is, to call functions in your plugin at specific times, and thereby set your plugin in motion. There are two kinds of hooks: Actions: Actions are the hooks that the WordPress core launches at […]

WordPress Theme Customization: Referencing Files From a Template

Referencing Files From a Template The WordPress Default Theme (based on Michael Heilemann’s Kubrick layout for WordPress 1.2) provides a good example of how queries are mapped onto templates. The code <?php bloginfo(‘template_directory’); ?> inserts the URL of the template directory into the template output. You can append any additional URI information to this output to reference files […]

Filter the Parent Theme: use tags instead of @import

<?php function childtheme_create_stylesheet() { $templatedir = get_bloginfo(‘template_directory’); $stylesheetdir = get_bloginfo(‘stylesheet_directory’); ?> <link rel=”stylesheet” type=”text/css” href=”<?php echo $templatedir ?>/library/styles/reset.css” /> <link rel=”stylesheet” type=”text/css” href=”<?php echo $templatedir ?>/library/styles/typography.css” /> <link rel=”stylesheet” type=”text/css” href=”<?php echo $templatedir ?>/library/styles/images.css” /> <link rel=”stylesheet” type=”text/css” href=”<?php echo $templatedir ?>/library/layouts/2c-l-fixed.css” /> <link rel=”stylesheet” type=”text/css” href=”<?php echo $templatedir ?>/library/styles/18px.css” /> <link rel=”stylesheet” type=”text/css” href=”<?php […]

Comparisons Between Most Popular Theme Frameworks

http://www.wptavern.com/comparisons-between-most-popular-theme-frameworks

WordPress Codex: Designing Themes for Public Release

http://codex.wordpress.org/Designing_Themes_for_Public_Release ========================== Make a Plan As you consider your design possibilities, check out CSS Zen Garden for inspiration. The volunteer designers took one HTML page and created hundreds of various web page designs from it. The HTML doesn’t change, only the style sheet changes. The designs are incredibly varied and unique. This shows you not only […]

Thematic Framework

How To Modify WordPress Themes The Smart Way: (by Ian Stewart) http://themeshaper.com/modify-wordpress-themes/ How I used a WordPress Child Theme To Redesign My Blog: http://themeshaper.com/functions-php-wordpress-child-themes/ The Thematic Theme Framework Guide: http://themeshaper.com/thematic/guide/