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Help with the CMS (Content Management System) software I prefer. Tips, tricks, trials, and tribulations–and hopefully we’ll be the better for it !

On Loic Nicoloas' professional photography site.

ProPhoto WordPress Theme

ProPhoto 4 is a powerful WordPress theme for photographers. It’s worth at least checking out.

How often does your theme developer update their theme or framework?

Changelog

This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series Why WOO

This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series Why WOOThe changelog can be something of a secret weapon to gauging the competence of a theme developer.

Custom Menu Shortcode

Custom Menu Shortcode

Looking to add a list of pages or posts or categories or anything into a page? Create a custom menu first and then use this shortcode to put it anywhere on your site.

Really? Just to get a blog page with titles and excerpts?

Hey, I found a great theme!

This entry is part 3 of 4 in the series Why WOO

This entry is part 3 of 4 in the series Why WOO“Hey, I found this fantastic theme! Can you customize it?” Of course I can. But it’s analogous to going to the house contractor and saying, “Hey, I saw this gorgeous house. Can you build it?

Working to recreate the Canvas Portfolio function without using a custom post type.

Why I Don’t Use Custom Post Types

I have tried to stay away from Custom Post Types (not a post or a page, but another type of “post” in WordPress) in case I change themes or plugins and they’re no longer compatible or friendly or just don’t work the way I want them to.

WordPress Jetpack

Jetpack Publicize

Until Jetpack came out with their Publicize module, getting your posts connected to your social media took a few plugins, a bit of hacking, and or a chunk of patience. With Jetpack’s new Publicize, it’s a snap.

Fast WordPress Hosting at WP Engine

WP Engine

Super fast managed WordPress hosting. Give them a look-see and take them for a test drive. If your business is important, your hosting should be in good hands.

Added Thin and Thin/Italic to typography options

Added Thin and Thin/Italic to typography options.

This entry is part 1 of 4 in the series Why WOO

This entry is part 1 of 4 in the series Why WOOThe WOO Framework sits under (is the foundation for) all of WOO’s themes, including Canvas. Why do you care? Well, you don’t. But you also do … you just didn’t know it.

WordPress Development

WordPress Overview 3.5

Here’s a VERY quick run through of the basics of WordPress. In case you’re rusty.

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