Adii Pienaar: The thing is that focus trumps most things in any given situation. We may think we’re good at multi-tasking, but it will never be as efficient / productive / successful as it could be when you focus on doing just one thing. Do One Thing It is so easy to get caught up [...]
“If you’re not embarrassed when you ship your first version you waited too long.” Matt Mullenweg once wrote that. I want to live by it. So, here’s my redesign. There’s not much to it. I nixed the comments. I destroyed the sidebar. I removed the clutter. I feel refreshed. I love it.
I am pleased to announce the release of Sinatra, a free Genesis child theme. This WordPress theme works on the Genesis Framework.
First, the code… Then, some explanation… For more information on this filter, read up on the login redirect filter. In short, this function sends administrators to the WordPress Dashboard after log in and everyone else to the homepage of the site. To send everyone else to a specific page on your site, replace the id [...]
How would you feel if someone could view the contents of all your directories which do not contain an index.html, index.php, or other index file? Personally, I feel like my privacy has been invaded. Time to shed some light. How’s your setup? Let’s test. From your browser’s address bar, navigate to a directory that you [...]
While developing a WordPress theme recently, I tested it in Chrome, Firefox, and IE and everything worked as expected. Recently I noticed the named anchors were not working in Chrome. I narrowed the problem down to Chrome positioning the anchors on the screen at coordinates 0,0 probably because the elements were empty. Thanks to this [...]
This will become my personal snippet library for the Genesis Framework. Since it is a work in progress, here are some other resources for Genesis code snippets: http://dev.studiopress.com/sitemap http://www.billerickson.net/genesis-quick-tips/ http://gregrickaby.com/2011/02/add-remove-genesis-elements.html http://genesistutorials.com/snippets http://shaynesanderson.com/blog/2011/05/24/handy-genesis-functions/ http://wpsmith.net/category/tutorials/ http://www.briangardner.com/code/
In case you don’t know, Jon Acuff is a well-known blogger/author who is responsible for the popular blog and book, Stuff Christians Like and the book, Gazelles, Baby Steps And 37 Other Things Dave Ramsey Taught Me About Debt. Back last November he wrote a blog post, ‘Can I help you with your blog?‘, and I responded [...]
A redesign for my blog was long overdue. I’ll continually be making tweaks and improvements but I am really pleased with how it came out. This design is a child theme for the Genesis Framework. I tried to add some flavor by incorporating some jQuery effects, CSS3 styles, the Google Font API, and some Genesis [...]
In roughly six months time, I’ve managed to switch my web hosting from GoDaddy to BlueHost and have ultimately ended up with HostGator. Here are some thoughts concerning my journey. I hosted my websites with GoDaddy for several years before making my first hosting switch last September. At the time, I was satisfied with GoDaddy’s [...]