Around the Web: WordPress and Tech News

published on January 31, 2014

The year 2014 started with a bang and with lots of interesting stories posted around the web. Here’s what caught our eye so far: The Four Freedoms – Matt Mullenweg wpForGlass: The First WordPress Plugin for Google Glass – Jay …


Check Out Our Favorite WordPress Themes for 2013

published on February 3, 2013

We play favorites. Surprise, surprise! Yes, we do. Especially if we know that what we find is really great and we want to share them with as many as we can. We’ve seen how many of you have benefited from …


The Optimized WordPress Sidebar

published on January 30, 2013

According to the WordPress Code The sidebar is a narrow vertical column often jam-packed with lots of information about a website. Found on most WordPress sites, the sidebar is usually placed on the right or left-hand side of the web …


5 Great Resources for Stock Imagery for your WordPress Themes

published on January 29, 2013

Choosing the right photos for your WordPress theme demo is key. It’s what catches your visitor’s eye when they arrive at your website and hopefully it is interesting enough to sustain their attention and make them stay. Poorly chosen photos …


Cool WordPress Themes for Churches: 2013 Edition

published on January 26, 2013

Churches and other religious or advocacy centered organizations have very specific website needs. Most of them require a combination of magazine, events, multimedia, and community features rolled into one theme. Here are some great WordPress themes that have great features …


Index.php, The Loop and your WordPress Content

published on January 24, 2013

We have already discussed the header and the menu in our previous articles. In continuation of our series, we will now take a look at the Content section of the WordPress theme or the index.php. Here’s a recap of what …


What’s on your WordPress Menu?

published on January 24, 2013

Last week we talked about the WordPress header and header.php. We continue this series and this week we’ll be touching on the WordPress menu. Visitors come to a website to find answers. How they arrive, whether via an organic search, …


Blazing the Trail in 2013

published on January 2, 2013

Greater things are yet to come and they are exciting. There’s always something magical whenever the New Year comes. Technically, if you really strip this day down to what it really is and take away all the fireworks and celebration, …


WordPress Theme Deconstructed

published on December 31, 2012

Last week we touched on the basic components of a typical WordPress theme. Below is a visual example of how the layout looks like. The components are as follows: The Header (header.php) The header is the structure that traditionally sits …