What’s new in WordPress 4.7? WordPress 4.7 “Vaughan” was released earlier this week. It’s the last major update of the year from WordPress.org, and it gives us a new theme, new features and bug fixes. WordPress has now cemented its popularity as the top web CMS with over 27% of all sites running WordPress. The aim… Continue Reading What’s New in WordPress 4.7? A First Look
I’ve had a go at building a child theme for Twenty Sixteen. I decided to use the build as an opportunity to try out the WP Customizer, which I’d been wanting to do for a while, since seeing Dave T Green’s talk on the Customizer at WordCamp Edinburgh 2015. Full disclaimer: I got most of… Continue Reading A Twenty Sixteen Child Theme With Extra WP Customizer Goodness
The Twenty Sixteen theme has actually been out for four months. For most users, though, their first encounter with it came with the release of WordPress 4.4 in December 2015. It’s already been installed on over 300,000 sites. I’ve delved into the theme and here is what I think. You might want to read my review of Twenty Fifteen, as there… Continue Reading The WordPress Twenty Sixteen theme: Good, Bad or Ugly?
The last time Edinburgh had a WordCamp was in 2012. I was fresh out of university and eager to meet members of the WordPress community. I’d dabbled a bit with WordPress a few years before, but was keen to learn more and meet members of the local WP community. The weekend conference drew attendees from… Continue Reading Och Aye The Wapuu! Spotlight On WordCamp Edinburgh 2015
This is Day 3 in the 30 Day Blogging Challenge. You can read Day 2’s post here. So you’ve searched for a WordPress theme and found one you like, but there’s one little thing about it that you want to change. Maybe the font is too big, or you want a different link colour. How can you… Continue Reading How You Can Customize Your WordPress Theme