Why an Accessibility Ready WordPress theme? If you have a requirement to build a WordPress website to be ADA or WCAG compliant (or simply want your website to be used by as many people as possible) you are going to want to start with a decent theme. A poorly chosen theme could scupper your chances… Continue Reading How To Choose An Accessibility Ready WordPress Theme (And Why)
Reykjavik theme is a relatively new addition (October 2017) to WordPress’ family of accessibility-ready themes. It was created by Oliver Juhas of WebMan Design. Oliver has created a number of accessibility-ready themes, some free and some paid. The name Reykjavik evokes a product which is clean and modern. The theme description begins: Reykjavik is fresh, lightweight,… Continue Reading Is WordPress Reykjavik Theme Clean, Light And Accessible?
When you look for a theme on WordPress.org, there’s a bewildering array to choose from. Fortunately, you can narrow the search with the feature filter. Are you looking for a two column theme? Or one with footer widgets? Or one suitable for an e-commerce site? (Not sure what those terms mean? Read on.) The feature… Continue Reading Ultimate Guide To The WordPress.org Theme Feature Filter
I was asked recently: Which are better, free or paid themes for WordPress? You might be building a website for the first time, or redoing an existing site. So here’s a list of the pros and cons of free and paid themes to help you decide which is right for you. Free theme pros No… Continue Reading WordPress Free Or Paid Themes – Which Are Better?
Updated 20 June 2019. Why would you want to use a WordPress.com theme on a WordPress.org site? There are a few reasons: Your site is on WordPress.com now. You want to move it over to self-hosted WordPress i.e. WordPress.org. (Or you think you might want to move later.) You want to know if you can keep… Continue Reading Can You Use A WordPress.com Theme On A WordPress.org Site?
I’ve had some clients confused over Featured Images in WordPress. So I thought I’d write a post to explain. Some of the questions I’ll cover are: What is a featured image? What’s the difference between a featured image and images in posts or pages? How do I set featured images? How are featured images displayed in themes?… Continue Reading Just What The Heck Is A Featured Image, Anyway?