Custom Post Types Presentation Materials for WordCamp Detroit 2011

Posted on Nov 11, 2011 in WordPress | 2 Comments
Custom Post Types Presentation Materials for WordCamp Detroit 2011

On November 13, 2011 I gave a presentation on Custom Post Types – What, Why, and How at WordCamp Detoit. Since I had just gone through a slow, but fairly steep learning curve on custom post types myself, I wanted to give others a leg up and share some of the best resources I found […]

WordCamp Chicago 2011 is a Wrap! WordCamp San Francisco here I come!

Posted on Aug 7, 2011 in Speaking & Events | 2 Comments

It was an amazing experience co-organizing WordCamp Chicago this year. It reinforced my belief that WordPress is the future of the semantic web, and that the WordPress community is amazingly generous and supportive. Huge thanks to the lead organizer Mary Duquaine for taking the bumps and the bruises that led to an event more successful […]

How to Add Additional Navigation Menus in Thesis

Posted on Mar 19, 2011 in WordPress | 36 Comments

I’m hoping that with the talked-about-yet-still-forthcoming Thesis 2.0 this feature will be built-in, but as of Thesis 1.8 it is not. So, with that I bring you the code to insert additional menus into your Thesis website. Specifically we will add a secondary navigation menu after the header, and a footer navigation menu. Adding a […]

How to Insert an Auto Updating Copyright Notice in Thesis

Posted on Mar 17, 2011 in WordPress | No Comments

Let’s keep it short and simple on this one. The default Thesis footer is not a no-brainer to edit, especially if you haven’t worked with hooks before. And even if you have figured out how to add a custom footer using hooks, using the appropriate code so that your copyright date auto-updates is imperative, assuming […]

How to Clean a Hacked WordPress Site

Posted on Jan 15, 2011 in WordPress | 6 Comments

You hit Publish on a new blog post on your WordPress site and it won’t post. You are checking out how your site is ranking in Google today and notice your website description has been hijacked by Viagra salespeople. You type in the address to your site and your site doesn’t load… You’ve been hacked! […]