Today I had a client that had an issue receiving pingbacks from other sites. So I said that I would try to help her out. Her site is Thrifty Jinxy. My thought process is that because she’s trying to link to her homepage, the pingback will not work. But if she were to link to […]
Multiple Categories: Does it Hurt Your SEO?
Using multiple categories on a post can be beneficial because it allows you to divide up your content into a variety of general sections or think of it as a table of contents for your site.
WordPress – bloginfo vs get_xxx_directory_uri
What’s up with bloginfo() and get_template_directory_uri()? Don’t they do the same thing? On the surface it looks that way, but come with me on to see what the real difference between these two functions are.
Google Analtyics: Hard Coded or Plugged In?
I’ve received several questions from clients about their google analytics setup. The big question is where should they put in their code? I’ve seen developers state that you need to put in your code in the header.php file of a theme, which is normally what I would say. But I’ve come across something that has […]
WordPress – Theme Testing 101
When creating themes, it may become necessary to setup a site so that users see one theme while the logged in users see a different one. This may be because you are updating your theme, or changing content. Either way, you need an easy way to show different themes to different users. Keep reading to find out how I did it.
Designing a Better Blog
I’ve had several people ask me about my process for designing a new theme for a client (either for WordPress or just a static HTML page). Since all of my themes are custom made, I don’t use templates. However, I do use other sites for inspiration.