WordPress 2.9 is coming up in the next few weeks and it packed full of new features. Some will not really concern you, some will make your life ten times easier. Out of the lot I think the crop tool for images is my favorite closely followed by the category template support.
The navigation on a website is of course one of the most important part of the design. The user need to understand how to explore your site at first glance otherwise he will probably get frustrated and live. Some sites add a few words to each link to explain what the page linked is about. … Continue reading “Small excerpts in site navigation showcase”
A content table is what you can use in some big and small documents to reference all the titles so as to give quick access to certain part of the document. You see that often on FAQs pages for example or other long page where inner navigation is needed. The point here is to automate … Continue reading “Automatically generate a content table in WordPress”
This time of the year again, when everything drag slowly to winter. Trees get their new colours and freebies fly all around. Seriously, Freebies. In the past few days the Envato network has been giving away stuff: Free Wood textures on psd tuts+ Free Icon set from Graphic River Free file of the month from … Continue reading “Draft, Autumn and Freebies”
WordPress is a great content management system but some projects require special functionalities that Wp can’t handle out of the box. The way plugins and themes work make it possible for a programmer to add pretty much anything to WordPress and there are some interesting example out there that are pushing Wp far beyond what … Continue reading “Those themes and plugins that transform WordPress”
Minimalist is maybe not what comes to mind when someone start designing a new website. In our post-web2.0 era everyone wants more fancy and flashy sites. Less is often better and that’s something we designers seem to forget to satisfy our lust for intricate designs. Detail is what makes a good design, and minimal is … Continue reading “Minimalist designs in WordPress and good themes to get started”
The Envato network celebrates its 3 years of operation this week and Collis promised us exiting stuff to share and giveaway. The most interesting for us is of course the market place bundle, $300 worth of files for $20!! Files will be selected from all over the market place and sold in a Bundle for … Continue reading “Envato’s Birthday, giveaways and cheap stuff”
One of the core feature of WordPress has always been to allow people to easily register on your blog. You can use this function to filter who can comment on your posts for example or to allow other people to submit articles to your blog. But so far there is nothing that allow you to … Continue reading “The (almost) ultimate members page in WordPress”
WooThemes don’t have a frenetic release rate but when they get a new theme out it is always something a bit special. Their last creation is called Mortar. The theme is built on top of the 960 grid framework and so has a strong grid layout that makes it very structured.
A new month and a new free file at theme forest. This time they’ve released a psd template called Atlantica. It is basically the same as the WordPress theme but in, you guessed it, Photoshop layered files.
After creating a vector version of the Palm Pre and the Iphone in photoshop we thought it would be nice to release it for free download. No need to introduce the Iphone, it’s one the most desired phone at the moment and as been a great success for Apple. The Palm Pre is a serious … Continue reading “Palm Pre and Iphone free psd vector pack”
WordPress 2.8.2 fixes an XSS vulnerability. Comment author URLs were not fully sanitized when displayed in the admin. This could be exploited to redirect you away from the admin to another site. Download 2.8.2 or automatically upgrade from the Tools->Upgrade page of your blog’s admin. We know what we are going to do in the … Continue reading “XSS vulnerability in WordPress 2.8 and 2.8.1”