Monthly Archives: November 2010

Why my new WordPress themes suck

So, pretty much as soon as I posted my first themes, ‘Kernel’ and ‘Jane Sexy Legs’, I realised they were flawed, and fatally so. In my attempt to find a theme with markup as close my definition of semantic as I could, I didn’t spend enough time checking out the PHP of the candidates. Considering I plannedContinue Reading

Links from BarCamp Vancouver talk (#bcv10)

Thanks to all those who came along to hear me witter on about my former project ‘Barlesque’, done with my former employer, the BBC. On reflection, I hope it wasn’t too dull for the post lunch snooze slot. Perhaps more pictures next time… As promised here’s the links for further reading API docs and implementationContinue Reading

My first WordPress theme(s)

I recently decided to learn the basics of making WordPress templates, having discovered it would be a useful extra bullet in the chamber when seeking contract work: In the 7 or so years since I last did that it seems WordPress has became not only the most common blog platform, but also a popular CMSContinue Reading