If you’ve ever had to call a “professional” to add a small bit of content to your website, you’ll appreciate widgets. They’re drag-and-drop blocks of content that you can easily add and move in just seconds. You’ll learn all about widgets in this lesson.
The standard WordPress widgets are somewhat limited in terms of display options. In this lessons I demonstrate Widgets Reloaded, a plugin that adds a number of additional settings and options to each of the built-in WordPress widgets.
This one hour session explains the challenges involved in setting up a new theme and provides you with tips and tricks to make any theme look great on your website. Included in this webinar: Why is theme setup so complicated (it’s not just you) 5 tips to tame any WordPress theme Setup walk through: Learn […]
Screen Options give you control over which bits of information are displayed on each of the WordPress admin pages. These options are a great way to customize WordPress by hiding the stuff you don’t need to worry about. Unfortunately Screen Options are tucked away next to the help tab and tend to get overlooked. This […]
There are thousands of themes to choose from, but there are tens of millions of WordPress websites. This screencast shows you how to customize your theme and make it your own. If you want to avoid looking like everyone else, you’ll need to customize your theme. In this lesson you’ll learn how to change your theme header, background, and set custom theme options.
WordPress themes let you to change your site design the way you change your wardrobe (for some, more frequently). This lesson introduces you to themes and shows you how they work.
If you need some special functionality that’s not built into WordPress, there’s a very high probability that there’s a plugin that does exactly what you need. This lesson introduces you to WordPress plugins.
An introduction to the inner workings of the WordPress theme system Before you begin customizing WordPress themes it helps to have a conceptual understanding of how the template system works. Topics covered in this one hour webinar: How WordPress works (CMS concepts). How Templates Works. Decoding the WordPress template files. How to tell what template […]
“How do I change fonts in WordPress?” That’s one of the most common questions I hear from WP Apprentice members. In the past typography on the web has been a bit of a challenge, limited by the fonts that are commonly available on most computers. Fortunately, the state of type on the web has improved […]
WordPress.com users don’t have nearly the freedom that self-hosted WordPress users have, but they do have some cool features that aren’t included in the stock WordPress distribution. After watching this lesson you’ll have the best of both worlds. The freedom of hosting your own WordPress site along with many of the features that make WordPress.com so great.