How to use the theme skeleton

In this tutorial you’ll learn how to create your own version of a skeleton theme. The “Skeleton-F16-Bootstrap” theme for WordPress is a boilerplate, or a place to start, if you want to create a Bootstrap theme from scratch. Or almost scratch that is. The basic files are ready. The top picture is a variant of… Continue reading How to use the theme skeleton

WordPress and REST API

The newest version of WordPress came with a REST API. It will revolutionize the ways we think about themes. You don’t have to use PHP any more. With HTML, CSS and JavaScript you can get content via Json. What is REST API? The very short version is: WordPress will return Json objects from certain endpoints.… Continue reading WordPress and REST API

Jquery first fiddle

Here is a very, very short Jquery introduction on Jsfiddle. After a while the document ready function becomes boring. However there is a shorthand version: $(function() { // … your code … });

Create a WordPress Plugin

In this tutorial you will learn how to create a WordPress plugin that will get data from the WordPress database – or other tables residing in the same database. As a starter here’s a video from the “Tips and Tricks HQ”. See the full blog post here. The tutorial will add a new tool in… Continue reading Create a WordPress Plugin

Images in Child Themes / Themes

How to display images in a theme or childtheme in WordPress. For code samples see here. On Linux and perhaps some Mac systems you may have to change the owner of the folder to daemon:daemon and set chmod to 777 during development. When you launch the site online the file permissions must be more strict.… Continue reading Images in Child Themes / Themes