I’ve been wanting to do some video tutorials for a while now and finally managed to make one. It’s a video version of my first tutorial on installing the latest version of WordPress. I was looking for some feedback on it, and whether you’d like to see more of these video tutorials like this in
When working on WordPress themes, it’s always nice to have the Template Tags page open to look up anything I may not be sure of. It became a pretty annoying task to switch from page to page, looking for the correct template tag – so I decided to have a custom tool developed called which
As you returning website visitors can see, Theme Lab now has a new design. If you’re currently reading via RSS, please take a minute and have a look for yourself. It was designed by TheHiveDesigns.com, provider of custom quality web 2.0 designs, and coded by XHTMLValid.com coding services. Why the change? I felt after several
Just a quick update to let you all know of the new WordPress Tutorials page which has a list of all of the tutorials on Theme Lab with a short description. Hopefully it will be a little easier to navigate than through the category archives.
I just disabled ShareThis on Theme Lab. It was making the website load incredibly slow all day today. Sorry it took me so long to figure out what the issue was, but I couldn’t believe a little widget like that could bring down an entire site to a crawl. I guess I was wrong, because
I’ve been wanting to get a new wider 3 column layout for Theme Lab for a while now, as I felt the single sidebar was far too crowded. Thanks to designer Ben Swift’s assistance I was able to make it happen. I also wanted to point out the more prominent sponsors area to the right,
I upgraded to WordPress 2.5 last night, everything seemed to go smoothly – or so I thought. Overnight I received several e-mails from people saying the downloads weren’t working. So I looked into it and realized the download manager plugin wasn’t working properly, returning 404 errors for all the downloads. I figured out a solution.
I’m not sure how many of you have used the tag cloud in the sidebar to find a certain type of WordPress theme here, but if you did you would have noticed the tag archive pages were pretty difficult to use, until now. Before it would just show an excerpt of the post content, which