WordPress for Beginners: A Short Guide

In this guide, I’ll explain some key features that you should know how to use to manage your WordPress site. The Basics WordPress is a content management system. In simple terms that means it allows you to manage all the text on your site without knowing how to write code. It also allows you to […]

Add Menu Support to your WordPress Theme

WordPress 3.0 includes a menu navigation system that is handy, especially when your handing a themed site off to the customer. Below is a way to add menu support to your WordPress theme while maintaing compatibility in case a menu is not created. In your theme’s functions.php add the following code: <?php function mytheme_addmenus() { […]

Navigation Menus in WordPress

Navigation Menus Navigation Menus in WordPress allow you to add custom navigation menus into your theme. This is a great alternative to wp_list_pages for creating your site navigation. In order to setup menus in your theme, you need to add a few lines of code to your theme files. Edits to functions.php First, in your […]

OrangeBox Fixes on the Way

Why the Update? Well, with the release of 2.0 and the WordPress plugin, exposure to OrangeBox has been increasing steadily. This means emails with various minor bug reports coming in all the time. As I aim to make OrangeBox 2.0 as stable as possible, I also need to acknowledge and track current issues. So… here […]

Releasing New Versions of WordPress Plugins

How to release update your WordPress plugin Make changes to the trunk. The trunk should only have your working copy. Update your readme.txt file to describe the changes you have made, but DO NOT change the Stable Tag. This number is pointing to an existing directory inside your repo’s tags directory. Save your files, then […]