One of the neat things about WordPress is that it adds a unique id to posts, pages, tags, categories, and widgets (plus lots of things I’ve left out), making it not just possible but incredibly easy to target the CSS styling for one particular instance of any of those items. (I talked about that briefly …
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I see a lot of requests on the Graphene support forum regarding changing the width of various elements of the theme.
One of the nice things about the Graphene theme is that it has so many options. You can use one, two, or no sidebars, you can use “homepage panes” (which allow you to combine …
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This post is a parody of my “How to Get Help from a Help Forum” post. Since some people find themselves offended by it, I thought I would create a special set of rules and guidelines just for them.
If you don’t understand what parody is, please don’t read this post. You’ll just get your …
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In the first part of this tutorial, I showed you how to insert both pictures and code into a text widget in WordPress. This time around, we’ll see how to format those types of text widgets.
Styling Text Widgets With a
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If you’re using the Graphene theme for WordPress, you’ve probably realized how powerful it is, and how easy it is to customize. With the introduction of version 1.5, another even more powerful function was added: action hook widget areas.
First, let’s talk about what action hooks are. An action hook is simply a placeholder in …
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This is a sample picture. I can’t figure out how to set it as the featured image…yet.
I see a question every now and then about using Windows Live Writer on the Graphene Forum, so I thought I would give it a try. I’m not satisfied with my admittedly hasty trial.
The main …
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One question I often get about WordPress is how to create a list of links to all the posts in a given category. While the most obvious way is to just use the category archive, but this has limited options, and to exercise them, you either have to tear into your theme’s core files (meaning …
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