Tag: Child Themes

  • Let your users pick a header, but not add one

    WordPress 3.0 added the ability for themes to easily allow custom headers. Users could pick one that the theme shipped with, or upload their own. But what if you run a branded multisite instance where you don’t want your users to be able to upload their own, but you still want them to easily be…

  • Romanian witches cast dark spells on government in tax protest | FP Passport

    The issue here is that as of last weekend, witches are now considered to be working real jobs and are expected to pay taxes on income from their witchery. via Romanian witches cast dark spells on government in tax protest | FP Passport.

  • http://wordmark.it/

    http://wordmark.it/ Cool tool for checking out how text looks based on all of the fonts you have on your computer.  Makes me wonder if maybe it’s time to change my logo.

  • Remove all default header images in a Twenty Ten Child Theme

    Despite the beauty of (and cool stories behind) the default images in twenty ten, If you’re building a twenty ten child theme, there is a chance that you won’t want them to appear as options on the custom header screen. This simple snippit of code in your child theme’s functions.php file will deregister the default…

  • How to remove a nav menu location in WordPress 3.0.0

    This function is in WordPress 3.0.1. You can now just call unregister_nav_menu and don’t need to put it in your child theme One of the great additions to WordPress 3.0 is navigation menus.  One of the aspects that it contains is the ability for a theme to register a nav menu location and for the…

  • Building Child Themes

    On June 5, 2010 I spoke at WordCamp Chicago on Building Child Themes. Below are some resources on child themes that I thought might be useful if you are setting out to build a child theme. My Building Child Themes Slides Thirty Ten, a Twenty Ten Child Theme Codex Page on Child Themes Thematic, a…

  • I’m speaking at WordCamp Chicago

    I’m excited to announce that I’m going to be headed to my childhood home metropolitan area to speak at WordCamp Chicago (and not just because it is happening only a few blocks from Mr. Beef on Orleans) . I’ll be presenting a talk entitled Building Child Themes that will be geared toward helping beginning developers take the…