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Replacing the Thematic Menu with a DropDown List of Categories

There comes a time when you might want to use the Thematic Theme for other things then just a blog, like a magazine or a portal and it might be best suited to have the categories of your blog on top instead of your static pages. After all, you’ll probably have two static pages (about […]

Installing WordPress Child Themes and Customizing the Byty Theme

Source byty.ro Since I’ve launched by first Wordpress Child Theme based on Thematic I thought writing about how you can make small changes to the theme and put your own graphical logo, add css for other plugins, basically create a customized version of it. This post is divided in 4 different parts, particularly: Installing Wordpress […]

Byty the Free Child Theme – Built on Thematic

        Download Byty Child Theme Version 0.5 This is my first Free to Download Child Theme. It was built for a friend of mine and we decided to release it for free in hope of some extra publicity 🙂 . In order to install it you have to download the Thematic Theme (from which this child theme inherits all of the […]

Beginners Guide to installing WordPress

Peter over www.wordpress-how-to.com just released a 20 pages Free E-Book about how to install Wordpress. It’s taking you from downloading the latest release of Wordpress, uploading it to your site, creating a database in cPanel, installing and finally a short introduction on themes and plugins. If you haven’t installed Wordpress before and thought about this […]

Adobe Air resources for HTML and JavaScript developers

I’ve just finished my first adobe air project. It was a simple Daily Incomes-Expenses desktop application with monthly reports (simple enough to build in a few hours using PHP and MySql). It took me however something like 12 hours of work mostly because of lack of documentation, certain JavaScript functions are banned in Adobe Air […]

Front-end interface portability between CMS – the next BIG step in web-development?

Image by unloveable I want to talk in this post about front-end interface that could be used without any modifications (or just with basic configuration) between different Content Management Systems (Wordpress, Joomla, Drupal, Expression Engine and a million more) and how this could help the developer. I know it sounds far fetch but bare with […]

WP Greet Box, my Design and Thematic – The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Photo by StevenM_61 First of all the reason: most of my trafic comes from StumbleUpon. With that in mind I decided that it would be a really good way to promote my blog by nicely asking visitors that came from Stumble to give me a thumb up if they like the article (the all “ask […]

Use WordPress as a CMS with Thematic – Part2

Photo by solarnu In Part 1 of the tutorial we’ve discussed about: Installing Wordpress Creating a Child Theme Implementing out blog design Css tricks The functions.php file Setting up Wordpress and adding pages. Now we take over from where we left and make the web-site fully functional. In order to do that we’ll use a […]