Quickly add a Category DropDown to Thematic 0.9

With the launch of Thematic 0.9 we now have out of the box drop-down menus to work with. This is one of the many features added to 0.9 that was requested by the community. However sometimes one might want to replace the default Thematic menu with a menu composed with the categories and sub-categories of […]

Multilingual solutions for a wordpress installation

Since writing this article we developed TranslatePress, a frictionless WordPress multilingual plugin that lets you translate all your site content directly from the front-end, using a super intuitive UI. Download it for free and go multilingual, the easy way. Photo by mykreeve From my point of view the internet has became a really crowded place. […]

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 […]

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 […]

Use WordPress as a CMS with Thematic Theme- Part1

This will be a two parts tutorial in which will use Wordpress as a CMS with the Thematic Wordpress Theme Framework. Requirements: Wordpress Thematic Theme framework A ready made layout design Coffee ( preferably hot with cream and no sugar) We all know how powerful Wordpress can be. A lot of people have done this […]

Before I go on vacation, more Thematic madness!

Demo I’ve mentioned in my previous post about Thematic that I want to implement a static web-page using Wordpress and Thematic as a CMS, so here’s a sneak  peek: Demo. It doesn’t have a lot of content yet, I still have to install a form builder, a photo gallery, create some more pages and perhaps […]