Category: I have a question

  • Custom Home Page

    Some themes have home pages (like my site) where they use widgets to allow you to customize the home page. Other themes just list the blog posts on the home page. This usually isn’t what you want when you are creating a website for your business (especially because if you delete all the posts it…

  • How to create a blogroll (set of links)

    I was recently asked by a reader, “How do I make a blogroll for my website?”. For those of you that don’t know, a blogroll is a list of links that usually point to other websites. WordPress enables you to create sets of “links” which can be internal or external. You can create categories and…

  • But I want a custom theme…

    But I want a custom theme…

    I recently read an article¬†about software design that got me thinking. Scott made some very good points as he thought about a question his friend posed to him about Software. “Stuff that is made by hand is hard to make, and even more hard to make well, and tends to be less sturdy than things…

  • Are your blog post urls too long?

    I had a conversation with a friend recently who is now in charge of a corporate website that has recently switched to WordPress. They are moving old articles and press releases over and the urls are too long. Basically if you have a title like “This company is awesome and their product can make your…

  • Right to left (RTL) Bullets

    Right to left (RTL) Bullets

    I had the question come up recently about how to do an unordered list (bullets) with text that is Right to Left (vs. Left to Right like in English). The normal layout for my lists now looks like this: one two three If I wanted to have the bullets on the other side I add…