I love the power of WordPress.com for bringing people together around beautiful ideas…
If you’re looking for helpful tips on managing your WordPress.com blog, look no further than lorelleteaches.com; it’s a fantastic WordPress resource for WordPress.com bloggers…
Originally posted on Learning from Lorelle:
In 2005, WordPress became modular separating the design and architecture from the core programming code.
Today, a WordPress Theme contains files called template files that hold the architecture of the site and template tags, code that initiates actions within the site and data from the database. The design is applied through a stylesheet, holding the instructions for the colors, images, and look and feel of the entire site.
This tutorial covers the basics of the structure of a WordPress Theme and standard customization options.
The Structure of a WordPress Site
The background area is considered the canvas that the site’s structural and design elements rest. It is usually a solid color, pattern, texture, or a design that does not overwhelm the rest of the content and design elements.
The header area…
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For the first time in my 7 years of blogging, my personal blog [this one] has a higher Alexa ranking and is getting more traffic than my business blog. A couple of datapoints…
- http://toddlohenry.com is hosted at WordPress.com; http://e1evation.com is a hosted WordPress site currently hosted on HostGator
- I use the same blogging workflow — the ‘e1evation workflow‘ — for both sites
- I have posted more frequently to my person blog of late [the grass is greener where you water it?]
Yes, this is toddlohenry.com — I just moved my domain to a WordPress.com site instead of Posterous. It’s all still Posterous driven — it’s just that I’ve become convinced over the past six months that Posterous is not ready for the enterprise [unless you are Guy Kawasaki]. I still use it to curate content and autopost, but not as a destination site. Comment or ‘connect’ so we can talk about how this applies to your organization or your social media workflow…
- Autoposting Curated Video to WordPress.com via Posterous (e1evation.com)
- Configure Autoposting to a WordPress Blog from Emails via Posterous (speedofcreativity.org)
- How to Turn Your Email Into a Social Media Hub With Posterous (jagdidit.com)
- Monique: Posterous Posting (coffeenated.tumblr.com)
- Testing, Please Ignore (mobicritique.wordpress.com)