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Code Learning Guides

Collections of posts that take you through a particular topic or project.
  • Type

    WordPress continually proves itself time time and again that it has very few limitations, and is rapidly pushing itself to being, if not the best, but certainly the most versatile CMS available. Out of the box it is certainly not perfect, but you can change it however you want. In this series, we will go over how to change the fonts of your theme using a plugin. You can use either Google Web Fonts our your own custom fonts.

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  • Beginning with wordpress

    Most guides for beginners focus on how to use WordPress, here we're focussing on how to get started when you want to customise WordPress. Right from the very beginning, including the difference between WordPress.com and WordPress.org, to your first theme customisations.

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  • Anatomy of a perfect sidebar

    Admit it: Most of us see sidebars as nothing more than a simple container that holds stuff, in our blogs and websites. It gets our minimum effort on the design process and we fill it up without thinking which widget should go where.

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  • An introduction to thesis 2

    If you develop with WordPress you have probably heard the term "framework" before, and chances are you've developed with one. If you haven't, you're in luck! This tutorial will walk you through the ins and outs of one of the most popular WordPress frameworks: A framework that over 55,000+ people are using - Thesis.

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  • After the content solid

    Sure, content is king but if you don't provide useful parts with the content, you can say that the emperor is naked.

    Seriously, wouldn't you find it odd to see nothing else than the title and the content on a page? Unless you're promoting minimalism on websites (like :mnmlist), you should be focusing on interactivity, monetization or enriching / extending the content in some way. In this series, we're going to go through how to achieve it.

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  • Datepicker

    In this two-part series, we're going to take a look at how to introduce a jQuery date picker into our post editor so that we can associate a date with a given post.

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