Add a forum to your wordpress site

Here is a good plugin and tutorial on how to create a forum http://www.wpbeginner.com/wp-tutorials/how-to-add-a-forum-in-wordpress-with-bbpress/ To edit go to Settings > Forum   Add to front end page – [bbp-forum-index] and Go to Forum and add new Forums Settings > General – check Anyone can Register For Registration page: [bbp-register]   And a lost password page: [bbp-lost-pass]… Read more »

Theme development continued

Once i have got my xampp up and running and wordpress installed i can continue with the tutorial: http://themeshaper.com/2012/10/24/wordpress-theme-development-tools-tutorial-2/   Install the following developer plugins: https://wordpress.org/plugins/developer/ and http://themeshaper.com/2012/05/15/introducing-the-monster-widget/ Here is a good guide for php newbies: http://devzone.zend.com/6/php-101-php-for-the-absolute-beginner/ Theme security: Untrusted data comes from many sources (users, third party sites, your own database!, …) and all… Read more »

How to create a wordpress theme

Here are some useful links when you want to create a wordpress theme: http://themeshaper.com/2009/06/22/wordpress-themes-templates-tutorial/ http://themeshaper.com/2012/10/22/the-themeshaper-wordpress-theme-tutorial-2nd-edition/ Important points: Theme sense (understanding the in and outs: Think about: Which files do I need to include in my theme? What roles do these files play? Why am I about to paste this bit of code into my theme?… Read more »

WordPress scheduler plugins

Here are some wordpress scheduler plugins: https://wordpress.org/plugins/birchschedule/ http://codecanyon.net/item/timetable-responsive-schedule-for-wordpress/7010836

Add google analytics to your wordpress site

This link is a good example of how to add GA to you wordpress site: http://premium.wpmudev.org/blog/how-to-add-google-analytics-to-wordpress-in-under-60-seconds/ to summarise: 1. Create a google analytics account and get the tracking code 2. Add the Google Analytics Code to Your WordPress Theme Copy the tracking code. Go to your WordPress Admin and then Appearance > Editor. Open your… Read more »

Javascript Like

<article> <button>like</button> </article> <script> $(“button”).on(“click”, function() { alert(“javascript works”) }); </script>  

RGBA Colours

Similar to hex colours except the last changes the transparency and can be between 0-1 For example: background: rgba(0,0,0,0.8); is a slightly transparent black

html5 css3 responsive design

Good links: https://dash.generalassemb.ly/projects A few basics: HTML5 Boilerplate: <!DOCTYPE html> <head> <link href=”/normalize.css” rel=”stylesheet”> <style> </style> </head> <body> <header> <img src=”/.png”> <h1> Blog</h1> <ul> <li><a href=”#”>About Me</a></li> <li><a href=”#”>Best Poems</a></li> <li><a href=”#”>Worst Poems</a></li> </ul> </header> <article> <h2>Article 1</h2> <p></p> </article> <article> <h2>Article 2</h2> <p></p> </article> </body> @media in styles: @media(max-width:500px){ h1 { font-size:36px; } li… Read more »

HTML5 Essentials

http://develop-a-website.com/20-useful-and-awesome-html5-tutorials/ http://webdesignledger.com/tips/html5-essentials-and-good-practices http://stackoverflow.com/questions/134727/whats-the-key-difference-between-html-4-and-html-5