It’s Monday and to celebrate the launch of a great new blog, we are linking to some excellent posts on other blogs we enjoy reading.
- We Love WordPress – http://welovewp.com/
Having trouble thinking of what can be done with WordPress? Well, here is a great gallery of pure WordPress sites. Enjoy!
- How Simple Web Design Helps Your Business – http://www.smashingmagazine.com/2008/08/26/how-simple-web-design-helps-your-business/
Yes, most of what we will be writing on is WordPress specific, but this post is too good to pass up. If you use WordPress as a CMS in anyway, then you should read this post regarding businesses.
- Creating Two-Tiered Conditional Navigation in WordPress – http://www.darrenhoyt.com/2008/02/12/creating-two-tiered-conditional-navigation-in-wordpress/
Navigation is key to any blog or website, now if you have a lot of content (which WordPress is great at!) then navigation is crucial. Here is one way to do it well.
- 30 Free High Quality WordPress Themes – http://www.smashingmagazine.com/2008/08/25/30-free-high-quality-wordpress-themes/
There are some really original themes in this bunch. As always Smashing Magazine has great lists of designs.
- Unraveling the Secrets of WordPress’ Comments.php File - http://nettuts.com/news/unraveling-the-secrets-of-wordpress-commentsphp-file/
This is the most detailed explanation of WordPress theme code I have found yet. By the time you finish reading this you will know everything possible about styling comments!
- Does WordPress Scare Your Clients – http://wpcandy.com/articles/does-wordpress-scare-your-clients.html
This is a great ongoing discussion on using WordPress as a CMS for clients, and how they react to it. If you currently use it on client sites, or are considering it for such a use, read the article and the discussion, it may help you answer a lot of questions before your clients even ask them.
- WP Screen Casts - http://wpscreencasts.com/
If you need to easily teach someone the WordPress backend, then there is no easier way to do it then with screen casts. Send these to a client and possibly save having to sit down with them to teach them how to write a post. Definitely worth checking out.