After much ado Simone 2.0 is now live in the WordPress Theme Directory. The theme is cresting 50,000 downloads already and for the new version I decided to bake in some of the most requested new features. Custom Background One of the standard WordPress theme features that were not available in the original version of…
What started as a challenge ended up as a lightning talk at WordCamp San Francisco 2014: Explain the CSS Box Model in an understandable way to a crowd of mainly bloggers and designers. In 5 minutes. With no live code. The video slides are unfortunately largely cut out of this video so you don’t get…
The new recommended code for inheriting parent theme styles in WordPress child themes have uncovered several issues with the concept of child themes. What follows is a rundown of how things work, what problems are caused by the status quo, and finally some proposed solutions.
Watch Morten talk responsive images and flexbox in this video from WordCamp Vancouver 2014.
We’ve all seen them: Pictures of an array of hundreds of Android devices accompanied by some snide remark about how “Android Fragmentation” is making it impossible to build and test anything for the mobile web. I’m here to tell you that’s not true. You content doesn’t care about the size of the visiting browser. Neither should…
Help translate the free WordPress theme Simone into new languages.
Below are the slides from my WordCamp Montreal 2014 talk Building Themes from Scratch with Underscores.
Earlier today I did a live Hangout for lynda.com about WordPress 4.0 and WordPress in general. Check out the video above and go to the Hangouts page to join the conversation.
The white space displayed below image elements in HTML is often cause for confusion, but there is a logical explanation: Images are inline elements, and inline elements have descenders.
The WordPress image editor is due for an overhaul. Here are my thoughts on what the new image editing experience could look like and a call for your input.