WordPress Ecommerce

In less than two months from this post (on May 27, 2014, to be exact), WordPress will celebrate its 11th anniversary. The blogging software that was originally launched in 2003 has grown tremendously in the last decade. It powers more than 77 million websites in the world. By one estimate, over 22% of all new sites use WordPress. WordPress' capabilities have grown proportionately with its … [Read more...]

WordPress Theme Modification: Choosing a Theme

Choosing a Theme This is the hardest part of doing theme modification vs custom design and development. Largely because what strikes us as visually appealing is very subjective. What I think is a great looking design you might look at and say, “that’s AWFUL!” For this step I will ask clients to find 3 sites of competitors that they like. Often they come back with more and try to tell me what … [Read more...]

WordPress Theme Modifications: Why and When

This is the first in a series of posts about using pre-made themes for a WordPress theme modification project. Why Theme Modification? Occasionally I get clients who want to use an off the shelf or pre-built WordPress theme and modify it in order to save money on their web project. Custom design and development can get expensive and while I’d love for everyone to have the most beautifully built … [Read more...]

Update post_type After Changing Custom Post Type Slug Name

This is hopefully a real rare issue to run into, but you never know. You just might be a klutz too. I was working on a site for a client when I realized I mislabeled the custom post type I created. I already had a bunch of content for that custom post type, so when I renamed the CPT all those pages disappeared of course. They were still attached to the old post_type. They are still in the … [Read more...]