Implement the WordPress Geolocation Plugin

For a while now WordPress has had apps across the mobile spectrum, and a great feature of these is geolocation – great, but who wants to know where I’m blogging from right? Well recently I had to build a blog for someone travelling around the world, and it quickly became apparent that using the data… Continue reading Implement the WordPress Geolocation Plugin

Screencast #4 – Creating a WordPress Theme – Part 2

In part two of this tutorial I show you how to finish off creating a basic WordPress theme, demonstrating the creation of a single post page as well as looking at how the commenting system works. Also in the video is how to create custom page templates and then apply them to different pages, as… Continue reading Screencast #4 – Creating a WordPress Theme – Part 2

Screencast #3 – Creating a WordPress Theme – Part 1

In part one of this tutorial I show you how to get started creating a WordPress theme, explaining all about the core files and how WordPress works. I’ll show you how to install WordPress and how to convert existing markup into a theme. In the tutorial I develop a theme named “Curiosity” – the markup… Continue reading Screencast #3 – Creating a WordPress Theme – Part 1

Screencast #2 – Creating a Comment Preview in WP

So it’s been a while since I’ve done a screencast, but here it is, number 2! In this screencast I’ll show you how to create a comment preview section in WordPress which dynamically loads user information and updates as you type! For it I use the trusty jQuery library and a little bit of PHP… Continue reading Screencast #2 – Creating a Comment Preview in WP