Category: Themes

About WordPress Themes

There’s a never ending discussion about WordPress themes in forums and meetups. Paid vs. free; custom clones vs. child-parent themes; large frameworks like Genesis vs. stand-alone themes like Twenty Eleven. How does someone choose?

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Happy Birthday WordPress

WordPress is 9 years old today and has announced the availability of the first release candidate (RC1) of the next version, 3.4. I installed it on my MAMP stack and took a first quick look.

Also, last Thursday, PandoDaily inaugurated a series of monthly “fireside chats” in New York City with Sarah Lacy interviewing Matt Mullenweg, the creator of WordPress.

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Where’s My Query?

Working With WordPress Hooks
How do you know what WordPress is fetching from your database when someone does a site search? Does it include the custom post types created by your specialty theme or plugins? Did you want it to? Larry Aronson provides a quick and dirty hack for displaying the main SQL query statement in the footer of a WordPress page.

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