Category Archive: Tutorial

Tutorial

Custom Category Styles

I had a few people ask me yesterday how I was able to separate the styles on my blog into normal posts and the “asides” post – news from WordPress, etc.  It’s not hard, so I thought I would share it with you. First off, you need to make sure that your posts have the…

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How to Create a Dynamic Sidebar Controlled with Custom Fields in WordPress

OK, so it’s not the most original title in the world, but it gets the point across :) I’ve been working with the fantastic Jeff Brown and the Way-FM crew to create a site for their Nashville presence that will allow them super-quick, easy content management and a place they can post local stories and…

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CSS Reset

A lot of people are curious as to what CSS reset I use (most of those people are in my Intermediate Web Design class that I teach on Tuesday nights).  Fear not, for i am posting my favorite reset template here!@charset "utf-8"; /* CSS Document */ /*--------------CSS RESET-------------*/ /* Global Defaults */ html, body {…

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Can SEO and Design Go Hand in Hand? (Part 1: H Tags)

I have clients all the time ask, “How is the new design going to help my traffic?”  Honestly, since design and content are supposed to be separate, a new design shouldn’t affect traffic in its purest sense.  But, a good designer can implement techniques that will affect Google’s view of a website, without even messing…

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