Tag Archives: theme

Behind the Websites: WordPress Theme Elements

When producing a theme, we try not to limit the website owner’s options within the WordPress Dashboard. The owner may wish to enable an option down the track and be disappointed to find they can’t.

Quick Notes: Big Red Framework

We’ve updated the base WordPress theme we use at Soupgiant for WordPress 3.1+ and to make more use of the WordPress API. Along with the standard features you would expect in a WordPress framework, it includes templates for the Theme My Login plugin, custom default code for Formidable / Formidable Pro plugins, custom html output […]

Quick Notes: Soupgiant WordPress themes on Github

The Soupgiant base WordPress themes are now available on GitHub. There’s no documentation at this stage, I’ll write up a blog post with details in the coming week.

Behind the Websites: Getting the bloginfo correctly

One of the standout problems when using plugins with WordPress MS is when they define a constant for the plugin’s url as the script starts executing.

Behind the Websites: JavaScript the WordPress Way / Part 2

In Part 1 we introduced the wp_register_script and wp_enqueue_script functions developed to avoid JavaScript conflicts.

In this section we’ll deal with a more complicated example. We’ll also take what we’ve learnt about including JavaScript and apply it to our CSS.

Behind the Websites: JavaScript the WordPress Way / Part 1

Problems arise when your theme or plugin both use the same JavaScript library or if Prototype and jQuery are both used on the same site.

Two of the most important WordPress functions are often ignored by WordPress theme and plugin developers. Introducing: wp_register_script and wp_enqueue_script.