I’ve embedded my presentation for WordCamp Atlanta 2012 below. For some reason, SlideShare won’t get my font correctly (Helvetica), so you’ll just have to do with this ridiculously silly looking one instead. 🙂
It would be safe to say that so much has changed in the past two years of my life. In light of thinking on this fact today, I decided it would be good to document my journey in web development and provide some insight for those just getting started.
October 3 years ago (October 2009) I was a sophomore in college at the wonderful Appalachian State University. I’ve always been pretty good with handling finances, but it just so happened that I was struggling to keep money in the bank. I was the stereotypical “poor” college student, yet … [continue reading]
Does the title look familiar? If it does, it’s because it is very familiar indeed! A few days ago I released a similar plugin for MailChimp called MailChimp Comment Optin. This plugin is identical to that one with a few minor exceptions (as detailed below).
One of my goals this year is to really work on email marketing for my affiliate and niche product sites. I have somewhere around 20 of them that I manage/update/occasionally write content for, but none of them are using email optin lists to get potentially valuable email addresses.
While part of that was on purpose (it’s been 18 months for most of them), … [continue reading]
Today is great day for myself and for the WordPress community. I’ve been hard at work trying to solve a problem that has plagued theme authors for a long time – how to include or prompt users to automatically download, install and activate required (or necessary) plugins upon theme activation.
Well, now that is completely possible with a new class that I have built on top of a … [continue reading]
In this tutorial, I am going to teach how to correctly add child theme options with the Genesis Framework.
Theme options are quite popular because they add perceived value to themes and allow users to customize the themes without having to touch any code. We will be adding these child theme options to the Genesis Framework following the standards provided in this article on StudioPress’ website.
If you want to go ahead and download the source files, click this link here to download them.Setting Up Our Directory Structure
The first thing we need to do is … [continue reading]