Articles tagged ‘WordPress

Theme Inheritance

WordPress 2.7 will allow child themes to override the templates of its parent theme. In this article, I explore the ramifications and possible applications of this change.

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The State of the Art

WordPress 2.6, Tarski 2.2, the WordPress theme directory, PHP and JavaScript development.

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Detect Current Page Template

Detect the template in use by the current page—no SQL required.


Adding Custom WordPress Hooks

How to add custom API hooks to your WordPress theme.


The WordPress Community Does Not Exist

Or at any rate, it’s so vague a term as to be essentially vacuous.

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Raising Requirements

Why the next version of Tarski will require a recent version of WordPress.

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Sandpits in childhood and in web development.

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Tarski 1.2 and the pleasant surprise of people volunteering to help with your project.

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Foot in Mouth

A response to some slightly foolish comments about customisation in WordPress themes.

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The Nesting Instinct

People love to customise their websites. We should be helping them to do so.


Pressed Words

The wonders of WordPress, including clever code, a clean interface and fantastic functionality.

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