Add descriptions to your widget areas

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When you create a theme, it is often a good idea if you add a description to your widget areas. Why? Because even though you have poured hours into your design and know it all backwards, you also need to bear in mind, that a new user of your theme does not have that same expertise. And with widgets now …

Post revisions and Autosave off

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[Original article source: JamesICT] One of the latest features of WordPress is the inclusion of post revisions [since about version 2.6 if memory serves me correctly] and whilst I can see the use of it in some instances, personally, I would rather it was not automatically enabled. Basically, it is an autosave function and I find that it gets in …

Edit your posts

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[Original article source: JamesICT] One of the things I really miss when trying out new themes is that many do not include an Edit Post Link function. ‘And what is that exactly’, I hear you ask? Well it’s nothing too special but it is almost an essential. You see, without it, whenever you make a mistake in a post [or …

Widgets?

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[Original article source: JamesICT] According to the original widget source, a WordPress Widget is: “…just a silly buzzword we’ve chosen for this sidebar-chopping plug-in we have developed. They could have been called Gadgets or Gizmos or Wizbangs or Whatevers. On the surface, they’re just things you can use to personalize your WordPress site without knowing HTML. Way down deep, they …