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Make A WordPress Blog More iPhone Friendly

by eric on July 31st, 2009 in: WordPress

WPTouch Plugin

WPTouch Plugin

Being an iPhone user, I’m always happy to find sites that have mobile-friendly versions.

Despite the Safari browser that comes with the iPhone and iPod Touch,  I find many websites difficult to navigate using such a small screen.

Looking into some WordPress iPhone plugins, I installed and configured WPtouch, which automatically displays a mobile-compatible version of a WordPress site for users browsing with iPhone, iPod Touch, or Android Touch devices.

Looks alright on my iPhone. :)  Let me know what you think.

WordPress 2.7 is Released!

by eric on December 12th, 2008 in: Open SourceWordPress

Automattic has just released WordPress 2.7 and it’s had a complete overhaul to the administrative interface based on lots of user testing and feedback.

I’ve been using the betas for a while and have grown to love it, especially:

  • the design and increased usability of the admin interface (backend)
  • upgrading WordPress from within WordPress
  • adding new plugins from within WordPress

Download WordPress 2.7

Simple Footers for WordPress Themes

by eric on October 3rd, 2008 in: WordPress

I use WordPress as a CMS for many websites and I’m a big fan of reusing code where it makes sense. So, I’ve pieced together some simple markup and styles, which are a basis for the footer in some of my WordPress themes.

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Design & Debug WordPress Themes Using Free Tools

by eric on September 27th, 2008 in: Web DesignWordPress

Following are excerpts, notes, and links for my presentation at WordCamp Portland 2008 titled ‘Design & Debug Themes Using Free Tools.’

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Eagerly Awaiting WordCamp Portland

by eric on September 26th, 2008 in: WordPress

Really looking forward to meeting folks and taking part in sessions tomorrow at WordCamp Portland.

My company, IvyCat.com, is one of the sponsors and we’re giving away a few hosting accounts as door prizes.

Also, I’ll be leading a session at 3pm titled Design & Debug WordPress Themes Using Free Tools.

I’ll post notes for the session in the morning.  Hope to see you there.