WordPress Theme Anatomy

This has to be one of the best diagrams that pulls together all the working parts of a WordPress theme. My hat is off to Joost de Valk for pulling this great illustration together and granting me permission to share it with the visitors to my site. Continue reading

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WEBphysiology Portfolio Climbs to New Heights

WEBphysiology Portfolio WordPress PluginI think we are ready for a break and to get back to the other web development business at hand, but we are truly happy with recent enhancements to our WEBphysiology Portfolio plugin for WordPress and wanted to let everyone know what’s been going on. Continue reading

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Critical WordPress Security Update Released – v3.0.4

Medium WP Blue ButtonSorry for the intrusion but wanted to let you know about this issue right away. Today, WordPress released an update, which they have labeled as a critical security update. Continue reading

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WordPress Security

Update July 16, 2017
Had a suggestion from one of the good folks over at wpbeginner to share a security article that they’ve pulled together, The Ultimate WordPress Security Guide – Step by Step.  Since my original reference is no longer available, it’s great that I can share another well crafted WordPress security resource.  Thanks Zain!

Today I happened to come across a great article (update – article no longer exists, so, link removed) that has some details on hardening a WordPress install. I already follow Continue reading

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Silver Surfer Computer Support

Silver SurferAs we Silver Surfers know, sometimes we have trouble with our computers.

I had a problem yesterday, so I called Eric, the 11 year old next door. The one whose bedroom Continue reading

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How Does Your Site Stack Up – Part 1: User Interface Standards

It’s not a bad idea to review one’s website design at least a couple of times a year to ensure the design remains solid.  Recently, WEBphysiology took a spoonful of our own advice and performed a cross-browser review of our site, which resulted in us making a couple of small user interface (UI) changes.  One change was to Continue reading

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WEBphysiology Portoflio Plugin Released!

WEBphysiology Portfolio WordPress Plugin

WEBphysiology Portfolio

Hoorah!  We now have a much better understanding and appreciation for all those developers who have shared their work with us and others.  As of today, our first publicly available WordPress plugin, WEBphysiology Portfolio, has been released via the WordPress Plugin infrastructure.  It took awhile to work through the process, in addition to coding and testing the plugin, but we are very happy to join this community and feel good about giving back just a little.
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Screen Capture and Sharing Tool

Wow, I’m glad I actually read one of those product propaganda emails yesterday. This one was from Techsmith. If you don’t know who they are, they publish Camtasia, SnagIt and other products as well as Continue reading

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Adding Widget Areas to a Page

In this post I want to cover how one can add widget areas to a page. The example I’m going to use is something I had done on a TwentyTen child theme to make the home page consist of two widget areas. The left widget area is meant for Continue reading

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Child Themes and the function.php File

In my last post, “Customizing a WordPress Theme – The Right Way“, I mentioned that the function.php file is used to add new functionality to your Child theme. Many times this may be to add additional HTML elements and tags to allow for use in styling (i.e., CSS). Another use of the function.php file within a Child Theme is to Continue reading

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