Here's the good news: Anyone can create, release, and sell Genesis Themes. Here's the bad news: Anyone can create, release, and sell Genesis Themes. What makes the difference between a successful theme and a total waste of server space? Well, let's talk about it. Setting the Stage In … [Read more...] about How Not to Sell Genesis Themes
I've written before about how to create a template for a custom post type archive. In this tutorial, I'll show you how to create a custom page template in Genesis that highlights a particular category, or taxonomy, from your WordPress site. Before we get going, this tutorial is not for you … [Read more...] about Tutorial: Create a Custom Page Template in Genesis
I've had to fire clients a few times in my career. It's an awkward, un-fun task that could (likely) be avoided if I'd done a better job qualifying them at the start. Finding the right clients to work with is a bit like dating. You get to know each other up front, asking questions, doing a little … [Read more...] about Finding the Right Client Match
I recently posted some general tips and tricks for WordPress beginners on how to edit WordPress files. The discussion came up in the comments about workflow when it comes to setting up a fresh WordPress install or deploying to a site live. Below I'll share the tools and workflow I use. Please … [Read more...] about Deploying WordPress: What’s your Workflow?
You know it: That terrible moment you hit save and refresh your browser only to see a white screen of death. You're not the first victim and you won't be the last. Below are some tips to help you avoid the white screen of death (or at least know what to do when it happens) when editing your … [Read more...] about Editing Your WordPress Site 101
I spent $45 on this theme, but it doesn't do what I want at all! If I want to use a slider, I either have to customize the home page myself or pay outrageous fees to a developer to do it for me. I'm not happy with this theme! Ok, so I made that quote up, but it's the combination of comments I've … [Read more...] about Premium WordPress Themes: The Antithesis of Custom Themes