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No more @import for me

Well, at least not for current WordPress child themes. I like child themes and always recommend that people use them instead of modifying any WordPress theme directly. Using a child theme makes your changes belong to you and they won’t get erased when the original theme gets updated. I’ve told people to use something like […]

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Using WP-PageNavi with the Elemin theme

Update: Added a conditional to ensure that wp_pagenavi() runs once. The Elemin theme has it’s own built-in page navigation after the posts. It’s attractive, but not quite as flexible as the WP-PageNavi plugin. With this plugin you can put a page counter, link to the start and end pages, etc. It’s a cool add-on and […]

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Themify child theme fix

Update: Themify fixed the issue and an update is now available. The child theme fix is no longer needed. I updated my Elemin theme to the latest and greatest and ran into a problem. They’ve changes how style sheets are queued up to use wp_enqueue_scripts. That’s good, but now my child theme’s style.css will not […]

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I really am limited by my PHP and CSS

As part of purchasing the Elemin theme I get support from Themify and I asked for CSS help on their forum. It’s a good benefit and part of the package. I was able to get two full posts on the home page and leave the rest as excerpts but the CSS was baffling me. I […]

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Coraline child theme

Have I mentioned how easy it is to use WordPress child themes? I can’t stress it enough, never modify a WordPress theme. Create a child theme instead. I just converted a blog from an old outdated Cutline theme to a SVN copy of Coraline.  This is the WordPress.COM replacement for the Cutline theme.  The old […]

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Use WordPress child themes

Before WordPress 3.0 the default Kubrick theme was called, um, “Default”. In the support forums people would update to the latest and greatest WordPress version and become shocked when their edits to the Default theme were lost. It’s part of the WordPress distribution. When you override the WordPress files, those get included as well. Now […]