Custom WordPress Menu

Preface

The following discussion assumes you like to build blank WordPress themes. If you’re using a child theme then this discussion may not be your cup of tea; unless you like to customize stuff and if so, please read on.

In the beginning…

I’d like to take a stroll with you down wp_nav_menu lane. What’s wp_nav_menu? Well, in a nutshell it’s a way to trigger WordPress’ custom menu functionality. You can see this option from your WordPress admin dashboard under Appearance > Menus. Read More →

My Web Design and Development Heros

During my daily duties of scouring Twitter, I caught a post from User Agent Man titled “A Developer I Admire – Walter Zorn”. It was tweeted by Paul Irish who posted “Developers We Admire, where he called out to the web development community to blog about the developers they found important and inspirational. After reading both posts I’ve been inspired and feel it’s time to share my experiences with my Heros and also give thanks back for their support.
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Debugging QVGA Remotely Using Opera’s Mobile Emulator

It was a hot summers day and all I could think about was “How the hell do I test for screens with sizes of 220px thru 260px?” Our faithful browsers currently on the market such as Chrome, Firefox, Opera and Safari only squeeze down so far and I don’t have a device that small to test with. We need a way to see what small devices look like when no device is within reach and debug them remotely. Now that the belly aching is taken care of, and a few tweets later, we can get started on finding our solution to small screen emulator debugging. Read More →