Author Archives: Lou

Adding Navigation Menus to WordPress

Many sites have more than one menu. In order to add a customer menu we will need to modify our functions.php file. The orgiainl code in my theme is “register_nav_menu(‘nav-menu’, __(‘Nav Menu’));” In order to add seperat menu item for the footer we can add “register_nav_menu(‘footer-menu’, __(‘Footer Menu’));” just below the original code. When goign […]

Dynamically Point to Image Source Location

Use “<?php echo get_template_directory_uri(); ?>” to dynamically point to the appropriate path. When your images are in a specific file as they should be, add the path after the closing php tag. There is an example “<img src=”<?php echo get_template_directory_uri(); ?>/images/logo.png” alt=”Company Logo”>”

What is Bootstrap

What is Bootstrap? Bootstrap is a free open-source framework for developing web sites. It includes design templates for buttons, forms, images carousels, modals, navigation, tables, typography and JavaScript plugins. Using HTML and CSS Bootstrap gives designers and developers the ability to quickly create responsive websites. Bootstrap uses a mobile first development concept and is compatible […]

Meyers Reset

The Meyers Reset is stylesheet reset used to reduce browser inconsistencies. Meyer’s creation is very generic and is not meant to be used as a stand alone. You should modify it to meet your projects needs. The code below is free for anyone to use. It was pulled directly from Meyers site where you can find […]

Introduction to Skeleton CSS

What is Skeleton? Skeleton was created by Dave Gamache. It is a light weight CSS framework. It include two CSS files named normalize.css and skeleton.css. Normalize.css is a browser reset file and skeleton.css is  the grid system which provides basic style for commonly used HTML elements that include but are not limited to buttons, lists […]