Monthly Archives: September 2015

Famous paintings of dutch landscapes

Just because it is beautiful. Based on a standard WordPress gallery inside a regular Blog-post, in which we inserted the Isotope gallery together with the Strip-lightbox. Checkout this page if you want to learn how to do this. The complete piece of code included in this post is: <!– load isotope: –> <script src=”https://unpkg.com/isotope-layout@3.0/dist/isotope.pkgd.min.js”></script> <!– … Continue reading Famous paintings of dutch landscapes

Turn standard WordPress Gallery into an isotope Gallery

Isotope is a nice jQuery plugin to build galleries with. With just a little coding you can turn a standard WordPress gallery into a nice responsive isotope-gallery. No WordPress-plugins needed. Start by creating a standard WordPress Gallery: when editing a Page (or Post), press the Add Media icon, choose ‘Create Gallery’, pick your images, press … Continue reading Turn standard WordPress Gallery into an isotope Gallery

Learn HTML in 15 minutes: a post with an embedded YouTube video

Learn HTML in 15 minutes: a post with an embedded YouTube video:

When we “Add New Post” in WordPress, we copy the Embed-code from YouTube to insert the video into the Post:

First: get the Embed code:
PostVid
Then, insert it into the Post:
PostVid_insert_code

Solution for failed FTP connection in WordPress

This page has a solution: http://www.hongkiat.com/blog/update-wordpress-without-ftp/ You have to edit the wp-config.php file, and add this line to it: define(‘FS_METHOD’,’direct’); Also, do not forget to make the folders for themes and plugins writable with FileZilla (as you can learn also from the WorPress install guide). It is still possible that you get the FTP-login problem … Continue reading Solution for failed FTP connection in WordPress

WordPress: Use a webfont in a theme

You can use an online font, for example from Google Webfonts in your theme. The easiest way to add an online font to your theme is to edit the style.css file (eg. via Appearance > Editor in the Dashboard) and paste the fonts import-code that you got in the @import tab at Google Webfonts, like … Continue reading WordPress: Use a webfont in a theme

WordPress: Photo-Gallery plugin work-around to customize theme

This Photo-Gallery is a nice basic starting point to build a gallery. But just like a lot of plugins these days, the ‘lite’ or ‘free’ version you can use without payment has some limitations. For me, the mayor limitation was the lack of options to customize its looks: the theme. Luckily, after studying the plugin in more … Continue reading WordPress: Photo-Gallery plugin work-around to customize theme

Gogbot hosts ‘Creative Technologists’ in UT Innovation pavillion

The Gogbot festival challenges first years’s students of the University of Twente and its bachelor programme Creative Technlogy with pitches and special assignments for presentations at Gogbot: 60 international talents from the academic programme CreaTE combining user interaction with cutting-edge technology and creative design. For Gogbot these talents have developed 14 installations and prototypes – … Continue reading Gogbot hosts ‘Creative Technologists’ in UT Innovation pavillion