Category Archives: Web

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

Customizing the WordPress Search Results Page

If you ever encountered the limits of the build-in search of WordPress, you might consider to customize the output of the search results. If a search produces no results, you could suggest the visitor to go to Google to do a search on your site with the same query. To implement this, add (or modify) the content-none.php … Continue reading Customizing the WordPress Search Results Page

WordPress theming: create a child of an existing theme

A common away to create a theme for WordPress is to browse for an existing theme, install it, and customize it. However, to create your own version of a theme, it’s better to create a child of the original theme (and then start customizing that). Learn more on creating a child theme here. Advantage of … Continue reading WordPress theming: create a child of an existing theme