Sharing WordPress tips and tricks as I find them

Building a Genesis Child Theme

A question I hear all the time is “how do I build a child theme?” This is a tutorial that walks through my process, using an actual client site as an example.

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Driskill Theme

I’m excited to release my first publicly sold theme, the Driskill. It is a responsive, mobile-friendly child theme of Genesis, and is available from the StudioPress marketplace.

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Image Override Plugin

When you upload an image, WordPress will automatically scale and crop it to many different sizes. If you’re not happy with the auto-crops, use this plugin to upload an alternative image.

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Genesis Subpages as Secondary Menu

Replace the manually managed Secondary Menu with one that automatically lists the current section’s subpages.

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Previous and Next Post in Same Taxonomy

This plugin let’s you use my WordPress patch for displaying previous/next posts in the same taxonomy.

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Genesis CRM for WordPress

Genesis CRM allows you to manage all your prospective clients, active projects, and completed projects using the WordPress interface.

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Customizing WordPress Menus

I’ll show you how to limit visibility of certain menu items to logged in users, and how to modify the menu itself using filters.

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Adding Theme Options in Genesis

I’ll walk you through creating your own theme options, accessible from the Genesis Theme Settings page.

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Connecting your Contact Form to CRM

Here’s how to set up a contact form that will auto-populate your CRM, powered by TwentyTen CRM.

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Tips for maintaining your freelance business while traveling

Planning a vacation? Here’s some tips for maintaining your business so you’re ready to work when you get back.

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Scheduling projects for: Monday, July 14, 2014