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jazzsequence

music, WordPress, and other assorted geekery

Multiple loops, post formats, and content types in a single home page template

Wow. That title is a mouthful. And given the improbable combination of different content types, I’m actually somewhat surprised that I did, in fact, pull off just that. In working on a client site for a Christian ministry in the Democratic Republic of Ghana, I set out today to create this: What we have here… (read more)

Random Song of the Day #21 – Katy Perry edition

Yeah, you’re never going to see anything straightforward by Katy Perry or other pop-star-of-the-week on this site.  However, I stumbled on these two interpretations of “Teenage Dream” that I felt the need to share.

Free April Calendar Wallpaper: Look to the Sky

This is a grungy spring wallpaper to warm your monitor on rainy days.  The bright oranges, yellows and blues provide an interesting counterpoint to the grungy textures and typography.  Our April 2011 wallpaper is ready for your standard or widescree…

Slacking

Indeed, that’s what I’ve been doing with this blog lately. I suppose I’m still in the #postaweek2011 game if you include Tumblr posts like the the sexy sax man one. But otherwise, yeah… But it’s not because I’ve been sitting at the computer playing video games or anything.  Doing support for Event Espresso takes up… (read more)

Free Facebook Fan Box Widget PSD Template

As designers, we often find ourselves spending exorbitant amounts of time working on fake content.  It’s hard to describe something to some people without being able to show it to them.  Facebook fan page widgets are something you see everywhere, and yet, how do you incorporate them into a mockup without using someone else’s box or resizing it to fit into dimensions that fit your new design but aren’t the original widget’s proportions?  I have found myself in this position many times and, yesterday, set out to find a PSD solution.  Unfortunately, it doesn’t exist.  There are a couple really good Facebook UI templates (like this one from Fuel Your Creativity which has you covered on everything you need for an actual fan page, or this one that was featured […]