Making theme options modular

Today I submitted version 1.1 of Museum Core to the WordPress theme repository for review. Originally this was going to just be a simple update with some bugfixes, but I had thought of a way to make it easier to build child themes that include some options settings from the parent theme (Museum Core) without… (read more)

One theme to rule them all

If you follow us on Twitter or Facebook, you may already know that we recently released our first theme to the official WordPress repository.  It’s called Museum Core. Museum Core is the product of over a year of development.  A solid foundation built on responsive design, HTML5 and CSS3, with a theme options page that… (read more)

Grandma’s Hat Box

Grandma’s Hat Box Blogger is inspired by vintage sewing and scrapbooking. It will give your website a unique, lovely look and remind you of cherished moments and treasured memories. Great for a photo blog about your little one’s cutest doings or an elegant journal filled with your own reflections. The WordPress version supports custom headers,… (read more)

Museum Core is coming

Over 2 years of thought, research and development has gone into our new theme framework (and free WordPress theme) Museum Core. It’s currently available on GitHub and will be available to download, for free, in the WordPress.org repository soon. Core supports post formats, custom backgrounds and header images, custom menus, has an all new theme… (read more)

Cyber Monday Sale!!

We’ve got two Cyber Monday specials for you today.  Hurry and take advantage of them now, both of these expire at midnight (MST) tonight. $10 any Museum Theme All our premium WordPress themes are $10 off. You should see the coupon “Cyber Monday Sale” appear in your cart when you check out. This applies to… (read more)

Create a site down notifier using iftt, Yahoo Pipes and ismyblogworking.com

This is a bit off the usual WordPress topic, but I discovered a handy tool to get automatic notifications sent to your email (or IM, or Twitter or whatever you want) if your site is down or broken.  This can be particularly helpful if you are a designer or webmaster or if you just maintain… (read more)

WP_Query pagination problems? Here’s a hack

It happens every time I use WP_Query. I get a beautiful-looking custom WP_Query. Then I try to add pagination and everything goes to hell. I’ve spent hours looking up solutions. Every time. Nine times out of ten, they don’t work. And for no discernible reason. Here’s a hack that worked for me, and is mostly… (read more)