link

Opening Links in New Windows or Tabs

Posted · 3 Comments

This video quickly covers how to force the social media icons in the header to open in a new browser window or tab. Generally speaking you can force any link to open in a new window by adding target=”_blank” inside of the link tag like so:

pl_logo_thumb

Replacing the WordPress Login Logo

Posted · 6 Comments

Creating a custom login logo is a very simple task and will give the appearance of a customized content management system created just for your client. Update: Using the method outlined below will work great, however, when you update wordpress you (or your client) will have to redo these steps. Using a plug-in like this [...]

Screen shot 2010-04-01 at 8.46.55 AM

Finding Category IDs

Posted · Add Comment

For some reason it’s not very obvious in WordPress what your category IDs are. This video will take you through how to find them so that you can add them to your posts page sub-navigation.

bbpressblack

Deep Integration With bbPress

Posted · 14 Comments

This is a follow up tutorial to the BBpress installation guide. It covers how to insert a single line of code into your bb-config.php file that will allow “deep” integration between your bbPress forum and WordPress site.

Screen shot 2010-03-01 at 1.14.48 PM

Theme Installation Guide

Posted · 5 Comments

This tutorial covers the first step to a great looking website…theme installation! Using two different methods I’ll show you how to quickly and easily install your PageLines theme. One method involves the WordPress theme uploader and the other uses FTP access. Enjoy!

Screen shot 2010-02-26 at 8.01.46 [  February 26, 2010  ]

Getting Started with Firebug

Posted · Add Comment

In this tutorial we’ll go over the basics of using Firebug, a popular web development add-on for the Firefox browser that allows you to easily inspect the html and CSS of your web pages. I know you’re gonna love this tool!

splash

Using CSS to Create a Splash Page

Posted · 1 Comment

This tutorial is all about using a little bit of CSS to create a splash page from an existing page template. With a little bit of detective work and minimal CSS coding you will be able to transform one of your pages into a squeeze machine. If you’re feeling lucky try going to, http://www.w3schools.com/css/css_reference.asp, for [...]

840084501_48963f1b6e

Tutorial: How to Add a Custom Image Header to iBlogPro3

Posted · 4 Comments

[Update: 4/26/2012] This technique is specific to iBlogPro3 and will not add a custom image header in the PageLines Framework. Adding a custom header to a WordPress theme is crucial for adding brand strength to your site. In this tutorial I will show you exactly how to add a custom image header and hopefully convince [...]