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Genesis Plugins: Building a WordPress Admin Page
Genesis Plugins: Your First WordPress Plugin
Customer Service: Lessons from Failure

Customer Service: Lessons from Failure

Hey folks. I haven't written in a while. I've got a lot I want to write about but not a lot of time. For a couple weeks I've been thinking about what makes good customer service. This is largely based on the absolute worst customer service experiences I've ever had. I expect that this will be entertaining at the very least and hopefully … [Read more...]

Genesis 2.0 HTML5 Conversion

Genesis 2.0 HTML5 Conversion

One of the first things I read about Genesis compared it to a car. The Getting Started page at StudioPress has a really cool illustration of that analogy. Basically, WordPress is the engine, Genesis is the frame and body, and the child theme is the paint job. When Genesis Beta 1 dropped I did a conversion on my church Web site and then wrote … [Read more...]

Genesis 2.0 Explained

Genesis 2.0 Explained

As a kid I loved going to the pool. Actually I loved water in general. I was raised all over the world including Japan, Guam, and California. This meant I spent a lot of my time at the beach or in pools. Not long after moving to Oklahoma we got to go the to local pool. It was burning hot and I missed the California beaches, but the pool was great. … [Read more...]

Genesis Responsive Header Customizer Update
Genesis 2.0, HTML5, and Schema Oh My!!!

Genesis 2.0, HTML5, and Schema Oh My!!!

Hey folks. I have been crazy busy with a bunch of things over at Copyblogger. I have to say, working with them is a real blast and there are so many different projects going that I don't know if I'll ever get bored. One of the big things in the pipe is Genesis 2.0. I'm going to have to make some big changes to my Genesis explained series because … [Read more...]

StudioPress Forum Focus Group

StudioPress Forum Focus Group

Hey folks, I need a limited number of people to sign up for a focus group on some stuff I'm working on in the StudioPress forums. I have a couple of moderators already but need some others involved. Right now I'm looking for 20 people. I need volunteers from every experience level so the big question is time. I'm not asking for a huge time … [Read more...]

Genesis Responsive Header Updated
Genesis Responsive Header

Genesis Responsive Header

Get the Genesis Responsive Header plugin Hey folks. If you haven't heard, responsive design is the new web standard. With mobile devices quickly dominating the web viewing experience it is imperative that sites take their mobile market into consideration when it comes to design. That is why StudioPress adopted responsive design. This allows the … [Read more...]