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Tips for Styling your own WP Comments Form Area

by Jake Rocheleau
on June 2, 2013

in Wordpress

Wordpress developers love to get into the system and hack away at their own function codes. Both JavaScript and PHP gurus are notorious for building some really amazing plugins. And since Wordpress is open source it allows for greater accomplishments in much less time. I think one interesting area of the WP blogging platform is within user comments.

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I want to offer some tips for customizing your own Wordpress comments area. This includes both the comment form and displaying comments. There are a surprising number of features to consider just for a small bit of user discussion. But as the Internet grows to be more dynamic you can expect to see these features as commonplace in most websites.

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Demo Testing the WordPress MP6 Admin Styles Plugin

by Jake Rocheleau
on May 30, 2013

in Wordpress

There was a recent discussion on Wordpress about the latest MP6 admin plugin. This is currently released as free open source code for your Wordpress site, and it allows webmasters to use a newer updated backend stylesheet. It is still a case study and not recommended for large productions websites as there may still be a lot of bugs not touched upon.

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However if there are other forward-thinking WP users then you will likely want to try this out. I just recently installed the MP6 plugin on my own website and I’d like to offer some thoughts on my own opinion. You can download the MP6 plugin right off the Wordpress repository or simply search for it by name in your Wordpress plugins panel.

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How To Manage Dual WordPress Themes for Desktop & Mobile

by Jake Rocheleau
on May 29, 2013

in Wordpress

There are a number of great methods for handling user redirects on mobile. Wordpress is one of the most popular CMS brands on the market. So it makes sense to work around these problems by putting together a two-way split for website themes. I want to present a list of ideas and plugins you may utilize for automatically switching between multiple themes on desktop and mobile devices.

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It is understandable that WP webmasters will need a different type of theme switching based on their content. I think it is worth analyzing a couple methods to determine which is the safest, and the easiest to install. Typical users want to avoid as much code as possible. And thankfully it will help if you already have two themes installed which are designed to specifically handle desktop and mobile content.

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