Wordpress 2.8

WordPress body_class() Adds Browser-Specific Classes! WOW!

By / July 18, 2009 / Comments Off on WordPress body_class() Adds Browser-Specific Classes! WOW!

A common problem amongst website developers is the “IE Sucks” problem.  That is, different browsers (I’m  looking at you, Internet Explorer) process CSS differently.  One way to get around these issues is to use a combination of javaScript and CSS to address the issue.  In the past, I have used this “CSS Browser” script to…

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body_class() in WordPress 2.8: Custom CSS for EVERY Page

By / June 14, 2009 / Comments Off on body_class() in WordPress 2.8: Custom CSS for EVERY Page

I worked on a project about 6 months ago that needed a custom CSS id for each page of the website. Basically, each page needed the main drop-down menu styled specifically for that page. WordPress 2.8 supports that feature out of the box! *and there was much rejoicing*

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WordPress 2.8 Custom Taxonomies

By / June 13, 2009 /

Okay. The custom taxonomy feature has existed for over a year now, where it has pretty much lingered like a stinky sweatsock in my high school gym locker. I haven’t touched it, and I’ll be damned if it isn’t moldy. BUT in comes WordPress 2.8 like a giant locker-cleaning-machine to freshen this taxonomy thing up…

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WordPress 2.8 Released!!!

By / June 11, 2009 / Comments Off on WordPress 2.8 Released!!!

I have been anxiously awaiting the release of WordPress 2.8, and finally the wait is over! The most interesting new feature to me is the new Widgets API, which will allow plugin developers like me to more easily do our thing! Check out other new features in this video:

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