Archive: Theme Development


Sass: Variables and modular scss stylesheets

The larger a web project, the more cumbersome the stylesheet. This is a generalisation of course, but has a basis in reality. For larger projects, or complex systems, css maintenance is an issue. Many developers mitigate this by splitting it into smaller related stylesheets. A functional approach, but not without the additional cost of...
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WordPress: Localization, Javascript & IIFE

If you've been curious how a WordPress theme handles custom javascript - and particularly jQuery - functionality, then you may have delved inside the default WordPress theme, currently TwentySixteen. The main custom javascript file is functions.js, in the theme js subfolder. You may have noticed something that not everyone is familiar with. The code...
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Styling the Owl Carousel

Owl Carousel is a popular lightweight touch enabled jQuery plugin that lets you create beautiful responsive carousel sliders. It is highly customizable and easy to add to any site including WordPress. Here I show you how to add the slider, and how to tweak the layout and style of the icons and buttons. Links...
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Post Format: Standard – Main

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