Slides from Anca’s Web Hosting Talk

This was a workshop weekend presentation that I gave this morning. Web Hosting 101 from Anca Mosoiu

What Do You Want to Learn This Summer?

We are getting ready to expand our workshop offering based on requests from people in the WordPress Support Group. Please tell us what you’d like to learn.

Interesting Image Plugins

Some helpful plugins to help your style your wordpress website.

Sensible Sliders for Your WordPress Website

An overview of several slideshow plugins for your WordPress site. These are some of our favorite and most reliable plugins, each with different pluses and minuses.

Why Not Host My Site on, is a great place to participate in a blogging community. But it’s not always the best choice for your business website

CSS Clinic

Fridays, 2:00 – 3:00 PM (after the WordPress Support Group) Cost:  $10 The public demands it!  We will now be offering a CSS clinic on Fridays, immediately after the WordPress Support Group.  Bring those pesky things that don’t line up, questions about fonts, colors, and more, and get help with your site.    

How to change the Twenty-Eleven Header size

From the WordPress support group…  Just paste this code into your functions.php file, once you’ve created a child theme.   <?php define( ‘HEADER_IMAGE_WIDTH’, apply_filters( ‘twentyeleven_header_image_width’, 970 ) ); define( ‘HEADER_IMAGE_HEIGHT’, apply_filters( ‘twentyeleven_header_image_height’, 150 ) ); ?> This will change the header height to 970 pixels wide by 150 pixels tall.

StudioPress and Theming Resources

Hello there, This is a work in progress post, but contains links to useful things for our HTML to WordPress workshop. Get Genesis (currently, our favorite framework) Genesis Hooks Reference Creating a WordPress Child Theme Visual Markup Guide WordPress Template Hierarchy (this tells you what files you want to create in your theme) – […]

Google’s Search Engine Optimization Resources

I spent a little time today reading the Google Webmaster Tools site, in particular, their section on Search Engine Optimization(SEO).  There is a wealth of resources there, and they are more up to date than anything you might find on blogs – so when you search for SEO help, start at Google, not at some […]

Custom Post Types in WordPress

I gave this presentation at the East Bay WordPress meetup in September. It’s about developing a Plugin for a Custom Post Type for use by podcasters. The project is not yet complete, but here is the presentation for your perusal.