Custom ‘Content Widgets’ in WordPress
Content management doesn’t have to be restrictive to your clients, but it shouldn’t be an open door either. Shortcode-based content widgets in WordPress are a great way to provide your client some additional creative freedom without compromising your design.
Posted: September 13, 2010
An Overview of and Introduction to Pods CMS for WordPress
Pods is a fantastic plugin for WordPress that helps you bring content management to the next level on your favorite platform. If you follow me on Twitter, you know that I talk about Pods a lot. It’s time that I showed you what I’ve learned so far in hopes that it helps you get up and running with Pods as well.
Posted: January 04, 2010
The Underlying Meaning of Content Management Systems
WordPress recently came under fire regarding its presence as a CMS
Posted: November 23, 2009
I Have a Huge Problem with WYSIWYG Editors
I’ve got a strong distaste for using WYSIWYG editors in content management systems, but it has become the accepted norm.
Posted: November 10, 2008
Clients and Content Management Systems
How much is too much when giving clients access to their website via content management system? How is design integrity retained?
Posted: August 18, 2008
Are Inline Styles Sometimes Okay? When? Why?
Limitations range greatly from one CMS to another, some have embraced Web standards and produce semantically rich and valid markup, while others have put standards on the back burner. One issue I’ve had some reoccurring trouble with in the past is the combination of a CMS with managed images that are part of the design as opposed to having informational value.
Posted: June 25, 2007