Tag: content

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

Content Entry: Whose Job is it Anyway?

Whose job is it to populate content on every project? Should the service provider handle it as part of their impeccable service? Should the client enter content to become more familiar with the content management system? Both sides have compelling arguments.

Posted: May 24, 2010

Book Review and Giveaway: Content Strategy for the Web

Content Strategy on the Web is a great book focusing on a new topic that will, in my opinion, be essential in raising the bar in Web design. Content strategy is something that should set the groundwork, carry it through fruition, and continue through the life of any project.

Posted: March 01, 2010

WordPress Hidden Gem: get_extended()

WordPress’ get_extended() function will let you pull copy based on the more flag. Definitely useful for advanced copy styling!

Posted: October 26, 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