I have a bunch of friends and acquaintances in a particular career for whom operating WordPress as a user is just too overwhelming and complicated. Also, none of the themes or plugins I'm finding are actually geared to meet their industry's information presentation requirements. So do I learn WordPress theme and plugin development so I can wrestle it around to be what they need, or do I create my own lightweight CMS that does what they need while minimizing and simplifying the user backend? [more inside]
Metafilter Wordpress peoples: Tell me of your experiences in using any of the following: [more inside]
Looking for a responsive wordpress theme that's quick loading, doesn't have a lot of bloat, and lets me use my own plugins (SEO, etc.). I used to work in the biz; that plus my current field and sometimes slightly particular aesthetics make a certain amount of customization inevitable. There's so much out there to weed through and many reviews/compilations aren't all that helpful.
I run a website (link in my profile) about an old computer game series and I'm changing it from HTML to Wordpress. I need a one-of-a-kind Wordpress theme. [more inside]
Our business needs a new webpage, and we're thinking of going with Wordpress. The problem is finding a nice theme that meets our requirements. [more inside]
I'm looking for a very professional-looking Wordpress theme with parallax scrolling. Preferably horizontal, wouldn't mind if it were standard vertical. Something clean, simple and modern. The less glitches/bugs, the better.
New to Sass (Wordpress theme development). What the what? Need help with understanding the workflow. [more inside]
I am looking to get a wordpress theme with built-in icons for post types (such as sorbet, but I'm open to using another one to make this easier) to use icons based on categories or tags instead. There is a plugin for this but it doesn't work with the current version of WP and I don't think it's set up to replace part of an existing theme anyway. (It would also be nice if I could customize the color on those bar things too.) Despite my ambitions for awesome blog layout customization, I know very little about CSS and basically haven't coded anything for the web since we all used Netscape Navigator. How do I do this?
I'm working on making a magazine blog. I started with a template that is pretty awesome, but I liked the effect another theme used to manage the photo and video gallery. Is there a plugin I can install to achieve this effect or is this hard coded into the template. [more inside]
I'm building a website that will offer in-depth player profiles and statistics. I'm looking for a Wordpress theme that lends itself well to this use -- I'm picturing the homepage being a list of teams & players, with each player name linking to his/her individual profile page. Are there any themes, free or paid, that would suit this purpose well? Simple & minimalist themes a plus. [more inside]
I've not used WordPress for quite some time and the recent release of 3.5 with its new ways of handling media has me somewhat confuddled. [more inside]
Please help me to choose a WordPress theme for my (second) daily photo blog. My problem is that I want something so plain and simple that I'll probably have to pay for it, but the paid themes are complex and difficult for me to decipher. The content will be 365 posts and an archive gallery, presented as simply as possible. [more inside]
Is there (a) such a thing as "companion themes" for WordPress and Tumblr and, if so, (2) where do I find them...? Yeah, so, my new personal project is about writing, not design (which is where all the time goes that I think I should be spending writing...) I want to collate images from Tumblr blogs onto my own Tumblr blog, then write about (some of?) the images and post it on a WordPress blog that's parked at my personal URL. Since I can't go all designery and both platforms are theme-based, I'm wondering if anyone's seen what I'll call "companion themes," for lack of a better term: themes that are adapted for the specific features of each platform, but that share at least a common aesthetic, if not full UI.
Seeking recommendations for a "look what I've done" type Wordpress blog theme in the area of software development. Help me filter the Niagara of wordpress themes ! [more inside]
I am fairly new to Wordpress. Will I be able turn wireframes I design into a useable theme for a somewhat-complex website in 3-4 weeks? [more inside]
Strategy for removing hardcoded links from a Wordpress theme? [more inside]
Continuing Wordpress help filter: trying to append a certain word to the end of each title of the posts on my blog. Issue complicated slightly by this being a child theme, details inside... [more inside]
I'm currently shopping for pay themes for a Wordpress blog. A lot of theme websites have previews for their themes, but are rather limited in their implementation. Are there good review/forum sites for themes that aren't SEO backwash, or is there an effective search method to find sites that use a particular theme? [more inside]
I'm designing a custom Wordpress theme as part of a project. In addition to the typical Wordpress install, there's also going to be a social media plug-in on top of it (which has already been picked out and installed by another member of the project). This is the most complicated bit of web development that I've done, so I'm curious: what sort of workflow should I set up to make things easy on myself? [more inside]
No no no, help ME pick a Wordpress Theme! For a documentary movie website. [more inside]
What's the best way to build a website on Wordpress, if the website design has a unique layout? [more inside]
I have someone who wants a very specific look for a site but is on a budget, and before I get the design sliced and coded, I thought I'd check to see if anyone has seen a template that matches. We need to be able to pick all colors (background, sheet, etc), the sheet needs to have a shadow around it, and the sheet also needs to have deckle edges. The rest of the layout is pretty standard. Paid template is fine. Or, does anyone have recommendations for forums for theme recommendations?
How do I convert HTML/CSS templates into a WordPress theme? [more inside]
Looking for recommendations for a Wordpress theme best suited for a Nonprofit organization's website. [more inside]
Wordpress for a noob who isn't a noob developer: Can you explain the basics of using a framework theme to create a new theme? I totally understand the concept but can't figure out how to save changes I make as a new theme. [more inside]
I need advice on a professional Wordpress theme for my organization's web site. We will be doing most of the site creation and maintenance in-house; our staff has no specialized knowledge in any web languages but is comfortable using Google and following directions for what to insert into various files. What theme is going to give us the least headaches for our efforts? [more inside]
[Wordpress filter] I like the looks of www.rollingstone.com and I am trying to look for a theme that can get me there. [more inside]
I am trying to find an easy way to incorporate a business directory into a Wordpress site. [more inside]
Do you know this wordpress theme? [more inside]
Good genealogy themes for a Wordpress blog? [more inside]
Can I put a manually updated home page in front of what WordPress generates, using the Thesis theme framework? [more inside]
Is this site built on an existing (i.e. non-custom) Wordpress theme or just inspired by one? [more inside]
I need a theme for a new Wordpress site I'm making about hot springs in Japan. I have a large Bento database of over 200 location with reviews, pictures, addresses, types of baths, and so on... I've found a way to automatically turn the CSV file that Bento makes into the pages I want... I just need a template to put those pages into. Something simple and more geared to hosting static pages rather than a blog. I've spent hours searching through all of these theme websites only to get confused in the 1,000s of choices. So I'm asking you, the MiFi community, to choose for me. Thanks! [more inside]
I have the PSD, I have average knowledge of Photoshop, PHP, CSS & HTML and I have a Wordpress blog. What advice can you give me on making my blog look like the PSD? [more inside]
Managing Wordpress - Security, Anti-Spam, Themes, Plugins. [more inside]
I rent out stuff. My current website is a dated html-nightmare. What I want is a new, easy to maintain Wordpress-website. What I can't find is a template/theme that does the things I want it to do out-of-box. [more inside]
Where can I find simple, yet professional and elegant web template/ Wordpress theme for cleaning business? [more inside]
I really like the theme used at wordpress.org. This is the theme that Wordpress the company uses. Can someone point to an exact replica or a theme that closely mimics the look of this site: http://codex.wordpress.org/Main_Page Thank in advance!!
Help me find a free or premium wordpress theme for a school website [more inside]
I found a Wordpress theme the other night and didn't download it. Now I can't remember where I found it. In brief: the color of cardboard, crayon-ish drawings with at least one being a hot air balloon. [more inside]
I am looking for a free or cheap wordpress theme that has an academic journal feel to it. The style I am looking for is best represented at this blog. Typical things in the theme I really like is the line below the header with the little leaf on, that the first letter in a post is three lines high and in another color and that the page background has a slight off-white color. [more inside]
Care to help a CSS newbie with float-related positioning issues? [more inside]
Wordpress Theme help. I need to stick an editable region in the header of my theme so a user can edit a little blurb about themselves. How do I put a Text Widget or something similar up there? [more inside]
I am running a new blog on my own webspace powered by WordPress 2.1. The theme we're using (I am inviting friends in my walking group to join and become authors) is Kubrick, which has it's limitations. [more inside]
Help me find the perfect theme for my Wordpress blog. [more inside]