Creating Custom Post Types – Portfolio

Custom Post Types

One of the features that I worked hard to incorporate into my new site were WordPress Custom Post Types. In the past, I had “tricked” WordPress into showing certain posts as portfolio entries. On my new site, the portfolio got its own custom post type. Likewise, the team members on the About page are also custom post types.

WordCamp Raleigh Bound

Keeping updated on the latest news and know-how for the tools that I use is a must. I think it is a must for any web designer/developer who wants to stay relevant in their field. I try to attend as many conferences and workshops as possible.

WordPress 3.1 Out Now!

WordPress 3.1 Out Now!

This week a new version of WordPress was released. Version 3.1 is called “Reinhardt” is reference to the jazz guitarist Django Reinhardt. There are a couple of cool new features and some others that look promising.

What is new in WordPress 3.1?

Top 3 Reasons to Use a Weblog Client

Top 3 Reasons to Use a Weblog Client

WordPress (really all blogging and CMS software) has a built in post and page editor. This editor allows you to perform any task that a weblog client allows (and more).

Show Related Posts without a Plugin

Show Related Posts without a Plugin

I wanted to show posts related to the post people were viewing. Hopefully, this helps to generate more traffic on the site if people can easily see what else I have written similar to what they are already reading.

In my attempt to keep plugins to a minimum, I didn’t want to use one of the many plugins out there that already do this. It seemed like a pretty simple thing to add, and it turns out that it was.