Design from the Content Out

Design from the Content Out

John Eckman “Content precedes design. Design in the absence of content is not design, it’s decoration.” – Jeffrey Zeldman We’ve all heard that content is king, yet when it comes to designing web experiences we’re still stuck with lorem ipsum and placeholder images, as...

The Way to Theme Enlightenment

Amanda Giles Stepping into theme development can be daunting. Sure anyone with a little PHP skill and a basic understanding of the loop can create theme templates, but there are a number of things you can learn which can take your theme development to the next level....

Good Design: The Gateway to a Better Business

Mel Choyce Good design is an expectation in today’s business landscape, but not everyone has access to an experienced designer. With a few tips and tricks, anyone can make a clean website or product that looks professional. Whether you’re a business owner, freelancer,...

Easily Implement Webfonts Using MyFonts Plugin

James Minior and Mark Berube MyFonts has created a plugin for implementing webfonts from our site, myfonts.com. It’s a beta release right now, and we’re interested in WP Boston’s feedback on it. We’ll discuss webfonts and typography then give a demo on the...

Self Hosting Beyond Your WP Website

Jim Reevior Self hosting WordPress offers more freedom and flexibility than using WordPress.com, but there are still restrictions. With the dropping prices and increasing performance of Virtual Private Servers, self hosting not just your website, but your entire...