Quick custom blogs: Typo › WordPress

  • August 10th, 2007

Having built a number of websites using WordPress as the core (backend), I assumed that WordPress was the easiest and quickest platform to work with. Surely, there was nothing that could be easier… Right? I proved myself wrong while creating a custom Quire blog (powered by Typo) to match the recently re-launched public facing pages […]

WordPress & Joomla theme users beware!

  • August 1st, 2007

Thanks to Milo for giving me the heads-up concerning the discomforting news which targets WordPress & Joomla users. Templates Browser is re-distributing public blog themes which are modified in such a way as to exploit the end user by inserting hidden spam or malware links. A quick search concerning the website pulls up the following […]

WordPress Grid Focus

  • May 13th, 2007

After much personal debate and the incident concerning the WP China Forums, I’ve decided to release the WordPress Grid Focus as a "theme". The decision was made after receiving a considerable number of emails requesting that a variant of the theme be made available for public use. I’m not expecting as much fanfare as the […]

WordPress China Users, operating on their own terms

  • April 8th, 2007

UPDATE #2: A variant of the Grid Focus is now available for download. Feel free to visit the project page for details. UPDATE #1: Comments on this article are closed. The WordPress Chinese Forums have implemented a stricter sense of intellectual property rights and are now informing users that ripping & redistributing personal work is […]

Weekend updates throughout

  • March 11th, 2007

After much deliberation, I decided to take a few minutes out of the weekend to clean-up shop here on 5thirtyone.com. I have always known that my WordPress database was a little on the high side considering how few posts I had thrown up over the past year or so. I decided it was time to […]

How-to style WordPress author comments

  • March 9th, 2007

Motivated by email requests from a few readers, I’ve thrown together this simple tutorial on how-to style author comments under WordPress without the need for extraneous plugins. What we’re going to do is instruct WordPress to identify specific author emails and assign a unique class name to each. Using the flexibility of Cascading Style Sheets […]

Refreshed: Grid Focus

  • March 4th, 2007

UPDATE #2: A variant of the Grid Focus is now available for download. Feel free to visit the project page for details. UPDATE #1: I’ve since updated. Feel free to see a preview of Gridded Focus on Flickr. I spent some time today today making use of some new Moleskine Gridded Journals, a mechanical pencil, […]

Sylviaaaaa has a new site to play with – sylvialoh.com

  • February 18th, 2007

Taking a moment out of this years Chinese New Year, I’d like to announce a quick project created over the weekend – sylvialoh.com. For longer than I can remember, I urged Syl to leave behind her Xanga roots pressing her to see the light of WordPress. Fortunately, I have finally managed to get her blogging […]

Update: Widgetized October Special WordPress theme

  • November 5th, 2006

October Special, previously recognized as the Pink October WordPress theme released early last month, is a widgetized release which allows users to manipulate sidebar content – both top and bottom – using convenient drag ‘n drop “widgets” within the Presentations Dashboard preferences pane. About & Legal Although there are no monetary requirements needed in order […]

Download: Pink October WordPress theme

  • October 8th, 2006

11/05/06: The Pink October theme has been updated. Please see the October Special download page for a widgetized version including miscellaneous HTML/CSS tweaks. Comments are now closed. Seeing as though my initial motivation to go “pink” for the month of October was brought about by the announcement of the Pink for October initiative, I thought […]