When people talk about the perfect blog, they always focus on content. The content of a blog is obviously extremely important, and in most cases the content is what decides whether a blog will be successful or flop like a fish out of water. However, the design of a blog is also extremely important. Many […]
When it comes to blog design, most put the lion’s share of their effort on the area that “above the fold” or what appears on the screen before the user has done any scrolling. This makes a lot of sense because this is the first thing that visitors see and, as we have discussed before, […]
Who doesn’t love the classic Magic 8-Ball toy? Did you know you can add one to your blog? It’s true! There are tons of free widgets that you can add to your blog to make it fun, interactive, and even more useful. Listed below are several sites where you can find free widgets that you […]
I was watching TV and saw one of those commercials for Capital One with the well-known tagline, “What’s in your wallet?” and in my head, it turned into, “What’s in your sidebar?” Sometimes the strangest things can spark an idea for a blog post! Of course, talking about what’s in bloggers’ sidebars isn’t a new […]
It doesn’t take much to make me happy. Sometimes a little WordPress plugin comes along that makes me smile, and WP Maintenance Mode is one of them. Let me start by saying — I’m not a web developer. I’m not a blog designer. I know just enough CSS and HTML to be dangerous, and I […]
One of the good (or bad, depending how you look at it) things about being a blogger is that you’re the publisher, editor, writer, and graphic artist rolled in into one. Apart from finding out a good topic to write about, most bloggers look for a good template to use, whether the blog is on […]
In this week’s Movable Type Monday, we have an update to the jQuery Comment plugin, a hack to re-order an entry’s asset list, discussion of MT’s Safari support, and more.
In this week’s Movable Type Monday we discuss the latest delay of MT 5, a new release of Media Manager, a hack for listing Pages, and more.
In this week’s Movable Type Monday, we have a new beta for MT 5, a plugin that implements OpenSSO, an install video, and tips for modifying the default themes.