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Hello Bulma CSS Framework, Goodbye Bootstrap

Bulma CSS

During spring, I decided to give WOW a little overhaul and create a new WordPress theme. I previously used bootstrap 3, which at the time was very stable. During the development stage, I could upgrade to Bootstrap 4 or change to another framework.  Having looked at several options I opted to choose Bulma, a fast-growing lightweight CSS framework. Here are my findings.

WordPress Bulma NavWalker With Font Awesome Support

Bulma Navwalker Wordpress

Earlier this year I revamped my WordPress website using Bulma, a CSS Flexbox Framework. I tested a few Navwalkers to integrate the WordPress Nav Menus into the Bulma Navigation. Although they worked they didn’t support Font Awesome.  I embarked on creating my own Bulma Navwalker with the inspiration from my previous Bootstrap Navwalker and GiottoPress.

How to Enter a Career in Technology

Technology

Technology is transforming every industry across the world and changing the lives of billions of people every day. It has evolved rapidly since it’s invention and continues to grow and change every year. It is therefore unsurprising if you want to secure a career in the forward-thinking field. Find out how to enter a career in technology if you think this is the right path for you.

New to Web Design? Use WordPress or Create your Own

HTML

If you are new to web design you will be glad to know that it can be very gratifying and a worthwhile learning experience. With a little effort and commitment you can grasp the basics and go on to create your own inspiration. But before you start there are several questions that you may need to ask yourself. Here is a little guide to help you decide which way forward in the web design world you want to go. This is a follow up post from Newbies guide to Web Hosting

Display WordPress Posts on another WordPress Blog

WordPress Tutorial

Following on from the post Display Your WordPress Recent Posts on a Static Page which was used to display your WordPress posts on a non-WP website on the same server. I have had several people contacting me on how to display WordPress posts on another WordPress blog. This tutorial will show you how to display your posts, associated post thumbnail images and a snippet of the content from one blog to another by fetching the data from your RSS feed using the SimplePie RSS parser which is included in the WordPress installation.

HTML5 & CSS3 Resources to Kickstart your First HTML5 Project

HTML5

HTML5 and CSS3 have been known to web designers for many years. Unfortunately, due to the lack of browser support, it hasn’t been wildly adopted up until the release of Internet Explorer back in 2011. Internet Explorer 9 still doesn’t have complete support for HTML5 and CSS3.  The arrival of the upcoming Internet Explorer 10 will support more elements including CSS transitions, transforms and have full support for offline web applications and form validation. Other browsers such as Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Opera have better support.  Currently, at the time of writing, there is no browser that has full support yet due to the fact that the specification is still a working draft itself.  However, it is estimated that it will not be reaching full specification until 2014. Furthermore, don’t let this deter you from using it, you can start using HTML5 right now so kick it off with some valuable resources.

Integrate WP Single Post Navigation into your WordPress Theme

WordPress Tutorial

This tutorial shows you how to integrate the WP Single Post Navigation into your theme without using the plugin. I initially attempted to use the plugin and for some reason it didn’t work on my custom child theme based on TwentyEleven so I decided to hard code it into my theme by adding it to my functions.php. I will show you two methods, one to display the default WordPress single post navigation and one to display how to reverse the links for a book like affect.