17 07, 2013

Designing DiaryDad: The Joy of a Job Well Done

By | 2018-02-09T14:00:44+00:00 July 17th, 2013|design process, WordPress|0 Comments

With the slider up and working all I had left to do was work with the widgets. Some work better than others, but that's something we can figure out. It was such a relief and joy to hand over the blog to my brother and say "It's all yours!" Well,

15 07, 2013

Designing DiaryDad: The Slider That Almost Wasn’t

By | 2018-02-09T14:00:44+00:00 July 15th, 2013|design process, WordPress|0 Comments

I can honestly say, without a doubt, that the featured slider was the part of this whole process that gave me the most grief.  I had a rough go with it in the early HTML and CSS stage and then an absolute beast of a time with it in the

8 07, 2013

Designing DiaryDad: WordPress & The Loop

By | 2018-02-09T14:00:57+00:00 July 8th, 2013|design process, WordPress|0 Comments

After playing around with the social media headers I thought it was time to get back to the blog.  Not knowing the first thing about creating WordPress themes, I searched the internet for tutorials. Naively I thought this was going to be a pretty simple little step. Ha ha ha! 

24 06, 2013

Designing DiaryDad: The Photoshop Mock-up

By | 2018-02-09T14:00:58+00:00 June 24th, 2013|design process, WordPress|1 Comment

I thought I could manipulate the Comic Antique theme enough to make it work, but after awhile, I realized it didn't have the versatility I was after. So, off I went to search for a different comic book theme. There are some really great ones out there, but most of