Technical notes

The Best Loop

Template themes which use the more recent format for the loop are more flexible and allow for easier adaptation than older style templates.

WordPress Functions

Getting to grips with WordPress functions seems to be the only real way into understanding WordPress enough to be comfortable creating and modifying templates, as I want to do. The Function Reference seems a handy link to remember but the Search function rarely seems to find it (perhaps because it’s incomplete), so here is the […]


These are the Plugins which I think will be most useful for my “typical” website. Maintenance mode – a handy option which allows you to display a polite “website unavailable” message to visitors, while still allowing signed-in administrators access to view the website. Visualize Advanced Features – provides additional editing buttons to users using the visual […]