Tales of Insecurity Returns on a bi-weekly schedule and a new optimistic view! Everything is going to be better! Hooray! All this hope everywhere. The birds are singing, the bees are chirping, let’s all be the best people we can be until we fail again.
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Another thing that’s nice about the default themes is that a good many of them, these ones specifically, are already optimized for mobile, so that anything you do will be reflected across platforms, so that users will have roughly the same experience whether they see your site on desktop, phone, ipad, or other device. Once… Continue reading Part 6: Immobility
While you have somewhat limited control over the HTML of your page, there are a few things you can do. Divs. Remember divs? If you use the HTML view to write part of a post, you can write part of your update with a custom class or id. Just like this paragraph here. It’s not… Continue reading Part 5: Further Customization
As we approach the topic of custom layout, I do want to repeat: your safer option is choosing a different theme. There are so many to choose from, and growing all the time, and it’s hard to imagine you’ll have layout needs that aren’t already found between the original options and the layout of the… Continue reading Part Four: Laying it All Out There
Before we talk about customizing elements of the layout, we should simplify our workflow a little bit. Remember in Part Two when we had to add multiple selectors to get our point across? Turns out this happened because of the CSS trait of precedence. If you have two bosses of equal rank, one telling you… Continue reading Part Three: Asserting Your Importance
As may be apparent by the eggplant color scheme on my website, I am not a graphic designer, and while, yes, I do often look stylish and may I say, fabulous? — that’s mostly because I’m tall. I’m sorry. Still, while I know some may find it garish, I like my eggplant color scheme, and… Continue reading Part Two: Keeping up with Color
Hi! While normally, my devotion here is presenting my comedy-horror funny-sad podcast, I’m taking a break right now to bring you informative tech journalism. For the next few days, I’m going to tell you about customizing your premium WordPress.com site using custom CSS. If you learned CSS from an online course, and there’s no shame… Continue reading Part One: The Freedom of Restraint