As someone who worked for Blackboard for a year and has used a number of different LMS at the middle, high school, college, and University level, I liked watching this video from Maria Erb on the topic. In my opinion, using WordPress and Sensei from WooThemes, you can create a a pretty great LMS replacement.
Today I gave a really cool talk on what skills one needs to install and customize WordPress themes. I argue that this is a niche in the WordPress ecology and of itself and it's possible at different levels from site owners, to account managers, to developers. //speakerdeck.com/assets/embed.js We cover some examples of how to customize … Continue reading Learning the Niche of WordPres Theme Setup & Customization – Presentation from Orlando WordPress Meetup
I'm a fan of WooCommerce, and have often used their Canvas theme as the basis for my WordPress e-commerce site. However, this Superstore theme is looking like a really great theme to start building sites with instead.
While working on a recent customization for a WooCommerce site, I had a little difficulty tracking down exactly where the orderby drop down that appears above product listings lives in the code. Since I didn't find a blog post addressing this directly, I thought I would share what I figured out. To remove the drop … Continue reading How to Remove the Orderby Dropdown for Products in WooCommerce
I've been a fan of WooCommerce for a while now and am excited that they went with a new version release as opposed to rolling out 1.7. Here are my favorite aspects of the new version: Improved product data panel Easier to edit email templates More robust tax options Realtime validation in checkout process Order … Continue reading WooThemes Rolls Out WooCommerce 2.0