One of the features that I have really come to love about the Thesis theme is the ability to easily create 301 redirects without the need to tinker with the .htaccess file or install a plugin. As you can see above, all you need to do is create a new WordPress page with your desired […]


Whether you are a beginning blogger or a seasoned veteran, one thing stands true – we all enjoy seeing the traffic to our blog increase. We agonize over the content of our posts (are we sending the right message) and regularly examine new plugins that might bring more readers to our blog. With all of […]


The other day I received an email from a reader that had a question about how to add a new feature to their site. Since they had seen this feature on this blog, they were hoping that I could help: I’ve been looking for a WP plugin that shows how many comments have been made […]


How To Frame Images With CSS

by derek on July 25, 2008 · 29 comments

After seeing that Tyler Ingram recently discussed the idea of creating a simple photo frame in Photoshop, I decided to bring this post to life as it has been sitting in Draft status for quite some time. The basic idea here is to “dress up” our photos a little bit when posting them on our […]


Have you ever wanted to add an AdSense ad block above your first post? Or maybe you have been trying to figure out how to display an ad block before your first three posts? That was the question that a reader recently asked: I want to place a 468×60 banner on my blog, in between […]