WordPress has a ridiculously low point of entry, and that may be fine for a single developer or site owner who does everything from the Dashboard and Theme Customizer. But what if you have multiple developers and multiple environments?
Author Archive | Chris Gilligan
BASH command to parse CSV and run wp post term add category, using while and IFS (Internal Field Separator)
This is a chart created with Everviz embed code in a custom field.
Here are some websites and resources that may be useful for a redesign of UTC.edu. Higher Education sites College of Southern Nevada Case Study: Acquia | College of Southern Nevada | Acquia Engage Award 2016 Finalist 68 percent increase in page views 60 percent decrease in bounce rate 90 percent increase in mobile visitors Austin Peay State […]
I have been looking for a simple solution to create and manage “dashboard” type charts on a website. Something that would produce editable graphs, accessible content for screen readers, and fit into a responsive design. Chartist.js is a simple and independent library to create SVG charts in the DOM. Various plugins are available to extend […]
Here’s a neat way to present multiple YouTube videos in a responsive “gallery” in OU Campus. This example uses a mix of Bootstrap CSS and CSS specific to the gallery. Thanks to Wooster Web Design for the HTML/CSS/JS. With the YouTube Gallery snippet and XSL transform, you can create a video gallery of multiple YouTube […]
The web team of the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga uses PHP and RSS to syndicate blog content, news releases, and calendar events into their main website. PHP SimpleXML is used to parse the XML of the RSS feeds. We import a variety of feeds, from WordPress, from Master Calendar, and from other sites such as […]
I’m very excited to help out with Chattanooga’s premier TEDx event: TEDxChattanooga. For this site, I chose a responsive Bootstrap 3 SASS WordPress theme, originally developed for TEDxToronto. I made a few tweaks and improvements to better fit our event, and worked with April Cox from UT Chattanooga to dial in the design and architecture. Developed on […]
Lula Lake Land Trust needed a quick website update to replace a neglected site that had been dormant for years. I chose WordPress with a Bootstrap theme for quick and flexible development, and generated a color palette using the Lavish Bootstrap color scheme generator. This is a great example of a site that can come […]
This was a team project for the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, my alma mater and current employer. I was hired by UTC as web development specialist in late 2012, and worked with a cross-discipline team on the redesign, information architecture, 10,000 page migration to CMS and user training for over 300 web editors. The […]