Improve your WordPress site by forcing plugins to put JS at the bottom of the page

WordPress makes it easy to add features by installing plugins. While most of these are well designed, they often use WordPress defaults that are not the greatest for accessibility or performance. One of the key elements of making your site load faster is to put the JavaScript at the bottom of the page, just before […]

Multiple asides categories in WordPress?

I’m working on a new theme for WordPress. It’s a generic theme that I hope will make it easier to build multiple business sites in the future. Part of the goal is integrating the Yahoo! YUI library into the superb K2 theme. I’ve come across a problem that should be easy to solve. WordPress allows […]

Creating a static home page and dynamic blog page in WordPress 2.3

I’m having issues right now with WordPress. The problem isn’t lack of documentation, it’s the lack of current and consistent information that is driving me crazy. WordPress 2.2x introduced functionality to choose a page as the static home page. This feature fixed the need for several plugins and hacks. Create a page in your WordPress […]