10 Questions with Michael Dick of nclud

by Steven Snell
on December 3, 2009

in Interviews

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Michael Dick is a web designer/developer for nclud, many readers may be familiar with his work. I recently had the opportunity to ask Michael some questions about his experience and his work. I think you will find his answers to be helpful, and at the end of the post you’ll find some links that will allow you to connect with him if you’d like.

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10 Tutorials to Take Your WordPress Development Skills to the Next Level

by Steven Snell
on November 30, 2009

in Tutorials

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As the community of WordPress designers and developers continues to grow, and as new versions of WordPress are released, there are more opportunities to learn different techniques and tricks that you can apply in your own work. In these 10 tutorials you will find strategies that should prove to be very useful in your own theme development.

1. Using Custom Taxonomies to Create a Movie Database

Custom taxonomies in WordPress are similar to tags and categories, but they provide almost endless possibilities. In this tutorial Justin Tadlock shows a practical use for custom taxonomies while working on a movie database website. He shows how to set up custom taxonomies for actor, director, genre, producer, studio, and writer. This will make it easier for visitors to navigate the site as they can click on the actors name and see all of his/her movies. Justin also wrote an introductory post to Custom Taxonomies in WordPress 2.8.

You can also find more about custom taxonomies in Chris Coyier and Jeff Starr’s new book, Digging into WordPress, which I highly recommend.

Using Custom Taxonomies to Create a Movie Database

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