Using child themes with starter themes

I’ve written before about two of the great starter themes — _s ( and _tk ( Each wants you to modify the theme to your heart’s content, even to the point of advising you not to use it as the parent for a child theme. _s makes this particularly easy. Continue reading “Using child themes with starter themes”

Comparing jQuery CDNs

The conventional wisdom involving using jQuery with your public-facing posts and pages in WordPress, is to substitute a version of jQuery from a Content Delivery Network (CDN) for the built-in version that comes with WordPress. Before going any further, I need to point out that not every theme makes use of jQuery, so if your theme doesn’t use jQuery for the public-facing pages, you are free to move along. Continue reading “Comparing jQuery CDNs”