ccording to Google (and a studiousJayson Winters), most of you haven’tdone much with your WordPress blogsbeyond uploading your holiday snapsand embedding videos of catsclambering up curtains.
Why so lazy?Whatever the reason, the WordPresstagline ‘Just another WordPress site’,which gets attached to every new blog by deault,returns a whopping 139 million results rom a simple Googlesearch. It’s one o the most basic customisations possible,yet there it stays.Regardless o whether it’s a personal blog or a site youbuilt and maintain or a client, there’s no excuse to leaveyour site in anything resembling its deault layout. You oweit to your collection o hilarious cat videos and yoursel.Since a good number o you clearly need a nudge in theright direction, Jayson Winters has stepped to the ore withnine pages o the best plug-ins, tools and themes to helptake your blog to the next level (starting on page 40). Asyou’ll probably already be aware, the sheer amount oWordPress plug-ins, widgets and associated tweakery isstaggering, to the point where the amount o customisationyou undertake is only limited by the time you have availableand your technical capability. While we can’t help ree upyour diary, we can help sort through the myriad options andhelp get them running on your blog.Enjoy the magazine!
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THE WEB DESIGNER MISSION
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Plotting the features that got usin a frenzy over the month…
Steve Jenkins, Features EditorRussell Barnes, EditorWilliam Shum, DesignerBen Martin, Sub Editor
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Thanks Ben, missing you already,enjoy the sunshineThe arrival of a new version has gotsome more excited than others
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