WPtouch Mobile Theme

When I first installed WordPress I noticed the default theme, Twenty Eleven, supplied a mobile version for smart phones. When I later installed the theme Graphene and though it has some amazing features, the mobile theme for it was not included. By chance, I stumbled onto a plugin called WPtouch made to work with any …

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Home Page and Schedule Update for “Romancing the Stone”

Always a pleasure to see Melissa Flanagan’s new creations. This image is the new featured piece appearing on the home page. Also Melissa’s show schedule has been updated for 2012 as well as some price changes due to an increase in silver prices. See the updated home page or the featured pendant in the gallery. …

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Grange Hall Images Updated

I noticed that the images in the Phase III gallery were smaller than the rest. Having found my original copies I reloaded them to the gallery as well as adding a second Phase III gallery with more photos that were missing from the original gallery. The Grange Hall project has really come a long way. …

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Featured Images Replacing Banner Image again.

With the blog’s title now above the banner, I could again allow the featured images associated with the blogs to replace the banner image. After activating this feature I was surprised to see it did not work. I tried both resizing the images to slightly larger than the required size and this seemed to work …

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Town of Lempster, NH Web Site

In 2005 a friend of mine, R. Fairweather, asked if I would help him set up a web site at www.lempsternh.org with Dreamweaver templates to enable him to provide his town with a web site where residents and visitors can find information about Lempster and the town government. He has been quite active in the …

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New WordPress Theme

Indeed there are other themes available that allow much greater customization. This one, Grahpene, allows for featured images to replace the header image. The trouble with that is the name of blog is layered on top of the image requiring a contrasting color to stage the text. My featured images are not compatible so, for …

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Banner Images of Web Sites

In working with WordPress I have figured out how to make a custom image appear in the banner for each blog. They are screen shots of the sites I have built and they appear on the individual blog pages, not the blog home page where the newest blogs are summarized and a random selection of …

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Thanks to Learn2WordPress.com

Many thanks to Learn2Wordpress.com for their instructions on how to install WordPress. This enabled me to move from cliffbd.wordpress.com to this blog on my own server.

Early Spring Ice Melt Photos

[googlemaps https://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=Glen+Lake,+Castleton,+VT&aq=0&oq=glen+lake+castlevermont&sll=43.663802,-73.237464&sspn=0.025705,0.052443&ie=UTF8&hq=&hnear=Glen+Lake&t=h&z=14&ll=43.663802,-73.237464&output=embed&w=425&h=350] Off on a hike at Glen Lake to check how much ice is on the lake and to see how long before I can put the kayak on the water, I took the photos seen at the top of this blog of the ice and the the hike along the shore.The ice was …

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The Chittenden Historical Society Site Rebuild

The Chittenden Historical Society has long been awaiting an update for their web site. Originally designed as a compact size window with scrolling elements within the window, it appeared dwarfed on modern screens. Now wider and with no height restriction, the content height will fill the browser window and scroll when needed. Other improvements include a text …

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