46 | Styling the First Post Different

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How to style the first / last / latest / newest post in a WordPress site different? The default advice usually is to use a counter variable and a conditional statement to check for the first post in the loop; … Check the whole post »

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45 | Twenty Eleven – Sidebar and Other Adaptations for Hand-held Devices

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As the title says: how can you keep the sidebar on narrow screens such as the iPhone® or iPad® and set a minimum width for your site, using (a child theme of ) Twenty Eleven? The solution lies in the … Be responsive … »

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44 | Twenty Eleven – Overwrite the Dark Color Scheme in a Child Theme

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Overwriting or customizing the dark color schem in a child theme of Twenty ten is difficult, because the dark stylesheet /colors/dark.css get loaded after the style.css of the child theme. You can duplicate the same stylesheet structure in the child … Check the whole post »

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43 | Twenty Eleven – Sidebar on Single Posts and Pages

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How to add the sidebar back into the new default theme of WP3.2 – Twenty Eleven.
Twenty Eleven is a very versatile theme, however, the ‘missing’ sidebar on single posts or pages is quite disturbing for some users, loosing their advertising space or the main navigation.
To get the sidebar back is not that simple – style.css is quite complex, and the layout of a single post or page is done with a clever use of a specially introduced css class in the body tag. Check the whole post »

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