They also talked about something called Code Academy which I’ll look into as well.
So…the Los Primos site is pretty well done! I’m just CSSing a header for announcements and then it’s update the testing server and show the client. The only thing I wish I could do right now is fix the date display on the event sidebar widget. But I think I’ll let the client see it first before I rework the event engine. The plugin is amazing but it doesn’t appear to allow for CSSing the date display. It depends on whether the client needs that robust a system for managing events. They might easily get by with a custom post category and some Custom Fields. THAT I could manage.
Once again Devo came through and taught me a valuable thing.
Make sure your body is:
<body <?php body_class($bodyclass); ?>>
Because that one line of code allows each page to have it’s own class. It means you can style pages differently from one another. I needed the ability to switch padding on the sidebar and developed a complex PHP way to do it (WHICH ACTUALLY WORKED!!) but didn’t need to.
I really am catching on to the PHP thing. I’ve written a couple of clunky things that test what page or category you’re on and then manage a variable. That is just bloody awesome!