2013 was a remarkable year for us at Papertree Design. A few things that stood out: We kicked it off by building a web application to help a multi-location company share important employee documents with their staff. We took it from concept through prototype and on to working application in less than a month. 1... Read more »

A Look At Work in Development

I have been trying very hard to work outside of my comfort zone lately by focusing on a few personal projects during any spare moments I can find. If you have been following me on you will have seen the recent poster project I sent off to print a week or so ago. The… Read more »

Charlene Theme Update

It’s been a long time in the making. Over the weekend I finally decided to wrap things up and release an update to the Charlene WordPress Theme with some much needed improvements. I tried to focus on two areas for this update, improvements in base typography (at least in my opinion) and additions/changes that will… Read more »

WordPress: A Basic User Handbook for My Clients

For the past several years I have worked with clients in building WordPress powered sites. Their individual knowledge varies greatly. Some understand the basics and don’t really wish to know more, some are extremely “savvy”, others are starting from scratch and need a jump start lesson in the basics of managing their site. (posting, creating… Read more »

WordPress Quick Snippet: Related By Category

Nothing new or groundbreaking here, but for the New Year I have made a commitment to start sharing more of my handy little WordPress snippets as they come up. What you have here is a rather quick and easy way to show related posts based on the category of a single post. This is based… Read more »

Quick Report: Post Scheduling and WP 2.9.1 Beta 1

I was contacted by a few clients and saw quite a bit of discussion (outrage) in the forums over the past few days regarding WordPress 2.9 and missed scheduling of posts. I tested it myself on a local install and was met with a missed schedule as well. (There where a few other issues experienced,… Read more »

Full Foto – A WordPress Child Theme

It’s pretty cool when you see someone create something beautiful using the “tools” you have provided. It’s even better when they ask a simple question that leads you to helping them create something with those tools that you had not previously considered. A few weeks back a talented photographer from Belarus dropped a pretty simple… Read more »