So I made a Child theme of WordPress’s twenty twelve theme and needed to put a list of links in the footer. fairly standard type of thing you might expect in a website and should be fairly straight forward thing. You would be right! no thisi is not a bitching post I looked up ‘wordpress: adding a widget area to theme’ First result was a link to the Word press site and I did what it told me and hey presto it worked!
first you register the widget area and give it a name and an id
then you place code where you want this widget to appear.
Here is the page
note 3 things
- Add the appropriate code to the functions.php file in your child theme, if your child theme does not have one just create a new empty functions.php it and add that code there.
- there is HTML in some of the code to get rid of the ‘widget-area’ style class as it gets it to float right. The colophon class style rule will take care of the styling in the case of a single footer area.
- Remember to change the ID and name of the widget area to something appropriate
Finally something that should be easy to do turns out to be easy to do! I’m so Happy.
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converting a date string 09/17/2014
to a unix time stamp and then to a date format to insert into myql as a date
$time = "09/17/2014";
$date = strtotime($time);
echo gmdate("Y-m-d", $timestamp);
you will have to add an extra day to the resulting day so this is not a solution but a start
Sunny Day today (for a while so I decided to take some water droplet images
picture of a water droplet
This is from one of ardfert Camera clubs trips to the Town
Park in Tralee the obvious thing was to take a picture of a flower, finding one that was in good condition was the main challenge ! I think it looks quiet well
This gallery contains 12 photos.
Humans need to come to terms with their own mortality
It is an end of an era is the best thing that can be said. No point going off half cocked and giving out yards and listing what she did we who lived through the era remember. No point celebrating and punching the air because we are happy about it, what she did was a long time ago. She was a strong, iron willed, impressive politican and leader. Basically the kind of PM people think they need in difficult times. A person who sees a problem decides on a solution and then carries out the solution no matter what, no sympathy, no regrets just get the difficult task done and do not apologise after it.
If nothing else she shows you should be careful what you wish for.
She was impressive. But scary. You knew that she had no truck with the little people and what happend to them after the miners strike was not her concern the unions must be broken.
I’m Glad we don’t have PMs like that. or am I? Look who we have had…
Currently doing the content for a choir’s website. omg. tough. so much so that i have given up and forgotten about it for weeks at a time. Now i feel guilty but its just soooo boring even when it is a subject you are interested in. I really should use Seinfield technique of constant work.
Ideally you would fill out the pages in a website with photographs (because writing text is hard!) but the fact is that I cannot bring my camera with me when I am singing and also I cannot take pictures when I am singing so filling out the website is a bust.
I Figured if i had a blog that i could us it to outline and then store the things I’m Learning on a daily basis. so hello from me. Probably Split it into photography, techy and maybe some random section that i would update as i see fit.