Setting up nginx on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS for a test server

This guide walks through the steps of setting up nginx on a test server for use with a WordPress site. This guide assumes you already have Ubuntu 12.04 installed. For this guide we will be setting up nginx from source.  First we need to install the pre-requisites. 1 sudo apt-get install libpcre3-dev build-essential libssl-devsudo apt-get […]

Getting JetPack Carousel working with a new Theme

I recently pushed a new theme to my site and noticed that I could no longer use JetPack’s Carousel feature. It was breaking due to a javascript error. $.browser.mozilla$.browser.mozilla I did a little research and it appears that the JetPack Carousel is not currently compatible with jQuery 1.9 which removed the browser detection code. If […]

New WordPress theme

I finally had a chance to play with WordPress some more and learn all the in and outs of building a theme.  I just updated this site with my first WordPress theme.  I figured since I was going to start with a new theme I might as well make the theme use HTML5.  If you’re […]