Web Typography: Using The Golden Ratio and REM’s

When WordPress 3.5 beta 1 was released it came with, “Twenty Twelve”. While looking at style.css, I noticed the use of “REM” to set font sizes and margins. I had NO idea what an REM was. In fact, I just started using EM’s in other child-themes. Immediately, I turned to Google and started researching.

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Add Social Media Icons To Genesis (Without a Plugin)

99% of social media plugins are crap. Many are poorly coded, and some only exist as a way to advertise inside the WordPress dashboard. If you’re not comfortable with code, then I would recommend trying Jetpack Sharing.

Otherwise, the code below is what I use (when I don’t use Jetpack).
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I blew up my site. Deal with it.

Since August  27, 2007 I’ve been chained to my very “How To” centric blog. For 5 years, 8 months, and 21 days 90% of my content has been about how to help others “do things” with code. The other 10% have been rants or raves about geeky-web-designer stuff.

That ends today. I have completely wiped the database and done a fresh install of WordPress.

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