If you have the Custom Design upgrade, then it’s easy to create an image that changes into a different image (or a different version of the same image) when you hover over it. Continue reading
Tables are used to display content in rows and columns; that is, to display content as a grid of cells, with or without visible borders. This article is a detailed and up-to-date tutorial, designed specifically for wordpress.com users. Continue reading
In almost all WordPress.com themes, gallery attachment pages feature previous/next navigation links; their style varies (thumbnails, text, or icons).
What happens when you click the image on a gallery attachment page also varies (link to real-size original, link to next attachment page, or no link at all). Continue reading
Users sometimes ask if and how you can change the formatting of the caption in a captioned image.
If you confine yourself to the initial result you’ll get in the Visual or the HTML editor, you cannot. But you can, if you replace the image shortcode with its actual sourcecode. Continue reading
http://wpbtips.wordpress.com/ “Featured images” are supported in a relatively small number of themes (see below). They are set as shown in the relevant Support doc. The function of a featured image is theme-dependent. Unfortunately the Support doc mentions emphasizes one of the possible functions only, and has misled many users. [See Update at end of post.] … Continue reading
http://wpbtips.wordpress.com/ As explained in part 1 of this series of posts, the gigya shortcode allows you to use flash objects in a wp.com blog. “Flash objects” includes Flickr slideshows (but be careful with copyright issues). If you have enabled auto-embedding in Settings>Media, then you should be able to insert a Flickr slideshow simply by pasting … Continue reading
http://wpbtips.wordpress.com/ The newly introduced Bueno theme includes a unique widget: “Bueno Featured Posts”. Activating this widget allows you to showcase some posts in the sidebar. (You can add the widget to one of the footer cells instead of the sidebar, but that defeats the purpose of showcasing.) Title You can title the widget any way … Continue reading
http://wpbtips.wordpress.com/ [Last updated May 2013] Structure is the latest addition to wp.com themes. Its chief attraction (or repulsion) is the unique structure of the homepage, which is divided into two main sections: the lower one displays your latest posts (as usual), while the upper one is designed to showcase one post (perhaps too glaringly). The … Continue reading