Shiba Plugin and Theme Updates for WordPress 4.2


At the moment we are testing Shiba themes and plugins for WordPress 4.2. As we make progress we will update this post with the current Shiba theme and plugin status with respect to 4.2+. If you see any errors, please report them here or in the respective plugin pages. Tested on WordPress 4.2 Shiba Media […]

Shiba Plugin and Theme Updates for WordPress 4.1


Testing in progress for WordPress 4.1. This post will be updated with the current Shiba theme and plugin status. Please report errors here or in the respective plugin pages. Tested on WordPress 4.1 Shiba Gallery Plugin No changes needed. Shiba Media Library No changes needed. Shiba Custom Widgets Updated widgets.php and the shiba-widgets.js files to […]

Shiba Plugin and Theme Updates for WordPress 4.0


We are currently testing and updating Shiba plugins and themes for WordPress 4.0. This post will contain updates of our current progress. If you encounter any errors, please report them here or in their respective theme or plugin pages. Tested on WordPress 4.0 Shiba Media Library Fixed image selection templates and interface so that images […]

How to Make Poll Daddy Objects Mobile Responsive

Screen-shot of mobile responsive Poll Daddy object, where text floats properly to the right of radio buttons.

Currently, the standard Poll Daddy objects that I use are fixed width and not mobile responsive. Here are some simple CSS styles that I use to make Poll Daddy objects responsive to small devices. 1. Scale poll object to fit the screen. The first step is to add some styles to scale my Poll Daddy […]

Genesis Skins 1.5

Screen-shot of blog post with no page border (flowing design).

Genesis skins allows you to flexibly create and assign skins to different posts, pages, or other custom post types. We can assign skins to an individual post or to groups of posts through the use of categories and tags. Skins are created through a graphical UI based on the WordPress theme previewer interface, therefore no […]

Shiba Media Library 3.7

Screen-shot of the media manager Create-Gallery screen, while doing a post search.

The main addition to this release is an expansion on the media manager search interface- Posts, pages, and custom post types can now be searched for and added into galleries from the media manager interface. Image search is performed based on title as well as alt text. Shiba Media Library was tested on WordPress 3.5 […]

How to Expand the WordPress Media Manager Interface

Screenshot of the Edit Gallery screen after we hit the Create Gallery button.

This is an advanced tutorial on how to expand the WordPress media manager interface with new options. In particular, I want to expand the drop-down menu in the media manager menu so that I can do searches based on posts, pages, and custom post types, as well as include their thumbnails into my galleries. Other […]

Shiba Gallery 4.3

Blonde girl looking through and holding a circular picture frame.

This is a very big update, so please try things out on a test site first. Feel free to post bug reports here or in the main Shiba Gallery article. New features for Shiba Gallery 4.3 – 1. Client Responsive Galleries The biggest addition to this release is client responsive galleries. In release 4.0 we […]

Google Authorship – Good or Bad for Search Traffic?

Close-up of beautiful blonde holding a square picture frame.

One of the things that I truly enjoy about online interactions is that we are more free from the biases and prejudices that are associated with physical appearance. In the real world, We form first impressions from faces despite warnings not to do so. Moreover, there is considerable agreement in our impressions, which carry significant […]