Posts by: Matt Cromwell, Author at The Media Temple Blog

Why Your Custom CSS Doesn’t Work in WordPress and How to Fix It

Occasionally, you may find that, when you add custom CSS to your website, it just doesn’t seem to get applied correctly. There’s a lot of reasons why this…

Responsibly Updating your WordPress Website

This article is intended to help you understand a bit about what WordPress updates are, how they relate to Plugin and Theme updates, and, most importantly, how to update your WordPress sites without causing havoc.

Best Practices in WordPress: Image Management

I wouldn’t be surprised if most WordPress users imagine their Media Library as being no different than a teenagers closet: A giant pile of disorganization, a haystack housing thousands of needles. You might have said, “Why doesn’t my Media Library use folders like everything else in my digital life?” There are many reasons, but properly adjusting yourself to use the Media Library will improve your workflow and make your website more searchable and accessible.

Best Practices: Why and How to Create a Child Theme in WordPress

I’m the proud father of three adorable, brilliant, and yet also terrible and uncontrollable children. They’re great. Love them to death. They also hold the keys to how…

A Primer on Building Your WordPress Website with Best Practices

If you’re a sci-fi fan or a fan of 80’s movies in general, then you know that 2015 is a special year: We’re supposed to have hover boards…