Overview and Example of WordPress “Child Theming” [gallery]

WordPress uses a technique called child theming to create a new design based on an existing theme (a set of files that defines a WordPress design). In June, I gave a presentation to the Seattle WordPress meetup about child theme uses and techniques. This post contains the slides of that presentation and an example of one recent project in which I used the child theming technique.

Make an Impact with Compelling Data Visualizations [gallery]

Most nonprofit organizations collect data on outcomes and stakeholders in order to write effective grants and fundraising pitches. How that data is presented, though, makes a huge difference in its effect on others.

By “visualizing” data in creative and engaging charts, infographics, maps, and more, you can really add some “wow” to what is otherwise a simple table of statistics.