Q&A: Child theme bloat and when to build a new theme

I got these questions from a lynda.com viewer earlier today. They are fairly common so here are the questions and my answers. Keep in mind that everyone who works with WordPress or on the web in general has strong preferences one way or the other, so if you disagree with anything I say, leave it in…

My Wooden Monkey – answering a question from a viewer

I get a lot of interesting questions from viewers of my lynda.com courses, and I’m going to start using some of them as material for articles and tutorials posted here on Design is Philosophy. Today I got a question from Pete that I thought is a good place to start. And no, it has nothing…