All posts by Gary Garchar

1) CSS Rule Structure

Web page styling rules are defined inline, embedded, or in an external .CSS file

Declarations grouped within a block:

selector {
     property: value;
     property: value;

Element selector:
ul { padding-left: 5em; }

Selectors grouped within a rule:
ol, ul { margin-left: 5em; }

Class selector:
.entry-content { background-color: #c0c; }

Combination of element and class:
span.warning { font-weight: bold; }

ID selector:
#blog_title { font-size: 17px; }

Element within a class:

 .entry-content ol {
     background-color: #cc0;
     padding-left: 5em;

Group combination & comment:
ol, ul { margin: 16px 0; padding: 0 0 0 40px; } /* top, right, bottom, left */

Inline syle:
<div style=”font-weight:bold; color:red”>Content</div>

Mind Blowing Declaration:

.entry-footer > span:not(:last-child):after {
     content: "\002f";
     display: inline-block;
     opacity: 0.7;
     padding: 0 0.538461538em;


1) Post Types


Label Post Type
Posts post
Pages page
Media attachment
Revisions revision
Navigation Menu Items nav_menu_item
Custom CSS custom_css
Changesets customize_changeset
oEmbed Responses oembed_cache

1) Simple Contact Form

Note: Until ACTIVATED, none of these contact forms work. This is presentation material.

Simple Contact Form

This is a Gravity Forms demo contact form. This form is a basic contact form that could be used for any site and takes just minutes to build and configure. No programming prowess required.

  • About You

    tell us a little about yourself

  • What’s on your mind?

    Please let us know what’s on your mind. Have a question for us? Ask away.
  • please check the box below to reassure us you’re not an evil spambot bent on world domination. Thanks

10) Dedicated Sales People

5 people
no balance between resources and demand
nobody buys immediately – even if sales cycle is short, they start at top of pipeline
top of the funnel, then have to work down – there’s a buyers journey that takes place, never instantaneous

11) Existing Client

bidding on a project might take days, weeks, months

meet someone for pizza, ten minutes later they’re a client!

help a client on that journey to keep the pipeline full

there’s work that still needs to be done, is there another project you guys can use me on?

12) For More Info

Before_You_Create_A_Network •

Beginner-guide-wordpress-multisite •

BitNami_Multisite •

Complete-guide-to-creating-a-wordpress-multisite-installation •

Cpanel Redirects •

Create_A_Network •

Creating-a-network-to-enable-wordpress-multisite •

Glossary#Multisite •

Glossary#Network •

Glossary#Site •

How-to-install-and-setup-wordpress-multisite-network •

How-to-set-up-multiple-wordpress-sites-using-multisite •

Multisite_Domain_Mapping •

Multisite_Network_Administration •

Multisite-tools-addon •

Multisite-user-management •

Ultimate-guide-multisite •

WordPress_MU •

Wpbeginner/multisite •

17) Social Media

Twitter or Facebook – reinforcing the sale after the fact
think or agree to work with you will look at profile to get further confidence in their decision
not reliable for sales

2.0 How to Create a Child Theme

Upload into the themes folder, a directory containing the style.css file. The directory should be named for the parent with “-child” appended to it.

wp-content > themes > parent-child > style.css

At minimum, the style.css file should contain code looking at least something like this:

2.1.2 Create a Complicated Child Theme

Theme Name: Twenty Sixteen – Child
Theme URI:
Author URI:
Template: twentysixteen
License URI:
Text Domain:

Enqueue the parent and child theme stylesheets because using @import increases the amount of time it takes style sheets to load.

add a wp_enqueue_scripts action in a function.php file



Setting ‘parent-style’ as a dependency will ensure that the child theme stylesheet loads after it.

Including the child theme version number ensures that you can bust cache also for the child theme. See a more detailed discussion on Stack Exchange:


The complete (recommended) example becomes:

where |parent-style| is the same |$handle| used in the parent theme when it registers its stylesheet.

For example, if the parent theme is twentyfifteen, by looking in its functions.php
for its |wp_enqueue_style()| call, you can see the tag it uses there is |’twentyfifteen-style’|. In your child code, replace the instance of |’parent-style’| with |’twentyfifteen-style’|, like so:

$parent_style = ‘twentyfifteen-style’;

Failure to use the proper tag will result in a CSS file needlessly being
loaded twice. This will usually not affect the site appearance, but it’s
inefficient and extends your page’s loading time.

*Note:* You may need to re-save your menu (Appearance > Menus, or
Appearance > Customize > Menus) and theme options (including background
and header images) after activating the child theme.

2) Advanced Contact Form

Advanced Contact Form

This form is a bit more advanced and uses the optional Really Simple Captcha plugin to replace the default reCaptcha field for spam prevention. This form also has a custom HTML email notification set up.

  • About You

    Tell us a little about yourself. Don’t be shy. Let’s be friends.

  • How Can We Reach You?

    We would love to chat with you. How can we get in touch with you?

  • What’s on your mind?

    Please let us know what’s on your mind. Have a question for us? Ask away.
  • Are You a Spammer? Of Course You’re Not.

    Please complete the “captcha” field below to prove that you’re not an evil spammer wasting our time. Thanks.
  • please help us prevent spam by typing the letters into the field above.


Index page uses loop.php template which handles the posts of Gallery Post Format. Single posts use the single.php template. The category.php template doesn’t show galleries of Standard Post Format.


Gallery Post Format is broken in the index.php template for Envira, and Foo, but not in the content-single.php template.


Which template is used for the index page? Which template for the single page? However, posts in both index and single pages use the content-gallery.php template.


Index page uses image.php template. Every post is in content.php template, but those of Gallery Post Format get an extra link to an archive.php page.


All posts on index page use content.php template, but responds to Gallery Post Format by changing the entry-title font. The post on a single page uses content-single.php template.


Index and single pages both use the content-gallery.php template (but no special templates for Link Post Format or Quote Post Format).

21) Getting Real – What business are you in?

How many of you have a real specialty? Most Devs: AFAB (funny and sad)
Most successful developers, designers, agencies, have a specific sector or specific segment that they FOCUS in on.

chicken or the egg – the reason they are successful is because they’ve gotten good at something specific so that people think of them for that, and they’ve avoided being in the anything-for-a-buck business.