Web Design


iPhone and iPod Theme Added

So I stumbled across a new plug in for WordPress which creates a Theme for iPhone, iPod and other handheld devices, and it seems pretty cute.

WPTouch┬áby Brave New Code is quite the plug in and I am testing it out on this site, with an eye towards putting it on Canadian Personal Finance in the future (after all one of the functions of this site is as a test site for new ideas and concepts). The theme is Adsense ready so that is mighty cool as well, but right now I haven’t tried to customize it very much either, so I have much to read and learn about using this cool new plug in.

WP Touch Themes

WPTouch Themes

So far, I rate it as a Must Get if you are using WordPress and you want more iPod and iPhone readers. Not sure how I advertise this capability yet, but we shall see, stay tuned.

Since writing this initially I have purchased the plug-in and it does a very effective job creating mobile phone, and tablet friendly content, which makes it easier for those folks to access my site, and thus making it more likely I can make money off them. I have even added it to this site.


What do you think of my Financial Site? 5

Seems like there are a few folks reading this (I was using this mostly as a note taking exercise, so I remember all the silly things I do along the way), so here is a request or challenge for you.

Have a look at Canadian Financial Rants and tell me what you think of it. If you aren’t sure what to comment on, here are some areas that I just don’t know about:

  • Does it read well, is the content ok, or does it need to be more specific. Is the writing style ok too (this isn’t likely to change much, my writing style is kind of folksy).
  • What about how the site looks, what do you think? Too busy? Too many ads? Too much crap?
  • What would you like to see talked about on the site or mentioned on the site? Do you want audio commentary from me? That would be really interesting, but I am not sure I have enough confidence to do that yet.
  • Should I move away from blogspot, is that a major stumbling block for folks in taking the site seriously? Does WordPress add an air of confidence in readers, or do they not really care?

Just some of the stuff, I am always curious about. If you want to comment send me an e-mail at bigcajunman AT gmail DOT com (if you can’t figure out what I mean, don’t worry about sending comments :-).

I will try to summarize what I learn and post it here and implement it there.