A Sticky Post

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The Great Wave off Kanagawa

The Great Wave off Kanagawa (神奈川沖浪裏 Kanagawa Oki Nami Ura, lit. “Under a Wave off Kanagawa”) is a famous woodblock print by the Japanese artist Hokusai. It was published in 1832 (Edo Period) as the first in Hokusai’s series 36 Views of Mount Fuji and is his most famous work. It depicts an enormous wave threatening boats near the Japanese prefecture of Kanagawa. As in all the other prints in the series, Mount Fuji can be seen in the background. While sometimes assumed to be a tsunami, the wave is more likely to be a large okinami. (Japanese “ocean wave”) — Wikipedia

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WYSIWYRG

What you see is what you really get. I stumbled upon this brilliant tip from Andrew Ozz today:

Things like typefaces, headings, image padding and borders, etc. can easily be set by the current theme making the visual editor… more WYSIWYG. All it takes is a stylesheet and a small function in the theme’s functions.php file.

Say what? I had no idea, so I decided I had to give this a try for 2010. The result?

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Quebec

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Valid HTML5

The theme now passes validation as HTML5. The calendar widget and gallery shortcode generate HTML that do not validate and should be addressed in core — but a default install will now validate. (Updated, see comments.)

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Flowers in the yard

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Custom styles for posts in category “gallery” show a single thumbnail and either the post text or a custom excerpt, if one is specified. If the post text is used, a link like the one output by the more tag … Continue reading

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Dropdowns

I’ve fixed the CSS for dropdown menus so that nested menus appear correctly. Tested and working in everything but the IEs so far.

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