Column Shortcode Plugin for Fluid Starkers WordPress Theme">3 comments
I’m a big fan of Fluid Starkers thedotmack’s mashup of the 114o CSS grid (http://cssgrid.net) and Elliot Jay Stocks’ Starkers Theme (http://starkerstheme.com/), and I’m currently building my personal site with it, and I’m sure that I’ll have lots of opportunity to use it on client projects as well.
Since the theme comes so stripped down, I thought that there would be a few really simple ways to make designing with it a bit quicker.
Since the main beauty of this theme (and grids in general) is the ability to make interesting combinations of columns, I figured that a column shortcode plugin would be cool.
So here it is:
I just whipped this up, so there’s no documentation, and no guarantee that it won’t cause trouble. Please feel free to comment and to contribute.
To install the plugin, just upload the zip file from the plugins page in WordPress and activate it.
Using the plugin is simple, and it follows the structure built in to FluidStarkers.
[row][sixcol]SOME CONTENT[/sixcol][sixcol_last]MORE CONTENT[/sixcol_last][/row]
The layout is divided into rows, so each row of columns is wrapped in a
From there, you can use any combination of columns that add up to twelve. The example above, for instance, would provide two half-width columns. Make sure to use the _last attribute at the end of each row.