Gr8WN WordPress Magic – Blogging Workflow Research

Thursday January 8, 2015

Blogging Workflow – Blog Topper

Blogging Workflow

Blogging Workflow

  • Idea
  • Questions
  • Research
  • Writing
  • Style
  • Call to Action
  • Publish and Connect

Here is the some background thinking to blogging.

Because I use BBEdit as my everyday editor, I looked for and found this set of scripts on GitHub.

drdrang/wp-md – A BBEdit package for editing and publishing WordPress blog posts in Markdown format

This project is interesting. It is a series of scripts, shell and otherwise working out of BBEdit.

WordPress 5 Newest Themes

Whimsy Framework

Whimsy Framework

Whimsy Framework is a minimalist theme ready to be customized; with plenty of extras baked in. Updated 20150108

Lawyeria Lite

Lawyeria Lite is a free business WordPress Theme, super clean and fully responsive design. Coded with care in HTML5 & CSS3, is easy to customize and well documented. Can be used to build a lawyer website, the homepage contact form along with the email/phone highly visible generate a great conversion rate.


WP Spirit 01

The first WordPress theme by JoomSpirit. It’s a multipurpose responsive theme. You can use it for your business, portfolio, blogging or any type of site. A clean code, well documented and no Framework for an easy customization. The theme multilingual ( the frontend is already translated in 10 languages ), with 600+ Google fonts available, compatible with Font awesome and with a lot of typography. You can check the demo at http://www.template-joomspirit.com/theme-wordpress/theme–01.



Perkins is a responsive theme suitable for both blogs or business websites. Perkins allows you to setup a homepage with a magazine style layout and upload a custom background image to match your site content and branding. Perkins also allows you to upload a logo and customize the colors.


Jolene Blue

Jolene is a fully responsive theme with many widgets, it has 14 sidebars, 3 nav menus and 5 page templates, 2 columns/right/left/no-column layouts and custom content width. Jolene comes with 3 color schemes and custom colors (you can pick custom colors for link, h1-h6 headers, menus and sidebars). It has a responsive widget with custom options (you can use it for displaying news, posts by category, pages and custom blocks. You can customize it by selecting custom colors, font size, number of columns and image position. It has a slider mode and can be used in any sidebar with any number of slides). Jolene has a widget for displaying social media links, favicon, scroll to the top button, custom header, custom background and custom logo. You can select the size of the Featured Image by choosing from 3 variants (small, page, website), you can set a Featured Image to be shown at the top of your website as a header image. Jolene is a highly customizable theme, you can easily customize it by using WordPress default Theme Customizer at Appearance > Customize menu. WooCommerce compatible, translation ready and currently translated in Russian. You can find more info and demo at http://wpblogs.ru/themes/blog/theme/jolene/

My plan is to upload these in Varying-Vagrant-Vagrants and have a look at them. I’ll report back next week.