Showing 6 results for the month of November, 2008.

MailPress Review – Theme Design (Styling)

Note (Feb. 12, 2008) Andre has implemented a version of styling that I feel is superior to this one.  I’ll provide an update at some point, but check out the MailPress2 style for details. One of the limitations of MailPress themes is that you can’t use CSS.  You can still use styles, but you have […]

MailPress Review – Theme Design (Intro)

If you’ve done any work at all on WordPress themes, MailPress themes will be very comfortable.  MailPress adds a few extra things, but most – if not all – of the WordPress API is available from within a MailPress theme.  Andre has some rules for developing themes which you may want to read in addition […]

MailPress Review – Selecting a Theme

There are 5 themes included with the distribution: MailPress – A pretty nice theme with MailPress graphics and colors. classic – A theme based on the Classic WordPress theme. default – A theme based on the Default WordPress theme. nogent94 – A theme based on Andre’s web site. nohtml – A plaintext-only theme. plaintext – […]

MailPress Review – Configuration

After I activated MailPress, I had to refresh my browser to allow the MailPress user interface elements to show up, but this was probably because I also use the Lighter Menus plugin (a staple for any WordPress site I manage).  MailPress spreads its user interface elements around to several places within the WordPress admin panel, […]

MailPress Review – Installation

Like most plugins, the MailPress plugin can be installed simply by downloading the ZIP or RAR file, uncompressing it, copying the mailpress directory to your wp-content\plugins directory, then activating the plugin.  However, there is more involved to get it to work – you will need to configure it. However, before configuring it, you will need […]

MailPress Review – Introduction

I’ve been checking out the MailPress plugin for WordPress written by Andre Renaut, which is a plugin that helps you manage emails from your site, including allowing you to theme your emails.  In fact, themes in MailPress or organized similarly to how themes are organized on WordPress.  It’s a very nicely put-together plugin.  This plugin […]