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Sports Bench theme and plugin on a laptop

Ready to release Sports Bench to the wild

The time has finally come for Sports Bench. After coming up with the idea in January, putting the ideas onto the screen for designs in May, spending the summer making it a reality in code and spending the last two months checking and making sure it works, the Sports Bench WordPress package is finally ready

Sports Bench standings page

Wrapping up main development with premium sports theme/plugin combo

Roughly two months after getting started, I’ve finished the bulk of the development on the Sports Bench premium theme/plugin package.  In the past three weeks, I somehow managed to finish complete all of the templates and features that will be included in the first version of the package. I finished the team and player templates,

Sports Bench package team page

Making significant progress with Sports Bench package

So the past two weeks have been very good for the development of the Sports Bench premium theme/plugin package I’ve been working on since the start of summer. Last week I finished off the bulk of the admin side of the development, finishing off the pages where the user can add and view teams, players

Developer view of Sports Bench backend

Becoming a better, more confident developer with sports theme, plugin

Despite the fact that I’ve spent the past four years learning HTML, CSS, PHP and JavaScript, the past three years in serious WordPress development and the past two years as a developer at a company, I still haven’t felt very confident as a developer. A lot of what I know comes from self teaching I

Sports theme design from Adobe Experience

Starting designs on the sports theme and thoughts about Adobe Experience

Well, that was a long and tough semester. Taking 15 hours of credit, plus being sports editor at The Daily Texan plus a web development internship took up a lot more of my time than I originally thought it would. As a result, I didn’t get much time to work on anything WordPress related. In