Behind The Scenes
Whereas many sites guard their magic mojo closer than JT guards his Texan BBQ rib sauce recipe, we’re laying it bare. After all, we’re all about the gizmos, whatsits and doodats here at Tip. Trick. Mod. and even more about sharing that information with our readers.
To make this site the slick little puppy that it is we rely on a lot of help from people who’ve never asked us for a thing. In fact, they’re a lot of people who may never know we exist. Yet they do it anyway.
Free open source webware allows for an unprecedented level of access to the tools and code needed in operating a site like this. The various open source communities that spend countless hours developing software for the sheer love of creation deserve awards – but well, all we’ve got are…
- Site core: WordPress
- Theme: Though now nearly completely re-written/re-coded, we owe some major props to Michael Oeser’s Branford Magazine theme, based on Mimbo, Revolution and Structure.
- Images: Currently changing…
- Spam Slayer: The silent but deadly Akismet.