Linking Lincoln

This post brought to you from Posterous! Cross posting works then, I see… Right, let me elaborate slightly from the posting on my portfolio. Linking Lincoln is a project I’ve been working on for some time now which I am so glad I can finally put out and show to you all! I designed and developed the layout in WordPress, taking influence from a logo created by Optima Design to promote devbelopment in the City. The site takes its primary colour scheme from this logo and was intended to feel more like an information website than a blog, hence the … Continue reading Linking Lincoln

Implementing custom HTML in WordPress

As you will know from the last post, I’m working on getting Lincoln’s election data into the Open Election Data project. RDFa-ifying the content on our website was fairly straightforward involving me having to add funky attributes to the HTML pages. The next step, however, was a bit tougher as links to the pages had to be discoverable. Again, this involved adding some custom RDFa attributes to the HTML – this was not possible in our admin system without some severe jiggery-pokery, so I turned to the recently launched data.lincoln.gov.uk. What should have been straightforward, however, still proved problematic. I … Continue reading Implementing custom HTML in WordPress