One of the things that you may have noticed recently on the Elite: Dangerous posts on this site is the little statistics panels at the bottom of posts – this post is about those:
They are generated by a custom extension to the WordPress theme that I’m currently using, backed by a MySQL database. The database schema I’m using can be found here for those interested.
Thanks to alchymyth at TransformationPowerTools for this one – looks like WordPress’ twentyeleven theme seems to have a few annoying tricks up it’s sleeve.
I’ve just redesigned the front page of the site – see what you think!
It replaces the navigation bar with a much more blocky navigation which takes up most of the front page, allowing you to easily get to an interesting bit – it looks cleaner too.