Updates to the website

Top 10 Posts of 2016

Here are the most popular posts published on JohnRothra.com in 2016. Read and share!

New Responsive Design

As you can see, the website has undergone a major redesign. The previous design was based on the Graphene theme. While it's a versatile and highly customizable theme, Graphene failed to offer the flexibility and responsiveness necessary to adapt to smart phones and tablets without purchasing an additional theme. While…

New Site Design, Logo Ideas Welcome

The site has undergone a major update. It's built on the highly-flexible Graphene theme, which takes advantage of many features of WordPress 3.0+, including child themes, action hooks, dynamic menus, and more. Some features are not yet done, but they weren't enough to prevent going public with the new design.…

New Site Features
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New Site Features

I've added a new interactive "Related Posts" section below each post, listing up to sixteen posts. Just click the headline on the left to see an excerpt. To read more, just click "Read More" below the excerpt. Also, I've changed the social networking links to use larger icons and display…

Tabs in sidebar now working

For quite a while, the tabs in the sidebar would work only on the front (index) page. I could not find the problem, causing a bit of frustration. However, after making a few changes regarding improving the printer-friendly aspect of the page, it looks like the tabs now work throughout…

Site Changes Underway

The site is changing its look, as you can see. It's a process right now, so your patience is greatly appreciated. The look will be changing over time, but meanwhile, there may be virtual ladders, paint buckets, and scaffolding around.

Site update coming this summer

Life goes by like a speeding bullet and Superman is not around to keep me ahead of it all! Where's Dr. Brown and his rebuilt Delorian when you need it! Okay, that's all the movie allusions I have for now. Life has kept me busy and I noticed that the…

Two new book reviews posted

Two new book reviews have been posted. These examine Roy Fish's When Heaven Touched Earth and G. A. Pritchard's Willow Creek Seeker Services. Fish's work examines the often overlooked awakening of 1858, sometimes called the 'prayer revival' due to its spread through prayer. Due to its proximity to the Second…

New navigation menu implemented; some pages reorganized

In order to improve the usability of the site, some pages were reorganized, some content moved, and a new drop down navigation menu has been installed. Some of the major changes include: New navigation menu with slight color changes when hovering over links Bible study resources reorganized as follows: "Issue…

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