Greetings! Welcome to my first blog post on here.
I developed this theme for WordPress in order to try to learn the platform while making something useful (for myself and…hopefully for you too!).
My name is Ben Mayersohn, and I’m a Ph.D student at the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences at New York University. I study the interplay between biological and physical variability in structuring phytoplankton communities.
It’s basically a question-hint-answer database. WordPress comes shipped with two main post types:
I’ve built in a custom Question type that allows you to add a question on any topic you’d like, along with the answer and a hint if you wish to make those available. You can also assign a topic to each question, and this topic will show up under the
Topics page on the main menu.
The homepage, by default, displays random questions from all topics. Notice that if you go to Topics and click on
GFD, you get a link in your browser that looks like the following:
There are two things happening:
GFD. That’s good, because that’s what you literally just did!
show-question=0). When you press the button to begin, that will turn into a 1.
You can assign multiple topics for each question, in case it falls into more than one category.
I would! There are a number of scenarios I could imagine using it: