Use these tips to help take your site to the next level. Make this your best year ever!
I started to see code in a whole new way when I discovered every page load is just a series of hooks, filters, and triggers. Here’s my thought process when someone asks me about building something in WordPress.
Random Content is a WordPress plugin that lets you randomly display any content anywhere on your site. It comes with both a shortcode and a widget. Version 1.0 is now out.
The Endo Creative website recently went through its third iteration. I started with a mobile first philosophy with site performance in mind. Learn more about what it took to build the site.
The other day I ran across an issue where a WordPress site’s posts weren’t displaying correctly on Facebook when I pasted in the URL. Usually when I paste a link in the status update bar of Facebook it will automatically pull in the post’s title, short excerpt, and a thumbnail. For some reason this particular […]
After you create your new WordPress site, it is important to let the world know it exists. One of the best ways to do that is to submit your sitemap to Google. What is a sitemap? A sitemap is an easy way for Google to crawl your site and know what pages and posts you […]
I use Gravity Forms on almost every project I work on. It can build basic contact forms quickly and easily, but it can do so much more. I’ve put together a few tips and tricks I’ve learned over the past couple years working with the plugin. Feel free to add your own in the comments. […]
As a web developer, I am always looking for ways to speed up my workflow. The other day I was going over a development site with a friend. He mentioned how nice it would be to have quick access to the most recently edited pages of a site, especially when populating a site with content […]
What is the excerpt? The excerpt is a description or small portion of a blog post. Most of the time it is used on the main blog page to show small teasers for your most recent posts. The excerpt needs to be intriguing and exciting to persuade users to click through to the full post. […]
The WordPress Database Problem One of the biggest challenges with WordPress development is keeping your local and live databases in sync. When editing a WordPress theme, I find it easier to have a real time copy of the live site database so that I am working with real content. Another challenge is keeping a development […]