So for a while it looked like I actually might be regularly writing things for the blog. At least it looked like it to me. Possibly. Maybe. Then I got hired by a top-tier web development agency: 10up, LLC and I moved to Oregon and my life has been all sorts of busy since. This […]
Over 50 tools that WordPress developers use to make their lives easier. Collected at WordCamp Phoenix 2012.
Two times in the last few hours I’ve found areas of a design that could be improved by using one simple trick: By shifting my perspective, literally, I was able to see the design in a different way. Here are some practical exercises to literally shift your perspective: Turn the entire design upside down. While […]
I just finished my first batch of handmade business cards. I’m very pleased how they are coming out. I decided that instead of ordering cards, I’d attempt to hand make them in small batches. This will allow me to tweak, update, or even switch designs as often as I need. These cards have a special […]
Just pushed version TDD-Progress-Bars v0.3 to WordPress/Extend. It incorporates some of the things that I’ve been meaning to get around to. Widget The progress bars can now be displayed easily in a widgetized sidebar. It’s a basic implementation using just a text-box to take a comma separated list of progress bar IDs, but it’ll work […]
The issue: When creating a custom taxonomy archive and you want to modify the posts_per_page setting. The first page works just fine, but subsequent pages will take into account the blog’s posts per page setting. This means that while the first page will show the number of taxonomy terms specified by the “posts_per_page” query_posts() variable, […]
After finding serious issues with my VPS running multiple WordPress sites I installed W3 Total Cache and in this post walk through my settings.
Video embedding in a fluid layout is tricky. The videos just don’t scale properly. Here’s a solution for oEmbeds in WordPress
Need a beautiful and easy to use progress bar for your WordPress site? I just launched this new plugin.
Here I add an admin sub-menu to a custom post type. Yeah, it’s nerdy.