Setting your WordPress theme or plugin up to be translatable can help expand the market for your product. And it couldn’t be easier to do using Poedit.
One of the key features of WordPress is that it’s open source. That brings with it several benefits: it’s free, it has a huge, helpful community, and anyone can contribute to the project. But it also has some downsides: anyone can contribute to the project.
Up and Running is a guide to getting started, and getting good at WordPress development. Up and Running is written by David Hayes and Fred Meyer. According to the Up and Running site, David boasts being a WordPress user for over a decade and a developer for a good chunk of that time. Fred is also a developer…Read More…
Vagrant bills itself as “Development environments made easy.” But tell the average user they need to set everything up using Terminal and they immediately start picturing this: Terminal doesn’t have to be this intimidating though. We’ll go through the steps and tools needed to get you up and running on a Vagrant powered WordPress development…Read More…
With the release of WordPress 4.2 comes some cool new user facing features. They’ve update Press This, added emoji support, allowed for updating plugins without leaving the plugin page, and more.
We’re continuing our Explaining WordPress series with a look at the post thumbnail. What exactly is the post thumbnail? It’s the featured image for a specific post that can be displayed within the theme and can be cropped to multiple sizes on upload.
Creating your first plugin on WordPress is awesome. It is an awesome venue to get your work out there and used by people. And people will find it. My two simple plugins have been downloaded over 1,100 times since pushing the first one in November of 2014. Of course with people finding it comes one…Read More…
Advanced Custom Fields changed my life. At least in terms of using WordPress as a full blown CMS instead of just a blogging platform. Sure we were able to add custom fields before, but, to a user, they were ugly and unintuitive. ACF on the other hand gives us flexibility and control to add fields images, text, WYSIWIGs, and more directly into the post page. Which keeps the client happy and cuts down on the number of times we have to explain how to change their header text. Always a plus.
Easy Footnotes is a WordPress plugin for easily adding footnotes to your WordPress posts. Fitting name, eh?
Update: 2/11/15 – I’ve created a short jQuery function that makes the method in this post irrelevant. Rather than edit the ddSlick .js file directly just place the following code in your site’s .js.