I recently had the need to be able to manually set the order of WordPress Custom Post Types on a WordPress site. There are many neat plugins that you can use to set the order of Custom Post Types, but for some reason all of the plugins that I used did not seem to work. […]
There are a lot of times where you may need to FTP into your server and work with the code in a WordPress theme directly. This post is aimed at WordPress users who are familiar with using the WordPress Dashboard, but have never logged onto the server.
You should know a little something about coding before […]
You guessed it, this section of the toolbar allows you to play with the styles of a website. Frontend web developers and designers will find a lot of value with these tools. Be sure to check out the other posts in the series as well.
Disable Styles – Disable styles allows you to disable different CSS […]
This is the first post of the Web Developer Toolbar series. This first post focuses on the first dropdown menu: disable. Most of the disable tools are self explanatory, but I will cover each below. In case you missed it, be sure to check out the introduction to this series which overviews the web developer […]
I’m not going to lie, you may never need to use the cookies tools in the web developer toolbar unless you are doing some more advanced coding and development with cookies, but I am going to include the tools in this series anyway. Be sure to check out the other posts in the series as […]
This is my first post in a series of posts on the Web Developer Toolbar. There are many features in the toolbar that make a web developer’s life so much easier. In this series I will go through each of the sections and show in detail what each tool does. Some tools are more useful […]
Sometimes you may want to create a page on your WordPress website that looks and acts different than the default page that comes with your theme. For example, your default page may have a sidebar, but you need to add a page that does not have a sidebar. This can be done by creating a […]
If you are creating a WordPress theme and you need to code in an image, you may notice that you need an absolute path rather than a relative one. If you are confused on the difference between the two:
A relative image path
An absolute path
WordPress page templates need an absolute link. You can hardcode the whole […]
Most websites need copyright information in the footer. Usually the current year is included in the copyright info. You can code in the year by hand, but if you want the website to stay current, you will have to go back change the year every January for the rest of the website’s life.
An easier way […]
Two key things to add to a WordPress theme are the wp_head and wp_footer functions. These two functions are known as “action hooks”. Depending on how much you know about theme development, action hooks may be easy or difficult to understand. Action hooks are placeholders where code is dynamically added to a theme.
What this means […]