Easily disable the Markdown-style auto formatting features added to the editor in WP 4.3.
When it comes to building WordPress themes, I’m a huge advocate of the Genesis Framework. I started by creating child themes based on the Genesis Sample Theme, then moved to using Bill Erickson’s base child theme, and then developed my own starter child theme. One thing which really appeals to me about the Genesis Framework, […]
I’ve built a lot of WordPress themes over the years, and the quality of my work has been improving gradually as I’ve learnt new techniques and embraced new technologies. One major leap over the past year has been my use of the Gulp task runner. I’ve been able to use it for a number of […]
Learn how to use with the native WordPress methods to enqueue scripts and styles, to conditionally load them per browser.
Rewrite the WordPress search form query string to a pretty permalink style, like
While working as part of the team at Canary Dwarf, I was tasked with creating a new website for local organisation Bike Revolution, who provide training on bicycle maintenance, and sell refurbished bicycles. Working from wireframes provided by the client, I created mockups in Photoshop and converted these into a custom WordPress theme, built on […]
I recently released a plugin onto the WordPress.org repository, called ACF 5 Json Storage. It’s a very simple plugin, based on a couple of code snippets which I include when using Advanced Custom Fields on client projects. Advanced Custom Fields has a great feature where it will save your custom field groups to individual JSON […]
I’ve been building websites for a long time. In that time, I’ve used my fair share of text editors – from plain Notepad in the early days, to UltraEdit, Notepad++ and in recent times Coda & now Sublime Text. I’ve finally settled on Sublime Text 3 as my editor of choice. For the work I […]