Having a fully translatable WordPress theme can save you a lot of work, and here's how.
A simple CSS technique for positioning an HTML element with both a proportional offset and a unit offset.
Group related posts in a topic series with a custom taxonomy; embed in your content a list of all posts in the series.
Font Awesome gives you scalable vector icons that can instantly be customized — size, color, drop shadow, and anything that can be done with the power of CSS.
An interesting gotcha that I stumbled across recently, sending a 404 response code with a download forced by Content-Disposition: attachment will fail but inline content will still be displayed. This behaviour was tested in both Chrome and FireFox.
Of course the appropriate response code should always be sent; this 404 response code was being sneaked in by WordPress and led to hours of frustration.… Read the rest
Classy, modest. A lightweight WordPress HTML5 theme geared towards portfolio-based blogging, with responsive design for mobile to large displays.
After some fiddling and frustration in trying to embed a Youtube video to play at a specific time with the WordPress oEmbed shortcode, I feel that it’s worth showing what worked for me.
For this format you put the video code after the /v/ and put your start time as a query parameter ‘start’ in seconds.… Read the rest
Make no mistake; if you have a web form or comment system on your site, the spambots WILL find you. They will pack the form fields with as much rubbish as they can pump out and try to send it on to you, the site owner.… Read the rest
A rather frustrating bug that I became aware of when generating navigational menus for custom post types using wp_list_pages(). The list entries aren’t decorated with useful classes denoting the current item, the parent item, and ancestor(s).
Read about the issue here.… Read the rest