Change Default Media Settings on Theme Activation

November 3, 2011

Let’s face it, if you’re a developer you want to make things as simple as possible for your clients. One way to do this is to set the default media sizes when your theme is activated. Your users should never need to try to figure out the width of the content area. They shouldn’t have […]

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WordPress Taxonomy Tabs

November 1, 2011

Jason Schuller of mentioned on Twitter yesterday that the taxonomy UI in the WordPress admin could use some improvement: “In regards to custom taxonomies, it would be nice to have just one tabbed box within the editor instead a separate box for each taxonomy.” I thought that sounded like a good idea, so I […]

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Simple CSS Drop Down Menus

October 29, 2011

Update: After further testing, it appears that a bug in Internet Explorer prevents the drop down menu from opening. There are a number of ways to get around this IE bug, but I’m not going to go into that here. I was building a drop down menu while working on a personal project and I […]

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Setting the Default Editor for a Custom Post Type

October 7, 2011

Recently I was working on a project where I was writing some PHP and HTML source code documentation and publishing it via WordPress. As you may know, the WordPress visual editor isn’t ideal when it comes to handling such code. Consequently, I went looking for a way to set the default editor to HTML rather […]

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WordPress Plugin Template

June 15, 2011

Please note: this plugin template is no longer maintained. I’ve started developing WordPress plugins from scratch too many times. I don’t enjoy repeating the setup process for every plugin I develop, so I’ve created a default plugin template that has all the basics included. Enjoy! Download Plugin Template 1.1

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The WordPress “More” Tag

June 10, 2011

Those of you who know WordPress like the back of your hand, please feel free to skip this post. It is simply an explanation of the “More” tag used by WordPress post editor. The “More” tag is used to let WordPress know just how much of each post should be displayed on multiple post pages […]

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Year Two

June 2, 2011

Today marks exactly two years since I started this website. Once again, I didn’t post nearly as often as I had hoped. Life away from the keyboard keeps interrupting, but I wouldn’t have it any other way. Statistics Here’s a quick rundown of the blog this year: Blog posts: 8 Visits: 8,649 Visitors: 7,537 Pageviews: […]

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Delicious Bookmarks and Firefox 4

May 25, 2011

For those of you who are really missing your Delicious bookmarks after upgrading to Firefox 4 (or who haven’t upgraded because there is no Delicious add-on yet), there is a solution! First, go to the Delicious add-on page, click the “Continue to Download” button. Then, instead of simply clicking the “Accept and Install” button, right […]

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