Posts Tagged ‘wordpress’

WordPress versus other CMS alternatives

Today I am going to be a critic of a critic. I stumbled on to a blog post or should I say website today that was discrediting how awesome WordPress is. Now this might be a bit of a bias post on my part since I think WordPress is quite amazing but mostly from a […]


Trim whitespace on WordPress Excerpt

Recently built a client website and was pulling in a custom excerpt to the homepage for a custom post type. Everything worked fine until the client decided they were going to add a header image above every post and add some returns before the actual text started. This change on their end started giving my […]


WordPress Site Development

There is a right way and a wrong way how to develop a client’s WordPress site. When you develop a site for a client you more than likely always put it up on a test server before you put it on their live server. This gives them a chance to look it over and to […]

Custom Contact Form in WordPress

Your own custom Contact Form in WordPress. There are tons of contact form plugins. For a while I was using Contact Form 7, but after a few plugin updates, I was starting to get feedback the form was giving problems. Always spitting out an error that the form couldn’t be submitted. So I decided that […]


Where to learn web design and programming on the web for free!

Over the years I have found some great free online places to learn new code. Some will actually walk you through the code making challenges, others videos, and then of course just the text tutorials. YouTube is a great resource. Outside of YouTube you can checkout these websites. Top Choice – (Videos) This guys […]


WordPress Security through htaccess

There are quite a few plugins for enhancing your WordPress site from getting hacked via the login page. Over the years I have used limit login attempts plugin for blocking IP addresses that get your login credientials wrong in certain number of tries. This works well for bruteforce attacks.  And the settings are very customizable […]

Removing Sidebar Menus in WordPress

Sometimes you just want to clean up the WordPress Admin side bar. Whether you want to limit your client’s access to certain sections. Remove a Whole Menu in WordPress For instance Appearance, sometimes you don’t want to give them access to editing the custom theme you developed. Just paste this code into your functions file […]


Customizing WordPress Admin Side bar

Quick code to paste into your functions file for customizing your sidebar order in the admin section of WordPress. Some clients won’t need the Posts at the top, maybe their blog is secondary to their website, usually better to put the Posts and Comments together. Just change the order of how you want to customize […]

Is your web design company legitimate?

Is the company or individual you are about to hire a legitimate web design or development firm or person? Or are they just template builders that charge excess fees for changing out content on a template based design. As an open source content management system, WordPress has become one of the most popular FREE CMS […]