Category Archives: WordPress

Implications Of Thinking In Blocks Instead Of Blobs

Great smashingmagazine.com article on the new WordPress editor. https://www.smashingmagazine.com/2018/11/implications-blocks-blobs/ Thank you for reading!

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Getting Started with WordPress Plugin Development

Great article on creating WordPress plugins. Plugins are PHP scripts that alter your website – basically, bits (or even lots!) of code that can be uploaded to your WordPress install to extend and expand the functionality of your site, without … Continue reading

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WordPress and jQuery AJAX … and some PHP

I had an issue where I created a custom form in WordPress using jQuery, AJAX, and PHP. Here’s a quick rundown of the process. I created a custom WP template file with form HTML included. I created a JS script … Continue reading

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Using “jQuery” instead of “$” in WordPress

In jQuery, the dollar sign character ($) is a shortcut used to represent “jQuery”. You can start your expressions like this: $(‘.content’).css(‘color’,’red’); But, other JS libraries and frameworks also use this character, so with WordPress you must use “JQuery” instead … Continue reading

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