Category Archives: WordPress

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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Add menu to theme in WordPress

“header-menu” is the name of the menu. You can get that name in the Appearance / Menus section, or create a new one, or rename the default menu. <?php wp_nav_menu( array( ‘theme_location’ => ‘header-menu’ ) ); ?>

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WordPress asking for FTP info when trying to install plugins, themes, updates, etc.

I was having this issue with a site and the fix was to add the FTP info to the wp-config.php file. Keep in mind that I had FTP info that worked using an FTP client, but that same info did … Continue reading

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9 Problems With WordPress You Didn’t Know About (And How to Fix Them)

Great post from themetrust.com about WordPress security and performance.   themetrust.com/9-problems-with-wordpress-you-didnt-know-about-and-how-to-fix-them

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