WordPress Development

Hooky Woo WooCommerce Hooks Customizer

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Well, I finally did it. ūüôā I released my first plugin on the WordPress repo (or is it called the “directory” now?). Lots of folks don’t really encourage this type of behavior. There are plenty who believe the hassle of the support requests outweighs the joy of sharing something cool with the world. For me,…

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I ain’t scared…. much….

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Alright. I had to make a video embed shortcode for a client and figured some folks may want to peek at it and maybe use it. Basically, this allows your clients to add videos into their pages, include some padding and float, yet maintain the beauty of responsive design. Currently only available for YouTube and…

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Advancing Advanced Custom Fields

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I recently had the privilege of speaking at a local Meetup Group here in Boulder. ¬†The Boulder WordPress Meetup is comprised of a fairly wide ranging array of skill sets when it comes to WordPress Development. ¬†A handful of the folks that attend these meetings are casual fans of WordPress and simply want to further…

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Learn the code, you will

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Another one of the sage lessons Sean taught me was once you start digging into the code, specifically he was talking about HTML, you will start to see patterns. ¬†It doesn’t take an HTML expert to recognize these patterns and be able to start to make some edits. ¬†Before we go any further, a disclaimer:…

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Getting Started With WordPress

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If you’re just starting out on your quest for WordPress domination (or just building your own awesome site), the task can seem a bit overwhelming. ¬†I have been working with wordpress for a little over 5 years now. ¬†I started my Colorado Web Design business on Feb 28, 2011 (yes, I had to go and…

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We Aim to Try

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Franzy! ¬†One of the more mellow WARPs on the Loon Mountain Ski Patrol and a good friend. ¬†That was one of his sayings and it sort of stuck. ¬†There’s a handful of amusing stories floating around the patrol alum. ¬†Stories of heroism, tom-foolery, bravery, stupidity and yes, drunken exploits typically involving a hot tub, a…

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Mulligan?

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No, but really… It has truly been a bit of a whirlwind for the last few weeks. ¬†We migrated south to Boulder from Fort Collins. ¬†That alone is a bit of a time-suck. ¬†And my work with Codegeek has really picked up lately. ¬†I currently have a site “fix” at the top of my list,…

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Phew, that was a gap and a half

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OK, so I just realized I’ve become the plumber with the leaky faucet and the cobbler with no shoes. ¬†I tend to preach (nicely) to my clients about content being king. ¬†Then I go and ignore my website and blog for a few months. Not cool. ¬†I’m here to remedy that. ¬†No promises about anything…

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Don’t Forget Your Tags!

While I would agree that adding “title” and “alt” tags on your images is of lesser importance to your overall SEO strategy than the “title meta-tag” or certainly, good content. They are still worth considering as part of the big picture. When adding an image (or even a link) to your website, always include the…

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Constantly Consistent

Add a little consistency to your page. If you are stuck with an older, perhaps “outdated” website, the chore of updating it might be a little more than you want to tackle. As I keep praising the idea of “content is king”, you might be dreading the update process since it is so cumbersome. Let’s…

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