Category: WordPress

  • Code Snippets 2.5.0 brings PHP error detection

    Code Snippets version 2.5.0 has just been released. It is not a large update, but includes a change that many people have been requesting for a long time: detection of errors in snippet code. As usual, you can download Code Snippets from WordPress.org and browse the code at GitHub. I’m going to use the rest […]

  • Replace WordPress Admin Menu Icons

    Replace WordPress Admin Menu Icons

    tOne of my favorite things about the new admin theme that shipped with WordPress 3.8 is the new Dashicons icon font. It brings a sense of standard and uniformity to dashboard icons with its distinctive look and vast array of icons for theme and plugin authors to choose from and use with ease. However, it […]

  • WordPress Dashicons

    Sven Hofmann has a great post about the new SVG icon font ‘dashicons’ that will be part of the new MP6 WordPress admin interface. He talks about the icons included with the plugin, and how to add your own for admin menus you create in themes or plugins.

  • Introducing the WordPress Theme Boilerplate

    Introducing the WordPress Theme Boilerplate

    A WordPress starter theme that leverages the power of Hybrid Core, Sass with Compass, and Grunt.

  • Post Status

    Post Status

    Post Status is a community-powered WordPress news site run by Brian Krogsgard. They’ve recently undergone a redesign, and the site looks nice and clean and fresh.

  • How to check if a shortcode has been registered in WordPress

    How to check if a shortcode has been registered in WordPress

    How to programmatically check if a shortcode has already been registered in WordPress or not

  • What WordPress shortcodes should be used for

    What WordPress shortcodes should be used for

    I know that many developers cringe on the mention of shortcodes, especially ones included in a theme. Shortcodes are being abused to the extreme, replacing the good old HTML code with a supposedly “user-friendly” syntax. And then, if the plugin or theme that handles the shortcodes is uninstalled, you get ugly shortcode tags floating around […]

  • Twenty Thirteen

    Twenty Thirteen will be the next WordPress default theme. It is scheduled to be bundled with WordPress 3.6. As you can see, the design is quite unique, unlike the previous default themes which have aimed to be more of a blank canvas (especially Twenty Twelve). It’s kind of strange seeing a new default theme just after the […]

  • Effectively stop spam users from registering on BuddyPress

    Effectively stop spam users from registering on BuddyPress

    Help combat spam registrations by forcing users to answer a simple maths sum when registering

  • Top WordPress and Web Design eBooks

    Time to stock up on your holiday reading! In this post, you will find the top eBooks on WordPress and Web design, both free and paid.