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Safe SVG for WordPress

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After a lot of testing of svg-sanitizer I’ve finally decided to make a WordPress plugin for it. This is more of a PoC to show that it can be done.
Once installed, the plugin will hook into the uploads and automatically sanitize any SVGs that you upload.
I’ll update this post when it’s on the WordPress directory but for now, here’s the download:
Click here to download

WordPress InnoDB Issues

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I’ve been working with a lot of WordPress plugins recently and have come across a bug that had me stumped for a while, therefore, I thought it’d be worth sharing it here. After installing and activating a plugin that created new database tables, I realised that the tables had not been installed. I contacted the plugin support who suggested re-installing WordPress. Reluctantly I did...

PSR-4 Autoloading in WordPress

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Recently I’ve been tasked with integrating a few API’s into WordPress sites. Whilst this doesn’t seem too hard, I found it hard to find solid documentation on the best practices in this scenario. In this post I will explain how I decided to go about these integrations, focussing mainly on my class loading inside WordPress. Why Autoload? Themes in WordPress all seem to be very...

Adding zoom level to Advanced Custom Fields maps.

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We use Elliot Condon’s Advanced Custom Fields extensively in WordPress at work and I must say, it’s one of my favourite WordPress plugins ever made. That said, sometimes people ask for things that I just can’t work out how to do with the native plugin. Today a client asked me to allow them to set their own zoom distance on their maps. We’re using the great ACF map field...

WordPress Plugin Development

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A few weeks ago I was commissioned to create a WordPress plugin for a client. This plugin needed to take a feed on news from my clients website and display it on their clients dashboards. After a few searches of the WordPress directory, I couldn’t find anything suitable, to either use as as a complete tool, or as a base top develop on top of. As such, I decided that learning the basics of...

Daryll Doyle WordPress Development and Consultancy in Cornwall