So I’ve just updated my blog to use the new p2-breathe theme and the O2 plugin by Automattic and I must say, I like it. I’m hoping it’ll encourage me to blog some more, but I’m sure we’ll see! Edit: It’s very nice when you post!
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 … [Read more…]
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. … [Read more…]
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 … [Read more…]
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 … [Read more…]
Until now, I’ve only ever dipped my toe into the open source community, adding issues there, commenting here, maybe making the odd pull request. Today, I decided to jump in and whether anything will come of it, I don’t have a clue. I was sat around tonight thinking about making up some HTML emails, whilst thinking … [Read more…]
So I’ve just put this site live while I sit here waiting for a mate to arrive. Hopefully I’ll get round to blogging a lot more now, I keep meaning to but always forget somehow. As of Monday, I get to jump into a four month project, re-building a booking system which should be interesting. … [Read more…]