Introducing Kasa Media

May 2, 2018

As part of the process towards building my bus, I put a significant amount of energy into figuring out how to best handle media while on the road.

Conditional Widget Plugins – Part 2

May 22, 2016

A while back, I made a post about conditional widget plugins. After reviewing several, I concluded that the best options were Display Widgets and the commercial Widget Ninja. Well, since then I have discovered another option that wasn’t reviewed in the original post and it has, by far, eclipsed every possible plugin from the original post.

Adding Custom Meta Fields To Taxonomies

January 20, 2016

There are numerous plugins available that add custom meta fields to posts, pages, and the like. Equally diverse are the tutorials walking developers through how to do so. The one thing that isn’t commonly taught, however, is how to add custom meta fields to taxonomies.

Editor Wars

November 1, 2015

In the world of development, the choice of editors is usually a very personal decision. Some people are minimalists, and some prefer full-fledged IDEs. Some people insist on advanced syntax highlighting, and some prefer good, old-fashioned black on white (or white on black). Not to mention the restrictions that a users’ operating system place on the choice.

Repeatable Fields in Meta Boxes

May 5, 2015

One of the most confounding things to figure out in the world of WordPress plugin development is the repeatable field. So, here’s a quick run-through on how I do repeatable fields.

Let’s Talk About Addons

February 24, 2015

Addons are confusing. Particularly if you’re working with multiple different platforms. In the WordPress world, we call them plugins. Drupal calls them modules, Joomla and Magento call them extensions… the list goes on.

Just What Is .htaccess?

February 21, 2015

If you’ve ever spent any real time working with WordPress, there’s a fairly good chance you’ve run across a strange file in the root (or topmost) directory. Whereas the vast majority of the files comprising the WordPress hierarchy consist of a filename and an extension, such as the crucial wp-config.php, one single file seem a bit out of place. That file is the aptly-named .htaccess file. So just what is the .htaccess file?

Mac for Linux Users

November 10, 2014

Well, I’m going to start by saying that I’ve failed to make my 30-day mark. Somehow I managed to miss a day without even realizing I did it.

Accessibility in the Information Age

November 1, 2014

I feel it’s important to note that accessibility is a subject that hits particularly close to home for me. No, I don’t personally have a severe disability, but both my son and his mother do.

After Action Report: WordCamp San Francisco 2014

October 29, 2014

Now that I’ve had a little time to decompress from WordCamp San Francisco, it’s time to actually think through the events of the weekend and record my thoughts.

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