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WordPress Terminology

As presented at the SJWP Meetup on June 5, 2017: WordPress Terminology: What’s a permalink? and other burning questions. Base Level WordPress Terminology Database: All your content lives here, hidden in the dark recesses of a web server. Your database consists of, at minimum, the 11 core tables that are required for a WordPress site. Database table: think of…

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Where to Find Photos

WordPress and Photos: Where and How?

Here’s part two of my notes from our Meetup on September 4, 2017.  I covered photo-related topics that day: where to source stock photos; how to prep them for upload and managing image sizes; and compression, which I’ll cover in a future post. Where to Find Photos First of all, it’s important to remember that…

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How to Prepare Your Photos and Manage Image Sizes in WordPress

It’s been a long time coming – at long last, here are my notes from our Meetup on September 4, 2017. You may also remember this as “the Meetup we had to sit outside for because it was Labor Day and the restaurant was closed.” I covered photo-related topics that day: where to source stock…

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CPT Single Post Template with Content Check

By Dave Kuhar | March 25, 2012

This code is written to work with Pippin’s Easy Custom Post Types. While we’re making heavy use of Types & Views these days (check them out, they’re freaking awesome), we thought this code might be handy to someone out there in WP land. We used this function to create a custom post type for listing…

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Members-Only menus in Thesis

By Dave Kuhar | February 17, 2011
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Why limit yourself to Thesis Hooks?

By Dave Kuhar | October 15, 2010

Nuh uh. Not when you can start using WordPress Action Hooks to get more done!

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Drop shadow with CSS for all web browsers

By Dave Kuhar | October 1, 2010

From this site.

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Memory Hole

By Dave Kuhar | September 18, 2010

Tired of seeing this? Fatal error: Allowed memory size of 33554432 bytes exhausted (tried to allocate 7680 bytes) Open wp-config.php, scroll to the bottom. Where you see this: /** Sets up WordPress vars and included files. */ require_once(ABSPATH . ‘wp-settings.php’); change it to this: /** Sets up WordPress vars and included files. */ define(‘WP_MEMORY_LIMIT’, ’64M’);…

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Replace the surfer dude 404

By Dave Kuhar | September 14, 2010

For some reason Chris Pearson created a goofy 404 message about surfing that doesn’t work for my clients. Maybe it doesn’t work for you either, so drop this code in your functions.php file and change it to whatever you like.

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Feature Box with single post from designated category

By Dave Kuhar | August 19, 2010

Sometimes you need to throw something up front and center for all the world to see.

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Footer mania continues

By Dave Kuhar | August 18, 2010

Maybe I mentioned this elsewhere, but what the hell, here is is again. To add a clone of the top nav, just do this:

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Look! Another Footer!

By Dave Kuhar | August 4, 2010

Hot on the heels (heels! footer! haha!) of yesterday’s footer post, here’s a better way to code it, using an unordered list so it’s semantically correct:

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Our Next Meetup

Meetup in Zoom:
Let's talk about WooCommerce


San Jose Meetup

Tuesday, Sept. 1
5:30pm - 7:30pm
(or until Q&A is done)

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