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if conditional in WordPress for checking if a post has been published between two dates - Sridhar Katakam

In the members-only forum, a user asked: I need to know if is possible a conditional from date, for example is_date (1 april 2017 to 1 septiembre 2017){ } This tutorial provides the code to display a Promo Bar above… Continue Reading →

For Quality, It’s Understanding Before Coding - Tom McFarlin

Whenever you aim to blog about a series of different things all seeking to help out people write quality code (or write anything, really) to help improve their workflow, you’re bound to get feedback, right? Don’t get me wrong. I welcome… Continue Reading →

WordPress Data Collection with EZ Data - Tom McFarlin

Usually, whenever I share resources on this site, it’s for development-related tools. Sometimes it’s plugins, other times; it’s things that we may use that are tangentially related to our work. Sometimes, I’ll publish things from peers in the industry who I… Continue Reading →

On React and WordPress - Ma.tt

Big companies like to bury unpleasant news on Fridays: A few weeks ago, Facebook announced they have decided to dig in on their patent clause addition to the React license, even after Apache had said it’s no longer allowed for… Continue Reading →

How to Use PSR-4 Autoloading WordPress Plugins - Tom McFarlin

Say that you’re working on a project for someone and you’ve scoped it out, tasks are delegated, you have all the libraries and tools you need to get started, and you’ve separated what will be the theme or presentation, and… Continue Reading →

Sales are Everything - Scott Bolinger

I was watching Parks and Recreation with my wife the other night, and Aziz Ansari’s character Tom was starting a new business. He starts one every other episode, this particular business was renting upscale clothing to teenagers. How his character… Continue Reading →

Configuring Composer for WordPress, Part 2 - Tom McFarlin

In this post, I’ll wrap up what I began to share yesterday: Using the tools and libraries I’ve shared in conjunction with Composer to sniff your commits during development before the code hits the repository. Ideally, you’re always going to… Continue Reading →

How to display WordPress Popular Posts in columns - Sridhar Katakam

WordPress Popular Posts is one of the most popular plugins for displaying popular posts (based on the number of views) in WordPress. This tutorial provides the steps to display 3 most popular posts in columns with image, title and category… Continue Reading →

How to Squeeze a Full Year out of 12 Weeks - Carrie Dils

What if you could get more done in 12 weeks than others do in 12 months?  This post is a book review of The 12 Week Year by Brian Moran and Michael Lennington. I can sum up the book with this quote… Continue Reading →

Configuring Composer for WordPress, Part 1 - Tom McFarlin

Okay, so after talking through all of the various libraries that can help improve the code quality of your work, it still raises a question: How do we get these projects working against our code base? In short, it requires… Continue Reading →

Taxonomy archive template to show CPT entries grouped by another taxonomy in WordPress - Sridhar Katakam

Scenario: CPT: books Associated Taxonomy 1: universe Associated Taxonomy 2: series Requirement: In universe taxonomy’s term archives, show books grouped by series. Here’s the PHP code in taxonomy-universe.php for this: To view the full content, please sign up for the… Continue Reading →

Querying multiple taxonomies in WordPress - Sridhar Katakam

Scenario: CPT: books Associated Taxonomy 1: universe Associated Taxonomy 2: series Requirement: For each universe show the books grouped by their series. Note: Unlike in the screenshot, the code below ensures that if there are no books in a series,… Continue Reading →

Transparent Site Header in Monochrome Pro - Sridhar Katakam

Monochrome Pro comes with a fixed site header having a white background on all pages including the homepage (with front page 1 section that has the full-width background image) and single posts (that have the featured image as background below… Continue Reading →

NEW Webinar Training: Grow Your Audience - The WP Chick

Top O’ the mornin’ to ya! I’m doing my best to get into the zone this morning… it’s taking a little longer but I’m getting there. I had a nice (albeit uneventful weekend) and managed to get outside for a… Continue Reading →

Libraries for WordPress Plugins, Part 3 - Tom McFarlin

In the last three posts, I’ve talked about libraries for WordPlugins that I find to be extremely helpful in writing high-quality codebases. If you’ve not been following along, you can either catch-up by reading the previous posts: Libraries for WordPress… Continue Reading →

Off-canvas side menu in Genesis using Slideout.js - Sridhar Katakam

Slideout.js is a touch slideout navigation menu for mobile web apps. In this tutorial, I share the steps to display a hamburger menu icon at smaller widths which when clicked/tapped will slide out the widgets placed in a widget area… Continue Reading →

How to load UIKit in WordPress - Sridhar Katakam

Looking to enqueue UIKit in your WordPress site? Add the following in your child theme’s functions.php: add_action( ‘wp_enqueue_scripts’, ‘custom_load_uikit’ ); /** * Load UIKit. */ function custom_load_uikit() { wp_enqueue_style( ‘uikit’, ‘//cdnjs.cloudflare.com/ajax/libs/uikit/3.0.0-beta.30/css/uikit.min.css’ ); wp_enqueue_script( ‘uikit’, ‘//cdnjs.cloudflare.com/ajax/libs/uikit/3.0.0-beta.30/js/uikit.min.js’, array( ‘jquery’ ), ‘’, true… Continue Reading →

How to remove Email and Website fields from Comment Form in WordPress - Sridhar Katakam

Looking to remove Email and Website/URL fields in your WordPress site’s comment form? Add the following in your child theme’s functions.php: add_filter( ‘comment_form_default_fields’, ‘comment_form_custom_fields’ ); /** * Remove Email and Website fields in comment form. * * @param array $args… Continue Reading →

How to display posts grouped by year in WordPress - Sridhar Katakam

In a recent Genesis customization work I took up, the requirement was to display entries of a Custom Post Type grouped by years the posts were published in. The output needs to be the year the latest entry was published… Continue Reading →

Libraries for WordPress Plugins, Part 2 - Tom McFarlin

Yesterday, I started a short series of posts covering tools that I think make for writing high-quality code in a WordPress project (specifically those that are plugins built using an object-oriented approach). If you haven’t read the post, the first… Continue Reading →

Comment on I Wish I’d Done This Sooner by Kim Doyal - The WP Chick

Thank you, Cathy! I’m having SO much fun with everyone. I really appreciate your engagement too! 🙂

Libraries for WordPress Plugins, Part 1 - Tom McFarlin

The more you work with WordPress, especially if you employ tools like Composer and the like, the more you’re likely going to find certain libraries, tools, and similar things that form the foundation of projects on which you work. Sometimes… Continue Reading →

Content Bottlenecks and Designing to Delight with Christine Thatcher WPCP: 164 - The WP Chick

This episode is brought to you by our sponsor, ContentSnare  Anyone who has ever worked with clients to create their website can tell you that the hardest part of the process tends to be getting the content from the client… Continue Reading →

Comment on I Wish I’d Done This Sooner by Cathy - The WP Chick

It truly is an awesome group. So excited to be a part of it and learning something new everyday.

Inline Site Header and Primary Navigation in Pretty Creative - Sridhar Katakam

In Pretty Creative theme, the Primary Navigation menu is moved above the site header out of the box. In this tutorial, I share the steps to wrap the site header and primary nav in a custom div and float site… Continue Reading →

I Wish I’d Done This Sooner - The WP Chick

There’s nothing like coming back from a holiday weekend a little recharged. Mind you, it’s taken me a full cup of coffee to realize I am recharged, but I’ll take it! I worked on Sunday so when yesterday rolled around I thought… Continue Reading →

Comment on Live Streaming Success with Ross Brand WPCP: 163 by Kim Doyal - The WP Chick

Thanks, Dave! I actually ordered that book! 🙂 Just started reading it. I’m going to check out The Sales Lion now (and will def check out the YT videos too). I’m in awe of what he accomplished through content marketing.

Comment on Live Streaming Success with Ross Brand WPCP: 163 by Dave - The WP Chick

Het Kim Great episode. A quick note: The ‘pool company’ story is about a guy called Marcus Sheridan. He’s now a bigwig in the content marketing community and can be found at https://www.thesaleslion.com/ His book is called ‘They Ask You… Continue Reading →

Live Streaming Success with Ross Brand WPCP: 163 - The WP Chick

I have a confession to make. I was SUPER hesitant to jump into live streaming. For a few reasons. The first reason was that I would have to “get ready”, as in, do my hair & makeup every day (O.K.,… Continue Reading →

Free Files For September 2017 - Paul Underwood

3rd September 2017 in Freebies Each month the Envato marketplace brings you free premium files, here’s the free files for September 2017. Envato is a web marketplace where you can get premium files for different areas of your website. My… Continue Reading →

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