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How To Create a WordPress Shortcode for flickr Albums

How to create a WordPress custom shortcode to display photos from flickr. This post documents using the Slick Lazy Load Photo Grid along with the flickr API to render photo albums in Wordpress Posts wherever the shortcode is entered. Webpack 4, autoprefixer, and babel are included for building the JS and CSS.

Completely Blank (no css) _s WordPress Starter Theme

This post documents how to take the WordPress Starter Theme _s or underscores, if you like and build only the CSS components you want using Webpack 4. This modern toolset also includes autoprefixer and browserlist support.

Completely Blank (no css) _s WordPress Starter Theme - Page 2

In the src/js/index.js javascript entrypoint file, import the style Sass entrypoint as follows. index.js import '../sass/style.scss' Add this bit of code to the .babelrc congfiguration file. Consult the babel docs for config changes based on the babel version as needed. .babelrc { "presets": ["env"] } Add this code to require the autoprefixer postcss plugin to the postcss.config.js configuration file. postcss.config.js module.exports = { plugins: [ require('autoprefixer') ] } The package.

WordPress from Development to Production using Docker Part II

This post continues where part one left off. Topics include mysql data migration, staging and production docker configurations with optional https.

WordPress from Development to Production using Docker

This post will cover how to use Docker for a local WordPress development environment and how to deploy it to an Ubuntu Linux server running docker.

Docker WordPress Dev Environment

This post documents setting up local development environments with Docker using the official WordPress Docker repository as a base image. Page two includes configurations for remote PHP debugging with Xdebug and VS Code.

Docker WordPress Dev Environment - Page 2

Remote Debugging with Xdebug and VS Code In order to set breakpoints and step through the PHP code used in WordPress core, themes and plugins, The Xdebug PHP extension needs to be installed, configured and built into an image. IP address for the xdebug.remote_host setting is needed to configure the extension. Windows 10 Professional running Docker Version 17.03.0-ce-win1, open a command prompt and enter ipconfig. The address is listed under DockerNAT.

WordPress Post from Front End using REST API and Vue.js Part II

The objective of this post is to demonstrate some Vue.js basics for working with the WordPress REST API. This post continues where the last post left off with the following additions.

WordPress Post from Front End using REST API and Vue.js

This post is a simple proof of concept for using the new WordPress REST API to submit a new post draft from the front end. The form and user inputs are built using the Vue.js framework and vue-cli to create a simple Webpack build configuration. Demo on YouTube

WordPress Post from Front End using REST API and Vue.js - Page 2

Webpack Vue.js CLI Use vue-cli to download vuejs, webpack and template dependencies and create the project in the root of our plugin folder. Navigate to the wp-content/plugins directory. Update or install globally as needed. # update npm update -g vue-cli # or install npm install -g vue-cli Change to the wordpress plugins directory and use vue-cli to install the webpack-simple template into the new wp-api-vuejs-poc folder. For example,

Creating a Custom WordPress Page Template

I wanted a front-end page template to play around with the new REST API that is now in WordPress 4.7 core. A custom page template gives me the latitude I want at this stage of development, so here is how I did it.

WordPress Twenty Seventeen Theme Sass

These Sass modules make customizing the style.css a lot easier for the new business focused Twenty Seventeen default theme for WordPress 4.7 released a couple weeks ago.

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WordPress Twenty Sixteen Theme Sass

I recently created individual Sass modules for each of the WordPress Twenty Sixteen style.css stylesheet numbered and annotated sections. Additionally, the fonts and colors have been converted into Sass variables. All of this makes customizing this theme easier.

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A collection of useful jQuery code snippets

Wordpress Page Specific Styles or Scripts

I wanted an efficient way to load page or post specific stylesheets and or scripts which lead me to see if I could utilize custom fields for this. Using custom fields combined with wp_enqueue_style and wp_enqueue_script worked perfectly. This solution allows me to link css or javascript files for only the posts or pages I want.

Bourboneat Wordpress Theme

I have created a new Wordpress starter theme for building custom themes designed for Wordpress version 4.1 and later. The theme uses the Bourbon Sass library and it’s Neat semantic grid components for a lightweight and modular responsive design. The header and footer designs were taken from the Bourbon Refills collection. Also included are IcoMoon font icons which can be easily updated using the IcoMoon app. Gulp’s build system is used to compile and minify Sass and Javascript modules into optimized CSS and Javascript. Clone, fork or download this responsive starter theme at GitHub and modify it as you wish into the theme you want.

Wordpress Theme Javascript Optimization

This post shows how to combine and minify multiple javascript files in a Wordpress theme into one javascript file. The benefit is a single request to a javascript file that has been compressed by minification - Wikipedia”) instead of multiple request to larger javascript files.

Virtual Machine for LAMP Development

This blog post addresses a common scenario — a local LAMP development environment on your Windows or OS X computer. You could use XAMPP on either Windows or OS X, MAMP on OS X or native Apache in OS X. Here, we will create a Linux virtual machine with Samba configured to share the Virtual Machine file system with the host computer. We will also create virtual hosts, install and configure WordPress and Xdebug.

Using jQuery in WordPress Posts

This post by Chris Coyier shows how to use jQuery inside a WordPress post. This helped me work around an Apache web server security configuration issue that was not allowing me to post SQL code snippets inside of my posts.