Yearly Archives: 2011

Different headers and footers using the $name argument

Both the_header and the_footer functions except a $name argument which allows you to specify other headers than the default header.php and footer.php. Example: WordPress would then look for header-special.php in your theme directory. If you want to specify a different

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Posted in Beginner

Modifying the billing and shipping fields in Jigoshop

I recently discovered Jigoshop. A very nice, lightweight and well coded e-Commerce plugin for WordPress. After some experimenting I found that the checkout and it’s fields for billing and shipping information where defined in the code and could not be

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Posted in Advanced

WordPress Coding Standards

In a collaborative programming environment it is always good to have a set of coding standards that you follow. Thankfully, WordPress have coding standards which all developers should try to follow. If you peek at the WordPress source you will

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Posted in Best Practices, Intermediate

Custom Post Type Best Practices

I have used Custom Post Types in almost every WordPress project I have worked on since the feature was introduced in WordPress 3.0. When collaborating with other developers you also come across some common mistakes, mistakes that I’ve also made

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Posted in Best Practices

WordCamp San Francisco

This will surely be the event of the year (as far as WordCamp events go). More information here

Posted in Uncategorized

Oakwood Creative is hiring a front end developer!

The company I work for is currently hiring a front end developer. So if you’re located in Stockholm, Sweden or willing to relocate you should definitely check it out! We have put together a small site for you turn into

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Remove all “missing” files from a SVN working copy

After upgrading a local installation of WordPress subversion started complaining about missing files, that were deleted during the upgrade. Since there were a lot of files I searched for an easy way to delete all the missing files at once,

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Posted in Misc

Add your own CSS classes to tinyMCE

The Rich Text Editor (RTE) in WordPress use a JavaScript-library called tinyMCE. It is a widely used library and can be configured in a lot of ways. WordPress let developers filter the settings to tinyMCE so that it fits your

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Posted in Intermediate

Simple “Catch URI” function

This function is vaguely inspired by the function bp_core_set_uri_globals from BuddyPress. I use it often for more advanced plugins and themes. With it I can check which URL is being viewed and perform actions depending on the url. This functions

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Posted in Advanced
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