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Using PHP variables in JavaScript with wp_localize_script

There is many ways to pass dynamic variables to JavaScript. An easy way would be just to define the JavaScript variables in the <head> echoing the PHP variables. This will of course work, but there is a WordPress-way to do

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Posted in Intermediate

Use _n to write a phrase in single or plural form

If you would want to write a phrase in single or plural form depending on a number, there is a very handy function for it written in WordPress called _n. The function also takes a $domain argument which can be handy when

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Posted in Best Practices, Intermediate

Remove title attribute from WordPress images

I use default WordPress functions to insert images very often. Functions like the_post_thumbnail or wp_get_attachment_image are used in almost every project I do. By default WordPress adds a title to all of the images printed by these functions, and the title usually

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Posted in Intermediate

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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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

Fix sort/order with post_title for international characters

If you want to list your posts and order them by title, that is as simple as: But if you are using international characters and/or another alphabet the default database settings may mess things up for you. In Sweden for

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Posted in Intermediate

Automaticly upgrade your local WordPress installation

This will only work with Mac OS X and Apache. I have many WordPress installations locally. All of which grows outdated as time flies by. Normally I don’t worry about it since the live version is easily upgraded with WordPress

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Posted in Intermediate, Misc
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