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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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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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Add the browser name and version to the body class

As suggested by Phil Irish, the best way to make browser specific CSS is with a class on the body element rather than separate CSS files or complex hacks. In his example he used conditional HTML to create multiple body-tags,

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Style WordPress images and captions

When inserting an image into the rich text editor you get the following: When viewing the code in the HTML tab you see that the following Shortcode is created: And the Shortcode creates the following HTML: When developing new themes

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Use WordPress functions to include your CSS

When I’m not developing for WordPress, I try to use a specific folder structure for my project. I have all my .css-files in the /css/-folder, all JavaScript in /js/-folder and so forth. I tried to keep this up for WordPress,

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Make use of the body_class function

The function body_class was introduced in WordPress 2.8 and should be included in every theme. Include it in your HTML like so: And you will end up with something like this It can come quite handy when you want pages

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Custom CSS class for your menu items

When using the wp_list_pages function in WordPress you get a generated list of your WordPress pages. To be able to style them, the items get several CSS classes. Example: These classes work in most cases, but in thoose cases they

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