The WordPress Workshop went great, at least that’s what I’ve felt and heard. It’s not exactly the first time I’ve (co)hosted a workshop, but this was probably the biggest so far!
As recently announced on the WordPress blog, WordPress 3.6 is going to have new short codes to theme the post formats.
For theme developers that means that
the_content() will be supplied with functions like
This is going to be great, because in the nightly build of WordPress the post format specific fields are prepended into the post content.
I see this as a great way of making the new features and the more approachable editor UI accessible to theme developers.
What are Twitter Cards?
Twitter cards reveal more about the site you’re linking too in a tweet. They come in three flavours: summary, photo and player.
Why should I use Twitter Cards?
As shown in the picture below, you simply give your followers or your extended audience the possibility to get a preview inside what you have linked, instead of just a link to a site they may not know. Continue reading “Twitter Cards Support in your WordPress Theme”
This event is primarily for students of the EAL, but I don’t think anyone will really mind if you join in. Usually there’s a bunch of free seats and it’s after usual academy hours. More space for us! Continue reading “WordPress Workshop in Odense, Denmark”
I found this really neat and two-line solution how you can try out the new default theme for the next major release of WordPress now already:
Quick Tip: How to Install Twenty Thirteen on Your WordPress Site on net.tutsplus.com
I’ve activated the theme at the WordPress Network Installation I enabled for my university and have not found any crazy bugs yet, so it seems pretty safe to use. Continue reading “Testing the Twenty Thirteen Theme”
I began digging into WordPress Theme development on a more OOP based approach, when I noticed something odd about the availability of the object you get when you write your custom theme functions as a class in functions.php.
To be fair, it’s only odd because I’ve mainly been developing in other frameworks, which handle it after different conventions.
Continue reading “Object / Class not available in WordPress Theme files”
I’ve re-themed most of the site, some layouts and functions are work in progress, but I’m building on a WordPress theme which mainly is going to be used as a parent theme. Features include the following:
A quick article about how I manage to set up a WordPress installation from scratch to have a clean and up to date working and testing environment.
I admit it, this is a catchy title and a lie. Actually it took me 27.889 seconds to do the following: Continue reading “Developing with WordPress in 30 Seconds”
This plugin allows the user to automatically append a link to the current page, when users copy & paste a title or any line.
With this Plugin you can automatically add text or html to content that is copied from your page. Continue reading “WordPress Plugin: Append Link on Copy”
Prevent Facebook from tracking your users, but use the power of Facebooks social plugins on your WordPress page anyways. That is, what this plugin enables you to do.