WordPress Workshop in Odense, Denmark

The 2. and 3. of April I’ll have a workshop on WordPress at EAL (maps link). Both dates will be starting at 14:30, variable end. I’ll speak English, but questions can be asked in Danish/German.

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”

Testing the Twenty Thirteen Theme

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

You can either use Sourcetree, as they recommend or install svn via homebrew or get a binary package from the svn website.

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”

Object / Class not available in WordPress Theme files

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.
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Developing with WordPress in 30 Seconds

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.

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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”

WordPress Plugin: Append Link on Copy

Append Link on Copy in the WordPress plugin repository.

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”

WordPress Widget: Privacy Friendly Facebook Social Plugins

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.

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