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wordpress category list sorting custom
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4:44 am, March 30, 2021
apps
TortoiseSVN for updating wordpress plugins
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For updating wordpress plugins, and probably other SVN related stuff, i found that using TortoiseSVN is the easiest. For windows anyway.  Just go to the downloads page, and pick the correct flav..

11:10 pm, January 28, 2021
wordpress
adding pagination to custom wp_query
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you can add this to your custom wp_query making sure your query also has the paging passed through to it

12:29 am, December 4, 2020
wordpress
add paging to wp list query
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this is a raw template with list query for specific category names and also includes paging, if the post number is greater than 8 posts in the included categories. 

11:37 pm, December 1, 2020
wordpress
list items from blog and filter by category name
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this is a bit raw, but shows the $args = array('category_name' => 'Categy Name 1','Categy Name 2','Categy Name 3' => 8, 'paged' => $paged ); for querying the category_name to do multiple pro..

3:03 am, November 18, 2020
wordpress
match a category id in wordpress and then add styles just for that id
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this is in template-parts/content.php which may be different based on your theme or version of wordpress.  you can locate the category id in wordpress by going into categories and then clicking ..

6:20 am, September 29, 2020
wordpress
get the current post id from content.php
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this should assign the current wordpress post id to $post_id, from template-parts/content.php if you want to show it, just echo the $post_id

6:07 am, September 21, 2020
wordpress
wordpress get the current category id name and slug
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This gets and displays the current category id in a wordpress blog post if you have the current id, if not you can leave the $post_id blank and it should see if there is a category loaded to the curre..

6:01 am, September 21, 2020
wordpress
wordpress adding post custom field meta and displaying it on you template
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if you want to be able to add custom post fields into your pages in wordpress and display them in your template this is how you can do it, no plugin is required for this as post meta is available by d..

1:33 am, June 24, 2020
wordpress
getting the site title vs the page name
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this statement will check if the current page is the home page and show the get_bloginfo('name') if its another page in the site it will get that pages title using wp_title('')

5:07 am, June 16, 2020
wordpress
wordpress get home url
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this uses the global wordpress variable to retrieve the home url

5:03 am, June 16, 2020
wordpress
add a tag to wordpress header from a plugin
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when i googled this it just showed me plugins to add and remove things from the wordpress header. here is how you actually add your own tags to the wordpress header. This function will add the tag hi..

4:44 am, June 16, 2020
wordpress
list items matching a category title
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this is just raw at the moment, not tested or working. this is matching a category number at the moment so would need an additional way to link that number to the category name, or know what the categ..

4:08 am, June 12, 2020
wordpress
wp register plugin settings admin
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for usage in a wordpress plugin, this will register its settings

12:28 am, June 1, 2020
css
wordpress main nav dropdown fix
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this unsets the flex and allows the menu items to stack properly in a dropdown menu, not sure if this is reusable

3:47 am, May 27, 2020
wordpress
wordpress show the parent page title with fallback to title
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in wordpress either show the parent page title, or if it does not have a parent then show the page title.

1:03 am, May 18, 2020
wordpress
Add a post date to your custom wordpress post listing
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this is an example using: get_the_date: this one gets the post date the_excerpt: which gets the .. excerpt or summary text from the post and get_the_post_thumbnail_url which gets the image from th..

5:49 am, May 4, 2020
wordpress
wordpress get page content to display on template page
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gets the page content and displays it on a template, this must use the post loop as shown in the code.

11:11 pm, February 3, 2020
wordpress
get the stylesheet directory in wordpress theme
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9:55 pm, December 16, 2019
wordpress
wordpress change domain in config
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When moving wordpress sites around the place its usually easiest to change the domain like this. add these to your wp-config.php file define('WP_HOME','http://newsite.com'); define('WP_SITEURL','ht..

6:20 am, August 31, 2018
wordpress
wordpress show the page content for use in a template
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if you are using page templates in wordpress and need to show content from wordpress this is the easiest method. This only works for wordpress "pages" not blog "posts". For showing blog posts you will..

6:20 am, August 31, 2018
php
tell wordpress to use the direct file method if its asking for ftp details
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this usually happens if the permissions on the wordpress wp-content folder are not correct or writable. check the permissions are correct: (this is for apache, the user names might be different che..

6:20 am, August 31, 2018
wordpress
wordpress enqueue slicknav and slick slider
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add this to your theme scripts functions file here is the full one from HTML5 Blank // Load HTML5 Blank scripts (header.php) function html5blank_header_scripts() { if ($GLOBALS['pagenow'] != ..

6:20 am, August 31, 2018
wordpress
wordpress include jquery in theme functions
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Add this to your themes functions.php file, to include your own version of jquery. if (!is_admin()) add_action("wp_enqueue_scripts", "jquery_enqueue", 11); function jquery_enqueue() { wp_deregi..

6:20 am, August 31, 2018
wordpress
wordpress use a shortcode in php gravity forms
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good for using shortcodes in your wordpress templates

6:20 am, August 31, 2018
wordpress
wordpress check home and not home for banners and things
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this quick function will check if the page is home or not good if you want something on the other pages and something just on the home page in the header or that kind of thing. i have tested this i..

6:20 am, August 31, 2018
wordpress
wordpress advanced custom fields replace shortcode for site url with blog url
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Using advanced custom fields, if you know what the shortcode is and what you want to replace it with you can do so with the following. $site_url = get_site_url(); $field = get_field('template_ht..

6:20 am, August 31, 2018
wordpress
wordpress get site url
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good for using in templates in case the site is moved <?php echo get_site_url(); ?> Usage Example (css) using inline styles in a template file <style> .class { background:url("<?p..

6:20 am, August 31, 2018
wordpress
wordpress show posts loop with feature image thumbnail
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this is surprisingly hard to find code that lists all blog posts in a template with the feature image that does not use an additional plugin. you shouldnt need a plugin to do this as its already built..

6:20 am, August 31, 2018
wordpress
wordpress show the post content for use in a template
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if you are looking to show the page content in a template you can find that here. This will show all posts in the selected category Modified source from here

6:20 am, August 31, 2018
wordpress
wordpress register enqueue javascript require jquery
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This usually goes in the theme functions file. This will load it after jquery if it requires it. wp_register_script('scriptname', get_template_directory_uri() . '/js/scripts.js', array('jquery'), ..

6:20 am, August 31, 2018
js
scrollbar replacement simplebar
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a nice and simple scroll bar replacement code <link rel="stylesheet" href="https://unpkg.com/simplebar@latest/dist/simplebar.css" /> <script src="https://unpkg.com/simplebar@latest/dist/..

6:20 am, August 31, 2018
jquery
document ready wordpress jquery
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Wordpress uses JQuery rather than $ to initialize so here is a workaround that allows you to still use the $ to access JQuery functions. Just incase your normal document ready is not working.

6:20 am, August 31, 2018
html
simple dropdown multi level navigation ul li css
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updated to work standalone and not effect other list elements on the page

6:20 am, August 31, 2018
css
simple dropin wordpress dropdown navigation css
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this is good if you just want to drop in some css and get a dropdown navigation back using the default wordpress nav example of the default styles code (css) /* Menu Dropdown */ .nav ul { l..

6:20 am, August 31, 2018
wordpress
wordpress get template directory
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Get the current theme directory, good for use in wordpress templates. <?php echo get_template_directory_uri(); ?> Usage Example To link to an image located in the theme directory <..

6:18 am, August 31, 2018
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