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David Nash, Sydney WordPress Developer
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What do developers do in their spare time? Code! Three Good Things is a little app that I started over the holidays, and have been working on in my spare time. During the Christmas/New Year holiday period I read Flourish: A Visionary New Understanding of…

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WP Ultimate Recipe is probably the best WordPress plugin for creating recipes. It has one major drawback – it’s not possible to link to WooCommerce products on your site. This seems like a feature that online food retailers would want. The WP Ultimate…

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WooCommerce breadcrumbs will show the first category it finds that a product is in, no matter how you got to it. This makes sense, as breadcrumbs should more be about categories than browser history. Unfortunately if that category is alphabetically…

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I’ve been working on a large Woocommerce site recently. Woocommerce gets updated regularly and unfortunately the documentation doesn’t always cover the new features. Generally when I come across a new problem I ask Google. It’s easier to adapt code than…

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I used this code in a WordPress site but it’s pure HTML. I wanted to take a string, for example “3/4” and convert it to a HTML entity ¾. When there’s no HTML entity I still wanted it to look nice, using and for the numerator and denominator respectively.…

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There’s a lot of detailed information on how to add settings under the WordPress Appearance Customize menu. It’s far too detailed if you just want to add a couple of settings. In this example I just wanted to add some simple fields. One for the company…

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Oh no, Acronyms! Or as I like to say, ON,A. What is REST? It’s a contract of REpresentational State Transfer. What is an API? An Application Programming Interface. So what does all this mean? It means that you can use HTTP to to send and receive data to…

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I discovered this while setting up Google Analytics when I recently re-launched my site. I’m using the very popular WordPress plugin Contact Form 7 for a nice AJAX contact form. I’m also using the equally popular Google Analytics by Yoast (GAbY) WordPress…

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These are two features that I love, and I think WordPress is much better because of them. Distraction free writing This hides everything except the title field and the content box. It really makes a difference – WordPress feels much more like a word…
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