Understanding the Basics

WordPress Filters Fundamentals

October 20, 2012

Ok, so you’ve read my previous articles on PHP basics and how to use WordPress action hooks. Now you want to play with the big boys and girls and try your hand at filters. Just a reminder that you are still essentially learning a new language. Be patient with yourself. It took me close to…

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Absolute PHP Basics for WordPress Newbs

August 3, 2012

“I’m just a designer. I’m comfortable with CSS but PHP scares me.” Yeah ok, well first off, if you are a designer…. instead of banging your head into a wall to learn a coding language, why not hire a developer? Some of my best clients have been designers. It is kind of a win, win.…

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A Newbie’s Guide to WordPress Hooks and Functions

July 10, 2012

When people start wanting to customize WordPress, specifically a theme like Thematic, or a plugin like WooCommerce, I always see questions like: How do I add “something”, “somewhere”? or How do I remove “something” from “somewhere”? or How do I change “something”? At first it is easy to think that adding a div to the…

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