Try and guess which film this is a review of (I’ve edited it to remove anything that may give away the answer)…Continue reading
WAN-IFRA is an organisation of newspapers and news agencies from around the globe. Each year they have a big gathering – for 2018, this was in Lisbon, Portugal.
WordPress.com VIP were a gold sponsor for the event, including sponsorship of the WAN-IFRA phone app, so I returned, for a second time this year, to Lisbon. This time with shirts.Continue reading
Don’t you just hate it when WordPress plugins are just a rule to themselves when it comes to adding new menus to your installation? Those slick, and well thought out, menu positions are now, seemingly, randomly dotted with plugin menus jostling for attention.
Well, hate no more. Tidy My Menus is an automated solution to all this. Install, activate and watch your menus tidy themselves up.Continue reading
When adding code to a WordPress post, you may find that it gets modified (particularly when using the visual editor). For some years now, a popular plugin of mine, Code Embed, has allowed you a way to achieve this without any such modification. However, the plugin has had many features to it, making it a lot larger from what it first was. And that first release did it just a few lines of code.
So, dusting those lines down, bringing them up to VIP coding standards, here they are for anybody to easily add to their site, for example, via their
functions.php theme file…
The brand-new, all-singing, all-dancing, editor for WordPress is due imminently and I've been using the beta version for some time for creating posts on this site. Recently you may have noticed a little advertisement of this fact has appeared at the top of (some of) my posts – I've added this to help promote Gutenberg.
Let me share the code I've used to do this…Continue reading
Sorry, that title is a bad pun. But I needed to make light of something that, otherwise, isn't particularly funny. For a few months now I've started to lose feeling in one of my fingers and generally, strength in my left arm. Here's the story of what happened and what I'm doing about it…Continue reading
Working for the WordPress.com VIP team, I deal with a lot of high-profile clients and, although I've been working there for over a year now, my experience of technical support goes back over 25 years. So, I thought it was time to share some of my knowledge. And, you know, little of this is mind-blowing stuff.Continue reading