November 19, 2013

Training materials

Colorado State Library Training Material


Adding users


Using forms


Menus


Mantra Theme – Part One


Mantra Theme – Part Two


Shortcode for Columns in Mantra Theme

WordPress Tutorials from Around the World


There has been lots of discussion about the new WordPress "Gutenberg" project. Some people love it, some hate it, and most WP users probably have no idea about it. And that's too bad, because it means many changes will be required for thousands of WordPress plugins and themes. We're talking about MANY collective work hours to make it happen, even in a best-case rollout scenario. The debate Anyone who is in any of the Facebook WordPress groups [...]
Tue, Nov 07, 2017, Continue reading at the source
On certain server setups, WordPress is vulnerable to an email interception attack. Basically WP uses the $_SERVER['SERVER_NAME'] variable for the "From" header in email notifications. On certain systems this can be exploited by an attacker to gain access to your site. This issue has been known about since WP 2.3, but nothing has been done about it. So I decided to write a plugin to fix it up. Direct link to article | View post at [...]
Tue, Nov 07, 2017, Continue reading at the source
With each passing day, strong security becomes more important. This article explains some ways to keep WordPress secure while improving the overall security of your WordPress-powered site. Most of the tips provided here are practice-based security steps that require no plugins or hacks. The idea here is that you don't need to make changes to any code, or modify WordPress in any way in order to maintain strong security. These are security steps that most [...]
Tue, Aug 15, 2017, Continue reading at the source
After months of hard work, I am excited to announce the launch of my new video course on developing WordPress plugins. It covers the entire process of building, securing, and optimizing your own plugins, including 50+ ready-to-go demo files, examples, and plugins. The course is focused on developing plugins using the WP API and Standards. Covers basics and gets into advanced topics like HTTP API, REST API, and WP Cron. Truly packed with practical examples [...]
Tue, Aug 01, 2017, Continue reading at the source
Have you launched a new website recently? Well if you had an old website, chances are that the search engines are still trying to direct people to your old URLS and if you haven't setup redirects properly, all that traffic is now being sent to dead links on your website. (404 Error Pages) Fortunately, there... » [...]
Fri, Aug 15, 2014, Continue reading at the source
There are many topics up for debate when it comes to website design and what really needs to be focused on. One thing that everyone can agree on is that having a mobile responsive website design is absolutely essential so that your potential clients and customers can consume your website content easily from a mobile... » [...]
Fri, Jul 25, 2014, Continue reading at the source
In this wordpress tutorial, I will demonstrate how to change the WordPress login URL for your website. The main reason to do this is for security reasons. Most of the time when a website is hacked, it's because someone was able to get to the website's login page and use a program to guess your... » [...]
Thu, Jul 17, 2014, Continue reading at the source
In one of the relatively recent updates to WordPress, adding padding to images within WordPress. I know…WHY!!!! But please, don't shoot the messenger. Although I am confident that WordPress will patch this in an update sooner or later it is still very frustrating when you need to work with it now. Luckily there's a workaround... » [...]
Thu, Jul 10, 2014, Continue reading at the source