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Prevent Spam Comments in WordPress

Posted on 25th July, 2013 394 Comments

This is a very popular subject indeed and to be honest I’m not surprised. For the most this is one of those things that you just have to put up with if you have an online presence. But thankfully there are a few things that you can do to make it near impossible for these…

Loading jQuery Plugins into Theme Files

Posted on 21st June, 2013 71 Comments

My preferred method of adding JavaScript into any theme, is to include a single js sheet called ‘scripts.js‘ then call it in your functions.php. The only real trick here is to load the script inside a function that declares the dollar sign. For this example I’m going to add colorbox to the theme but you…

Removing blank lines between your code

Posted on 17th June, 2013 83 Comments

Have you ever taken a file from your server, opened it up and there are a ton of blank lines between all your lovely code? This is one of those really annoying things that you have absolutely no control over, but there is a quick fix, not perfect but it will make your code workable…

Useful WordPress theme snippets

Posted on 7th June, 2013 2,439 Comments

This is an ever growing, evolving list of useful WordPress snippets, created as a reference for theme developers and hobbyists. I suggest you drag this link to your favorites and bookmark this page, then simply copy & paste each snip as it’s needed then add it to your theme file. If you’d like to add…

Edit WordPress with Dreamweaver on a local server

Posted on 21st March, 2013 1,303 Comments

If you’ve ever tried to edit WordPress without a testing server then you’ll know how much of a royal pain in the ass it can be, so I thought I’d share how to set up a local network so you can preview all your changes as you make them, locally on your PC. * Important!…