Author: Fred Meyer
Sort Your Posts by Custom Fields with CodePress Admin Columns
One of the reasons I love WordPress is because there’s always something to learn. I’ve recently had two clients who, for different reasons, really need to sort their post content by custom field values within the posts themselves.
Object-Oriented PHP for WordPress Developers
Welcome to our free course on object-oriented PHP (OOPHP) for WordPress. This course explains the following:
How to Add Custom CSS Styles to Beaver Builder Elements
After reviewing WordPress’s page builders in depth, I’ve found that Beaver Builder is my clear favorite, because it caters to people who want to do things right. Case in point: the Beaver Builder team have made it easy to add custom CSS styles to Beaver Builder elements. As with any front-end system, you can do a lot more with Beaver Builder if you understand CSS, and the software encourages this rather than trying to overcompensate for it.
Finding the Best WordPress Hosting of 2019: An Honest Guide
There are thousands of sources out there telling you who offers the best WordPress hosting. This article’s different, because it tells the truth.
SiteGround vs. Bluehost: Which Shared Host to Choose in 2019
Six Ways to Start 2019 Off Right in WordPress
Happy New Year! 2019 is brand new, and it’s a time of promise and opportunity. Whether you do WordPress development for clients, manage one or more personal WordPress projects, or other, here are six ways you can make 2019 your best year in WordPress yet.
WordPress 5.0 and Gutenberg Are Here: 5 Steps to Take Now
Big news in WordPress: on December 6, 2018 (last Thursday as I’m writing), WordPress 5.0 shipped. Among a few smaller updates was one massive one: the long-awaited Gutenberg editor has replaced the TinyMCE editor as WordPress’s official content editor.
Object-Oriented PHP: The __construct() Magic Method
In this article, we tackle an intermediate topic in object-oriented PHP: magic methods, specifically __construct().
How to Customize File Upload Inputs
This code demo saved my bacon on a client project that needed a very specifically styled file upload input box.
How to Change WordPress User Passwords via FTP
A member from the WPShout Facebook Group blew my mind last week with this set of instructions for either resetting WordPress user passwords or adding new users using only an FTP connection. This was in response to our Quick Guide that describes how to do the same thing inside phpMyAdmin, which requires cPanel (or similar) access. For many situations, I believe this FTP route is quite a bit simpler and requires requesting less complete access from your clients.