WordPress Shortcode Tutorial: How to Create Shortcodes, and Why They’re Super-Useful
This article is an in-depth WordPress shortcode tutorial. We cover what shortcodes are, when to use them, and how to register your own, with full-code custom shortcode examples.
How to Use FTP to Deactivate a Plugin That’s Breaking Your WordPress Site
In this text and video Quick Guide, we’ll explain how to deactivate a WordPress plugin via FTP.
Emulate Mobile Devices In-Browser with the Ripple Chrome Extension
This week, I had a client send me a bug that only appeared in iOS Safari. As much as I’d love to say “tell your visitors not to use iOS Safari,” it’s definitely a popular enough way to browse the web to merit fixing the bug.
A Guide to Debugging in WordPress with your Reptilian Brain
Since so many things can go wrong in a WordPress environment, it’s important to develop general WordPress bugfixing hunches.
Spooky WordPress: Working with the WordPress White Screen of Death
Halloween’s coming up, and it seems like a good time to remember all the moments of abject terror WordPress has brought into my life. Programming in WordPress is fun for the most part, but, especially as you’re learning, you’ll sometimes hit errors that are both incomprehensible and devastatingly severe. If you really need the site you’re working on to function properly, that can be an edge-of-your-seat experience.