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Custom Block Editor Button Styles
Ciprian on Monday, April 26, 2021 — 1,835 Views

How to Create Smaller Buttons for the Block Editor (Gutenberg)

One of the shortcomings of the WordPress default button blocks is the size variation. There is none. Sometimes the buttons are too large [...]

Amazon vs WordPress
Ciprian on Wednesday, April 21, 2021 — 1,242 Views

WordPress or Amazon? The Hard Choice for Beginner Sellers

When you are starting your own eCommerce business, there are many choices to make, and each one can determine your potential for success. [...]

Web Insights
Ciprian on Tuesday, April 20, 2021 — 1,167 Views

Web Insights – Your JS/CSS/UI/UX Digest #18

Our regular Web Insights are back!This is where we summarize last week’s (or last month’s) useful resources for web developers. [...]

Google PageSpeed Insights - WordPress
Ciprian on Tuesday, April 20, 2021 — 915 Views

How to Improve Your Mobile Core Web Vitals: Quick Tip

Do you really need those fancy fonts on mobile devices? No? There’s your answer! This applies to any WordPress theme, but it also [...]

Toggleable Radio Buttons
Ciprian on Monday, April 19, 2021 — 1,242 Views

On/Off Toggle Replacement for WordPress Checkboxes

When it comes to WordPress settings and admin panels, I’ve always been a fan of minimalism and default/native styling. I never liked [...]

Blast from the Past
Ciprian on Monday, April 12, 2021 — 1,895 Views

My WordPress Plugins – A Short History

Over the course of my 20 years as a PHP developer, I have developed a large number of plugins. I don’t have an exact number, as some [...]

Gallery Block Vertical Alignment
Ciprian on Friday, April 9, 2021 — 1,351 Views

Quick Tip: How to Center Images in a WordPress Gallery Block

Here’s a quick tip for centering images in a WordPress gallery block vertically and horizontally. I used this for a client logo list [...]

tail.select npm Stats
Ciprian on Tuesday, April 6, 2021 — 1,596 Views

tail.select takeover and update

I have been using the tail.select library on 200+ WordPress websites for more than 2 years. That number is growing, as the product is a [...]

tail.select.js
Ciprian on Tuesday, March 30, 2021 — 78 Views

tail.select

HTML Select Fields as beautiful as never before tail.select is back: Create beautiful, functional and extensive (Multi) Select Fields with [...]

Active Analytics - WordPress Plugin
Ciprian on Tuesday, March 16, 2021 — 1,563 Views

Active Analytics Update: Envato

Active Analytics has been published on Envato! I wrote above Active Analytics a few days ago and explained what it is and how it evolved. [...]

IntersectionObserver
Ciprian on Friday, March 12, 2021 — 1,889 Views

How I added a neat effect in 30 lines using IntersectionObserver

This is something I’ve always wanted to add to my theme, but I was afraid of the impact on the Core Web Vitals. As you scroll down, [...]

Ciprian on Friday, March 12, 2021 — 2,359 Views

How to add a date/time picker to Gravity Forms

Here’s a nice challenge I got the other day regarding a better date/time picker for Gravity Forms. When I say better, I say better [...]

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