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Friday, May 20, 2022

How to Create Double Off-canvas Menus With CSS Only

This feature has been part of a website project for many year. The left side off-canvas menu was mobile only,…

Tuesday, August 22, 2023

The Ultimate YouTube Video Embed Setup

Here is a loopable, no-controls, perfect-aspect-ratio YouTube video plus the styles for a perfect, full-width video embed.

Friday, May 14, 2021

WordPress External Featured Image via cURL

Here’s the long title for this code snippet — How to set up an external image as a WordPress featured…

Monday, February 12, 2024

Start an Ecommerce Store in 2021 Guide

If you have ever considered opening an eCommerce store, now is a great time to take action. In 2020, shoppers…

Monday, May 10, 2021

Gravity Forms Repeater Plugin

If there is one feature missing from Gravity Forms, that is a field repeater section. A way to set a…

Wednesday, May 15, 2024

SpeedFactor Update: Less is More

The past few weeks have brought some long awaited updates to SpeedFactor. As I am focusing on tracking speed, some…

Wednesday, February 15, 2023

How to Create a Fixed Teaser Block in WordPress

This tutorial will show you how to create a collapsible fixed pop-up. It can contain subscriptions forms, contact forms, calls…

Tuesday, December 14, 2021

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…

Monday, June 26, 2023

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…

Monday, April 19, 2021

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,…

Monday, April 19, 2021

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…

Tuesday, March 19, 2024

My WordPress Plugins – A Short History

Over the course of my 20 years as a PHP developer, I have developed many WordPress plugins. I don’t have…