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Wordpress

How Can I Query WordPress Posts and Sort by Their Relevance?

Ashley Wright • September 29, 2017

WP_Query allows us to query our WordPress posts and return results based on the taxonomy terms those posts are tagged with. It does this quite well, and can then sort the posts by date, alphabetically, menu order, etc….

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Accessibility

Why is accessibility important in your development practices?

Ashley Wright • August 8, 2017

Last weekend I attended WordCamp Minneapolis / St.Paul with some of my coworkers. One of the presentations I went to was called “Why A11y?” presented by local website accessibility expert Joe Dolson. In his talk Joe went…

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jQuery / Javascript

What Should I Use to Make Custom Select Fields?

Ashley Wright • May 5, 2017

If you’re looking for a way to customize your select fields, I would recommend Select2.js. Select2 allows you to easily style the select field itself as well as the dropdown list below. Some of the options I’ve…

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Wordpress

How Do I Create a WordPress Related Posts Section ?

Ashley Wright • March 1, 2017

Are you searching for a way to display related blog posts in WordPress? Perhaps they are connected by one or multiple taxonomies? Look no further.  The answer lies in a fairly straightforward and flexible WordPress query….

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Wordpress

How can I have Multiple Post-Type Specific Search Results in WordPress?

Ashley Wright • January 9, 2017

There may come a time when you need to build out multiple types of searches on your WordPress website. For example, you might want to have a general search in the header and a blog posts…

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Wordpress

How do I list posts in a custom post type by taxonomy term?

Ashley Wright • November 10, 2016

Have you ever wanted to list out posts arranged by a taxonomy term associated with that post? This is something that I recently ran into when trying to create a select drop down list of hospital…

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