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jQuery / Javascript

Play Youtube Videos on Scroll Over

jordanrodriguez • February 5, 2014

So one thing that I set out to do on a project was implement the new autoplay video that kinda works well on Facebook. Let’s do this with some Youtube videos. When a video appears in…

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jQuery / Javascript

prettyPhoto path variable, repeat

jordanrodriguez • September 12, 2013

So i’ve noticed when trying to customize the social media section of prettyPhoto many users ran into an error that made the {path} variable not work. In trying ot solve this i ran into a script…

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Wordpress

New Header Size Twentythirteen WordPress

jordanrodriguez • August 12, 2013

So we have the new theme for WordPress, twentythirteen. It looks really nice, and definitely fills out some responsive features. But what if you wanted to change the header image and make it a logo, like…

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Uncategorized

WordPress Taxonomy Bug

jordanrodriguez • August 2, 2013

So I was making a site that had to use multiple taxonomies for different post types. I love using Custom Post Type UI for these kinds of things. But I noticed what seems to be a bug,…

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Uncategorized

Twitter Widget Pro and the new API

jordanrodriguez •

So Twitter dropped support for previous api’s in order to move everyone to an oAuth api of their own. The work to develop support on your own could be a bit extensive, but that’s ok. because…

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Wordpress

Create WordPress Posts with Formidable

jordanrodriguez • July 1, 2013

So lets talk about allowing people to create posts through Formidable Pro on WordPress. You might need to do this for simple discussion forums when you don’t want to host and support all the functionality of…

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Mobile

Foundation Mobile Only Menus

jordanrodriguez • June 20, 2013

So foundations is a great mobile framework, as we have stated before. What we are going to cover here is there class on hide-for-touch and show-for-touch. The basic structure of this is Determine if the device…

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PHP

Replace “Excerpt More” function.

jordanrodriguez • June 10, 2013

So one function in WordPress that operates very well is “the_excerpt”. If you like the way it applies it’s own character limit but don’t like what it adds at the end, this is the post for…

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jQuery / Javascript

WordPress Slideshow Implementation

jordanrodriguez • June 4, 2013

So lets talk about a good, user proof wordpress slideshow. This offers the ability to upload different slideshow images, the option to link to different pages on each image, and the option to have as many…

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jQuery / Javascript

Column CSS for Internet Explorer

jordanrodriguez • June 3, 2013

So a while back I had to display a CMS field into a 3 column field. Now there are a good amount of ways to go about this, but as a purist I’ll try to keep…

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jQuery / Javascript

Safe line breaks for Javascript integrated excerpt calls.

jordanrodriguez • May 28, 2013

So there is a strange anomaly in WordPress when you send an excerpt of a post into a javascript object. If the excerpt has a line break, it will break the object and give you a javascript error….

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PHP

User Proof Repeater Images

jordanrodriguez • May 14, 2013

So lets talk about proper image implementation. We sometimes run into clients who would like slideshow galleries while uploading 2000-5000px wide images. And it’s important to understand that content managers are not going to KNOW what…

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Wordpress

Creating Posts from Formidable Form requests.

jordanrodriguez • April 24, 2013

Recently I have been wanting to generate user created posts from a project I have been working on in WordPress. One functionality that I came across was using Formidable to create posts. I’m not sure if…

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Mobile

Ajax calls in WordPress.

jordanrodriguez • April 2, 2013

Lets discuss ajax calls in WordPress. I’ve seen some tutorials on this but many seem to have issues. Some seem to not even work. Here I’m going to post my solution to hitting ajax in WordPress….

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Mobile

Best mobile plugins for WordPress?

jordanrodriguez • March 18, 2013

Now we mainly go for responsive design and development around here. We use the Foundations Framework mainly. But every now and then a mobile design spec comes along that requires different page layouts and queries and…

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