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API

How to tell which action and filter hooks are available in a particular version of WordPress

Laurel Johnson • October 30, 2017

If you ever need to know if a particular hook is available in the latest version of WordPress, Adam Brown has got you covered.  If you ever need to know if a hook is available in a…

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CSS

How to Fake a Half-Width Responsive Background Image

Laurel Johnson • August 1, 2017

I recently ran into a design that had needed background images on half-width columns but that also needed to cover the margins going all that way to the edge of the screen (i.e. outside of the…

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Modular Development

What’s the Best Way to Build Modular WordPress Themes ?

Laurel Johnson • June 26, 2017

At fjorge, we version control our projects with git. The power that gives us to merge and manage code across teams of developers is an essential part of our workflow. As our team has grown and…

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Sass

How Can I Make A Semantic Grid System with Bourbon & Neat?

Laurel Johnson • April 3, 2017

I’ve used Bourbon and Neat on a couple projects recently and have found the Neat grid to be simple and easy to use.  These are a few of the things I particularly like about it: Rows are…

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Wordpress

How Can I Create WordPress User Profiles with Frontend Editing and Custom User Fields

Laurel Johnson • February 6, 2017

In this post, we’ll create custom WordPress user profiles that users can update from the frontend of your site. We’ll be using a well-maintained WordPress plugin called Theme My Login (TML) that gives you a head start on…

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Wordpress

What are the advantages of Enqueueing Scripts in WordPress?

Laurel Johnson • November 11, 2016

WordPress comes pre-loaded with lots of common scripts – jQuery, Masonry, Underscore.js and more – and they’re all there waiting in the wings, ready for you to call them into action. Obviously no one wants their…

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