Wordpress Posts

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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How do I send an automatic email to my WordPress users to let them know that their user role has changed?

Darren Hagen • July 31, 2017

A few weeks ago we developed a site where the client wanted multiple types of customers, each having a different discount volume. We were able to do this simply by creating a few different new user…

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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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jQuery / Javascript

Can the Wysiwyg in WordPress have a custom Color Swatch Library?

Biz Cook • June 12, 2017

The pre-determined color swatch options in a wysiwyg are colors that usually clash with the overall branding of the website. To encourage the content editor to use colors that coincide with the branding identity of an…

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jQuery / Javascript

Is it possible to have a React Front End for your WordPress Site?

Loren Wright • May 30, 2017

As of WordPress 4.7, developers are able to use what is called the WP REST API out of the box without the need for any additional plugins. The REST API takes all of your WordPress posts,…

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Need to access the last ACF Flexible Content Field?

Darren Hagen • May 15, 2017

So, some developers would just list them all and hide all but the last one. That works fine, but if the field volume gets pretty large you will have a heavy page load even though you…

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How Can I Create Custom Titles for Advanced Custom Fields Flexible Content Blocks

Loren Wright • March 28, 2017

Advanced Custom Fields is a great tool for creating custom content areas within WordPress sites. With the Flexible Content field type in ACF, developers are able to create layouts that can be reused and restructured from…

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PHP

How Do I List Posts in a Taxonomy by Year?

Buttons Kavanagh • March 19, 2017

Listing posts by taxonomy term is a common feature requested when displaying blog posts. Sometimes you also want to separate those posts in sections by their year like this: 2017 News 2017 News Post 2017 News…

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Formidable: Populate select field with a post type

Sarah Berg • March 9, 2017

Setting up options in formidable is easy if you know what your options are.  There are times tho that the list is dynamic and we want to keep it up to date as the site updates….

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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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Security

How to Make WordPress Logins More Secure

Caleb Szydlo • February 27, 2017

Most WordPress sites follow a common url for the admin login and core directories. Since this is predictable, bots and other automated tasks can go to the /wp-admin or /wp-login.php and bombard the login with common…

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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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Security

Is your WordPress site hacked?

Darren Hagen • February 3, 2017

Is your site built in WordPress and suddenly very slow? Are messages or content showing up in the header or footer of your WordPress website and are not supposed to be there? Or are you just…

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Visual Composer: vc_map field examples

Sarah Berg • January 13, 2017

There’s a few things missing to the documentation for Visual composer, like samples of how to use each field type.  Some of these are probably pretty intuitive, but we figured we’d make some example for each as…

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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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