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Using WordPress Transients to Reduce Database Load

By Wil / December 11, 2013

Cache your database query results in WordPress Transients to reduce database load and increase your WordPress web page loading speed.

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Passing Variables between PHP and jQuery

By Wil / May 14, 2013

How to pass variables from PHP to jQuery and javascript using the wp_localize_script WordPress function.

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Pimp My WordPress Maintenance Mode Message

By Wil / May 7, 2013

The default WordPress Maintenance Mode Message “Briefly unavailable for scheduled maintenance. Check back in a minute” is kinda sucky. Pimp it now!

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Passing Parameters to a Video Link in a WordPress Custom Field

By Wil / April 22, 2013

Here’s how to take a video link from a WordPress custom field, display the video and pass parameters such as autoplay.

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How to Move Jetpack Social Buttons with Genesis

By Wil / April 10, 2013

Here’s how to move the Jetpack social buttons to the top of the post if you’re using the Genesis framework for your theme.

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Adding Custom Image Sizes to WordPress 3.5 Media Manager

By Wil / March 26, 2013

Here’s how to add some custom image sizes for use with the WordPress 3.5 Media Manager.

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How To Set a Page as the Parent of a WordPress Custom Post Type

By Wil / September 14, 2011

What if you needed to set a particular page or post in your website as the parent to your new custom post types?

Here’s a solution for that.

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How To Create Dashboard Menu Icons for WordPress Custom Post Types

By Wil / August 30, 2011

Using an image sprite, we show you how to create dashboard menu icons for your custom post types that change on hover, just like the the core WP icons.

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Using the WordPress Post ID Outside of The Loop

By Wil / August 29, 2011

WordPress provides access to post and page data within “the loop”, but what if you need to get this information outside of the loop?

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