When you’re working with custom post types, sometimes the post title isn’t a title. It might be a person’s name, a building number, or a course code (just to take a few examples from universities). So it’s great that WordPress has a simple filter that makes it easy to customize the “Enter title here” placeholder text to make it fit your content
One of my favorite things about the admin theme with WordPress is the new Dashicons icon font. It brings a sense of standard and uniformity to dashboard icons with its distinctive look and vast array of icons for theme and plugin authors to choose from and use with ease.
Today I came across a weird situation: I needed to place a navigation menu in the content of a page. A shortcode was the obvious solution, but there doesn’t appear to be one built in for menus. I created this one very quickly
If building a theme for the wordpress.org theme repository this will almost certainly be tested. For those using WP-CLI there is a quick and easy way to install and then remove this test data. Naturally, you will need to install and setup WP-CLI before proceeding.
Using Child Themes in WordPress is a great way to modify an existing theme, however, the CSS @import directive is slower than it has to be, so you should try and avoid it. Here’s why. If it takes 200ms to load the child theme’s stylesheet, and 200ms to load the parent-theme’s CSS, a modern web…