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An infrequent take on all things digital.

Custom Fields in Yoast SEO Page Titles

Posted on March 5, 2019 in Tutorial, Web Development, WordPress

Inevitably, we're going to need to add some custom fields to custom post types. Recently, we ran into a situation where we needed to add content from a custom field into the page title of a post type. We wanted to add location information (city and state) in the page title for a post type that has locations for each post.

WordPress 101: Creating Your First Theme

Posted on February 28, 2019 in Tutorial, Web Design, WordPress

Marcus takes us through the essentials of getting started with WordPress theming - from what files you need to what needs to be in those files.

How to Add Stripe Payments to WooCommerce

Posted on February 20, 2019 in Tutorial, Web Development, WooCommerce, WordPress

One of the best (and easiest to set up) payment gateways is called Stripe. Stripe is a payment processing service that doesn't have any monthly fees, acts as a payment gateway AND merchant account, and only charges a small percentage per transaction.

WordPress DEMO: Instagram Feed plugin

Posted on February 18, 2019 in Tutorial, Web Design, Web Development, WordPress

The Instagram Feed plugin provides WordPress site builders the ability to add their Instagram posts to their websites without writing any code!

Top FREE (Lesser Known) WordPress Plugins for 2019

Posted on February 10, 2019 in Freebies, Web Design, Web Development, WordPress

Here are a few plugins that will help tremendously this year that you may not have heard of before.

Extending Gutenberg with FREE WordPress plugins

Posted on February 6, 2019 in Freebies, Web Design, Web Development, WordPress

Three FREE plugins that extend the capabilities of the new WordPress 5.0 Gutenberg editor.

Screencast Reusable Checklist

Posted on February 6, 2019 in Freebies, Tool, Video

I've created a short, reusable screencasting checklist. Check it out.

Twenty Eighteen, Twenty Nineteen

Posted on January 8, 2019 in Drupal, Photography, Social Media, Web Design, Web Development, WordPress

As the year again comes to a close and that arbitrary line is drawn for a new beginning, I want to look back at the past year and then (mostly) ahead at the new year.

Now’s the time to reflect …

Top Free WooCommerce Plugins for 2019

Posted on January 3, 2019 in Freebies, Web Development, WordPress

As the web continues to become more and more accessible for the masses, it’s only natural that online commerce – or ecommerce – would continue to rise as well.

Fortunately for WordPress users and developers, there’s a fantastic ecommerce solution: …

Create a Javascript Object Array from URL Parameters

Posted on October 3, 2018 in Javascript/Jquery, Tutorial, Web Development

Passing information from one page to another can be tedious. Does the information need to be stored in localStorage? In a cookie? How will it be accessed by javascript? Can it only be accessed by a backend language like PHP?…