Blog Archive: Tutorial 25

How-to's and step-by-steps and that sort of thing.

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!

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?…

A Quick Illustrator Wave

Posted on August 23, 2018 in Tutorial, Web Design

So, my buddy TJ (@tjrogers82) and I were talking about just how – surprisingly – difficult it is to create a smooth wave shape in Illustrator. He came up with this clever idea that I wanted to

Disable Emails Sending from WordPress in Development

Posted on May 3, 2018 in Tutorial, Web Development, WordPress

You don't want to send emails from your site to users twice - once from the live version and once from the development version. What you need to do is stop your local site from sending emails!

Top CodePen Post of 2017

Posted on January 8, 2018 in Mobile, Tutorial, Web Design

Just a few days ago, CodePen released its top pens and posts of 2017. I was surprised to see one of my posts not only in the top 20, but in the top 10 posts of the year!

Style Previous Sibling Elements with CSS

Posted on December 20, 2017 in Javascript/Jquery, Tutorial, Web Design, Web Development

After having to look this up a couple of times now, I figured I'd share my approach. While you currently can't technically style previous sibling elements, I've figured out a pretty handy workaround.

Show Hidden Files in Mac Finder

Posted on October 25, 2017 in Tutorial

At this point in my development career, I pretty much always leave hidden files showing. Problem is, sometimes I need to show files on a new computer.