I’m excited to announce I’ve started my own WordPress development company, Iron Code Studio. In addition to my new development company, I will be continuing my role as Senior Developer at LaunchDM. Iron Code Studio specializes in custom WordPress Theme and Plugin development, specifically using the Studiopress Genesis Framework and the Bootstrap front-end framework. In […]
I came across an interesting issue today. In Firefox the YouTube oEmbed Can Not be Clicked This issue arose in Firefox 25.0 on a Mac when loading a YouTube oEmbed within an element using CSS transform: translate(). This seems to be a known bug. General Solution The general solution, as outlined on this Stack Overflow Thread, is […]
Update 2015-09-28 Thanks to Joan in the comments for pointing out the original code posted here was only relevant when using a Genesis Custom Loop. This updated solution applies to the default loop (and is not Genesis specific).
My goal was to use wp_insert_user() to create a user with “no role for this site”. For some notes on “no role for this site” see http://wordpress.org/support/topic/what-exactly-is-no-role-for-this-site-do#post-2177545 When using $new_user = wp_insert_user( $userdata ); omitting the role parameter in the $userdata uses the default role set. If you want “no role for this site”, set the […]
WordPress Quick Cache Plugin There is a new version of the WordPress Quick Cache plugin available. Higher Minimum Requirements This new version requires PHP 5.3+ This is a higher requirement than WordPress itself, which requires a minimum of PHP 5.2.4 (http://wordpress.org/about/requirements/). Sometimes Newer is Not Better If you are running on a server with sub PHP […]
Why is get_next_post() Not Working in WordPress We’ve got a WordPress instance setup with lots of posts being created as Drafts. Then using the Bulk Actions, we change the status of the posts to Published. Everything seems great until it becomes evident the get_next_post() and get_previous_post() functions are not returning anything. Why Isn’t this Working It turns out […]
This problem arises from a difference in how WordPress 3.5.2 and 3.6 handle the case where there is both a searchform.php template AND a filter on the hook get_search_form. In WordPress 3.5.2 in the presence of a searchform.php template, any filters on the hook get_search_form were ignored. With the upgrade to 3.6, filters on get_search_form are now […]
Stops outgoing emails. Any outgoing emails will fail silently (i.e. WordPress will operate as if the email was sent successfully but no email will actually be sent). Why I’ve found when doing development work, sometimes I want to work on a site (often locally) but I don’t want it sending out any emails. Now with […]