Drop-Ins and Must-Use WordPress Plugins

Drop-Ins and Must-Use WordPress Plugins

What are Drop-ins and Must-use (MU) plugins I hear you shout?  Let’s find out. Drop Ins You may not have heard the term or even know they exist but “Drop-ins” allow you to replace some of the core WordPress functionality. If loaded, they are displayed in the...
This is Water Viral Video

This is Water Viral Video

Welcome to your Friday Viral Video post, where I share with you interesting videos I’ve found  that were created and posted on YouTube. It is my hope that you will embrace video marketing and that these video’s will signpost your way to video marketing...
Passing Variables between PHP and jQuery

Passing Variables between PHP and jQuery

I want to share a WordPress function with you and it’s freaking awesome! Are you ready? It’s called [codelet]wp_localize_script()[/codelet] and it passes variables from PHP to jQuery. I know, I know… I almost wet myself with excitement too when first I heard...
Changing the Default Outgoing WordPress Email Address

Changing the Default Outgoing WordPress Email Address

Today’s quick tip shows you how to programmatically change the outgoing WordPress email address to something other than “WordPress”. By default WordPress will send outgoing emails to the “E-mail Address” set up in Settings > General in the format “WordPress...
Dove Real Beauty Sketches & Spock

Dove Real Beauty Sketches & Spock

Welcome to this weeks examination of worlds viral marketing campaigns. Time to grab a mug of scald and put your feet metaphorically up for a few minutes. This week I have two very interesting video’s but for completely different reasons. First up is the latest ad from...
WordCamp Melbourne 2013 Report

WordCamp Melbourne 2013 Report

It’s been almost a couple of weeks now since WordCamp Melbourne and I’m still reeling from information overload. If you’ve never been to a WordCamp, consider going along to one. The atmosphere is fun, the networking opportunities are fantastic and the talks are...
Top 5 Ways to Make your WordPress Site more Accessible

Top 5 Ways to Make your WordPress Site more Accessible

Global Accessibility Awareness Day on May 9th is a community-driven effort whose goal is to focus one day to raise the profile of digital (web, software, mobile app/device, touch screen kiosk, etc.) accessibility and people with different disabilities. Here are our...
Pimp My WordPress Maintenance Mode Message

Pimp My WordPress Maintenance Mode Message

When WordPress is updating the core, themes or plugins it generates a file in the root folder called .maintenance. WordPress will be put into “maintenance mode” and your visitors will then see the message “Briefly unavailable for scheduled maintenance. Check back...
How to get Gallery Images in WordPress 3.5

How to get Gallery Images in WordPress 3.5

WordPress 3.5 introduced us to the new built-in Gallery system which is very nice I must say. However if you’re a developer then you may have noticed that the old way of getting images associated with a post doesn’t return the images in the new Gallery system....
Absolutely Crazy Cool Rope Swing

Absolutely Crazy Cool Rope Swing

This week because its the May bank holiday weekend, I’ve picked a couple of videos that are not promoting a particular product or brand to get you nice and relaxed and ready to have fun! Despite not being “ads” and as a consequence not having an ad budget, these...