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jimmyteens.tv Resources Section

May 25, 2012WordPress

I’ve just finished version one of the jimmyteens.tv Resources section (jimmyteens.tv is a cancer support website I work for). We were finding increasingly that we needed a place to dump answers to questions and generally provide information about the non-profit that is JTV Media Learning Ltd. As jimmyteens.tv runs on WordPress I rolled out the […]

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AJAX Sortable Post Types within WordPress

December 21, 2011WordPress

Sometimes you don’t want a custom post type you’ve defined to be sorted by the publish date. soulsizzle.com has a great tutorial on making a post type sortable with an AJAX admin page. I wanted to to add this functionality to more than one post type I’d defined, but didn’t want to repeat the code. […]

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Loading Frontend AJAX Content in WordPress

December 21, 2011WordPress

If you want to load some content on demand without a page refresh WordPress has you covered. AJAX is employed in the admin area and we can use those built in functions to achieve the same at the frontend. The following code is available on github:gist. The PHP Firstly we need to get the ajax […]

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Using manage_posts_columns in WordPress

August 15, 2011WordPress

If you want to manipulate what is displayed on your Edit Posts (edit.php) page in your WordPress Admin area you need to have a look at manage_posts_columns and manage_posts_custom_column. `manage_posts_columns` allows you to remove or add to the columns displayed. For example to remove the Author column place the following into your `functions.php` file: $columns […]

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Non bloated Pagination for your WordPress functions.php file

June 10, 2011WordPress

WordPress doesn’t handle pagination brilliantly in that it doesn’t offer anything more than next/ previous page out of the box. There are unlimited post pagination plugins out there, but I like to keep my plugin list as small as possible, and I prefer to be in control of things myself – especially for something relatively […]

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Force SSL on a WordPress site

February 1, 2011WordPress

I’m revamping the subscription process on the Singletrack website at the moment, and as we will soon be taking Direct Debit online (we currently take credit cards online using the excellent Spreedly). We’ll therefore need an SSL certificate on this section of the site. I’ve set up a new ‘blog’ using WP Multisite, which will […]

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