I created this plugin to use while working locally on my projects. Not that it's a big deal, but I find it annoying to have to log into my local development sites. The WP Auto Login plugin adds a setting to the General settings page. To use the plugin, you do the following: Enter a username
Since I create a lot of tutorials and use GitHub for source control, I embed a lot of gist files to show the code used in my tutorials that include snippets. While the code is displayed in the post, readers often need to view the raw source for easier copying/pasting. In the bottom section of the
WordPress.com Stats via JetPack In case you're not familiar with JetPack, it's a plugin that includes a variety of different features for your WordPress website. Among these features are things like the JSON API, comment form, markdown, mobile theme, and a bunch more. Most of JetPacks
UPDATE: To add font-awesome icons directly to a menu-item's anchor tag, just add the icon markup (i.e. <i class="fa fa-twitter"></i>) to the menu item. I don't know why I didn't just do this the first time around. As long as Font Awesome is added properly, it will work. A while back,
A while back, Carrie Dils asked me in the Genesis Slack (something I, sadly, have used very little) if I knew of a way to integrate the Software Licensing add-on for Easy Digital Downloads with Genesis. In a nutshell, it's actually quite simple if you're familiar with the coding concepts involved.
I recently had to switch back to using Akismet for anti-spam because my previous solution, WP Zero Spam, was causing issues with Gravity Forms, such that forms were not being submitted and I wasn't getting any contact messages. By default, Akismet wipes the comment spam queue every 15 days, which is
When creating custom post types while running the Genesis Framework, you can add a support for the custom post types called genesis-cpt-archives-settings. This support creates an "Archive Settings" sub-menu page for your custom post type where you can set things like a headline, intro text, layout,
These snippets can be used to force template layouts (i.e. full-width, content-sidebar, etc.) in the Genesis Framework. Note that you can only use one per file.