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Sharing WordPress tips and tricks as I find them

Customizing Menu Arguments

I’ll show you a simple filter for customizing the arguments of any menu, including the ones built into Genesis.

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Adding a Portfolio to any Genesis child theme

I walk you through adding a portfolio to your child theme, using an existing plugin and a few tweaks to your theme.

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Column Class Generator

Column classes allow you to break a page’s content into multiple columns. I’ve built a calculator so you can update the column classes to match your site’s grid.

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Business Tip: iBonds

As a freelancer, it’s a good idea to have an emergency fund. But where to put it? I describe the benefits of US Government I Bonds.

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Don’t use the Genesis Blog Page Template

Genesis includes a “Blog” page template for creating the blog. But don’t use this – do it the proper WordPress way.

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Easily regenerate specific images using WP-CLI

One of my favorite features of Synthesis, the host I use as my development server, is that it has WP-CLI pre-installed (here’s some other hosts that have it as well). It has a ton of features I use every day, but the one I’m going to highlight today is regenerating images. When you’re building a […]

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Fun with Avatars

I’m working on a site that required some customization of the avatars. Here’s some CSS-based approaches to these changes.

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Dropdown Menu Class

Adds a CSS class of ‘menu-item-has-children’ to menu items with submenus. No Javascript Required.

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bbPress Report Abuse Plugin

Provides a “Report Abuse” link for replies on bbPress forums.

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Remove Left Alignment from Featured Images in Genesis

Does your blog sometimes look like the above screenshot, with some words floating next to the featured image? This tutorial shows you how to fix that.

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