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Sharing WordPress tips and tricks as I find them

Custom Secondary Menu

Custom Menus are great for sitewide menus, but what if you only want to list a section’s subpages? I’ll walk you through pulling the relevant subpages from your custom menu.

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Migrating WordPress Websites

A step-by-step guide to migrating WordPress websites.

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A better, and easier, grid loop

Use the post_class filter to easily build a multi-column listing of posts.

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Genesis Grid Loop Advanced

I recently worked with Gary Jones on refreshing his popular grid loop tutorial.

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Admin Pages with Genesis

One of the best new features of Genesis 1.8 (and there are many) is a tool for making admin pages. These are needed if you’re building a plugin or a complex theme with site-wide settings that need to be managed. I recently built an Event Manager theme for promoting an event, and on our Event […]

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Manually Curated Related Posts

Here’s a way to specify which posts show up as “related” to the current post, as an alternative to the many plugins that automatically generate your list of related posts.

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Using Column Classes

Here’s how I make multiple columns of content.

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Reusing Template Files

I walk you through building your own template hierarchy, to specify which template to use under certain conditions.

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Custom Metaboxes 0.7

Use this code library to easily create metaboxes with all different types of fields. I review some of the newest features to CMB 0.7

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Changes to my site

I’ve spent the weekend cleaning up the content of my site. The biggest thing I’ve done is migrate all the code from all my posts to github. This might mess with feedreaders a bit (some might not include the code), but it will make maintaining the code much easier. Keeping WordPress from messing up code […]

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