WordPress Development

As I build WordPress websites for my clients, I share what I learn here as tutorials.

Using SpinupWP as a development server

SpinupWP gives you the features of a managed WordPress host on your own low-cost and scalable servers. It makes a great development environment.

Gutenberg Theme Development – Tips for Success

The new NexRep website is built completely with the Gutenberg block editor. We’ve built dozens of WordPress sites just like NexRep that rely on the block editor for rich, engaging…

Category specific email optin with WPForms

Almost all of our food blogger and publisher clients use email optins to encourage readers to join their email newsletter. We often customize the title and description of the form…

SASS Color Function

Specify your brand colors, and use the color() function to add them in your stylesheet.

Include recipe rating on archive pages

Star ratings are a great way to encourage your visitors to read your recipes. Here’s how to include them on your category and tag archive pages.

Category Specific Search Form

Let users search through posts in a specific category. There are many ways to implement this. Pick the one that fits your needs.