Creating a SaaS: Introduction

I will be starting a YouTube series on creating a SaaS from scratch where I will take you through the entire process of making minimal viable solution of a small software as a service. We will go through it in four steps: Wireframes and user flows Design Frontend backend Let us look a bit more […]

A better parent page selector for WordPress

Let us see how we can make a better parent page selector for the edit page screen in the admin section. When you create a new page in WordPress you have the  option for selecting a parent page from a dropdown menu – nice and simple. The problem arises when you start to have dosens or hundreds […]

The call for a secondary user system in WordPress

The user system in WordPress is great with its functions for roles and capabilities  but as WordPress is used more and more for membership and e-commerce sites where we have the need for a login system for members and customers who shouldn’t have to access the admin panel. The WordPress user The user system in WordPress was build […]

Show number of posts per month in WordPress

Running a site like laernogetnyt.dk where we have user registrations and post creation it’s nice as an admin to have an overview of number of posts created. What I wanted was a list of the months in a year and the total number of posts created that month – and if no posts where created […]

Widget to show user progress in WordPress

User progress widget in WordPress

If you run a membership site one way to encourage users to finish their profile is with a little bit of gamification. Here I’ll show how to make a widget to show user progress in WordPress. At laernogetnyt.dk we wanted to give logged in users some advice on how to improve their profiles without having them searching around […]

WordPress A-Z taxonomy list

A-Z-taxonomy-list

Taxonomies are great to group and organize  content. We’ll take a look on how to make an A-Z list of entries in a given taxonomy in WordPress.  When we build Indiemondo we made a taxonomy for tagging films up with festivals. With over a thousands festivals simply making a long list and expect vivistors to browse thorugh was […]

Buy Me Time web app

buy-me-time

Generate fake PDF’s which your boss will fail to open, buying you an extra day to finish the real one. The Buy Me Time web app got made after a bit of drinking and talking about ‘dirty tricks’ in working life. Check it out here: buymetime.bakadesign.dk

Page link generator for WordPress

page link generator

Plugin is no longer active On indimondo.com we wanted to give the film makers a chance of putting a button on their website that links to their film. So we build a small plugin listing all the films and when a film was chosen a link button was generated. I’ve wrapped up the code and […]

Aloha-editor saving to database

Aloha-editor-saving-to-database

After a lot of searching around for the perfect inline-editor: the Aloha editor – a open source HTML5 goodie. The website have a lot of good examples to it’s use, so I’ll skip one here and just write a few lines on how I implemented it into bakaCMS – (UPDATE: bakaCMS is dead). For a […]

WordPress category meta fields

category meta fields

The default category pages in WordPress are great at collections of posts – as they are intended, but on some sites  – fx this one – the category pages would work better if they look more like landings pages – enter The Category Meta Boxes. So how do we do this? Luckily a guy much […]