A better parent page selector for WordPress

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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 […]

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The call for a secondary user system in WordPress

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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 […]

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Widget to show user progress in WordPress

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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 […]

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WordPress A-Z taxonomy list

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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 […]

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Buy Me Time web app

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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

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Page link generator for WordPress

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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 submitted it to the WordPress […]

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Aloha-editor saving to database

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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 […]

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WordPress category meta fields

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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 […]

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