Checking Out the Chrome Dev Tools Mobile Emulator

In what might be my favorite browser-related development since flex-box support, Google Chrome 32 brought us mobile device emulation inside of the standard developer tools. This is more than just a responsive view portal, it's a full on user-agent spoofer with touchscreen emulation. If you're a front end engineer, you want this. You want this so bad. [ Continue ]

Making Custom Fields Work with Yoast WordPress SEO

Yoast's WordPress SEO is the default solution for a huge portion of the online WP community. Unfortunately, it can be a little tricky to make the plugin play nicely with custom fields. Joost added the wpseo_pre_analysis_post_content() to make it a little easier, but didn't include any meaningful documentation on how to use it. Let's get to work. [ Continue ]

New template construction

I'm in the midst of rewriting portions of the Catch My Fame before/after plugin so that it's responsive. The code isn't responsive, having been written in 2009, and nobody has done anything like it since. My first draft is here but I need something more turnkey before I convert it to a WordPress plugin. Until I get this portion of the site done, the portfolio section won't fly. [ Continue ]

WordPress custom post archives and pagination

You've created a custom post type and set up pagination but it's not working. Maybe the navigation isn't appearing, or maybe the posts are the same on every page. Maybe clicking page 2, 3, or 4 sends you back to page 1 every time. You're having a very, very, very long day. It's okay, I'm here to help. [ Continue ]

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