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Updating the database in option.php

The Trail of the Saved Option

WARNING: In this article, I ask you to alter core WordPress files while troubleshooting. Please remember to undo any changes you make so WordPress continues working correctly. I do NOT advise making these changes on a public-facing website. Recently, I've been troubleshooting why my options for a … [Read More...]


BP Profile Widgets 0.5 is out!

This is a major update for this plugin. One thing everyone asked for is multiple instances. Since this plugin creates a BuddyPress profile field (or two) for each widget, it was a bit challenging to figure this one out. But, I did and you now have up to 5 instances of each widget available! The … [Read More...]


BP Profile Widgets

I'm excited to announce I've finally updated my BuddyPress plugins! I combined them all into one plugin called BP Profile Widgets. This version has many awesome upgrades like being able to select which widgets are available to use through the plugin options. When you select a widget, the plugin … [Read More...]


How to Use jQuery to Show or Hide a Metabox

And now you have added a class to the metabox you just created!Adding your custom class to the each of the metaboxes, sets up the jQuery to do its thing. Here's the simplified version: function metabox_script() { wp_enqueue_script( 'jquery' ); $script = ' <script … [Read More...]


Building Your First Widget

So, I spoke at WordCamp Nashville today and I had an absolute blast! The other sessions were very informative, I especially enjoyed learning about some tools for debugging plugins and themes. My session was the last one in the developer track. You can download my boilerplate widget code using the … [Read More...]