WordPress Web Application Development Review

I recently read WordPress Web Application Development by Rakhitha Nimesh Ratnayake.  You can get your copy here: http://bit.ly/1e3ioxG As the title implies it covers using WordPress as your application framework.  I highly recommend this book even if you are not building a web app.  The author does a great job of breaking down complex development techniques that […]

Return vs Echo

I recently made a mistake that I wanted to share. It might save you a headache. When making a short code make sure to return a value and not just echo it out. The echo will display content, but it’s placement will be off, which is what gave me my headache. Instead, put your echo’s […]

Add Custom Help Section

You create a fancy new site for a client which is awesome.  However, the client is constantly calling you with ‘how-to’ questions. One way to solve this is to create a custom help section tailored to your design and functionality. Step 1 Head out to http://www.iconarchive.com/ and pick up a 16×16 png icon to use as your help icon. […]