The following posts will be on how to set up your own ‘Pi-hole’. What I wanted to do was set up my Pi to block ads, filter content, and serve as a secure VPN for when I’m connecting out in the real world where the bad hackers live. I started with a base of Jessie… Continue reading Home Networking Raspberry Pi “Pi-hole” Project Part 1
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… Continue reading WordPress Web Application Development Review
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… Continue reading Return vs Echo
I’m always forgetting the CSS syntax for font in shorthand format. Here is a great reference: Font Shorthand
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.… Continue reading Add Custom Help Section
Want to keep a client from editing your plugins and themes from the admin? Add this to the functions file.