WordPress theme – is custom-made or pre-built best for my site?

It’s becoming commonplace that people go to one of the many commercial WordPress theme marketplaces, search through the list for a theme that suits what their business does, purchase that, and use it on their site. In theory, this is great. It lets you get a head-start in functionality as everything you need is “all […]

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Woocommerce – Hide ‘Hidden’ products from site search

This problem has been around for a while, and none of the resources that I could find online gave me any sort of idea ¬†how it could be done. The worst result that I found was this one, where a representative of WooThemes themselves said that this couldn’t be done… That led me to believe […]

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What is 100%?

What Makes 100%? What does it mean to give MORE than 100%? Ever wonder about those people who say they are giving more than 100%? We have all been to those meetings where someone wants you to give over 100%.

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How to draw an owl…

As a developer or a designer, we’ve all heard this way to many times to remember. Someone comes to you, asks how much to do X, and then gets almost offended that you have to charge for your time to do the work. Even worse are the ones that say “It can’t be that hard, […]

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Converting Postscript Fonts to Web Fonts

We’ve got problems with old fonts here. The designers want to use them on websites, but thanks to the way that Macs handle older Postscript Type 1 fonts, they are always seen as 0kb files to my PC. That means that they can’t be saved or converted into web fonts.

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WordPress gallery only links to image files? Help!

This was a cry for help that I got from a client a short while ago when they wanted to change their galleries to link from the image files to the attachment pages so they could get more content on the site, and offer a bit more functionality than displaying only a standard image could. […]

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Using @font-face Fonts Cross Domain

On a new project I hit a restriction trying to use some nice font-face web fonts. The client has around 10 different domain names, and all of them point back to one central site. When you visit the main URL, everything is great. When you visit any one of the other URL’s… the fonts don’t […]

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Setting up virtual hosts in WAMP

WAMP is some great software, and lets us all do our development on our own PC’s. The only downside is that as it comes configured standard, it only works with the http://localhost/ domain, which is good, but doesn’t let you keep up with multiple sites at the same time.

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