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BCIT Class Materials

I’m teaching two classes on WordPress at BCIT Friday August 21st. Below are the key code snippets along with a zipped archive of the famous Twitter box featured on this blog and in Computer Arts Magazine.

Replace the default heading with a clickable image

Alternate image text

The get_bloginfo(); template function


Where $show can be name, description, url, template_url etc. Full explanation in the WordPress Codex.

Custom Page Template


Standard PHP Include


Insert Custom Field in Template

ID, '$key', true); ?>

Conditional Custom Field

ID, 'divName', true))) { ?>
		
ID, 'divName', true); ?>

The Twitter Box

Click here to download a zipped archive of the Twitter box. Remember to change the username inside twitter.php, otherwise you’ll get my tweets on your site!

By Morten Rand-Hendriksen

Morten Rand-Hendriksen is a Senior Staff Instructor at LinkedIn Learning (formerly lynda.com specializing in AI, bleeding edge web technologies, and the intersection between technology and humanity. He also occasionally teaches at Emily Carr University of Art and Design. He is a popular conference and workshop speaker on all things tech ethics, AI, web technologies, and open source.

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