New WordPress-based Site: AnnyChih.com

Two weekends ago my sister-in-law Anny Chih asked for some help sprucing up her WordPress blog. She wanted to apply for The Best Job in the World – the Tourism Queensland online video contest where you post a 1 minute video application to become the island caretaker of the beautiful Hamilton Island in Australia –…

Code snippets from my WordCamp presentation

Here are some code snippets from my WordCamp Whistler presentation. This article will be expanded in the coming week but in the meantime here they are for anyone wanting to play around with them: Custom Page Templates in 5 lines of code Custom Fields in one line of code Custom Field that parses PHP code

Using Conditional Custom Fields for Advanced Layouts

An often overlooked function in the WordPress arsenal is Custom Fields. Overlooked because to most it makes no sense: What do you use a custom field for? And how do you use it? The answers to these questions differ depending on how the WordPress theme has been set up: Custom fields can be used for…