How To Dual-Sort Query Results In WordPress Using get_posts

Author: , September 12th, 2019

Needed to build a feature for a Bookstore tool to have an optional sequence number for the Custom Post Type “books” that would allow items with a seq number to float to the top of the list and be sorted by seq #. The rest of the books would show underneath, sorted alphabetically.

How To Include Custom jQuery in WordPress

Author: , December 20th, 2018

How To Disable WordPress wpautop for Shortcodes

Author: , June 15th, 2018

remove_filter( ‘the_content’, ‘wpautop’ ); add_filter( ‘the_content’, ‘smart_autop’ ); function smart_autop($content) { $post = get_post(); if($post->post_type != ‘post’) return $content; // if not a post, leave $content untouched return wpautop($content); }

How To Create a Single Custom Post Type Template for Genesis in WordPress

Author: , October 21st, 2017

wordpress/wp-content/themes/yourTheme/single-yourCPTslug.php

How To Configure Apache 2.4 to Renew LetsEncrypt running WordPress and https

Author: , August 21st, 2017

This post does not cover configuring letsencrypt or ssl/https. First, make sure your LetsEncrypt configuration points to the actual WordPress document root directory cat /etc/letsencrypt/renewal/www.yourdomain.com.conf

Second, use the new macro language feature in Apache 2.4 to configure an https redirect macro which does NOT redirect to https for anything in the .well-known subdirectory. This […]

How To Fix WordPress Missing “Add New” Button in Plugins and Menu Choice “Dashboard > Updates”

Author: , April 17th, 2017

If you are missing either your “Dashboard > Updates” menu choice, or the “Add New” button or menu choice in the Plugins section, do this to correct it: Edit the wp-config.php file, and change two lines to be false instead of true: For example, here are the two lines fixed:

How To Increase WordPress Memory After PHP Fatal error: Allowed memory size exhausted

Author: , February 13th, 2017

PHP Fatal error: Allowed memory size of 268435456 bytes exhausted (tried to allocate 277644940 bytes) in /volumes/data/customer/wordpress/wp-content/plugins/searchwp/vendor/pdfparser/vendor/smalot/pdfparser/src/Smalot/PdfParser/Parser.php on line 72, referer: http://dev.thecustomer.com/index.php?swpnonce=1387006674.5392169952592578125000 To increase the PHP memory limit to 256MB, edit wp-config.php and add the following just before the line that says “That’s all, stop editing! Happy blogging.”:

How To Convert from mysql_ to mysqli_ in WordPress Plugins Easily

Author: , August 24th, 2016

As PHP deprecates old functions, sometimes code maintenance changes become required for long-running sites. As of PHP 5.5, the MySQL functions are deprecated and are removed in PHP 7! I recently had to convert multiple sites to mysqli PHP functions because a new server was running PHP 5.6 and the old server was on PHP […]

How To Display the Featured Image on a Single Post in WordPress Only for a Specific Category

Author: , January 24th, 2016

How To Highlight The Active Page Link in MaxMegaMenu

Author: , January 21st, 2016

WordPress Admin -> Mega Menu -> Menu Themes Select the theme to edit, then scroll to the bottom and edit the area for the CSS Editor under Custom Styling. Add the following to affect the Menu Bar type menu:

Use the above pattern to affect other menu types…as always, YMMV.