Category: WordPress

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How to cut the title after certain number of characters

You probably know that in WordPress, for any kind of data (for example, page or post title, or post category…), you can either use the function which displays any of these data (for example the_title()), or you can only get the value (get_the_title()) without echoing and then use that value so you could apply some additional...

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How to password protect all posts within post type

If you want to protect all posts within selected post type (for example all products), you can try my Bulk Password Protect Post Types plugin. I published this plugin few days ago and it allows you to choose one or more post types and set password for all posts within. If you like it, feel free...

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Download working WordPress “X | The Theme” child theme

Ever had a project where you had to create a child theme for WordPress “X | The Theme” but you didn’t have the original child theme available? If you used any of the child theme configurators, there is a big chance that child theme didn’t work or didn’t import styles. In that case, don’t hesitate...

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fullPage.js and Advanced Custom Fields integration

fullPage.js is an immensely powerful free jQuery-based JavaScript library, offering (as the name suggests) an ability to create very attractive, dynamic and responsive full-screen scrolling websites. The library was created by Spanish developer Álvaro Trigo and it is being used by some of the world’s top brands. Read the full post here!

by 16. September 2016.2. March 2017.
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Purging a stubborn WP Engine CSS cache

Here is the scenario – you created that awesome CSS and are dying to get it online. The client also. The website is hosted on WP Engine and is using its famous aggressive caching mechanism. You save the changes into style.css or elsewhere and clear the cache. But you still see the old style.css. You do it again...

by 13. September 2016.2. March 2017.
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How to translate theme strings using Polylang

One of the powerful (or let’s say useful) functions that ship with WMPL is ICL_LANGUAGE_CODE, allowing you to translate strings using PHP conditional check. This is particularly useful for translating widgets and some other theme translations. But if you’re not inclined to purchase WMPL, but still need this feature, I only found it within Polylang plugin (when talking about...

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How to disable (and replace) Visual Composer lightbox

One of the reasons you might want to replace Visual Composer lightbox (it is using prettyPhoto actually) is because of the mobile view where images opened using the effect are so small that you can hardly see or scroll through them. Several people have asked about this on official Visual Composer website, but they only...

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How to separate WordPress loop into sections

In one of my recent projects, the client wanted to create a homepage with several different layouts for groups of posts. Normally this is not a problem – you can just create several loops, reset them, and you can get any imaginable layout. But this was a different pair of boots – the homepage consisted...

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How to retrieve featured image URL in WordPress

If (for some reason) you have the need to get the featured image (or post thumbnail) URL, you can do it with wp_get_attachment_image_src() function, for example like this: [crayon-5a165c245cf45362580791/]