We love jQuery. A lot. And we use it a lot too. In fact, on pretty much every site we build, we utilize a common set of basic jQuery snippets that do some handy things (opening external links in a new window, adding helpful classes to list elements, labeling links based on there “href” attributes, … Continue reading“How to Make a Custom jQuery WordPress Plugin”
This PHP snippet creates a #_CUSTOMEXCERPT placeholder to be used with the Events Manager plugin. Just throw it in functions.php, and you can then use #_CUSTOMEXCERPT in place of #_EVENTEXCERPT in your event/list templates. The snippet has two variables you may wish to edit: $strip_HTML – whether or not to remove HTML tags from the … Continue reading“Custom Excerpt Placeholder for Events Manager”
Mobile First Genesis 2.0 Child Theme Download our new Mobile First Child Theme for Genesis 2.0. The theme looks and feels identical to the Genesis 2.0 Sample Theme, however it has been optimized with a “Mobile First” approach, meaning faster load times and an overall better experience for mobile users. Download Now » See Demo » … Continue reading“Our New Mobile First Child Theme for Genesis 2.0+”
Here’s a handy jQuery/CSS snippet that adds special “read more” links to expand and hide your WordPress blog posts, accordion style. This is pretty useful if your blog page is spitting out a bunch of long posts, and you’d like to consolidate some space. The code is set to work with default WordPress classes and … Continue reading“Add Expanding “Read More” Links to Your WordPress Blog”
Here’s a little bit of CSS to create a cool “see-through” effect, which is particularly fun when using fixed-position background images. Try scrolling me! Considerations This method utilizes the :after pseudo-element, which doesn’t work so well on inputs, but if you want to apply the same effect to form elements you can just create a lighter/translucent version … Continue reading“Fake See-Through Backgrounds with CSS”
This past weekend saw WordCamp SF come to town, and it pretty much rocked my socks off. Though MIGHTYminnow represented last year, it was before my time so this was my first WordCamp. I think I’m totally hooked now. Below are some highlights: Speakers The sheer number of hugely talented presenters was astounding: WordPress core developers, prolific … Continue reading“WordCamp: San Francisco Edition”
Hello and welcome to our first Tech Tip Tuesday, MIGHTYminnow’s very own tips & tricks series. Stay tuned for more… WordPress’ native wp_list_pages() function is great for doing just what it sounds like – outputting a clean list of pages with one line of code – but sometimes we need to do more. The following code … Continue reading“Tech Tip Tuesdays: Output a list of pages that includes/excludes pages based on their title”
Mickey here, the latest addition to the MIGHTYminnow team. I’m writing after just having returned from a whirlwind 10-day trip to Israel with a pretty special group of people. We ate. We laughed. We slept far too little. Read on to hear the juicy details… The Adventure Begins… Each of the past four years, I’ve … Continue reading“MIGHTY Israel Adventure”
This code is an example of post navigation for use specifically with Types & Views. The post navigation works well in tandem with View’s parametric search forms, and can output next/previous post links based on URL parameters that indicate custom taxonomies and fields.
A handy CSS/jQuery snippet to style <select> elements.