Include Private/Draft Pages In Parent Dropdowns

By default, WordPress only includes published pages in the dropdown select menu that allows you to choose a parent for a particular page. This is a pretty well documented problem that is yet to be addressed in core. Not a huge issue, however it can cause some pretty pesky problems. For example, say you have … Continue reading“Include Private/Draft Pages In Parent Dropdowns”

How to Properly Move the Entire Site Footer in Genesis

We recently had the need to move the entire .site-footer div in Genesis. There are various tutorials out there that suggest using the following code to relocate your footer content:

However this won’t actually move the entire .site-footer div. On the contrary, it will only relocate the contents of the div, which means you’ll … Continue reading“How to Properly Move the Entire Site Footer in Genesis”

How to Synchronize Social Media Shares, Counts, and Comments Across HTTP and HTTPS

If your site is available via HTTP and HTTPS, then likely your share counts, likes, comments, etc appear differently depending on which protocol is used. Learn how to solve this problem and ensure consistency regardless of protocol.

If your site is available via HTTP and HTTPS, then likely your share counts, likes, comments, etc appear differently depending on which protocol is used. Learn how to solve this problem and ensure consistency regardless of protocol.

New Mm Theme: Trestle

A handy boilerplate child theme for serious Genesis developers. Trestle takes a lot of the grunt work out of building sites using the Genesis Framework, providing quick and easy-to-implement solutions to common problems and repetitive tasks. We’ve taken Genesis’ rock-solid foundation, integrated mobile-first CSS, responsive navigation, a full-featured settings panel, and much more. Download. Install. Enjoy. View … Continue reading“New Mm Theme: Trestle”

WordPress Captions – How to Remove Default 10px Padding

One of the things WordPress does right out of the box that we don’t always like is automatically add an extra 10px of width to all images with captions. This is great if you want to preserve the default .wp-caption styling with a nice 5px of padded gray around the image, but if you change your … Continue reading“WordPress Captions – How to Remove Default 10px Padding”

How to Get URLs for WordPress Admin Menu Items

Recently, we were working on a project in which we needed a reliable way to get URL’s for WordPress admin menu items (Dashboard, Posts, Plugins, Tools, etc). Despite our best searching efforts, we simply could not find an answer – seemingly no existing function to accomplish this task. So we ended up digging into menu-header.php, … Continue reading“How to Get URLs for WordPress Admin Menu Items”

How to Make a Custom jQuery WordPress Plugin

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”