Category: Uncategorised

  • How to hide WooCommerce category from the shop page

    WooCommerce is a fantastic ecommerce plugin that lets you turn any WordPress website into an online shop. You can create multiple categories for your products, and all of these products, regardless of their category, are listed on the shop page ( Many shop owners want the ability to hide certain products from the shop page […]

  • autoprefixer

    I highly recommended running your CSS through this auto prefixer.

  • Standard plugins for maintenance of wp site

    These are the plugins I add to all new installations. Allows for easy secuity, seo, caching, custom post types and fields, and also ability to customise wp-admin menu. With managewp as well, I can maintain any site with automated backups too. WordFence Yoast SEO Hummingbird Custom Post Types UI ACF Admin Menu Editor

  • no style

    Personal note. My main business website is looking bland and uninspiring. I’ve focused too much on what I think people want to see and read locally, that I’ve done nothing to inspire anyone or stand out from my competitors.

  • Microdata

    Structured data within HTML.  

  • Things plugins do that annoy me

    Ask for feedback when you deactivate Use graphics that don’t mesh with the dashboard ui Create lots of ‘notifications’ at the top of the dashboard Spelling mistakes Difficult to find settings Poorly documented /rant

  • Toolset Types plugin alternative

    Alternative to Toolset Types.  Lightweight, easy to use. I recommend combining with ACF as replacement for Toolset Types. Custom Post Type UI

  • Flexbox vs Grid

    I am undecided but currently use flexbox. (features a great line “There is no reason to use only CSS grids or only flexbox. Learn both and use them together.”)

  • fixed header, resize on scroll

    imo header should always be fixed if it is going to scroll with the screen, rather than changing to position:fixed; one you start to scroll, as you have to account for the gap it leaves (can cause the content to ‘jump’ up which looks awful). example. to clear a 100px header, I will add 100px […]

  • 100% height of screen minus height of header

    Technique to get scrollable nav for menu which is 100 vertical-height minus the height of <header> nav { height:calc(100vh – 100px); /* where header is 100px */ } nav will likely be position:fixed; top:100px; right:0;