Category: WordPress

WordPress TextMate bundle Updated for 3.2

WordPress TextMate bundle updated for WordPress 3.2 | The Gippy Pages. My favorite WordPress TextMate bundle has been updated for WordPress 3.2. Of note is the new function definition display. If you’re sticking with TextMate as I am, have a look at the latest update to the bundle, I think you’ll enjoy what’s been updated.

Posted: July 19, 2011

WordPress 3 Search Engine Optimization Book Review and Giveaway

WordPress does a great job at facilitating SEO, but you still need a strategy should it be an arena of focus. I’ve just finished reading WordPress 3 Search Engine Optimization by Michael David and not only will it either refresh your memory or teach you a few things, it acts as a great guide for sharing knowledge with your clients.

Posted: July 18, 2011


PressWork. This is super interesting. I like that this is the third (maybe fourth) free WordPress theme framework I’ve seen crop up in the past half year or so. What stands out about PressWork at first glance for me is how polished the site is, and how well along the screenshots appear to be. This […]

Posted: July 10, 2011

WordPress – Markdown on Save

WordPress › Markdown on Save « WordPress Plugins. I’ve been a fan of Markdown for quite some time, but never took the jump to fully implementing it on any of my sites. I always had this nagging issue of ‘what if I want to switch back?’ and I simply continued writing my posts in TextMate […]

Posted: June 07, 2011

WordPress 3 Complete Book Review and Giveaway

I’ve just read my first book on WordPress. WordPress 3 Complete is a great resource for developers new to WordPress who are comfortable with front end development and are looking for a solid introduction to WordPress, themes, plugins, and administration.

Posted: May 30, 2011

Revisiting Custom Post Types, Custom Taxonomies, and Permalinks

Since last discussing Custom Post Types, Taxonomies, and the associated Theme files, WordPress has made our lives quite a bit easier. Here’s how I go about extending Custom Post Type permalinks with Custom Taxonomy slugs.

Posted: May 20, 2011

WordPress Posts Per Page Per Custom Post Type

With Custom Post Types it’s quite likely that you’ll want to use a different number of posts per page in comparison to the Blog pages show at most setting found in Settings > Reading. I’d strongly suggest avoiding a solution involving the posts_per_page argument of a custom loop and instead use one of the many […]

Posted: May 16, 2011

Donate to the Pods CMS Framework Project

Donate to the Pods CMS Framework project « Pods Development. Full disclosure: I am on the Pods development team but will not be accepting proceeds from donation collection at this time. I talk about Pods a lot, I stand behind it fully as an

Posted: April 08, 2011

Improving Your Process: WordPress Development Using Xdebug

Programming workflows have always been especially interesting to me. It may be due to the wide spectrum of detail that can be achieved from a workflow, and I’d like to see what’s truly useful and valuable as you go about writing code. Debugging is something I plan on researching further.

Posted: March 28, 2011

Seriously Considering the Move from Text Editor to an IDE

The past year has shown me that my interest in programming is expanding. That said, it’s an entirely new discipline in which I need to refine my professionalism. There are certain aspects of working within an IDE that I feel will help me accomplish that.

Posted: March 14, 2011