Tag: tip

Building a Store Locator with WordPress and Pods

I’ve always been curious about adding a location based proximity search powered by ZIP code and desired radius. It’s actually quite easy to do using WordPress, Pods, and some crazy MySQL queries. This walkthrough shows you how to add a PHP/MySQL based store finder powered by WordPress and Pods.

Posted: February 22, 2010

The Last of the Pods Basics: Pagination and Sorting

To wrap up the Basics of Pods in January, I’d like to cover the last couple items I feel are almost essential in having the user experience of Pods come full circle for both you and your user. Pods offers both pagination and sorting out of the box, and each can be very helpful when it comes to working with the plugin.

Posted: January 25, 2010

How to use Pick Columns (Relationships) in Pods

Pods Pick columns help you create relationships with WordPress objects or other Pods themselves. It’s a great way to bring the content management offered by Pods to the next level.

Posted: January 11, 2010

Pods UI: The Latest and Greatest Addition to Pods

Pods UI is a great little plugin the sits on top of Pods and allows you to create WordPress admin navigation entries specifically tailored to the Pods structure you’re trying to implement. This article will show you the ground rules when it comes to Pods UI.

Posted: January 04, 2010

Pods Basics: Pulling Pods Data to your Theme

Perhaps the most important part of a WordPress plugin is being able to work with it in a way that effectively fits within your workflow. Pods has done a great job with letting you manage every aspect of your content. In this article I’ll walk you through pulling data stored in Pods to your custom WordPress template.

Posted: January 04, 2010

Pods Basics: Installation and Setup

Pods CMS for WordPress is quite easy to work with once you overcome the initial learning curve. In this article I’ll walk you through the installation and setup of your first Pod.

Posted: January 04, 2010

An Overview of and Introduction to Pods CMS for WordPress

Pods is a fantastic plugin for WordPress that helps you bring content management to the next level on your favorite platform. If you follow me on Twitter, you know that I talk about Pods a lot. It’s time that I showed you what I’ve learned so far in hopes that it helps you get up and running with Pods as well.

Posted: January 04, 2010

Improving WordPress’ Search with Sphider

Sphider is an open source search engine you can use to really improve your WordPress search results.

Posted: December 14, 2009

Avoiding IFRAMES via PHP and cURL

With IFRAMES being so outdated, there is an alternative using PHP and cURL

Posted: November 23, 2009

WordPress Hidden Gem: get_extended()

WordPress’ get_extended() function will let you pull copy based on the more flag. Definitely useful for advanced copy styling!

Posted: October 26, 2009