Archive by Tag | code

Filter the Event Organiser plugin to use your WordPress General Settings timezone

November 5 calendar icon

This past week I worked with one of my clients to configure the Event Organiser plugin and the Event Organiser ICAL Sync extension to synchronize with their iCloud calendar feed, allowing them to update their website’s calendar and events from an iCloud public calendar. I’ll explain the full details of how to do that in […]

Force browser cache to reload CSS: Genesis, WordPress, W3 Total Cache

Browser Cache settings - W3 Total Cache

If you do any reading at all about browser cache settings for the W3 Total Cache plugin for WordPress, or for that matter, HTTP cache header settings for any website, you’ll find that the general consensus is that CSS files don’t change very often, if at all, so go ahead and set the expire or […]

How to add a mobile responsive menu to your Genesis WordPress website

Mobile responsive menu link button

This tutorial explains how to add a Footer Anchor mobile menu to a Genesis or StudioPress WordPress website. The beauty of the Footer Anchor technique is in its simplicity – it just works, and there is no JavaScript involved. The code I’ve provided below is Genesis-specific, but you could adapt it to any WordPress website. […]

Embed Gists on your WordPress blog without a plugin

GitHub logo

When I first started writing tutorial blog posts that involved posting code snippets I would add the code directly into the posts and use the SyntaxHighlighter Evolved plugin to render it readable on the front end. This sometimes worked, and sometimes didn’t. Eventually I started using Gists on GitHub as public repositories for my code […]

How to replace the StudioPress background header image with a real image logo

PHP code icon

Update (August 8, 2013): This does work with both Genesis 1.9 and 2.0, the pre-HTML5 themes, and the new HTML5 themes. I think I need to start by saying that this post is in no way a complaint about StudioPress themes or the Genesis framework. I switched to Genesis and StudioPress late in 2012 and […]

How to display a VideoPress video in a Widgetkit lightbox on your WordPress website

Seasons screenshot

Update: One year after writing this post I deactivated Widgetkit on this website because this was the only post/page where it was needed, and it had thwarted my efforts at only loading its scripts and styles on just this post. This tutorial is still valid, and the code still applies…Widgetkit just doesn’t work on this […]