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WordPress 101: ACF Blocks

Gutenberg whether you like it or not is here to stay. Gutenberg Blocks replaced the classic editor in WordPress a few years ago and has been received with very mixed results. From an author I love Gutenberg Blocks as it makes writing more intuitive and able to come up...

Simple: Custom Web Router

Sometimes we get so experienced in our field we need to revisit fundamentals. Today we will look at writing a simple web router in PHP. Love of Frameworks I've been developing web applications for a few years now using frameworks such as WordPress, Symphony, and...

MACOS: Make USB work for Mac and Windows

If you are a MAC user and need to have a USB drive that can be used by both MAC and Windows computers this is the guide for you. It's rare that I need to make one of these so inevitably every year or so I have to Google a solution and again and again, until one...

Done is better then perfect.

No matter how great a idea is, if it is not realized it is worthless. - Scott merging quotes into his own words 2021 This quote though it may be harsh has become something I've come to embrace over the past month tackling my hoard of "great ideas". I recalled a...

Registering Meta Boxes with CMB2 and Creating a Real Estate Plugin

Wanna register meta boxes like a boss? Hundreds of lines of codes are for loosers who just didn't take the time to learn how to wield the power of the almighty CMB2! In my previous blog post Register Meta Boxes for Custom Post Types I covered how using the core...

zsh: command not found: laravel on Mac

Nothing is more frustrating then when all you want to do is start coding and commands don't work. Whether you are new to Laravel or like me reformat often forget how you resolved past problems. A common issue that affects Laravel developers is forgetting to place...

Registering A Custom Post Type

The Mission: To register our own custom post type in WordPress. Background I'm currently developing new sermon management and Livestream plugin for churches with the hopes of selling it as a digital product at church.agency. WordPress is a content management system...

Register Meta Boxes for Custom Post Types

The Mission: To add a custom meta box for a custom post type in WordPress. For background I'm currently developing a sermon management plugin for churches to better manage and display their sermons and livestreams on their websites. Apart of this new plugins...

#5FTF

What is #5FTF? Ever heard of #5FTF? If you haven't that's okay... it's just only the coolest thing in WordPress. In it's simplest form WordPress is the product of hundreds of thousands of user's across the globe developing the largest open-source CRM that powers over...

Intercept WordPress API Requests

Scenario: Say you want to intercept a response from any WordPress API call before it gets returned to the user? For example, you want to block /users/ route or append additional content to a /posts/ response. Simply call the rest_pre_echo_response filter and you can...
WordPress 101: ACF Blocks

WordPress 101: ACF Blocks

Gutenberg whether you like it or not is here to stay. Gutenberg Blocks replaced the classic editor in WordPress a few years ago and has been received with very mixed results. From an author I love Gutenberg Blocks as it makes writing more intuitive and able to come up...

MACOS: Make USB work for Mac and Windows

MACOS: Make USB work for Mac and Windows

If you are a MAC user and need to have a USB drive that can be used by both MAC and Windows computers this is the guide for you. It's rare that I need to make one of these so inevitably every year or so I have to Google a solution and again and again, until one...

MACOS: Make USB work for Mac and Windows

If you are a MAC user and need to have a USB drive that can be used by both MAC and Windows computers this is the guide for you. It's rare that I need to make one of these so inevitably every year or so I have to Google a solution and again and again, until one...

Done is better then perfect.

No matter how great a idea is, if it is not realized it is worthless. - Scott merging quotes into his own words 2021 This quote though it may be harsh has become something I've come to embrace over the past month tackling my hoard of "great ideas". I recalled a...