Change Sortable Columns In WordPress

In a previous tutorial we saw how you can recreate the All Posts table in the WordPress admin area by using the WP_List class in WordPress. It talks about creating your own table and populating it with any data that you need. It talks about how you can customise the table to behaviour in anyway that is needed by adding different columns to the table, assigning sortable columns to the

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Taxonomy Page Parent Menu Collapsed

WordPress allows you to create your own menus in the admin area, to do this you can use the function add_menu_page(). When this menu item is in place you are also able to add sub-menu items to the page that can be used to make your own custom option pages under this menu by using the function add_submenu_page(). Using the submenu page you can add any URL you want to

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Display A Category Checklist In WordPress

When you have a category hierarchy setup on your WordPress site you will be displayed with a list of checkboxes with parent/child indents on the edit post screen. This will allow you to choose the category that you want to assign to the post. In this tutorial we are going to look at how you will create your own checklist just like this which you can use on the front-end

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Programmatically Assign Menus To Theme Locations In WordPress

In this tutorial we are going to look at how we can programmatically set a menu to a menu location. In WordPress you assign a menu to a location by going to the menu page in the admin area and click on manage locations this will take you to the page /wp-admin/nav-menus.php?action=locations. From here you will see a list of all the locations assigned to your theme with a dropdown

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How To Get Started With CSS Flexbox

In this tutorial we are going to look at the CSS flexbox property and how we can use this to improve layouts of our websites. The CSS flexbox property is created to be flexible so it can provide you with a more intelligent layout than the older ways of using floats or display: inline-block. The advantage you get by using the flexbox model is that it can provide you with

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Free Files For January 2015

Each month the Envato marketplace brings you free premium files. Envato is a web marketplace where you can get premium files for different areas of your website. My favourite marketplaces are the script marketplace CodeCanyon and the theme marketplace ThemeForest. Here are the files which you can get for free for January 2015. PrestaShop Reviews Carousel 9 purchases at the price of $17. Trust in store – it’s a part

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WordPress Plugin Boilerplate

For anyone starting out in development or WordPress development it can be difficult to work out the best way of building your WordPress plugins. What's the best way to organise your code and the best way to write your code in the plugin. Tom McFarlin has created an open source project to help you create your WordPress plugins, the WordPress plugin boilerplate is a project that can be found on

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DigitalOcean VPS Hosting

DigitalOcean is relatively new hosting provider and in the past 2 years have shown massive growth and are now the 3rd largest hosting company in the world, according to netcraft report. DigitalOcean provide fast, extremely cheap, SSD Virtual Private Servers catered for developers. There are other services such as Amazon EC2 services that provide you with cheap VPS, but DigitalOcean beats it's competitors with how cheap and how easy it

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Free Files For December 2014

Each month the Envato marketplace brings you free premium files. Envato is a web marketplace where you can get premium files for different areas of your website. My favourite marketplaces are the script marketplace CodeCanyon and the theme marketplace ThemeForest. Here are the files which you can get for free in December 2014. Simple Bulletin Board 385 purchases at the price of $16. Download For Free FULLSCREEN – Photography Portfolio

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Rem Line-height Doesn’t Work In Pseudo Elements In IE

I recently noticed a problem with working with REM CSS units in IE browsers. The REM CSS unit was introduced in CSS3 and stands for root EM which will use the root element for relationally units instead of it's direct parent. But with REM CSS units there are a few problems that you will face with IE, first of all browsers IE8 or lower do not support REM so you

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