Guide

jQuery AJAX WordPress query and Loop

Firstly we should create and store the following into it's own .js file ready for use. // ajaxLoop.js jQuery(function($){ var page = 1; var loading = true; var $window = $(window); var $content = $("portfolio"); var load_posts = function(){ // var sort = $(".sorter select").val(); $.ajax({ ... more

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Guide

Editor for Coding: Picking an IDE when starting out

Hi there! Starting out in the world of websites can be overwhelming so we'll take this step by step! The first thing to do is figure out which area you want to go into, you can mix things up later but a general direction to start with can help pick a more suitable code editor (IDE). IDE stands for Integrated Development Environment, just a... more

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Guide

Create Additional Image Sizes in WordPress

Adding additional image sizes for use in WordPress themes is really good practice. Letting WordPress create an additional optimally sized image for display later can significantly speed up load times. This gives the user a much better experience. Also with hard cropping we can crop images to a specific size making designers and developer tasks... more

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Guide

View Counter

function getPostViews($postID){ $count_key = 'post_views_count'; $count = get_post_meta($postID, $count_key, true); if($count==''){ delete_post_meta($postID, $count_key); add_post_meta($postID, $count_key, '0'); return "0 View"; } return $count.' Views'; } function setPostViews($postID) { ... more

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Blog

Idea Generation – How to Get Started

Every project has to start somewhere, and working in this industry you'll more than likely be given projects where you have no experience in their subject matter. Or perhaps you're just suffering from some creative block? It happens to us all from time to time. This is to serve as a small guide to help begin you on your path! Five steps are... more

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