Local from Flywheel Saves Database SQL Files When Site is Stopped

I was recently following some troubleshooting steps for Local and removed the docker component that Local automatically sets up via an app called VirtualBox, which it installs during setup. Right after I did this I realized that I may have also deleted all of the databases for my sites.  Turns out I did. https://twitter.com/zgordon/status/863958568097153024 NOTE: If you remove … Continue reading Local from Flywheel Saves Database SQL Files When Site is Stopped

Add User to LearnDash Group When Orders a WooCommerce Product

LearnDash and WordPress Groups

I love the LearnDash LMS for WordPress.  I use it over at javascriptforwp.com and not only is it powerful out of the box and with plugins, but it's hooks allow for even more. One thing LearnDash cannot do out of the box is sell access to Groups via WooCommerce. A Group in LearnDash, amongst other things, let's you assign … Continue reading Add User to LearnDash Group When Orders a WooCommerce Product

Learning HTML, CSS, PHP, jQuery & Hosting via WordPress

A few years ago I spoke at at WordCamp Phoenix about how you can learn Web Design and Web Development via WordPress. This holds as true today as it did then. A lot of WordPress Pros learn design and development through WordPress Check Out My Talk https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lYY24jJG6-c Have You Learned Design & Development From WordPress? … Continue reading Learning HTML, CSS, PHP, jQuery & Hosting via WordPress

5 Big Announcements from the JavaScript for WordPress Master Course – 1 Year In!!!

1 Year Anniversary and A Lot of People to Thank! http://jsforwp.wistia.com/medias/6r2p15u1io?embedType=async&videoFoam=true&videoWidth=640 Last weekend at WordCamp US 2016 marked my 1 year anniversary of working on the JavaScript for WordPress Master Course and the 1 year anniversary of us as a community having Learning JavaScript Deeply as a homework assignment. Thank you to all of those I mention (and … Continue reading 5 Big Announcements from the JavaScript for WordPress Master Course – 1 Year In!!!

Slides from WordCamp Baltimore – A Year of Learning (and Teaching) JavaScript Deeply

Today I had the chance to speak at WordCamp Baltimore 2016 about my last year of learning and teaching JavaScript Deeply. I had a great time preparing the slides and getting everything ready and hopefully it all went well 🙂  I'll add up the video once its on WordPress.tv https://speakerdeck.com/zgordon/a-year-of-learning-and-teaching-javascript-deeply  

Learn How I Built the JavaScript for WordPress Master Course and Teaching Site on the “How I Built It Podcast”

"If you're looking to setup an online course just grab this podcast!" I love hanging and chatting Joe Casabona.  Naturally, I was excited when I found out he wanted to chat with me on his How I Built it Podcast about how I built my JavaScript for WordPress Master Course. A lot of folks have asked me content related questions about … Continue reading Learn How I Built the JavaScript for WordPress Master Course and Teaching Site on the “How I Built It Podcast”

How to Save Wistia Video Player Speed in Local Storage with JavaScript, the Wistia API (and WordPress)

I love Wistia, the professional video hosting company with amazing stats.  I have used them since early on and host all the JavaScript for WordPress videos with them. They have had an API for a while that lets you control player speed.  Recently, they updated their player  and added speed control right into the controls. However, there is no caching mechanism for … Continue reading How to Save Wistia Video Player Speed in Local Storage with JavaScript, the Wistia API (and WordPress)

Connect WooCommerce Products with LearnDash Courses

I have been happily using LearnDash LMS with WordPress for my JavaScript for WordPress Master Course. One of the tricks of using WooCommerce and LearnDash together is that you can build your courses separately from your WooCommerce products. This is helpful for creating bundles that automatically grant access to individual or multiple courses.  In my Master Course I have … Continue reading Connect WooCommerce Products with LearnDash Courses