I'm very excited to be back at a WordCamp in Baltimore, a town I love. Today I am speaking on PHP for WordPress, a topic near and dear to my heart since I learned PHP via WordPress and, as a teacher, guide others on this path as well. https://speakerdeck.com/zgordon/php-for-wordpress After you check out the slide … Continue reading Slides for WordCamp Baltimore – Learning PHP for WordPress Development
I was very happy to attend WordCamp Philly this weekend. Please enjoy the slides from the talk (some of them had embedded video, which is unfortunately not present). https://speakerdeck.com/zgordon/wordpress-hooks
I have taken off a number of months in 2015 from speaking at WordCamps, but I'm excited to announce that I'll be speaking at WordCamp Philly (June 13-14). My talk will be about WordPress hooks, actions and filters. This is something I tried to talk on last year, but have learned a lot more in how … Continue reading Speaking Announcement – WordCamp Philly 2015
I have been a big Gravity Forms supporter for a long time, however, I'm beginning to get more interested in Ninja Forms, which is a free WordPress form builder and also quite powerful. If you decide to build your WP forms with Ninja Forms, you may find the ninja_forms_display_form() function helpful since it let's … Continue reading Hardcode a Ninja Form in Your WordPress Theme
Shout out to Tom for posting this article on "Understanding Events, Actions, and Filters" as part of the WPTuts "Using WordPress for Web Application Development" series. If you're new to WordPress plugin development, you definitely want to review this article.
I figure by this point all the hype for WP 3.7 has died down. So now we can get into the practical uses of some of the new dev features like the date query.
EDIT: This file has been moved to woocommerce/includes/wc-template-hooks.php Fully customizing WooCommerce did not make sense to me until I finally tracked down this file: /wp-content/plugins/woocommerce/woocommerce-hooks.php. This file lists all of the hooks and all of the actions that are added to the hooks. So, if you've ever tried searching through the rather abstracted template files … Continue reading The woocommerce-hooks.php file is where it’s at for WooCommerce Templating