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Website Planning: 5 Tips to Reduce Costs

Planning a website or a new feature for your website? If you're hiring someone to do the job for you, there are 5 things you should consider before letting that person or agency start work. Here are 5 website planning tips to help you reduce costs and overages. 1....

How To Import BlogML to WordPress Accurately

A recent project required an import from an established multi-author blog using BlogEngine.NET to a new Wordpress install. Using these BlogML to Wordpress instructions, I was able to create my import files and get them into the Wordpress database just fine. However......

Dynamic Number Insertion for Magento

One of my Magento clients is investing heavily into their advertising, mostly Google Adwords, and wanted to track phone calls generated by their PPC campaign. Since PPC advertising can get expensive, it's a good idea to track its effectiveness. But how do you track...

An Advanced jQuery Slider in Cycle2

The Story of a Tabbed Slider I thought I was in a bind when one of my clients wanted some specialized functionality in their jQuery slider. First, I had used jQuery UI Tabs to create an image slider like this: The images would cycle through in the large area, and then...

WordPress: Anchor Links with jQuery Accordions

For websites that have a large amount of information, it makes sense to use jQuery tabs and accordions to organize that information into smaller chunks of text. It makes even more sense to use anchor links so that you can easily refer to specific tabs or accordion...

Making Your Own WordPress Mobile Theme

I was recently tasked with creating a mobile-only theme for a site using Wordpress. This was my first time doing so, as opposed to making a responsive theme (which mostly deals with media queries in CSS), and there were quite a few things that I learned. First, I...

Add Number of Products per Page to WooCommerce

For large online stores, it's practically necessary to have a dropdown menu that allows you to change the number of products shown per page. If you're like me, you don't want to browse through 50 pages of 10 products each to find what you want—I much prefer selecting...