Website Design; the Process

The web industry is, perhaps, is the most evolving industries by nature. Designers have to keep up with new and emerging trends and advancements so that they can make sure that the website they create is one that serves the brand, the customers, and something that outperforms the competition. While some view it as a… Read More

CSS order

Here is how to load a WordPress child theme’s CSS after the parent theme’s CSS. The trick here is to add a 1 to the add_action script, illustrated below Functions.php Find and edit this little bit of code in the Functions.php file: This way your Parent’s CSS loads first, and your Child theme will load… Read More

Dynamic Page Listings in #WP

Here is how-to dynamically list all children pages associated under a parent page in WordPress. This allows you to change and update pages without updating a sidebar widget/page, and removes the need to create numerous distinct sidebars/sections. To enable this code, add it to your WordPress themes functions.php file, then add the shortcode to the… Read More

Stylize Font Awesome

Here is a little guide on how to Rotate, Flip, Resize, Compress, Color, Lighten & Bold Font Awesome:

Minimize WP HTML w/o a plugin

Here is the code (adding it to your WordPress’s functions.php file) to minimize your themes HTML code without a plugin. Add to Functions.php

Remove unwanted script from WP Header

I’ve noticed that WordPress adds tons of unwanted script to the header. I totally get why, but for highly focused themes, I like to remove as much as I can. This decreases page load times, eliminates render-blocking resources, and optimizes the First Link Priority Rule. The Script Using the script below, add it to your… Read More

Call Tracking using GTM

I’ve noticed onClick tracking can be troublesome and sometimes doesn’t work as expected on WordPress websites, so its never 100% accurate. To get around these errors, I use Google Tag Manager to track call events. How to Track phone calls using Google Tag Manager: 1. If you haven’t already, install GTM on your website. 2…. Read More

Installing Roots Trellis / Bedrock / Sage

Not sure how I feel about Roots.io –> The tutorials seem super easy, but I noticed you can quickly run into issues. What doesn’t help is that I can’t really find any reviews / user tutorials past 2016, the Roots discourse forum appears to be a bubble (not accepting new or differing ideas), and I… Read More

Create a WP staging website in 6 steps w/o a Plugin

This tutorial assumes you have some prior knowledge of PHPmyAdmin, adding Domains, and copying files. How-to Create a WP Staging Website: 1. First thing you need to do is to create a subdomain (subdomain.example.com). This allows your staging website to run in a separate folder, not affecting your main website files. 2.Now that you have… Read More

How to hide Gravity Form field labels

If you want to add support to hide field labels on a field by field basis, simply add the following line of code to your themes (functions.php). What this code does is adds a Field Label Visibility dropdown under the Appearance tab in your Gravity Form field (see screenshot below). Gravity Forms Hiding Sub-Labels You… Read More