How to add a header image in WP

Here is a quick example of how to add a background image to the header of your WordPress website pulling the Feature Image Featured Image Code: You could also use:

Adding the_excerpt in WP

How to add auto excerpts to a WP Theme: For this example, I’m using the WP Bootstrap Starter theme (remember to create a Child theme, or you will lose any edits after you update). You need to locate content.php file, it should be under the template-parts folder: Find the code: Approx. line 33. Replace with:… Read More

Add a Gravity Forms shortcode in WordPress (PHP)

To add a Gravity Form shortcode in the header, page, footer templates… pretty much anywhere in the theme, just add this code in your PHP file. Gravity Forms Code: You can also add the embed codes: Basic This snippet will display the form with an id of ‘1’; the title and description will not be… Read More

Add a shortcode to add_shortcode in functions.php

This drove me a little crazy one afternoon. I had to add a gravity forms shortcode to a new add_shortcode script in functions.php To accomplish this, I added this to my code: ‘ . do_shortcode($content) . ‘ Here is how it looks in its working example. I work best by watching. Too many people just… Read More

WordPress templates

I keep forgetting the code to create a custom WordPress template, so I’m adding it to my blog Gist

WP Child Themes

WordPress child themes are really simple to make, but I’ve noticed most tutorials are more complicated then they need to be. All you need are two files in a folder: style.css + functions.php Style.css Replace Template: twentyseventeen with the name of your parent theme (it will be the folder name): function.php If you notice the… Read More