Zach Adams Web Developer and Programmer

Tag: WordPress

Adding XDebug to Varying Vagrant Vagrants (VVV)

January 12, 2015

Using VVV for WordPress development is awesome, however sometimes the errors returned are confusing and difficult to debug. Thankfully there’s a PHP extension which makes tracing the errors returned by PHP and WordPress much, much easier and that’s XDebug. Installing XDebug on your VVV machine is easy:… Read More

Introducing the Cutlass WordPress Starter Theme

October 22, 2014

I’ve finally finished basic work on a new WordPress starter theme which integrates Laravel’s Blade Templating Engine. I’ve been using WordPress for quite some time now and it’s still my number one resource for building a website. Recently I’ve branched off into learning Laravel due to it’s increasing popularity. One… Read More

Adding a Better Price Range Search using WP-Property

October 15, 2014

We have a client who uses the WP-Property plugin. BTW it's super awesome and I would highly suggest it to anybody who has a client in need of a property management plugin. It's also free, not the bull crap freemium, but free free.Anyways recently we ran into a problem where, on the search properties page, the prices on the dropdown looked like: Read More

Managing Multiple WordPress Sites for Free

October 2, 2014

If you happen to be managing multiple Wordpress sites then you probably know how frustrating it can be to keep every site updated and you definitely don't want the client having to call you in case their site goes down. Here's what we do to keep all our sites updated and ensure that the client doesn't have to come to us in case their site goes down. Read More

Adding Theme Options to a Thematic Child Theme

June 4, 2014

Thematic is a pretty awesome theme framework for Wordpress, but there are some annoying things about it. One annoying thing I ran into was not being able to easily create a nifty looking Theme Options page. Themes like Avada gave me the impression that they were not all that difficult, but I was wrong, I was horribly wrong. After tutorial searching for a day I've put together a template that might help you out in the future if you ever need something like this. Read More

Issue with SEO Ultimate Plugin

May 29, 2014

If you have the SEO Ultimate plugin installed you may have an issue with your SEO ironically. It's a quick and easy fix, if you go to  the plugin options under Open Graph. Read More

Ultimate Guide to Setup a WordPress Server

May 25, 2014

If you're anything like me server's piss you off. Not because they aren't cool, but because you'll get to a point where you have everything setup the way you want then you run into an issue that nobody on the internet has experienced. Worse still I'll have to start over completely with a new distro because the one you want to use isn't supported by someone or whoever. So this is the Ultimate Guide to Setting up a Wordpress Server for complete noobs who know almost nothing about linux or servers. This setup is a simple LEMP stack designed not to be too complicated for beginners. For more High Performance servers see my other post here. Read More