I had a chance to built a new project with Meta Box instead of Advanced Custom Fields and I think we have a contender… In this article I’ll explore my observations in using Meta Box and comparing it to ACF for ease of use and functionality.
I use the Genesis Framework from StudioPress for 99.9% of all my WordPress web sites. This is a plugin of functions I use on all my Genesis sites to clean things up in the interface a little bit.
So excited to be in St Louis for WordCamp 2018 and speaking about Advanced Custom Fields. At past WordCamps the ACF talks have always been for non-coders. ACF is a great plugin for everyone to extend their web sites, but if you are a coder you can really do some amazing things. I’ve only got […]
Once again I have the great privilege of being selected to speak at WordCamp Kansas City 2018. This will be my 5th consecutive year as a speaker. My topic this year is “Advanced Custom Fields for Coders“. At past WordCamps the ACF talks have always been for non-coders. ACF is a great plugin for everyone […]
At my new job, I have been adding lots of new Custom Post Types for tracking data. A big one is a new Web App written in jQuery Mobile for managing reservations on collaboration rooms in our library. Next to the door of each room is an iPad mounted to the wall that shows the […]
After reading a bunch of articles about using WP_REMOTE_GET, I have been making a concerted effort to switch. One problem I’ve run into is when I need to pass POST variables using WP_REMOTE_POST. So I created this function that tries to intelligently pick the correct one for me.
Using Advanced Custom Fields I built a “Rating System” addon for my web site to show rating information, and I wanted to show actual stars for the ratings, so I wrote some code to create a shortcode that will let me insert them into my reviews. The following PHP creates a shortcode called “fa_ratings_stars” that […]