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.
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 […]
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 […]
After a very successful day speaking at WordCamp Kansas City in June, I was thrilled to be contacted by the good folks in Fayetteville, Arkansas to speak at their WordCamp on August 1st. Once again, I will be speaking about the Mobile Web. Specifically, I will be talking about using plugins in WordPress to create […]
When I was 8 years old my father bought a TRS-80 Model I Level I computer from Radio Shack. It had 4k of RAM and used a cassette deck to load programs. After a happy accident, it ended up in my hands and I learned to write my own programs. When I entered college, I […]