Disease

Published April 2nd, 2020 under Editorial

I had falsely assumed society would take a broad view of the situation. Life is about living, not about dying.

Gutenberg junk revisited

Published February 13th, 2020 under Misc

Almost two years ago, I wrote a post called Disable Gutenberg junk about how to remove extraneous junk CSS added via the Gutenberg plugin.

RIP John McCain

Published August 26th, 2018 under Editorial

Many years ago I was hired to help out with building parts of USA senator John McCain’s presidential website. We disagreed wildly on many political issues, but it was exciting working on his website. Since he never became president, his presidential website never saw the […]

Dynamically controlling CMB2 metaboxes

Published August 11th, 2018 under General

Demo code for how to implement dynamic metaboxes based on previous metabox values within the superuseful CMB2 metabox tool for WordPress.

Creating fake WordPress pages

Published August 2nd, 2018 under Misc

Sometimes you may need to create a fake page within WordPress, which doesn’t actually exist. You could make a real page, then add a shortcode into it for addition of dynamic content. But this could confuse the site owners, and it’s just generally a bit […]

Spam Annihilator

Published May 15th, 2018 under Uncategorized

Have you ever been a member of a Telegram, Whatsapp or Discord group and had to deal with annoying spam bots waltzing in and posting content? I have. It annoyed/annoys the heck out of me. When I created my own Discord group, I added a […]

Disable Gutenberg junk

Published April 13th, 2018 under Plugins

I’ve been playing around with the new Gutenberg plugin for WordPress. It’s direction is great and I really love it, but it has an annoying problem.

Foot in your ass!

Published March 27th, 2018 under Plugins

Whilst perusing the bitchy rants on WP Tavern, I came across an excellent recommendation from Samuel Wood (aka Otto) for an alternativeto the Hello Dolly plugin. It’s called “Hello Samuel L Jackson” and it loads some excellent philosophical words shared by a great poet.

10 years since my first WordPress plugin

Published February 9th, 2018 under News, Plugins

It is 10 years today since I released my first ever WordPress plugin. It’s been a blast, and I’ll probably release more in the future too. That first plugin was “Ryans Suckerfish WordPress Dropdown Menu”. It was in response to a blog post by Miriam […]

WooCommerce default number of products

Published August 8th, 2017 under Plugins

I recently needed to set the default number of products selected in WooCommerce to 1. I created a plugin to achieve this.