Dynamic page templates in WordPress 4.4

Published January 20th, 2016 under General

WordPress 4.4 added an improved system for dynamically adding page templates via plugins. To make this simple for you to implement yourselves, I’ve created this short example class.

Bose QC15 headphones

Published September 8th, 2015 under General

People sometimes ask why I bought a pair of €300 headphones. The answer is very simple, noise cancelling.

Attention Kiwi WordPress users

Published August 5th, 2015 under General

WordPress is being translated into the glorious language of Kiwi English 🙂 The hard yakka has been done by Tarei and I added a few extra strings in.

Geolocating quiz answers

Published January 3rd, 2015 under General

Ever wondered how those link bait’ish things you see on Facebook can accurately guess which country you are from? I decided to do some testing.

My face in 3D

Published December 20th, 2014 under General

I spent an evening hanging out with the Coding Amigo’s, a code hacking group in Berlin. One of the members made a 3D scan of my face.

Dot Kiwi is born

Published December 14th, 2014 under General

I was squirreling away launching a complete rejig of my domain names. This website will henceforth be known as geek.hellyer.kiwi 🙂

Google location tracking

Published August 16th, 2014 under General

I was stunned to see a scarily accurate plot of my exact location published online by Google! I’m not sure how that happened; either Google or I screwed up.

Creating Facebook applications

Published August 1st, 2014 under General

Every time I need to make a Facebook application I get horridly confused. So here is a brief set of instructions on how to do it.

Saving CSS files in uploads folder

Published June 27th, 2014 under General

I used to do silly things with code. Okay, I most likely do silly things now too 😛 But back then, one of the dumbest thing I did, was to load CSS via PHP.

Spam epiphany

Published June 4th, 2014 under General

I had an epiphany whilst out running this evening. You can use “sporting methods” to block comment spam, but this can be improved.