valet-wordpress-development

This is a guide on how to set up Laravel Valet on macOS for a WordPress local development environment. Using Valet as a WordPress local development solution has the main benefits of speed, being lightweight and using fewer configurations to go wrong than say a solution like Vagrant. There is a 2nd related article that…

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Php Copyright Year

To add a copyright symbol and year date in PHP that updates with the current year, you can use the code below… &copy; <?php echo date (‘Y’); ?> An HTML entity is used for the copyright symbol, then you have an opening PHP declaration followed by an echo, which is rendering the year using the…

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cpts-conditionals

You can set a conditional argument for multiple custom post types in WordPress using in_array The format is like so… if( in_array( get_post_type(), array( ‘treatment’, ‘package’ )) ) {//add in cpts here // do stuff } else { //what all the other post types get // do other  stuff } } It searches the array of cpts…

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set a jquery value via wp-localize-script

The use of wp_localize_script is an API in WordPress is to retrieve PHP values from the database to use in javascript/jquery scripts, it can also be utilized to make string values language translatable if required, but also used to pass user defined variables/settings say from a plugin to load via a jQuery init file for a jQuery plugin. By…

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Getting PHP Working in Widgets By default any PHP code won’t execute in WordPress widgets or sidebars, you can probably get by with a plugin but you can also add a function in your themes function.php file to allow PHP to run, what you need to declare is a custom function and filter. //Allow PHP to…

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