June 2018

Debugging WordPress

If you accidentally introduce a syntax or fatal error in one of your template files, you’ll probably see the dreaded white screen of death when you visit your home page. In some cases, even the admin screens will go blank. Lets see how you can fix this…

Adding JavaScript Libraries to WordPress

WordPress includes a number of JavaScript libraries because it uses those libraries in the administration screens. They’re available for you to use in your themes and plugins as well. The libraries include jQuery, Prototype, Scriptaculous, and SWFUpload. See the wp_enqueue_script Codex page for a complete list of the scripts available, along with their handles. This code, added to your plugin or theme functions… Read More »Adding JavaScript Libraries to WordPress

How to change WordPress admin icons

One of my favorite things about the admin theme with WordPress is the new Dashicons icon font. It brings a sense of standard and uniformity to dashboard icons with its distinctive look and vast array of icons for theme and plugin authors to choose from and use with ease.