WordPress Hooks – Actions & Filters

Just a quick link to info about hooks   https://docs.woothemes.com/document/introduction-to-hooks-actions-and-filters/ http://codex.wordpress.org/Plugin_API/Filter_Reference http://code.tutsplus.com/articles/the-beginners-guide-to-wordpress-actions-and-filters–wp-27373 http://codex.wordpress.org/Plugin_API/Action_Reference How to write a plugin

Absolute Lifesaver plugin: Code snippets

This plugin has been a absolute lifesaver for me – it means i can add snippets of code without gong into any of the actual php files – activate and deactivate as I want without worrying I’m going to break anything: https://wordpress.org/plugins/code-snippets/

Woocommerce Shipping Methods

Here is a good blog explaining how to set up different Woocommerce shipping methods: http://uploadwp.com/woocommerce-shipping-methods-setup/   Arghh this has been depreciated (Or at least the shipping options on flat rate that I needed to use has) i will ┬átry to find a solution and post it as soon as I figure it out! Will look… Read more »

Device tester

It is more important than ever that websites are reponsive to both the type of browser and the device which they are viewed in. Here is good site to check your website across various devices: http://quirktools.com/screenfly (my new favourite!) https://www.browserstack.com/responsive Here is an instant checker (although I am slightly weary of this one as the… Read more »

Use a Google font in photoshop

Go to the Google fonts site: https://www.google.com/fonts Find the font that you would like to use for example indie flower: Click on Quick use which will open the following page: https://www.google.com/fonts#QuickUsePlace:quickUse/Family:Indie+Flower Use the link to get the download: https://fonts.googleapis.com/css?family=Indie+Flower Use the URL to download the font: https://fonts.gstatic.com/s/indieflower/v8/10JVD_humAd5zP2yrFqw6ugdm0LZdjqr5-oayXSOefg.woff2 If the text is a WOFF convert it… Read more »

Add a Category Page to your Woocommerce shop

This is actually pretty straight forward but as I did it and then forgot what I did I thought I better write it down so here goes: Create your categories Add the category to your products Go to Woocommerce>Settings>Products>Display In Shop display page set to Show categories & sub categories That’s it!

WordPress Google Fonts

A really good Google font plugin is: https://wordpress.org/plugins/easy-google-fonts/ Here’s the Google fonts site: https://www.google.com/fonts header 1 header 2 header 3 header 4 header 5 Paragagh   Here is another way using font squirrel: http://www.wpbeginner.com/wp-themes/how-to-add-custom-fonts-in-wordpress/

Creating a Windows Service application

To refresh myself on c# .net applications / services forms etc i have gone back to basics. In this post will be links of useful sites for newbies or people who need a bit of a refresher. Creating a Windows Service application: Walkthrough: Create a windows service application