WooCommerce: Allow adding multiple products to the cart via the add-to-cart query string

If you’re not familiar, WooCommerce offers a way to link to the checkout/cart page and automatically add a product to the cart (h/t Justin). You can create a link like so: I recently (somewhat annoyingly) discovered that while that works fairly… Read More

Script to Download High-Resolution Images from Instagram’s Website

For some unknown reason, at this time, Instagram does not offer a way to consume the raw images from their API. This means that the max-resolution available over the API is 612×612. This also means that those nifty… Read More

Better Javascript, a WDSLunch presentation

In March, I (re)presented on some of the fundamentals of writing better javascript for an internal WDSLunch presentation. The slides contain a ton of useful info and are an accumulation of a lot of tips & tricks I’ve learned along the way. I definitely recommend checking them out. The two resource slides at the end are gold. dsgnwrks.pro/wdslunch-better-javascript

WordPress admin bar tweaks for extremely large networks

WordPress multisite is an awesome tool, but has its limitations and caveats, ESPECIALLY when you’re dealing with very large networks. At WebDevStudios, we use this snippet to prevent the ‘My Sites’ menu from querying every site on the… Read More

A function timer… function

Handy function that calculates your function/method execution time so you can optimize your code’s performance.

Host your code snippets in WordPress, and embed them in your content — Enter Code Snippets CPT

Code Snippets CPT is a WordPress plugin for managing and displaying code snippets. It adds a custom post type for managing your code snippets with taxonomies for classifying the snippets. But what’s a snippet if you can’t display it?  Syntax… Read More

Make custom post type edit page one column

Just a quick snippet. In case you need to make a custom post type screen be one column, you need to add/modify two filters. This example uses CPT_Core:

Sending a server-side (WordPress/PHP) development environment variable to your scripts

This is written for PHP and/or WordPress, but the principle applies to any server-side language. First we’ll we’ll create a php function for determining our environment: This function will return 1 for production, 2 for your staging environment,… Read More

A print_r() or var_dump() replacement that expands the variable into valid PHP code.

Occasionally you want to expand an object or array variable to see what it contains. Typically we would use a variation of print_r() or var_dump() to do this, but the down side is there is no way simple way… Read More

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