squares conference 2016

Squares Conference 2016

I had the great privilege to be able to attend the Squares Conference in Grapevine, Texas. This is a fun and informative conference for people in the digital development world. If you have anything to do with design, development, or any online marketing strategery, this is the conference for you. Structure The conference itself was […]


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Show or Hide content based on WordPress user logged in

The code below shows all that it takes to show or hide content when a user is either logged into your site or not. <?php if (is_user_logged_in()){ ?> <p>you are logged in</p> <?php } else { ?> <p>log-in please</p> <?php }; ?> When a user is logged in, they will see the “you are logged […]


Font Loading & Rendering

Font Loading & Rendering: Whats Is The Right Way?

Awesome design, coded really well, but it loads like crap. Sure, everything looks great after it loaded but during the loading process, stuff is out of wack or just looks janky. This article is going to go into a little detail about what is going on with the loading in your browser and options on what […]


DFW WordCamp 2015

This is an annual even held by the DFW community and supported by WordPress. The event took place September 12th and went from 9am to 5pm.


Take away google maps scroll zoom feature

I spent a lot of time trying to find something that I thought would be very simple. Google usually amazes me with all of the features that they provide. One thing that they fell short on was zoom feature while scrolling. This article will discuss the iframe embed code and not the API google maps. […]


Adding a Google Calendar to your site

I really enjoy google and their vast array of integrated features. The only thing that they really lack is a mission for responsive design. They make adding a google calendar easy by giving you all sorts of options for adding your google calendar to your site. Simply go through a few steps in your google […]


Upload SVG’s to WordPress Media Library

I really like SVG’s. I like to use them whenever I can. They are great for new devices and screens that have beautiful screens. Sure, they don’t get cached as easily as regular images but they have a lot to make up for it. So, when I went to upload an SVG to my WordPress […]


Take Image Links Off of Images in WordPress Page

Ever since I started using WordPress, I have been confused as to why it automatically puts in a link to image files in your post/page. Sure, you can insert the image and then click on the little text tab to take out the link. The only problem is that you have to do this every […]


Custom WordPress excerpt sizes

WordPress has always made me scratch my head when it came to the excerpt. I mean, its great to be able to insert your “the_excerpt();” php code into your loop and have everything show up all nice. The default excerpt comes out at 55 characters. That seems alright to me for a list of your blogs. […]


Make YouTube Background Video

I had a task of creating a background video. I have only done this by using the actual < video > tag and displaying the MP4 file video. This is not that difficult of a task because you have much control over the display of the video. That was just too simple though. I then […]